May 30th, 2006 | by Gary DeMar
Many who advocate keeping drugs illegal maintain that poverty and environmental conditions (e.g., neighborhood, quality of schools, intact family, etc.) often "force" people to make bad decisions. One comes away with the impression that only the poor and uneducated take drugs. But we know that this is not the case
May 22nd, 2006 | by Gary DeMar
Now that The Da Vinci Code has had its opening weekend and the Bible is still intact, God is sovereign, and Jesus is Lord and Savior, it's time to get back to business. The Da Vinci Code is a symptom of a greater problem. Worldviews are seen as vehicles for cultural transformation. Many in the entertainment field, for example, believe that they are the nation's conscience and the only true guiding light
May 19th, 2006 | by American Vision
Somewhere in California a village is missing its idiot. The current patron saint (self-appointed as best I can tell) of atheism and the "Christ-myth" has finally hung himself with his own stolen rope of "rationality."
May 18th, 2006 | by Gary DeMar
The Da Vinci Code has sold tens of millions of copies. It's now in paperback and the movie hits the big screen tomorrow. Books about the book have been published as well as books against the book's quirky theological and historical perspectives
May 17th, 2006 | by Gary DeMar
If there is no final authority, then there can be no law that has legitimacy. "If there is no absolute moral standard," Francis A. Schaeffer wrote, "then one cannot say in a final sense that anything is right or wrong. By absolute we mean that which applies [to all people], that which provides a final or ultimate standard
May 16th, 2006 | by Gary DeMar
I received a number of complimentary emails on yesterday's article. Some asked what the best translation is. They all have their problems. That's why I recommend having a basic knowledge of Greek so you can determine what the text actually says
May 15th, 2006 | by Gary DeMar
I get frustrated with Bible translations. A new translation that is gaining in popularity claims to be "essentially literal that combines word-for-word precision and accuracy with literary excellence."
May 12th, 2006 | by American Vision
A little known fact of the archaeological world is that many of the artifacts that are unearthed do not fit the time period that the geologists say the rock layers surrounding the artifact are from. This field of study, known as OOPArts (Out of Place Artifacts), is yet another monkey wrench in the smoking and archaic machine of man's supposed evolution
May 11th, 2006 | by Gary DeMar
The Intelligent Design movement is making its way through the schools and the courts. Even traditionally unscientific-minded Christians are embracing ID because it seems so rational and obvious. As expected, the materialists are running scared
May 10th, 2006 | by Gary DeMar
Barbara Ehrenreich, author of a number of books pushing Marxist ideology and articles hostile to the role of Christianity and politics, claims that the "fear of governmental tyranny kept the Founding Fathers from proscribing anything like 'family values.'