Monthly Archives: October 2011

World Population Reaches 7 Billion

This article describes how demographers are estimating and marking the birth of the world’s seven billionth person this week.  [Editorial note May 15, 2014:  Apparently, the host is no longer maintaining this article online.] We have come a long way … Continue reading

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Herman Cain Sings of Jesus at the National Press Club

Here’s an article from the Los Angeles Times web site about Herman Cain’s address today to the National Press Club.  At the end of the question and answer session, Cain was asked if he would consider ending with a song.  Cain … Continue reading

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Tim Tebow Has More Opportunity to Witness for Christ Now Than Ever

Tim Tebow is an National Football League (NFL) quarterback.  His team, the Denver Broncos, lost to the Detroit Lions yesterday 45-10.  In the aftermath, Tebow’s performance is receiving great criticism, if not outright scorn.  The opposing team even mocked him … Continue reading

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Leonard Ravenhill Calls for Repentance

This is a seven-minute clip of the late Leonard Ravenhill  (Wikipedia profile; his web site) calling for repentance.  He calls for the church to repent but it really applies to all of us – and most of all to those … Continue reading

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The Increasing Popularity of Halloween Is Not a Good Sign

Amity Schlaes recently wrote Halloween’s Pagan Themes Fill West’s Faith Vacuum for Bloomberg View.  She begins by citing a National Retail Federation Report which says that while last year 6 out of 10 Americans celebrated Halloween, this year it will be … Continue reading

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Trinitarians, You’ve Buried the Lead!

Newspaper reporters are taught to write their stories with the most important facts in the headline and the first paragraph.  Each succeeding paragraph should provide details, but in decreasing order of importance.  The end result, of course, is that the … Continue reading

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How Churchianity Robs the Poor

The following statistics come from an Amazon book review of The Hole in Our Gospel by Rich Stearns, CEO of WorldVision, a large humanitarian relief organization. * The total annual income of American churchgoers: $5.2 trillion * Amount available if … Continue reading

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