Should Christians Celebrate Easter?

It is a sad truth, but there are Christians who object to the celebration of Christmas and Easter as vehemently as they oppose participation in Halloween. Like Jehovah’s Witnesses, they do not celebrate Christmas or Easter because they believe that these festivals are based on (or massively contaminated by) pagan customs and religions. The comparison…

Is Creationism a Side Issue?

Even amongst Bible-believing Christians, not everyone embraces Biblical Creationism and Catastrophism, even though the plain meaning of the Bible expressly teaches a literal 6-day Creation and a world-wide flood. There are a variety of reasons given for rejecting the plain meaning of Scripture in favor of views that accomodate long ages. Some bow before the…

Eating Pork and Shellfish, or Does the Bible Contradict Itself?

I recently saw a comment on a Facebook group that noted how the Old Testament forbade believers from eating pork or shellfish, but now Christians are allowed to eat those things.  He noted that in his opinion that might be a contradiction. A lot of people question why there are Laws in the Old Testament…

Should you leave your church if they don’t have services on Christmas?

Believe it or not, there are a number of people who are posting things like, “If your church doesn’t have services on Christmas Sunday, find another church.” Now I will admit that it seems ironic that churches cancel services on a holiday that we claim celebrates the birth of Christ. I can’t imagine anyone doing…

John Glenn on Creation and Evolution 

A true American hero died yesterday. John Glenn died at the ripe old age of 95, having lived a full and adventurous life. He got his first taste of flying when he was only eight. He flew a toral if 149 combat missions during World War II and the Korean War. At the time of…

Has the Kachina Bridge Dinosaur Petroglyph Been Falsified? Not Even Close!

In March 2010, an intrepid pair of evolutionists, paleontologist Phil Senter and archaeologist Sally Cole, went out to Creationism’s most famous dinosaur icon, the Kachina Bridge sauropod petroglyph at Utah’s Natural Bridges National Monument. Why did they do it? Well, as Dr. Senter admits in an interview with LiveScience the problem was that the Kachina…

WV Mayor Resigns Over a Racist Post, and Why I Wrote Johnny Came Home

When I wrote my first book, Johnny Came Home, I decided to set it in a fictional town in my home state of West Virginia. I’m very proud of the great state of West Virginia. It’s a place of such wondrous natural beauty. “Wild and Wonderful” and “Almost Heaven” are apt slogans. West Virginia’s people…

Stop Darwin Day!

Two Connecticut Congressmen have introduced Darwin Day resolut ions this year. House Resolution 548 is sponsored by Rep. Jim Hines (CT-4); Senate Resolution 337 is sponsored by Senator Richard Blumenthal (D- Connecticut). It comes as no surprise that the resolutions are backed by the Secular Coalition of America and the American Humanist Association. The resolutions seek to…