Grave Deceptions: Halloween in America

Last updated on Jul 25, 2018  |    ()
The numbers are astonishing when it comes to people celebrating Halloween in the United States ...

The New Addiction

Last updated on Jul 25, 2018  |    ()
Research confirms that "millennials" are addicted to social media. And the biggest fallout is that it causes them to be … less social. Does the Bible offer any insight into how Christians should regard media like Snapchat, Tinder, or Facebook?

A Burning Mistake

Last updated on May 31, 2017  |    ()
Should we hear more sermons about hell? Some Christian believe this is a neglected topic in the pulpit, yet some long-held beliefs about hell-fire are more pagan tradition than real Bible teaching …

Without Self-Control

Last updated on Jul 25, 2018  |    ()
A mass shooting took place on October 1, 2015, at Umpqua Community College just north of Roseburg, Oregon. Nine people were fatally shot and nine others were injured. A shocked and grieving community naturally wonders, “Where is God?”

The Pope, America & Prophecy

Last updated on Jul 25, 2018  |    ()
Protestants in America have a history of mistrusting the Catholic Church, but attitudes are rapidly changing as many—from all faiths and no faith at all—are opening their arms to welcome Pope Francis on his first visit to the United States. Is this a good sign?

Under God's Authority

Last updated on Jul 25, 2018  |    ()
A Kentucky county clerk was jailed for refusing to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples. Is this a harbinger of actions to be taken against those who attempt to stand by their God-given convictions?

Project Afterlife

Last updated on May 31, 2017  |    ()
A new television series documents people who claim to have died and experienced the afterlife. How do their stories compare with what the Bible teaches about death?

In Wall Street We Trust?

Last updated on Jul 25, 2018  |    ()
In a record-breaking opening, the Dow Jones Industrial Average plunged 1,000 points on August 24, 2015. The stock market panic should remind us of the volatility of worldly riches and what the Bible says about leaning on money for security.

The Pope Promotes Sunday

Last updated on Jul 25, 2018  |    ()
Prior to his September visit to the United States, Pope Francis has laid bare his deep devotion and promotion of Sunday keeping. Pastor Doug examines the pope's recent radio address and asks, "Could this be yet another step in the fulfillment of last-day prophecy?" Find out!

Gates of Faith

Last updated on May 31, 2017  |    ()
Archaeologists have recently discovered the remnants of the giant gates of the ancient biblical city of Gath, hometown of the legendary Goliath. Can the Bible record of this Philistine city be trusted?

Unquenchable Fire

Last updated on May 31, 2017  |    ()
More than 5.5 million acres have been burned in U.S. wildfires during 2015 so far, the second-highest amount scorched over the past 20 years. It reminds us of another catastrophic fire mentioned in Scripture, a fire that will burn up the entire planet …

Is There Life on Other Worlds?

Last updated on Jul 25, 2018  |    ()
World-renowned physicist Stephen Hawking is teaming up with a Russian billionaire to advance the search for life on other planets. What does the Bible say about intelligent beings beyond the earth?

Red Heifer or Red Herring?

Last updated on May 31, 2017  |    ()
Some are teaching that a perfect red heifer must be born in order to pave the way to rebuild the temple in Jerusalem. One organization is even collecting funds to genetically create and raise such a heifer. But what does the Bible tell us about God’s temple?

Removing God’s Law

Last updated on May 31, 2017  |    ()
Oklahoma’s Supreme Court ruled that the state must take down its Ten Commandments monument at the capitol because it violates the state’s constitution.

A Higher Court

Last updated on Jul 01, 2015  |    ()
Last week’s U.S. Supreme Court decision to require all 50 states to recognize same-sex marriage continues to stir the nation. What should Christians who disagree with the ruling do to uphold their beliefs in light of a law that challenges Scriptural authority?

A Sudden Disastrous Deluge

Last updated on May 31, 2017  |    ()
A flash flood in the European nation of Georgia has left at least 19 people dead. The surging torrent also overflowed into a city zoo, killing hundreds of animals and releasing others onto the streets. The Bible tells of a worldwide flood that devastated the earth. It is an ominous sign of what is to come.

Biblical Authority or Cultural Conformity?

Last updated on Jun 22, 2017  |    ()
Don't miss two new sermons from Pastor Doug Batchelor on a growing crisis in the church!

Is the "Rapture" Near?

Last updated on Jul 25, 2018  |    ()
Is the rapture the next event on the prophetic calendar? One famous evangelical says “foreshocks” of Armageddon indicate the second of the church could happen soon. What does the Bible say?

“Lucifer” — Dark Lies

Last updated on May 31, 2017  |    ()
A new upcoming television series on the Fox Network looks to re-interpret Lucifer as a bored but supernatural antihero living in Los Angeles. But is this show merely entertainment … or is it a dangerous delusion?

Dabbling With the Devil

Last updated on Jul 25, 2018  |    ()
A new social media craze now going viral has been called the “Charlie Charlie Challenge.” It invites kids to summon a demon. Is it just a foolish game or a deadly snare?

A Call for Unity or Conformity?

Last updated on May 31, 2017  |    ()
Catholics divided—and that despite our many differences, Christians should be united into one body. But just how far should this unity in the church go?

A Place of Safety

Last updated on May 31, 2017  |    ()
Billed as a “safe and enjoyable environment,” the Twin Peaks restaurant in Waco, Texas, was the focus of a deadly shootout between two motorcycle gangs. —Genesis 6:5—

Dark Theories

Last updated on May 31, 2017  |    ()
Some secularists believe that people must choose between science and God. As the public continues to refuse this false and silly premise, many philosophers are now trying to redefine God to fit within the parameters of their materialistic ideology. Will it work?

Signs Beneath the Earth

Last updated on May 31, 2017  |    ()
A violent earthquake shook Nepal on April 25, 2015, sending the country into a panic and killing thousands. It’s the most powerful quake to strike the region in 80 years. The Bible warns that earthquakes are one of the signs of Christ’s soon return—are we near the end?

A Deadly Crossing

Last updated on Sep 19, 2017  |    ()
More than 4,800 people died last year trying to get into Europe by crossing the Mediterranean from Libya. Many more have perished in shipwrecks this week, making it the deadliest border crossing in the world ...

Is It Time to Rewrite the Bible?

Last updated on May 31, 2017  |    ()
Has the time come to put the Bible’s view on homosexuality on the shelf? Should we change the Bible to harmonize with modern times?

Who Is Jesus?

Last updated on Aug 23, 2018  |    ()
It is a question that’s been asked and debated for centuries, but with gripping drama and passion, fresh media portrayals of this first century figure leave many questioning if Jesus was more than a man. Who should have the last word—Hollywood or Scripture?

The Darkest Skies

Last updated on Aug 23, 2018  |    ()
The crash of Germanwings Flight 9525, which killed all 144 passengers and six crewmembers aboard, has stunned the world and left many reeling in grief. Can we still find hope when darkness like this descends on our world?

The Great Religious Decline

Last updated on Jul 25, 2018  |    ()
It’s the fastest growing religion in the United States. More than 7.5 million Americans have joined it since 2012. What is it? And what does the Bible have to say about it?

Three Minutes to Midnight

Last updated on May 31, 2017  |    ()
A group of scientists has recently adjusted its imaginary “Doomsday Clock” closer to “midnight,” raising awareness of our world’s vulnerability to catastrophe. But is it really the end of the world as we know it?