I read an article not too long ago by Ken Ham, President of Answers in Genesis. In the article, Ham decried the amount of money that has been spent on the search for extraterrestrial life. Then, he made a statement which catapulted him into controversy, “Only descendants of Adam can be saved…To suggest that aliens … Continue reading Is E. T. Going to Hell?
The penalty of death that God promised did come. This was the single biggest change to happen by the introduction of sin.Adam and Eve did not die immediately after eating the fruit.Their initial response after eating the fruit was an awareness of their nakedness, personal shame, and an attempt to cover their bodies and hide … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 20)
The Shreveport Chapter of Reasons To Believe will be meeting on Tuesday evening February 25 at 6:30 pm at Shreveport's Brookwood Baptist Church. We will continue our Classic Christian Thinkers series with the man who helped bring about the Protestant Reformation. Bruce Hennigan will present "Martin Luther: The Road To Reform." The meeting will take … Continue reading Important Announcement
Read Acts 1:8 and 2:42-47.At one church in which I served, the first Sunday of deer hunting season was almost a sacred holiday. Most of the men were absent on that day. I’ve heard it said many times that “I could worship out there on a deer stand just as well as in the church!” … Continue reading Discipleship Minute #5
God pronounced penalties to man’s disobedience which brought about more changes to the way man lived and which continue to this day.The woman was to experience more pain during childbirth (Gen. 3:16). The man was to experience more toil in making a living from the ground (Gen. 3:17-19). It is also interesting and significant to … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 19)
One of the outreach projects in which I participate each year is the annual World Religion Day event conducted in Shreveport, Louisiana. For the past few years, I have attended this event as part of a team of apologists led by Chan Hearron, a Christian school teacher.The mission statement of World Religion Day is to … Continue reading World Religion Day 2020: A Report
Read Luke 10:38-42.Can you imagine what you might do if you Jesus were coming for dinner? In this passage, we see what Jesus’s friends, sisters Martha and Mary, were doing. Martha was making sure all the details of the house and the meal were just right. Mary was sitting and listening at the feet of … Continue reading Discipleship Minute #4
Change was again introduced into the world. The act of Eve and Adam in violation of God’s command brought sin into the world.We have to return to the definitions of sin that we introduced earlier. Sin refers to “violating of the law of God,” “breaking covenant with God,” and “willful and prideful rebellion against God.” … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 18)
Christians have been hit with disturbing news over the past few years. We have realized that our culture is “post-Christian.” “In general Western culture is deeply post-Christian,” says Dr. William Lane Craig. Any observer would have to agree that, in its expressions of music, movies, television, or the written word, Western culture does not even … Continue reading The End of “Religion”?
Read Romans 6:1-11.Some of you were baptized as children. Others, like me, were baptized as teenagers or later. For the new believer, baptism is an essential step in obedience to Jesus Christ. Jesus even included this in what we called The Great Commission, His call to make disciples of all people.Why this act of immersion … Continue reading Discipleship Minute #3