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March 29th, 2021
Cave of our Re-Birth
I’ve been thinking a lot on the fact that Jesus was born in a cave. Here is an expanded version of an article I wrote which was published last week at The Stream website: If you have set up your nativity scene by now you probably put the figures in a quaint, wooden stable.
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March 4th, 2021
phobia-highlighted in dictionary
The term “phobia” has been weaponized by some activists and critics in order to replace rational argument and to demonize opponents.
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December 17th, 2020
preach pulpit
An agnostic historian just offered some interesting advice to Christians who want to be heard in a skeptical culture: “Preach the weird stuff.”
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December 8th, 2020
Wrapped Parcels
To what extent would you say that the material aspects of Christmas factor into your celebration? in 2017, Americans spent between $906 and $983 on Christmas gifts, up from an average of somewhere between $752 and $929 the year before, depending on the survey. Source: Maintaining a Biblical View on Material Things This Christmas | The Stream
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December 7th, 2020
stars & shepherds at campfire
Started in 2019 by Drew Anderson and Tom Nelson, the GAP Program is 9-months of life-leadership training to holistically prepare and equip young adults for TRUE SUCCESS in college, career, family, and life. This program specifically targets graduating high school seniors, and serves as an alternative to heading straight to college or career from high school. Source: GAP: God’s Alternative...
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July 13th, 2020
Frederick Douglas statue, Rochester, NY
Frederick Douglass was one of America’s greatest orators, abolitionists, social reformers, and statesmen. After escaping from slavery in Maryland, he became a national leader of the abolitionist movement. On July 5, 1852, he delivered the address, “What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?” A statue of Douglass was eventually erected in Rochester, New York, where he lived and...
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April 21st, 2020
Rembrandt's Jeremiah
By: Peter Leithart – theopolisinstitute.com – April 15, 2020 Is the world under judgment? Is COVID-19 the kind of “pestilence” Yahweh warns of when He says, through Jeremiah, that Judah will be plagued by “sword, famine, pestilence”? It’s hard to read it any other way. An individual illness is a trial; a worldwide pandemic is of a different order. A burglary is...
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December 3rd, 2019
xed-out-cross
By: Steve Cable – probe.org – July 14, 2019 A Two-Pronged Attack Against Christianity Atheist attacks against American Christianity are gaining more traction in our society. Their success can be readily seen in the growth of the number of American young adults who do not profess to be Christians. Tracking recent trends, around 50% of American Millennials fall in this category,...
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November 6th, 2019
men shaking hands
By: Dr. Corey Miller – stream.org – November 4, 2019 I am a Christian thinker who is committed to persuading university students and faculty of the merits of Christianity. I recently spent two hours talking to a classroom full of students studying atheism at the invitation of the professor who teaches it. That’s because Portland State University Professor Peter Boghossian isn’t afraid to...
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October 31st, 2019
colossal-flaming-jack-o-lantern
By: Jim Denison – denisonforum.org – October 31, 2019 If Halloween is supposed to be frightening, the holiday came early for me last night. The Nationals defeated the heavily favored Houston Astros last night to bring Washington their first World Series title since 1924. As a native Houstonian, watching my team lose was painful. But the Nationals are a great...
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