David Barton and Oral Roberts University Basketball in the 1970s – That’s Where the Drug Culture Was (UPDATED)

In 2015, David Barton claimed that he was a part of the Oral Roberts University NCAA Division One basketball teams which set national scoring records in the 1970s. He has never publicly addressed the fact that ORU's athletic department and the team trainer at the time contradicted his story and said he was not on the team. Today, on his Wallbuilders Live show, he again implied he was a part of the basketball team and made additional claims about the drug culture in the sports programs at ORU. … [Read more...]

Life Christian University and the Federal Definition of a Diploma Mill

Life Christian University is a school in Lutz, FL which awarded what school founder Douglas Wingate calls "earned degrees" to "big name" preachers who never attended the school. Benny Hinn, Joyce Meyer, Kenneth Copeland, and a host of other "distinguished degree holders" were given PhD degrees in recognition of their work. According to LCU, these degrees are earned.Additionally, LCU's requirements for a bachelor's degree are much lower than at an accredited school. LCU doesn't match the … [Read more...]

Jewish Voice’s Jonathan Bernis Goes Tin Foil Hat Over David Barton’s The Jefferson Lies

I had a hard time with the title for this one.In a video dated today but out last week, Trump supporting self-styled historian David Barton told a Jewish Voice audience that the Constitution contains the exact words of the Bible and that his book The Jefferson Lies corrects the record on Jefferson. Often Barton says The Jefferson Lies was pulled from publication by publisher Thomas Nelson because liberals and pagan professors were out to get him. However, the Jewish Voice promo for the book … [Read more...]

RE: Donald Trump – Norman Geisler Meet Ross Douthat

On 9/28, evangelical author and professor Norman Geisler told Christianity Today readers why he supports Trump.  Dr. Geisler meet Ross Douthat who yesterday wrote why he doesn't support Trump.I am with Douthat in that a very necessary part of making a determination is to consider the type of president Mr. Trump would make based on his actions now. Since Geisler wrote, Trump has gone on an early morning tweeting binge targeting a former Miss Universe. Also, we have learned that he appeared in … [Read more...]

Scholars and Writers Even More for America. Who’s With Us?

I am stealing an idea from Alan Noble. I think he is okay with it.A new group has emerged for America. Scholars and Writers for America are supporting Donald Trump. Well, that's nice that they are for America. But I don't feel like being "for America" is enough. As someone who is not supporting Trump, I declare that I am Even More for America than people who are just "For America." Ready to be Even More for America? Join us. Leave your name and affiliation (for identification purposes only, … [Read more...]

Christian Leader Finds Exact Words of the Bible in the Constitution

Beebe, AR -- Saying he thinks his discovery will settle the Christian nation debate, Rev. Cyrus Jones revealed in a press release that he has found the words of the Bible in the United States Constitution. Pastor of the Patriot Baptist Church, Jones said he was skeptical at first but was encouraged to seek the truth by listening to historical document collector, David Barton."Barton has 100,000 pre-1812 documents in his library. Because of that, I figure he knows something about old words," … [Read more...]

A New Argument for the Existence of God!

Christian apologetics - 2016Tim Tebow's HR in his first pro at-bat is just God's way of messing w/atheists's heads --making them wonder: "Yikes! What if He DOES exist?"— Eric Metaxas (@ericmetaxas) September 28, 2016Atheists trembled until Tebow went hitless in his next 5 at-bats. Another promising argument spoiled by the rest of the story. … [Read more...]

Donald Trump, Rosie O’Donnell, Alicia Machado, and Evangelical Women (UPDATE: It got worse)

There were many articles out yesterday and today regarding Monday night's debate and much has been said about Donald Trump's attitudes toward women as indicated by what he said about Rosie O'Donnell and Alicia Machado.I wonder if evangelical women are paying attention.About O'Donnell, Trump said: “You know, Hillary is hitting me with tremendous commercials. Some of it’s said in entertainment. Some of it’s said – somebody who’s been very vicious to me, Rosie O’Donnell, I said very tough t … [Read more...]