Sometime around AD 405, a sixteen year-old boy strolling the English seaside was attacked by pirates. They kidnapped him and sold him on the slave market to a chieftain in Northern Ireland who forced him to herd pigs. The young man endured filth, the elements, separation from family, and years of servitude. Yet the open […]
Now the boy Samuel was ministering to the LORD in the presence of Eli. And the word of the LORD was rare in those days; there was no frequent vision. At that time Eli, whose eyesight had begun to grow dim so that he could not see, was lying down in his own place. The […]
R.C. Sproul writes that “God’s existence is the chief element in constructing any worldview. To deny this chief premise is to set one’s sails for the island of nihilism. This is the darkest continent of the darkened mind – the ultimate paradise of the fool.” Arguing with people who have set sail “for the island of nihilism” is a frightening ordeal. By pushing them to be consistent with their underlying presuppositions, the philosophical nihilists have become moral nihilists.
American Vision received a phone call from an NPR station yesterday (3.3.2009) asking me to appear on one of their shows to answer the charge by the Southern Poverty Law Center that our organization is a “hate group.” (For the record, I don’t do interviews with media outlets that are subsidized by tax dollars.) The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has listed American Vision as a “hate group” under the “other” category on their website because we are “anti-gay.’ I guess the majority of people in California who voted to outlaw homosexual marriage are also “haters.” Of course they are. Read what homosexuals say about them!
Jeff Foxworthy became famous and made a fortune with Red Neck jokes and comedy tours. He’s parlayed his notoriety and down-home humor into a popular TV game show called "Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?" You can test your 5th-grade knowledge with an online ten-question test. The show has proved to be hugely popular. I doubt that the questions on the show accurately reflect what is really being taught in the typical 5th grade classroom considering the general ignorance of the American public.
It was a dirty job, but somebody had to do it. A couple of months ago Gary asked me to take a look – into the dark corners of the internet – at this thing called Zeitgeist: the Movie. This internet “movie” boasts 15 million views worldwide and begins with the claim that “Jesus was the Solar deity of the Gnostic Christian sect, and like all other Pagan gods, he was a mythical figure. . . . Christianity, along with all other theistic belief systems, is the fraud of the age.” It spends about 45 minutes trying to persuade its viewers of this idea before moving on to more modern conspiracy theories.