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Tread Lightly Young-Earthers

written by Aaron Brake Is the universe billions of years old or thousands? Are the creation days of Genesis to be interpreted as 24-hour periods? How should science inform our interpretation of Scripture, and how should Scripture inform our interpretation [Read More]

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Same-Sex Marriage: Equal Rights, Religion, and Bigotry

written by Aaron Brake When it comes to controversial moral debates like same-sex marriage, trite sayings such as this one on the right are echoed quite often in a culture where the make-up man has become more important than the [Read More]

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Pro-Life Answers to Pro-Choice Objections

written by Aaron Brake What follows are some of the most common objections to the pro-life view one is likely to hear from defenders of abortion, both in the media and in everyday conversation. It is my hope the pro-life [Read More]

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What God Says About Abortion

Many Would Not Be Here When she was twenty weeks pregnant, Leeann Phelan went to the doctor for a routine pre-natal check-up. Her doctor discovered something that concerned him, so he referred her to another hospital. A second battery of [Read More]

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Answering Questions About Abortion

What Are the Real Issues? No matter what you discuss with anyone regarding the issue of Abortion, the REAL issue is one simple question: “WHAT IS IT?” If the fetus IS human, then abortion is murder. If it is NOT [Read More]

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What God Says About Genetic Engineering

A Difficult Issue The issue of genetic engineering is an important one in our world today as we struggle to come to terms with some very difficult moral issues. Most people think of ‘cloning’ when they think of this topic, [Read More]

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What Does God Say About Homosexuality?

Disturbing Statistics According to the study, “Gay Male and Lesbian Youth Suicide.” (from the Report to the Secretary’s Task Force on Youth Suicide, 1989), gay and lesbian youth are two to three times more likely to commit suicide than other [Read More]

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Were David and Jonathan Homosexual Lovers?

A Variety Of Opinions Today It’s important to remember that throughout the centuries, both Jews and Christians have interpreted the relationship between David and Jonathan as a heterosexual friendship, although obviously a deep and sincere one. You won’t have a [Read More]

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What Does God Say About Same Sex Marriage?

Is It In There? There are many ‘hot topic’ issues in our culture that seem to be hard to find on the pages of scripture. You’ll be hard pressed to find “Same Sex Marriage” in your Bible’s concordance! Maybe that’s [Read More]

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Should Government Recognize and Legalize Same Sex Marriage?

What Do Proponents Want? Why should anyone oppose homosexual couples who want to be married to each other? Shouldn’t we promote loving relationships and encourage the kind of commitment that we recognize in marriages all over the country? Why would [Read More]

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A Simple Case for Traditional Marriage

Short and to the PointProponents of same-sex marriage are quick to offer short, pithy and powerful rhetorical statements to support their position as they challenge the views of those who support traditional heterosexual marriage. “Why would you deny people the [Read More]

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Responding to Those Who Support Same Sex Marriage

Why Are We Arguing About This? There are many Christians who simply don’t understand why believers would even be involved in the discussion of same sex marriage. Some of us, as Christ followers, have simply not examined the issue carefully [Read More]

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What Does God Say About War?

The Case for Pacifism In a time when the world is still divided by war and conflict, Christians have a duty and responsibility to think through the morality of the use of deadly force, especially when it comes to the [Read More]

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What God Says About Racism

Thinking About Prejudice Living here in Southern Orange County, where most of us look a lot alike, you may not find yourself thinking much about prejudice as it relates to racism. It’s usually when several different races are forced to [Read More]

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What God Says About Slavery

Does God Support It? On March 25th, 1807, the world celebrated the abolition of the Slave Trade Act, which for many years had allowed slaves to be bought and sold in the United Kingdom. In 1863, America followed the lead [Read More]

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What God Says About Alcohol

A member of Alcoholics Anonymous once sent columnist Ann Landers the following: We drank for happiness and became unhappy. We drank for joy and became miserable. We drank for sociability and became argumentative. We drank for sophistication and became obnoxious. [Read More]

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What God Says About Suicide

Where Can I Find the Truth? There is so much solid information our there about suicide, and you may know someone who has struggled with this in their own lives. How can you help? How would you even know when [Read More]

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What is the Truth About the Date and Origin of Christmas?

So, Exactly When Was Jesus Born? Every year as the Christmas season approaches, many Christians ask the obvious questions related to the birth of Jesus. First, was Jesus actually born on December 25th? And second, if He wasn’t born on [Read More]

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The Truth About the Origin of Thanksgiving

What’s All the Thankfulness About? Like most Christian holidays, Thanksgiving has become a secular institution in America, moving from religious meaning to cultural tradition. This is the case for most other Christian holidays as well. Let’s face it, Christmas is [Read More]

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