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  • 5 ways to deal with persecution as a Christian
    5 ways to deal with persecution as a Christian
    Christian persecution is a topic that is in the headlines on almost a daily basis as of late. The terrorist group Isis has targeted Christians, beheading them, burning them alive, and committing horrible atrocities all because they believe in...
  • A matter of time
    Just a matter of time
    The subject of "time" is an enigma to many people. Everyone seems to know what is meant by time, but no one can define it. People complain about time going too fast or too slow, but time does not go anywhere. But neither does it "...
  • Abraham to kill Isaac
    Deadly religious superstitions take priority over children
    It is often said that the quality of a society can be seen by how it treats its most vulnerable citizens. In the US and in too many other nations of the world we see religious superstitions taking precedence over the most vulnerable and helpless...
  • Church without the god bits
    We are having "church without the god bits" on Sun. 3-8-15
    Sunday Assembly Portland is known as "the church without the god bits." They are having their next event on Sunday morning at Lola's room downtown (McMenamin's Crystal Ballroom). All details for the free event can be found here:...
  • Dennis Marcellino (Christian) debates Bernie Dehler (atheist)
    Does the Christian gospel make sense? A debate at PSU on 3-10-15.
    On Tue. 3-10-15 there will be a Christian/atheist debate at Portland State University (PSU) on the topic "Does the Christian gospel make sense?" It is sponsored by the PSU Freethinker's student group. Representing a Christian...
  • Beer and Wine
    Beer, wine and the Bible
    Wine, beer and liquor seem to bombard us on everyday basis through means of Television ads, flashing bar signs and in every grocery and convenience store. But is alcohol unlawful for Christians? Most of todays churches condemn alcohol altogether,...
  • God is thanked during the Oscars only a few times
    God is thanked during the Oscars only a few times
    The major awards season is over. The Golden Globes aired Jan. 11, 2015. The SAG Awards aired Jan. 25, 2015. The Grammy Awards aired Feb. 8, 2015. Finally, the Academy Awards, also known as the Oscars, aired on Feb. 22, 2015. It is typical for the...
  • Dorkins
    The "Software" of Life Argument for an Intelligent Designer, part seven
    Another excerpt from my new book What Your Atheist Professor Doesn't Know (But Should):Three major “authorities” to which people generally conform are peers, the media, and academia. But just as with computers, if you have errors...
  • "The Lord Added!"(Acts 2:47)
    "The Lord Added!"(Acts 2:47)
    Praising God and enjoying the favor of all the people. And the Lord added to their number daily those who were being saved.”(Acts 2:47)School has many subjects. Math is one of those being taught from early childhood. One is taught to count...
  • God's Light
    Looking to Jesus
    We all run through deep waters and rough patches from time to time. Some seem to make it through while others become stuck or drown all together. Trials help build and shape us into who God desires us to be and therefore we should always see and...
  • Mars Curiosity
    Pat Robertson attacks NASA Mars exploration, says God did not create aliens
    According to a Wednesday story in Salon, Pat Robertson, a televangelist and former presidential candidate, took to the airwaves on his “700 Club” and choose to inveigh against NASA in general and the exploration of Mars in specific. He...
  • Rebuilding Jamestown
    The role of politics in rebuilding the foundations of a Christian republic
    And they that shall be of thee shall build the old waste places; thou shalt raise up the foundations of many generations, and thou shalt be called the Repairer of the Breach, the Restorer of Paths to dwell in. Is. 58:12It was stated in the...
  • Prayer works
    6 ways on how prayer can be effective in coping with fear
    Prayer can be very effective in managing your fears and anxieties. There are countless numbers of people who have experienced the power of prayer.Here are six reasons on how prayer can be effective in managing your anxieties, fears, and stresses.1...
  • Ask God for help
    5 steps on how to use God to help manage your fears
    Dealing with fear and anxiety can be very difficult. As a result, using the help of God can be very effective in managing your fears.With this in mind, here are five suggestions on how a person can use the help of God in his or her own struggles.1...
  • John 16:33
    Enduring Adversity
    Have you suffered? Have you experienced loss? Adversity comes in a variety of ways. Sickness, loss of a loved one, broken relationships, temptations, deceptions and persecution for one’s faith are just some examples of hardships that take...