The Bible vs. Darwin

Posted on Nov 17, 2014  |    ()
In a recent poll in England, the Bible narrowly beat out Charles Darwin’s "On the Origin of Species" as the most valuable book to humanity. Those who chose "Origin" over Scripture said that Darwin answered the fundamental questions of human existence, whereas Scripture does not. But is that true?

Breaking the Ten Commandments

Posted on Oct 27, 2014  |    ()
Telling the police the devil made him do it, an Oklahoma man drove his truck into a Ten Commandments monument at the state capitol. Many are upset that this mentally disturbed soul smashed the controversial statue to pieces, but how many of them are spiritually smashing God’s law into dust?

How Do We Forgive Our Enemies?

Posted on Oct 21, 2014  |    ()
A woman who was kidnapped and held captive for more than a decade now says she has been able to forgive her abductor and find peace. The Bible speaks much about forgiveness, even toward our enemies—but is it really possible?

The Truth About 'Left Behind'

Posted on Oct 13, 2014  |    ()
The recent reboot movie 'Left Behind' has been heavily criticized as shoddy with atrocious acting. But a deeper question revolves around its theology. Is the rapture actually biblical?

Suicide: A Final Act

Posted on Aug 18, 2014  |    ()
The tragic death of Robin Williams last week has raised public awareness about suicide, a choice from which there is no turning back. Does the Bible say anything about this troubling topic?

Pope Promotes Sunday

Posted on Jul 07, 2014  |    ()
Pope Francis recently discouraged people from working on Sundays, speaking of the day as a traditional Christian holiday. Is this custom found in the Bible?

Dying for Your Faith

Posted on Jun 25, 2014  |    ()
Meriam Ibrahim is a Sudanese Christian making headlines for recently being condemned to death for her faith. Would you be willing to die for your belief in Jesus?

Is Heaven for Real?

Posted on Apr 16, 2014  |    ()
Is there really a heaven? Absolutely. So where do we find trustworthy facts about this place? A new movie this week, "Heaven Is for Real," makes staggering claims about heaven and people who die. How does it compare with the Bible?

Whispers of War

Posted on Apr 02, 2014  |    ()
The troubling Crimean crisis continues to loom in the headlines. Will this international predicament between Russia and the Ukraine escalate into a battle of biblical proportions?

Spiritual Formation: A Self-Centered Spiritualism?

Posted on Mar 19, 2014  |    ()
Twenty years ago, many Christians would not have raised an eyebrow over the term "spiritual formation," but today there is a lot of passionate discussion about how this philosophy and practice are infiltrating our churches. Should Christians be involved with spiritual formation and contemplative prayer?

Five Ways to Battle the Blues

Posted on Mar 12, 2014  |    ()
Life is stressful, and everyone eventually gets hit by challenges that can knock them off their feet. But when your feelings stay low, day after day, getting in the way of normal, everyday life, you might be battling depression. What can you do?

Does Pope’s Message Fulfill Prophecy?

Posted on Feb 28, 2014  |    ()
A recent video from Pope Francis appealing for unity with Protestants in America has gone viral. Many are asking, "Is this a fulfillment of Bible prophecy?" Click here for a special message from Pastor Doug Batchelor, which includes a link to his special video message directly addressing this event.

Six Things You Should Know About Spiritual Gifts

Posted on Oct 30, 2013  |    ()
God has given every believer a treasure more valuable than even the most ancient and precious antiques. Yet it’s a gift many have never discovered or used. Here are six important lessons from the Bible about spiritual gifts ...

The Six Biggest Reasons for Quitting Church

Posted on Sep 04, 2013  |    ()
Why do people stop attending church? The answers you get from one person to the next might be diverse, but we know there are trends.

7 Surefire Tips for Memorizing Scripture

Posted on Jul 02, 2013  |    ()
We’ve talked about why you need to memorize Scripture—but what about the methods you can use to actually store God’s Word in your heart and mind? We offer these seven surefire tips to get you started!

Top 5 Reasons to Memorize Scripture

Posted on Jun 20, 2013  |    ()
Are you memorizing Scripture yet? Why not? Here are five reasons you need to be memorizing Scripture today—and let us know in the comments why you're storing up God's Word in your heart!

The 10 Best Tips for Resisting Temptation

Posted on Jun 06, 2013  |    ()
Without supernatural aid, we are powerless to resist the evil desires of the carnal heart and the snares of Satan's temptations, but we do have an active part to play in serving God—so here are 10 practical tips to help you overcome any and every temptation.

St. Patrick and the Sabbath

Posted on Mar 17, 2013  |    ()
More than 1,500 years of moss has grown over the saga of a famous British Christian missionary to the Emerald Island—St. Patrick. While his story is mired in myth and legend, the true story is something even more extraordinary ...

The Pope and Prophecy

Posted on Mar 14, 2013  |    ()
On a planet teeming with 7 billion people, a change in the religious leader for 1.2 billion of them represents a significant event. The new pope, Jorge Bergoglio, an Argentine cardinal, named as Pope Francis, is the first open Jesuit to be elected to the highest Roman Catholic office.

Meteor Messages?

Posted on Feb 19, 2013  |    ()
Is it a sign from God? Or was it just an interesting extraterrestrial phenomenon that reminds us that our planet is vulnerable to space debris? Reactions to the February 15 meteor, which passed over the Ural region of Russia at between 34,000 and 40,000 miles per hour, have been mixed. Having shaken many people’s hearts, some who experienced the blast firsthand thought it was the end of the world.

Lightning Strikes the Vatican!

Posted on Feb 12, 2013  |    ()
Lightning strikes Vatican following announcement! Shocked. Without warning ... that’s how many are responding to the startling announcement on Monday by Pope Benedict XVI that he would resign by the end of the February. While many Americans realize that a change of presidents will impact our political world during a brief four-year term, few consider that a change of popes can have global spiritual repercussions for decades.

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