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Did Nye and Ham Really Debate Creation?

I recently watched a debate, aired from the Answers in Genesis Creation Museum in Kentucky, between Ken Ham (degreed in Applied Science with an emphasis in Environmental Biology) and Bill Nye (degreed as a Mechanical Engineer and pupil of Carl Sagan).  The topic for the debate was “Is Creation a viable model of origins in…

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Rainbows, Promises, and Holiness

Today I saw a rainbow. We’ve had heavy rain the last couple of days. I had stopped at a traffic light as I was driving down from Farmington into Bristol. The radio (and friends) had reported that another cell was moving slowly through Bristol. Farmington was still bright with the shining sun but right across…

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Should Christians Support Guns?

Some Christians, especially after a horrible incident—like the Newtown shooting at Sandy Hook public elementary school or the Aurora Movie Theater, or Columbine or Virginia Tech—wonder if it’s right for them to support guns. They ask things like “Shouldn’t Christians love their enemies? Why should they support guns at all?” and “why are American Christians…

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What Christians Should Know (And Do) About the Gosnell Case

This post will be gruesome and depressing.  Not because I am making it more gruesome or more depressing but because the case just is that evil. I’ve lost sleep reading about the Grand Jury report. I’m crying. It’s probably the most evil thing I’ve read or seen. Why am I writing about this? The Gosnell…

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Philosophy Fridays: Jewish Humans vs the Authority of the State

You. Yes, you: I’m speaking to you. Chris T.N, come here. Yes, Herr Nacht C.? Do not be afraid. I just wish to speak. Why is it that you seek to impose your religious values on the politics of the State? Do you not believe in the separation of Church and State? That’s a lot…

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