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The Real Problem: Evil

Like any other nation, the UK has had its fair share of violent crime. In response, governmental leaders have enacted major gun control measures in 1937, 1968, 1988, and 1997 rendering London (and its country) one of the most firearm-restricted…

Martin Luther on Affliction

“Affliction is the best book in my library.”

Boycott God

On December 26, 2004, a massive earthquake ruptured along the coast of Indonesia sending a towering tsunami racing toward the coastlines of multiple continents. When the waters finally receded, the world was shocked to learn that 280,000 men, women, and…

Evil Exists, After All

In 2017, Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan were living in Washington, D.C. wondering if their lives were slipping away without fulfillment. So, the young and idealistic Americans decided to quit their jobs, jump on their bikes, and go see the…

“Pour It In the River!”

A preacher from Eastern Kentucky was wrapping up a long sermon on temperance when he shouted, “If I had all the beer in the world, I’d pour it in the river!” The congregation, wanting to seem spiritual, responded with a…

Fatal Kindness

Dirk Willems was arrested in his hometown of Asperen, Netherlands in 1569. His crime – choosing to be re-baptized as a devoted follower of Christ and hosting worship services in his home – was completely unacceptable to the religious and…

Testing Meth

Let’s say you bought some meth in a recent drug deal. Let’s say you smoked it and didn’t like it. Then let’s say you wanted to get the meth’s purity tested. Who would you call for that “service”? Probably NOT…

Jaron Lanier on Social Media

“I can’t call them social networks anymore. I call them behavior modification empires.”

Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Moe!

When faced with the problems that so often plague life, many people search the Bible for instruction, hope, or solutions. That’s definitely a good idea. But exactly how they search for that help in the pages of God’s Word might…

(UnHoly) Smokes!

In November of 2017, the Vatican announced it would stop the sale of cigarettes in its duty free shop and supermarket. Pope Francis claimed, “The Holy See cannot contribute to an activity that clearly damages the health of people.” (Evidently,…

“What Are You Doing Here?”

Martin Niemöller was a Lutheran pastor in Germany when the Second World War began. He is immortalized for being the one who said, “First they came for the Socialists, and I did not speak out—because I was not a Socialist.…

Fighting for an Enemy’s Forgiveness

An outspoken Patriot, Michael Widman hated the British with a passion. However, the Revolutionary War era tavern owner would find himself accused of treason against America and be sentenced to death. One man would step forward to help…but Widman hated…