Monthly Archives: November 2012

Shared article – The Economics of Thanksgiving

Bountiful blessings

What are you thankful for?

O give thanks unto the LORD; for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. O give thanks unto the God of gods: for his mercy endureth for ever. O give thanks to the Lord of lords: for his mercy endureth for ever (Psalm 136:1-3) Continue reading

A joke that portrays the endless foolery of bureaucrats

A vision of a city reclaimed by nature, post-man, from movie FF7: Advent Children

There is a joke that is passed around the Internet through emails about an engineer who had to deal with the bureaucrats the Obama administration sent to save the auto industry. The bureaucrats were requesting a car that runs on electricity and liquid natural gas and would travel over 500 miles, citing battery stats and BTU data they had read on some web site. Continue reading

Problems For Unbelieving Worldviews

Problems For Unbelieving WorldviewsPart 5 of Dr. Bahnsen’s video lecture series (“Defending the Faith”) is called “Problems For Unbelieving Worldviews.” In this final lecture Dr. Bahnsen performs an exegesis of Paul’s defense of the Christian faith in Athens as recorded in the book of Acts, Chapter 17, verses 16 thru 34. He then describes four major, specific problems that unbelieving worldviews cannot explain or make sense of. Continue reading

Soft tissues in dinosaur bones: a closer look at the philosophical conflicts

T.Rex at the Creation museum

Dr. Schweitzer has clearly shaken up the scientific community. She tossed a controversial hand grenade into the bunker of conventional evolutionary scientific thought, and now the scientists down in the bunker are frantically grasping around trying to put the pin back in before it blows them to pieces. Continue reading

Soft tissues discovered in dinosaur bones – more headaches for evolutionary scientists

Soft tissues in dinosaur bones

Archaeological scientists are scrambling. Usually, fossilized bones — especially those that are presumed to be 65 million years old — are solid rock whose organic material was entirely replaced over time. Understandably, the world of archaeology has been shaken up by the discovery of red blood cells inside dinosaur bones. Now they’re struggling to explain why. Continue reading

Defending The Christian Faith

Defending the Christian FaithPart 4 of Dr. Bahnsen’s video lecture series (“Defending the Faith”) is called “Defending the Christian Faith.” In this lecture Dr. Bahnsen describes the Bible’s specified method of apologetics. Continue reading

Weather and Land Are No Longer God’s Enforcers Of Covenantal Judgment

Hurricane Isabel in 2003 from space

In the Old Testament God promised covenantal blessings and curses on the nation of Israel for obeying or disobeying his laws. The land and the weather served as God’s sanctioning agents (though not exclusively).

Leviticus 26 is a comprehensive discussion of blessings and curses for obedience or disobedience. Deuteronomy 28 is very similar. Continue reading