Yearly Archives: 2014

A Christmas Gift from the Mainstream Media: Newsweek Takes a Desperate Swipe at the Integrity of the Bible (Part 2) | Canon Fodder

Here’s how Michael Kruger begins “Part Two” of his critique of Newsweek’s “hit piece” on the Bible. On Christmas Eve, I wrote part one of my review of Kurt Eichenwald’s piece, and highlighted not only the substantive and inexcusable litany … Continue reading

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Newsweek on the Bible — So Misrepresented It’s a Sin – Albert Mohler

Al Mohler joins with Michael Kruger and Daniel Wallace to create a chorus of criticism for Newsweek and its writer Kurt Eichenwald and their cover story “The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin.” (8 min read; 2,083 words) Newsweek on … Continue reading

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Where Jesus Fits in History According to Historian H. G. Wells

I am an historian, I am not a believer, but I must confess as a historian that this penniless preacher from Nazareth is irrevocably the very center of history. Jesus Christ is easily the most dominant figure in all history. … Continue reading

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Predictable Christmas fare: Newsweek’s Tirade against the Bible | Daniel B. Wallace

Yesterday I drew attention to Michael Kruger’s scathing criticism of Newsweek’s recent major misrepresentation of the Bible.  Another New Testament scholar, Daniel Wallace was similarly incensed. Dan Wallace concludes his critique with this: I applaud Kurt Eichenwald for stirring up … Continue reading

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Less Than Half of American Children Living with Both Parents in First Marriage

Kids living with two parents in 1st marriage 1960 73% 1980 61% 2013 46% http://t.co/qv2v6JSZK1 pic.twitter.com/zUEQtt78yw — Conrad Hackett (@conradhackett) December 28, 2014

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Granny Florist Could Lose All for Saying No to This Wedding

America’s descent into moral insanity continues at an ever-increasing pace.  This is the very current and true story of a florist, grandmother, and Christ-follower:  Barronelle Stutzman, owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland, Washington. (2 min read; 505 words, plus 7:06 … Continue reading

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Michael Kruger Addresses Kurt Eichenwald of Newsweek

On December 23, 2014, Newsweek published a 9,000-word cover-story by Kurt Eichenwald titled “The Bible: So Misunderstood It’s a Sin.”  Professor Michael J. Kruger of Reformed Theological Seminary in Charlotte gives it its due this first installment of a response. … Continue reading

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The Queen of England Testifies to Jesus Christ

This is the Queen’s annual Christmas message for 2014.  She talks about Jesus from 4:52 to 5:22. The Christmas Broadcast 2014 – YouTube.

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“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!” – Upton Sinclair (1878-1968)

“It is difficult to get a man to understand something, when his salary depends upon his not understanding it!”  –  Upton Sinclair (1878-1968) This is why ministers have a hard time accepting that the kingdom of God has come and … Continue reading

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Fernando Ortega – Give me Jesus – (w/lyrics)

Here is yet another version of Fernando Ortega’s “Give Me Jesus.”  It includes the lyrics. As I understand it, this song was originally a “negro spiritual” from the 19th-century American South which Ortega adapted. Fernando Ortega – Give me Jesus … Continue reading

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