Which View of Heaven Will Prevail? The Difference Can Mean Hell on Earth

by Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
The recent attack near Big Ben in London last week reminds us of the motivation of Jihadist killers who think they are earning a shortcut to Paradise by dying in a state of Jihad for Allah's sake. This view continues to cause many innocent people to get killed.

Fearless Living in a Fear-filled Society

Karen VanTil Gushta
There are many reasons to be fearful in today's society, but Christians are increasingly subject to persecution. How can Christians live fearlessly in the face of it?

Is Socialism the Source of Scandinavian Happiness?

by Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
[Photo by Jerry Newcombe, the southern coast of Norway] A new study finds that Norway is the happiest nation on earth. Some liberals want to give socialism the credit for that. Are they correct? Short answer: No.

Planned Parenthood and the Three Percent Myth

by Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
Planned Parenthood likes to claim that only three percent of their services are abortions. But what are the real facts in the matter? Even some liberal sources, which would agree with Planned Parenthood on abortion overall, take exception to the three percent claim.

"The Shack"---Biblical or New Age?

by Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
A mega-best-selling novel, "The Shack," which takes place in a shack in the woods, has now been turned into a movie. It is noble that the movie tries to provide Christian answers to the problem of suffering. But does it end up compromising too much of basic biblical doctrine in the process or is it simply using the literary device of metaphors?

“Jesus” and the Oscars

by Jerry Newcombe, D.Min.
The Oscars garnish all the headlines, but despite what is often featured by Hollywood, lately, there have been some Christians-based movies that are showing up in some of the theaters. Furthermore, the most watched film of all time in the whole wide world is based on the Gospel of Luke.