John Roberts and Madalyn Murray - The Turtle and the OHare
Although I've never met Supreme Court nominee John Roberts, I did have a run in of sorts with America's most notorious atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hare in the nineteen eighties. As I walked into a radio station to drop off tapes of my former radio show the DJ called to me from within his booth.
The Spreading of the Not-So-Good News
PART 1: Another Gospel?The influence of the occult upon our everyday lives is staggering. An African missionary from the Mandinka tribe of West Africa, once asked a congregation a question similar to that asked by the Apostle Paul of the Galatians.
The Wealth of the Wealthy
Some may ask, why can't I have a lot of money? Or some may say I wish I had wealth. Well let's see what the Bible say about wealth.
Most of know how Jesus was crucified. Do we ever ask ourselves about the crucifying of our flesh? What it means and how do we accomplish it.
3 Clues To Know Where You Fit In Ministry Part 1
Clue Number 1: You Have TalentYou were born with at least one talent. One talent
is all you need to have fulfillment in your life
and ministry, if you use it.
The Bible - Are Some of Its Words More Important Than Others?
Is the Old Testament equal in every way to the New Testament? Are the words of the prophets on a par with the words of Jesus? The answer to this question may seem incongruous but it is not, even though the answer is both, yes and no. But don't be confused by this apparent conflict because it is easily explained.
3 Clues To Know Where You Fit In Ministry Part 2
Clue Number 2: You Have Spiritual GiftsIn part 1 you learned that talent is natural
endowments; or ability and is a result of
recurring patterns (connections in the brain)
of thought, feelings or behavior that is
applied in a positive way.If enduring talents are results of connections
in the brain, what is a gift?Webster's Dictionary defines a gift as "something
voluntarily transferred by one person to another
without compensation; a special ability or unusual
capacity for doing or achieving something.
Comparative Religion 101 - What They Wont Tell You in That Class
If your view of religion is like most people, you think that religion is a list of do's and don'ts or a set of rules, laws or other directives that should be guiding your behavior. What is taught in comparative religion courses is based on this simple premise.
Slain in the Spirit?
WHAT'S HAPPENING HERE?A Catholic woman reported to me that a priest with the gift of healing had recently visited her church. After mass, the congregation swarmed toward the altar as the priest laid hands upon the faithful to minister healing.
Mahavira | 24th Tirthankara of Jainism His Teachings and Essence
Vardhamana Mahavira, the 24th Tirthankara of Jainism was the last of the series of 24th Tirthankars in Jainism Dharma. Jainism as we understand today is primarily focused on the teachings and essence of Bhagwan Mahavira.
Building a Church and Church Building Designs
Building a church is a large project that is more than constructing natural materials, because building a church is building an expression of a church congregation's heart. Building a church has a purpose that is much more than housing classrooms or meeting rooms.
Christian Books and Supplies
Christian books and supplies can be found at places that specialize in these types of material. Depending on what kinds of Christian books and supplies you are looking for, there is sure to be a business that offers what you need.
Church Retreat and Church Retreats
Church retreats are an excellent way to involve the church in an important part of church involvement. Offering a church retreat creates community and support with the people closest to you spiritually.
Smile! God Loves You!
There is a greater sin than not obeying Jesus; it is the sin of
not believing that he loves you.When you believe another person has your best interests at
heart, you can accept great difficulties on behalf of that
The Catholic Obsession with Martyrs and the Question of Pain and Suffering
The Catholic Church is kind of like a forest sometimes. Someone on the outside looking in sees nothing but thousands of trees?and most of them look alike.
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