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Have We Already Forgotten?

Holocaust Remembrance Day is on April 12th this year. Lasting from 1933-1945, the Jewish Holocaust claimed the lives of approximately 6 million Jews, along with 5 million “undesirables” like gypsies, homosexuals, priests, communists, resistance fighters, people with disabilities, and many more. As we remember the victims, their families, and the gaping hole left by their […]

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JOURNEY THROUGH GENESIS: In Search of the Holy Grail

According to legend, the venerable King Arthur and his valiant knights were intent on finding the Holy Grail, a cup supposedly imbued with magical properties. After touching the lips of the Savior at the Last Supper and catching His blood at the crucifixion, it was rumored that the cup would grant eternal youth to those […]

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A Christian Response to the Death of an Atheist

Have you ever watched a pendulum swing? As a child, I found it mesmerizing. The old grandfather clock in my friend’s living room kept perfect time, swinging first to the left and then back to the right with a gentle “tick-tock, tick-tock” while the seconds, minutes, and hours marched unrelentingly into the future, turning it […]

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SPOILER ALERT: THE TOMB IS EMPTY!

Although celebrating the Resurrection may always seem like a joke to our skeptic friends, this year Easter Sunday actually falls on April Fool’s Day. I’m not kidding! However, to those of us who understand the importance of the Resurrection and how crucial it is to the Gospel message, the irony could not be more profound.  […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Centering In on Free Speech

   Center Line, Michigan — March 1, 2018. The federal court for the Eastern District of Michigan entered an agreed order and judgment today, prohibiting the City of Center Line from applying city ordinances to ban Michael Mattia from displaying pro-life signs with Christian messages on public city sidewalks. Mattia firmly believes that the unborn […]

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JOURNEY THROUGH GENESIS: WHAT CAME FIRST?

Was it the chicken or the egg? Since the time of Aristotle, philosophers, scientists, and school children have been baffled by the causality debate, wondering whether it was the chicken that came first; or the egg, which comes from a chicken. Ranging from hilarious to complicated, most answers to this question have failed to adequately explain […]

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FEBRUARY MINISTRY SPOTLIGHT

This month’s Creation “Spotlight” is on Rick McGough, Speaker & President of Local Church Apologetics. Rick & his wife Val moved to Moline, IL in 1982 to begin pastoring New Life Fellowship where they served for 34 years before stepping down in January of 2016 to pursue a full time ministry in the area of […]

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Celebrate Intellectual Bravery

It’s February, and you know what that means; decadent chocolate, dainty hearts, dazzling jewelry . . . and Darwin Day! That’s right! Every year, on February 12th, an increasing number of individuals, organizations, schools, and even governments commemorate the anniversary of Charles Darwin’s birth. But who was Charles Darwin and what are we celebrating? Charles […]

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JANUARY MINISTRY SPOTLIGHT

This month’s “Spotlight” is on a member of our network who has quite a network of his own. As president of the Quad City Creation Science Association, Helmut Welke is not only a Creation Speaker, but one who organizes monthly meetings and various events for those on the central border of Iowa and Illinois. Helmut […]

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PRESS RELEASE: Playing Favorites

Anchorage, Alaska — January 4, 2018. Today, the Center for Religious Expression (CRE) filed a federal lawsuit against the Municipality of Anchorage, challenging an unconstitutional ban on David Grisham and stepdaughter Tina Watson from peacefully sharing their Christian faith in California Creek Park during the Girdwood Forest Fair. On July 8, 2017, Grisham and Watson […]

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A JOURNEY THROUGH GENESIS: NEW BEGINNINGS

This time of year is famous for its resolutions. Everyone seems to be making them. Even those who resolve NOT to make any resolutions are ironically still managing to do so. What is it about a new year that inspires us to put the past behind and march resolutely into the future? And is it […]

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The Bible Comes to Life Like Never Before!

 GENESIS: PARADISE LOST BRINGS THE BIBLE TO LIFE . . . “Thank you so much Genesis Movie! What a powerful testimony about our Creator. I grew up in church hearing about Adam and Eve and the Creation, but to put on those 3D glasses and see the visual, as the word of God is read […]

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