February 2018

Did Billy Graham Make a Difference?

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The many obits testify to the millions he preached to and the thousands who walked the aisle to “Just as I Am.”  Do you know anyone who was saved at a Billy Graham crusade?  Perhaps yourself?  He was a confidante of presidents and world leaders, he counted all races and nationalities among his friends, his […]

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What Is "Color"?

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Close your eyes and count to three.   Then open them and focus on one stationary object. Where’s the light coming from, and how does it reflect off the object?  Where are the shadows?  What is the object’s depth—could you calculate it in inches or feet?  How accurate do you think your calculation is?  How are […]

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The Age of Smug

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“Millions of evangelicals and other Christian fundamentalists believe that the Bible was dictated by God to men who acted essentially as human transcriptionists.”  Well guess what, you millions of simpletons: “If that were the case one would have to conclude that God is a terrible writer.” Psychologist and author Valerie Tarico is here to share […]

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Bible Challenge Week 22: The Kingdom: David's Rise

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“The nation” is now a kingdom.  King Saul, as it happened, was a prelude.  Now the true king appears, the one God had in mind all along.  Every Sunday-school child knows about the boy who killed the nine-foot giant with a single stone, and the shepherd who killed predators with nothing but a stick and […]

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