November 10, 2022 · 6:18 am
What determines right and wrong? What is the basis of moral values? What principles guide your decision making?
No doubt most of our readers would quickly answer, “The Bible.”
However, in a recent survey released by the Cultural Research Center at Arizona Christian University, as the fourth installment of the American Values Study, they found most Americans felt differently. Continue reading →
January 20, 2022 · 6:44 am
“The two most popular podcasts in the United States right now are not about sports, news, or even pop culture. They’re about the Bible,” according to an article by Christian Headlines contributor Michael Foust.
Foust reports that “The Bible in a Year,” hosted by Mike Schmitz is No. 1 in the U.S. on Apple’s podcast charts. And No. 2 is “The Bible Recap” by Tara-Leigh Cobble.
“The podcasts rank higher than podcasts by The New York Times, NBC, Joe Rogan, and NPR,” writes Foust. Continue reading →
March 23, 2021 · 7:01 am
This recent headline from Christianity Today magazine caught my attention.
Many Adventists in Asia and Africa Believe You Must Be Vegan to Be Saved
The article by Rebecca Randall says that “Seventh-day Adventists around the world have heeded their co-founder’s teachings on eating a plant-based diet, (and) many adherents in parts of Asia and Africa have raised veganism to a place next to godliness.”
According to Adventist research teams from 13 regions around the world, their members believe salvation is ensured two ways: through Jesus Christ (92%), and through giving up meat, animal products, alcohol, and tobacco (80%). Continue reading →
March 16, 2021 · 8:04 am
Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle has received an inordinate amount of press coverage and publicity. Less so, was her interview Sunday with “Fixer Upper” stars Chip and Joanna Gaines.
Known as people of faith, Oprah asked them to explain how they hear God’s voice, Is it a “voice in your head, is it a feeling, is it prayer? Continue reading →
December 10, 2020 · 7:40 am
In a recent article in Christian Headlines, Milton Quintanilla warns about the lack of Bible knowledge in 21st century America. Not just in our country, but in our churches.
Quintanilla quotes Dr. Thomas Schirrmacher, the newly elected secretary-general of the World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), who believes that biblical illiteracy is a growing, troubling trend in the global evangelical church today.
In an interview with The Christian Post, Schirrmacher explained that “beyond all theological differences, financial problems, and political questions”, “our biggest problem is that Bible knowledge is fading away.” Continue reading →
October 13, 2020 · 7:50 am
On and off yesterday I watched some of the Senate Judiciary hearings regarding the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.
In her opening statement Judge Barrett shared one principle of her judicial philosophy when she said the following: Continue reading →
June 5, 2020 · 4:04 am
President Trump has been criticized this week for his photo op when he walked from the White House to the historical St. John’s Church that had been set on fire by some protestors and was photographed waving a Bible.
There are conflicting news reports whether the President ordered peaceful protestors cleared from the area to walk to St John’s. Or if Attorney General William Barr had already ordered the protestors to be moved back a block for safety. Continue reading →
April 23, 2020 · 8:11 am
I remember one occasion when our son Kenny was a boy, maybe 11 or 12 years old, and he was telling me something. I don’t remember what it was. But his story dragged on. And my mind was preoccupied with other matters.
However, my attention was quickly restored when he blurted out: “Dad, you’re not listening!”
Ouch! Continue reading →
March 20, 2020 · 6:59 am
During these unusual and unprecedented times, people are turning to many sources for information and direction.
The current crisis caused by the global pandemic of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) is evoking feelings of worry, fear and even panic. The unknown and rapidly changing situation feeds our desire to know what is happening. And what will happen in the future. Continue reading →
Filed under Bible, COVID-19
January 3, 2020 · 7:06 am
This year has been declared the “Year of the Bible” according to various religious leaders around the world.
Founder of “Year of the Bible,” Nick Hall told Fox News “They’re bringing together resources to help believers and nonbelievers alike to engage with the Bible like never before. He said the Bible is the most influential and misunderstood book in history and the movement simply would ask people, ‘Look to the Bible for yourself, and what if this was your year to be inspired?” Continue reading →
Filed under Bible
Tagged as #YearoftheBible, Bible