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Baptist History Celebration

08/08/2007

The Baptist History Celebration was held at the First Baptist Church, Charleston, South Carolina, August 1-3. The meeting was planned to coincide with the 300th anniversary of the Philadelphia Association, the oldest Baptist Association in America. I had the privilege of serving on the Steering …

The new AIG Creation Museum - a preview

05/24/2007

On Tuesday, May 22nd, I was able to visit the soon-to-be-opening Creation Museum -- located just over the river in Kentucky but still very much in the greater Cincinnati area --which is the product of years of planning and effort by Answers in Genesis . Having visited and toured the museum 4 or 5 …

Jerry Falwell dies at 73… what is your life?

05/15/2007

Jerry Falwell died today unexpectedly, at the relatively young age of 73. Apparently, he got up this morning, ate breakfast with a colleague, went into his office as usual... and was found there later in the morning, unresponsive. After praying for his family, his church, and others that will …

Seeing Jesus in Narnia

04/16/2007

The teenagers recently watched The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe together. Before viewing the new Disney production, though, I gave each of them a worksheet to help them see the Christian lessons and Biblical truths behind the allegory of C.S. Lewis. While the movie certainly didn't do the …

Johnny Hart, 1931-2007

04/08/2007

Johnny Hart, the Christian cartoonist responsible for B.C. and The Wizard of Id , passed away this year. I recently came across what was perhaps his most controversial comic, simply because it was a clear declaration of Christ's accomplishment on the cross. It was drawn for Easter weekend, 2005. I …

A better country

02/07/2007

There can be no question but that trials and sufferings here cause us to think more about our heavenly home. In the midst of Job’s great sufferings he said, “For I know that my redeemer liveth, and that he shall stand at the latter day upon the earth: And though after my skin worms destroy this …