2012, the Mayan Calendar & the Free Kindle Book at the End of the World

The Mayan Long Calendar ends on December 21, 2012 and everyone’s seeing that as a sign of an impending Apocalypse. Well, not everyone. The Mayans were actually looking forward to it as something of a Golden Age per some scholars. In any case, Christians need not fear this hocus pocus. Jesus adamantly stated even He didn’t know the…

What Christmas Means and Why I Hope Bart Ehrman Gets It Someday

A recent Newsweek cover [Dec. 17, 2012] pictures the Nativity and claims that Bart Ehrman will answer such questions as “Who was Jesus? Did he have a wife? How many wise men were there? Why Bethlemhem? In a manger or a cave?” Unfortunately, the cover is referring to an article inside called “The Myths of Jesus.” In…

Persons With mental Disabilities, Biblical Creationism & the R-Word

No Bible-affirming Christian should EVER use the term “retard,” “retarded” or any other variant of the R-word. It is grievously insensitive and hateful to use someone else’s disability as an insult. Persons with mental disabilities are made in the image of God… in a fallen world.

Pastor Blasts Biblical Inerrancy. I Demonstrate Why This Is A Bad Idea

On June 24, 2010, Associated Baptist Press reported on a sermon delivered on the same day by Dr. Wm. Richard Kremer to Garden Lakes Baptist Church in Rome, GA, entitled, Is the Bible Inerrant? Dr. Kremer’s sermon begins with the following claim, which I find utterly baseless for reasons I shall relate afterwards: “Few words in the…