Will Suicide Bombers Blast Donald Trump into the White House?

Muslim suicide bombers of the so-called Islamic State (ISIS) killed 130 people and injured almost 400 on November 13 last year in Paris, France. And yesterday, they killed 31 and injured 270. This increase of attacks on Europe worries the U.S. because it could happen here, too. Such activity favors Donald Trump being elected as the next president of the USA in November.Three candidates remain in the race for the Republican nomination for president: Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, and John Kasich. … [Read more...]

Israel’s Tourism Disenfranchises Palestinians

Next Sunday is Easter. Many Christians, who can financially afford it, say the ultimate Easter experience is a trip to Israel. They often testify that their faith is strengthened by visiting major sites such as the Wailing Wall of the former, ancient temple at East Jerusalem and other so-called "holy sites." Christians, of course, are especially interested in seeing places mentioned in the New Testament gospels of which they say their Lord Jesus Christ conducted his itinerant teaching and … [Read more...]

Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Campbell on the Trinity

Thomas Jefferson, the third president of the USA, and Alexander Campbell, co-founder of the Christian Restoration Movement that divided into the Christian Church denomination (my mother's church) and the Church of Christ denomination, were contemporaries from the State of Virginia. Both men were opposed to the historic church teaching of the doctrine of the Trinity. The following are two statements by them taken from http://www.leroygarrett.org/ac_tj/chap04.htm.Thomas Jefferson: "When we … [Read more...]

Adam Scott Wins Two in a Row

Australian pro golfer and PGA Tour player Adam Scott just won the WGC-Cadillac Championship at Doral in Miami today by one stroke to make it two wins in a row. He had won the Honda Classic last week in West Pam Beach. This guy is on a roll.Adam Scott comes across as a really nice guy. He's handsome, 35 years old, and recently became a father. Plus, he's got an absolutely terrific golf swing. I almost never see a Tour pro's swing that I can't find something to criticize. Not so with this … [Read more...]

Is Israel Moving Away from Democracy?

Israel's Knesset (Parliament) is considering a controversial bill that would empower it to suspend any of its own members for the rather vague "inappropriate" behavior. This certainly looks like a move away from democracy. It is happening because of what some Palestinian members of the Knesset are saying and doing. (Israel's population consists of 21% Palestinians, though Israel refuses to call them that and thus calls them "Arabs.")The Knesset has 17 Palestinian members out of a total of … [Read more...]

Shootout at OK Corral (=OKC)

I'm an NBA fan. Tonight at Oklahoma City, the two best offensive teams in the NBA--the Golden State Warriors and the Oklahoma Thunderbirds--with the two best offensive players in the NBA--Stephen Curry and Kevin Durant--duked it out in overtime. The two teams were tied in overtime as Curry made a 32-foot swisher at the buzzer for the Warriors to get the W.It was one of the most thrilling regular season games to be seen. And it was truly a shootout at the OK corral. Prior to overtime, OKC's … [Read more...]

God’s Not Dead 2

I am involved with Pure Flix. It is the world's largest distributor of faith-based films. The company was started in 2006 by Russell Wolfe, R. H. White, and Michael Cooper. Country singer and actor Randy Travis and his wife were significant, early investors in the company. Pure Flix also produces their own low-budget films now, about one per month.Pure Flix is becoming successful. They released God's Not Dead almost two years ago. The budget for it was about $2 million, and in less than four … [Read more...]

Dr. Tuggy Interviews Me About My New Book, Solving the Samaritan Riddle

My friend Dr. Dale Tuggy is a Christian philosophy professor at State University of New York in Fredonia. He has now interviewed me four times on four different subjects, at 45 minutes each, and published them on his podcast blog at trinities.org. The most recent, fourth, interview is about my unique new book, Solving the Samaritan Riddle: Peter's Kingdom Keys Explain Early Spirit Baptism. Here is the URL for listening to this … [Read more...]