Ross Douthat Runs Over Bill Maher With Logic and Grace

Conservative American author, blogger and New York Times columnist Ross Douthat makes the case for faith in this interview with name-calling atheist Bill Maher. Note the difference:  Douthat remains steady, courteous, and on-point against Maher's onslaught of insults toward religion.Source: via Ashley on Pinterest … [Read more...]

Bleaching the Bible

“Go ye therefore into all the nations, baptizing them in the name of Allah, his Messiah and his Holy Spirit.”In an over-reaching gesture of solidarity that boggles the mind, some mainline Christian organizations are changing their Holy Scriptures to avoid offending Muslims.Three well-known Christian translation organizations—Wycliffe Bible Translators, Summer Institute of Linguistics (SIL), and Frontiers—have decided that, rather than risk offending adherents of Islam, they should modify the Ch … [Read more...]

HATRED IN THE CREATIVE ARTS: “Evil-doers” Collection Opens in Toronto

And I tell you that you are Peter, and upon this rock I will build my church; and the gates of hell will not prevail against it.   -- Matthew 16:18  *     *     *     *     * To send light into the darkness of men's hearts—such is the duty of the artist.  --Schumann  *     *     *     *     * It’s good that we know how things turn out in the end.  Having read the last page—and knowing that God is victorious in the end—helps to take the edge off our cynicism and disappointment when yet another buf … [Read more...]