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A Response to Jennifer G. Bird’s “An Open Letter to Kim Davis”

On September 8th of 2015, Jennifer G. Bird wrote “An Open Letter to Kim Davis”. For those of you not paying attention to the news for the past year, Kim Davis is the Kentucky Court Clerk who forbade her people to sign Gay M...
by Joe Christian


Women at the Nativity

Were the “wise men” at the Nativity actually women? That’s the question asked and theory asserted by Christine Shenk of the “National Catholic Reporter” and Dominican Friar Benedict Thomas Viviano, professor emeritus ...
by Joe Christian


Comfortably Misquoting Scripture

It’s a hot year, politically speaking. There are countless opinions as to what Republicans have to do to win the presidency. There are not as many for the Democrats, but there is certainly plenty of speculation on that side a...
by Joe Christian


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While The Cloud Remains

Numbers 9:15 And on the day the tabernacle was reared up the cloud covered the tabernacle, namely, the tent of the testimony: and in the evening there was upon the tabernacle as it were the appearance of fire, until the mornin...
by Joe Christian

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Gluttony, Famine and the Deception of Leaven

Defining the Foundation When we think of gluttony, I think most of us identify it as Webster’s 1828 Dictionary defines it: “Excess in eating; extravagant indulgence of the appetite for food.” Generally speaking then, it w...
by Joe Christian


A quote by Daniel Webster about the importance of the Bible

The Definition of Circumspect – Then and Now

Below is the definition of the word circumspect, both then and now.   According to Webster’s original definition, to be circumspect was not to be “unwilling to take risks,” but rather to be one who assess...
by Joe Christian

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Newton, Voltaire and the Privilege of Hindsight

In the 1700’s Sir Isaac Newton made the following statement: “A new mode of travel shall be invented in the last days. Knowledge will be so increased that man will be able to travel at a rate of 50 miles an hour.”...
by Joe Christian


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Christian Denominations Pt. 1: Divisions Among Us

Paul’s statement on Christian denominations is plain. Yet, according to the Center for the Study of Global Christianity (CSGC) at Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary, there are approximately 41,000 Christian denominations in ...
by Joe Christian


Chick-fil-a and Gay Marriage

At present, there is nothing hotter on the Google search engine than the controversy between Chick-fil-a and gay marriage. Shortly after Chick-fil-a President Dan Cathy reaffirmed the company’s stance on traditional famil...
by Joe Christian

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The God Delusion Review (Pt. 4)

Overall Review / 5 - Terrible
by Elgin Hushbeck - Contributor