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May 2011 Archives

“Before she went into labor, she had the baby. Before the birth pangs hit, she delivered a son. Has anyone ever heard of such a thing? Has anyone seen anything like this? A country born in a day? A nation […]

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One of the common criticisms of the Bible is that it is irrelevant, a human product full of mistakes. Of course, the reality is, it’s neither of those things. As is discussed in this space—and will be a theme we […]

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When the predicted earthquake didn’t hit Rome on May 11, what did you make of that? Reuters circulated a story about the prediction of the late seismologist Raffaele Bendandi; it is said that he predicted a devastating earthquake would hit […]

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“But the exact day and hour? No one knows that, not even heaven’s angels, not even the Son. Only the Father knows. (Matthew 24:36) Extremes are often the worst of who we are. In Christendom today, particularly among evangelicals, there […]

Mother’s Day is one of our country’s best holidays; my own mother was a single mother for many years. My wife also did a terrific job alone for some years until we “joined forces.” She is an extraordinary mother. Although […]

A lot of Christian ministries that propose to teach “biblical worldview” disregard what we know as the Old Testament, at least in the context of the story of the Jewish people and Bible prophecy. In many circles today within Christendom, […]

“But thus saith the LORD, Even the captives of the mighty shall be taken away, and the prey of the terrible shall be delivered: for I will contend with him that contendeth with thee, and I will save thy children. […]

In the War on Terror, and for those of us who “side” with the good guys, it’s important to remember that there are good people in the Arab world. An AP story that appeared in USA Today brought this truth […]