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A Christian’s Response to Tragedy

Is God cruel when He allows a life to be lived for just a short time? From our earthly perspective, it is easy to jump to a conclusion that brings God into our own judgment. We wonder, how can anything good come from tragedy? Three years ago, my friend Marc lost his 13-year-old son, Ethan, […]

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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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Going Global with the Gospel in GENESIS: Paradise Lost

THE NEXT JESUS FILM? Three years ago on a sunny day in Florida, a Regional Director for The Jesus Film was having his vehicle serviced as he traveled through Pensacola. This seasoned man of God, who had watched God use a Christian film to evangelize the world, had been told by the shop’s mechanic, “Hey, […]

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This month’s “Spotlight” is on Jayson Payne, Curator and Director of the Creation & Earth History Museum in Santee, California.  Wearing many hats as Director of Life & Light Ministries, Jayson Payne oversees three 501(c)(3) entities: Creation & Earth History Museum, Israel Restoration Ministries, and Friendship with God Fellowship Church’s Radio Broadcasts, all in Santee, […]

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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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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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Have you heard the good news? Your orders are being shipped! Ready Set Go! Let's change the world! Producers Ralph Strean and Eric Hovind get a look at the new Genesis: Paradise Lost Blu-ray and DVD. Posted by Genesis Movie on Friday, March 2, 2018   After seven years dedicated to the production of the […]

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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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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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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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