Month: March 2017

A Mom’s Kids Targeted At IKEA By Human Traffickers? Highly Improbable

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail A now viral Facebook post by Southern California mom, Diandra Toyos, reports that she and her children were stalked by probable human traffickers while shopping in IKEA. The post has now been shared over 100,000 times on Facebook. I saw it float through my newsfeed by multiple people, and had many readers email me …

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Being A Good Friend Reminder: Suicide Rates Go Up In Spring

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail So, there’s this myth about suicide– and the myth is that depressed or grieving people who contemplate suicide are most at risk around the holidays. Turns out, that’s not accurate– the annual suicide rate actually begins to spike right now, with the bloom of spring. It may seem counterintuitive based on what we’ve been …

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Iranian Refugee Victim of Anti-Muslim Hate-Crime, Isn’t Even Muslim

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail In Portland, Oregon, an Iranian refugee came home from a few days out of town to find his home had been horrifically vandalized while he was away. And, I’m not talking just some spray paint on the outside of his garage door– the house was broken into, and every room in the house had been …

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To The Guy Who Threw Rocks And A Bible Through The Mosque Window

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail This morning I woke up with the above headline in my newsfeed– which is shocking since we supposedly live in a country where we’re told that Christians are the ones on the receiving end of anti-religious persecution. As reported by KKTV, an unidentified man vandalized the mosque at the Fort Collins Islamic Center around 4:00am …

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For The People Who Say “The Moral Laws In The Old Testament Still Apply To Us”

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail Anyone who has ever read the Old Testament knows there’s a lot of laws listed in those books– over 600 to be exact. In many circles of Christianity there’s often much debate as to what degree, if any, a Christian ought live by these laws. In the past when I have suggested that Christians are …

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No, The Bible Doesn’t Say The Earth Is Only 6,000 Years Old

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail Fundamentalists of the “young earth” variety will often claim that the earth is just 6,000 years old. Their reasoning? The Bible says so. In fact, I’ve been following Ken Ham lately, and some of the stuff being put out by Answers in Genesis (Ken has blocked me on Facebook, FWIW) to see if they’ve …

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Rethinking Judas: Maybe He Wasn’t A Bad Guy, But Was Just Like You And Me

ShareTweetPinShare+1RedditEmail Growing up we learn that Judas was the disciple who betrayed Jesus, and that’s true. What is also true is that Judas, I believe, is profoundly misunderstood. The truth is, while he did screw over Jesus, I don’t think Judas was a bad guy– I just think he made a tragic miscalculation, like we all …

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The Wicked Idolatry of Pat Robertson (Jesus, and ONLY Jesus, Is Our Hope)

908 SharesShare907TweetPin1Share+1RedditEmail Pat Robertson has said some crazy things over the years. Some of them are amusing. Some of them are dangerous… And some of them are pure idolatrous. The other day on the 700 club, Pat said something that stepped far outside of any legitimate form of Christianity, and strayed so far into idolatry, that …

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