But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Proclaim & Defend - Apologetic Report

Raising children with no faith in God must be extremely difficult.  It often requires finding “godless” substitutes for simple practices that have been sweet parts of growing up for kids for centuries.  There are even apps for it.  Of course, we could just take the time...

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There are a number of articles hitting the news about this today.  Some say that the rate might be as much as 10 times higher than previously thought.  The common warning is that pregnant women should not drink at all.  Of course, women of child-bearing years sometimes do not know...

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Wednesday, 07 February 2018 00:05

America’s long and complex relationship with Hinduism

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 This is a thought-provoking article by a Hindu on how Hinduism has become part of American culture without most Americans even noticing it.  KS      More . . .

Authors: Kevin Schaal...

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As part of its attempts to address Russian interference in the 2016 election, Facebook decided last fall that any advertisement targeting one of its religion-based interest groups would be subject to human review before being accepted, with up to 24 hours before resolution. The problem, says Matt...

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 23:51

Will the Vatican Abandon Catholics in China?

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It should be a matter of concern to more than Catholics that the Vatican is considering an agreement with Beijing that would give the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) effective control over all Roman Catholics in mainland China and Hong Kong.     More

Authors: Kevin Schaal...

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A teacher at a government-funded pre-apprenticeship academy in Bristol, England, has been given the pink slip for telling a lesbian student “God loves you.”   More . . .

Authors: Kevin Schaal...

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 05:00

Why the name change to Foundations?

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In February of 2017 at the winter board meeting of the FBFI, the board voted unanimously to change the name of the FBFI from Fundamental Baptist Fellowship International to Foundations Baptist Fellowship International. The movement for the name change was led by John Vaughn and at the urging of the...

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The bill contains measures sought by religious schools and free-speech advocates, worrying some college administrators and gay-rights groups.

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Authors: Kevin Schaal...

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 04:23

Nick Foles plans to become a pastor after the NFL

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“It’s on my heart,” the Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback told the Associated Press. “I took a leap of faith last year and signed up to take classes at seminary. I wanted to continue to learn and challenge my faith. It’s a challenge because you are writing papers...

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Tuesday, 06 February 2018 04:13

Indonesian Christians Avoid Deportation—For Now

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Pangemanan spent more than a week in sanctuary before the American Civil Liberties Union filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of Pangemanan and other Indonesians in New Jersey who years ago overstayed their visas and lack legal status in the U.S. The ACLU argued that the immigration cases should...

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This has implications for all Bible-believing preachers and missionaries.

American evangelist Rev. Franklin Graham has warned against the risk of losing free speech rights amid a petition by activists to ban him from the U.K. over his stance against homosexuality and same-sex...

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Here is an example of someone who claims to be Christian (but liberal Catholic) reacted to the Creation Museum.  It’s all about your view of scripture.

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Authors: Kevin Schaal...

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Matt Recker

Scripture consistently declares that the all-wise, all-powerful and eternal God in the past created, suddenly and supernaturally, instantaneously and out of pre-existing materials (ex nihilo) the universe as it now is in six solar days and rested on the seventh day. He culminated his...

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Monday, 05 February 2018 01:10

The Power of De-Conversion Stories – Canon Fodder

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But in recent years these de-conversion stories seem to have taken on a higher profile.  Part of this is due, no doubt, to the technology that makes these de-conversion stories more available whether through podcasts, blogs, or other forms of media.

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Monday, 05 February 2018 01:07

California overreaction on homeschooling

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California is seeking to treat homeschool families as presumptive child abusers. Lawmakers in that state have indicated plans to categorically require homeschool parents to prove — through home visits, interviews, and other government oversight — that indeed the parent is not abusive if...

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Sunday, 04 February 2018 23:24

Postliberal Theology

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And yet, to be theologically postliberal is not the same as being theologically conservative.  Like other postmodernists, postliberals have problems with absolute truth.Whereas liberal ecumenism downplays all distinctive doctrines, postliberal ecumenism sees the different denominations as...

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Sunday, 04 February 2018 16:03

It’s Not Hypocritical to Be Thankful

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Kevin Schaal

It’s as if a gang of thugs was mugging us — beaten, robbed, and likely on our way to being murdered. Suddenly a huge biker character emerges from the shadows, shouting vulgarities, with the smell of alcohol on his breath and tattoos of naked women on both arms. For some...

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While Liberty University students gather to watch the Super Bowl on Sunday, many of them — no matter which team they’re rooting for — are eager to watch one of their own take to the field.Nick Foles, the Philadelphia Eagles’ quarterback who will make his first Super Bowl...

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Saturday, 03 February 2018 23:39

The Sunday Sports Dilemma

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This Sunday is perhaps the biggest holiday in America. More than 100 million people from the United States alone will be tuned in to watch the Super Bowl. During the game Americans will eat over 2400 calories of junk food during the game. The Super Bowl has always been played on a Sunday....

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Saturday, 03 February 2018 09:42

Sex differences in brain structure apparent at one month

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On average, men and women differ psychologically in small but reliable ways, such as in personality, interests, and cognitive performance, but the basis of these differences is up for debate. Are they innate or due to how we’re socialised?

Source: Sex differences in human brain structure are...

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One such principle to which Descartes appeals in his “proof” of the conservation of motion is “the immutability of the workings of God.” From this, he argues, it follows that “the motion which [God] preserves is not something permanently fixed in given pieces of...

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As the Information Age barrels forward, its most significant aspect has become Social Media. Expertly tapping into the most fundamental impulses of human behavior, social media allows the mind to absorb data at the most superficial level requiring the least amount of consideration,...

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Reject these 10 worldly myths about sex in marriage. The only prerequisite for sex in the Bible is. . .

Source: 10 Worldly Myths About Sex in Marriage — SBC Voices

Authors: Kevin Schaal...

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