Muslim Students Want to Take Over Christian College

A group of students at Trinity University in Texas wants the words “in the year of Our Lord” removed from their diplomas. “A diploma is a very personal item, and people want to proudly display it in their offices and homes,” Sidra Qureshi, president of Trinity Diversity Connection, told the Chronicle. “By having the phrase ‘In the Year of Our Lord,’ it is directly referencing Jesus Christ, and not [...]

Trinity University Student Objects to "In the Year of Our Lord"

Trinity University Muslim student objects to “In the Year of Our Lord” on his diploma. Pushing to remove this religious reference, the student is cleverly sliding the issue past Christians that are disengaged from the situation and unaware of the historical significance the phrase has in America’s Christian history. [...]

Michael Newdow gets Neutered

Atheist Michael Newdow has been pestering the courts to rule that the phrases “under God” found in the Pledge of Allegiance and “In God We Trust,” our nation’s national motto, are unconstitutional. The usually liberal Federal Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals surprisingly ruled against Newdow. The Court wrote: Not every mention of God or religion by our government or at the government’s direction is [...]

Richard Dawkins Has His Morals Standards

There’s got to be something wrong with verbal abuse and name-calling on the forums of atheist Richard Dawkins' web site. Dawkins doesn’t think other atheists are being good participants on an ethical standard that has no basis. Will Dawkins account for his morality, or keep taking pieces of Christian ethics to make sense of his world (without God) in such a way… that, frankly, d [...]

"Don't Want Morality? Here, Have Some Porn."

A group of student atheists in Texas have made it possible at the school for students to swap their religious “propaganda” — like Bibles, for instance — for pornography. The idea being the this is “Smut for Smut.” Gary has a few words to say about this. [...]

Are Blacks an Endangered Species?

Michael Hirsh, a prominent pro-life activist, joins the show to discuss the effects of abortion on the black community, and the racist beginnings of Planned Parenthood. [...]

Is There Secular Justification for Anything?

Stanley Fish, writing in the New York Times,[1] describes the way various traditions understand the “role of religion and public life.” He begins by pointing out that “Classical Liberalism,” not to be confused with a leftist political philosophy, “is that policy decisions should be made on the basis of secular reasons, reasons that, because they do not reflect the commitments or agendas of any rel [...]

Is the Chilean Earthquake a Sign of the End?

![“ArtIm:](“http://assets.americanvision.org/mediafiles/artim-20100301.jpg" ““ArtIm:") For decades now, modern-day prophecy writers have been claiming that the increase and severity of earthquakes are sure indicators that the rapture is near. Carl G. Johnson wrote in 1972 that “the greatest earthquakes that have ever shaken this world have all come since the close [...]

The Limits of Prayer for those in Authority

![“ArtIm:](“http://assets.americanvision.org/mediafiles/artim-20100222.jpg" ““ArtIm:") Some of the inspiration I get for writing articles comes from emails I receive from supporters and antagonists. I received the following email the other day from a supporter who had a good question about a misunderstood and misapplied Bible passage: This may sound stupid, but I [...]

Praying for Civil Leaders

Gary DeMar reads an e-mail from someone asking about how to pray for President Obama and other civil leaders in accordance with 1 Tim. 2. Gary looks at the passage, discusses the context and the consequences of the liberal take on it. [...]

Uncovering Suppressed Facts in the Textbook Debate

![“ArtIm:](“http://assets.americanvision.org/mediafiles/artim-20100217.jpg" ““ArtIm:") The chairwoman of the Texas school board makes the point that the seven Christians on the board are not trying to inject into the historical record what isn’t there but rather to uncover facts that have been suppressed (see related article). “I don’t know that what we’re doing i [...]

A Fight over Texas Textbooks

![“ArtIm:](“http://assets.americanvision.org/mediafiles/artim-20100216.jpg" ““ArtIm:") For nearly 40 years, Texas has been fighting yearly battles over textbooks for the simple reason that the choices Texas makes, the nation makes. The decision of the school board of Texas will most likely affect the textbook selection of your public schools in your state. Texas d [...]

We Have Only Ourselves to Blame

![“ArtIm:](“http://assets.americanvision.org/mediafiles/artim-20100215.jpg" ““ArtIm:") Don’t blame “the government.” Don’t blame Democrats or Republicans. Pogo said it best: “We have met the enemy and he is us.” We get the government we want. This is the reason Ted Kennedy was in office for more than 40 years. A majority of people in Massachusetts voted for him. H [...]

The Very Definition of Love

![“ArtIm:](“http://assets.americanvision.org/mediafiles/artim-20100209.jpg" ““ArtIm:") American Vision received an email from a Christian who claims that it is unloving to condemn the homosexual lifestyle. His arguments are based on faulty science, bad logic, and a misreading of the Bible. His comments are in bold, my comments follow**:** Please accept the fact th [...]

What the Bible Says about Homosexuality

Scientists say homosexuality is genetic, but God otherwise. Should criminals be exempted from justice because they are genetically geared to commit theft, murder, and the like? Gary sheds light on how God’s Word would handle homosexual ethics. [...]

What the Tea Party Movement Must Never Forget

![“ArtIm:](“http://assets.americanvision.org/mediafiles/artim-20100208.jpg" ““ArtIm:") What is government? When this question is asked, most people re­spond by equating government solely to a centralized civil State. Even our lan­guage reflects the confusion: “Government? It’s in Washington,” or “The government will take care of its citizens through its many progr [...]

Atheists Going Religious on Mother Teresa

Atheists are publicly opposing the oppressive nature of Mother Teresa stamps. Wait, what? The idea is Mother Teresa, a religious figure, as a symbol produced on the U.S. Postal Service materials is infringing on religious laws. What is the world coming to? Gary DeMar exposes the hypocrisy of the atheists as their own religious value system is branded on American stamps. Where’s atheists equa [...]

The Temporal and Eternal Significance of God

![“ArtIm:](“http://assets.americanvision.org/mediafiles/artim-20100201.jpg" ““ArtIm:") Why is the topic “Does God Exist?” important? Because it has both temporal and eternal significance. Christopher Hitchens, author of God is Not Great, says that religious faith “will never die out, or at least not until we get over our fear of death, and of the dark, and of the [...]

Is Job a Type of Christ?

![“ArtIm:](“http://assets.americanvision.org/mediafiles/artim-20100125.jpg" ““ArtIm:") Part of the problem in interpreting the Bible is that while it has the marks of ordinary writing, it is much more than literature. Jesus sat down with His disciples after His resurrection and poured over the OT to showed them how all of the books—designated as “Scripture” or “th [...]

Cotton Candy And Biblical Worldview

Christian youth are dropping out of church and the Faith. For one reason, they are not engaged by the simplicity of “Veggie Tales” like biblical teaching. It is time for Christian parents and churches to rejuvenate the home and the classroom with meatier lessons in Christian apologetics and worldview. [...]