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  • Let Me Illustrate With The Words That Mark ...

    Contributed by Matthew Sickling on Apr 13, 2007
     | 673 views

    Let me illustrate with the words that Mark Buchanan wrote of his own experience in his book entitled “Your God Is Too Safe.” He wrote that when he was saved, “I hit the ground running. Immediately, I volunteered for everything, anything, that I felt vaguely interested in and marginally qualified ...read more

  • University Of Chicago Divinity School Each Years ...  PRO

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Apr 24, 2001
    based on 173 ratings
     | 2,761 views

    UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO DIVINITY SCHOOL each years has what is called ’BAPTIST DAY’. On this day each one is to bring a lunch to an outdoor picnic area and the school invites one of the popular lecturers to speak at the theological education center. One year DR. PAUL TILLICH came and spent 2 1/2 ...read more

  • On An Old ‘amos And Andy' Television Program, ...

    Contributed by R. David Reynolds on Mar 5, 2008
     | 963 views

    “On an old ‘Amos and Andy’ television program, Andy was angry. There was a big man who would continually slap him across the chest every time they met. Andy finally had enough of it. He told Amos, ‘I’m going to get revenge. I put a stick of dynamite in my vest pocket. The next time he slaps me ...read more

  • Atheistic French Philosopher Voltaire Declared, ...

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Mar 31, 2008
     | 835 views

    Atheistic French philosopher Voltaire declared, "Christianity win be non-existent 100 years after my death." But exactly 100 years after his death, the European Bible Society bought his house and turned it into the continents' largest ...read more

  • Athiesm On Campus

    Contributed by Charles Wallis on Feb 18, 2009
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    ATHIESM ON CAMPUS 70-75% of Christian youth leave the church after high school. Intellectual skepticism is one of the major reasons they walk away. Most Christian students are unequipped to resist rabidly anti-Christian college professors who are intent on converting their students to atheism. ...read more

  • 3-D Theology

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Feb 20, 2009
     | 788 views

    3-D THEOLOGY When people like Christopher Hitchens and Richard Dawkins claim that they can prove that God doesn’t exist, they are making an arrogant mistake. Pardon me while I draw an example from modern animation. When I was a child, the most glorious cartoons were 2-dimensional animations ...read more

  • South Park: God's Authority

    Contributed by Johnny Wilson on Feb 15, 2009
     | 952 views

    SOUTH PARK: GOD'S AUTHORITY The hostile atheists do not want to admit that God is Creator because such an admission would give God authority over their lives. They would rather serve chance so that all experience is relative and so that there are no absolutes-—except perhaps, their certainty ...read more

  • The Aged Atheist  PRO

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Mar 29, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 1,009 views

    Dr. Jess Moody once wrote with biting sarcasm, "What do aged atheists have to talk about, as they sit around waiting to die? Do they discuss the legacy of morality, decency, integrity, and spiritual sensitivity they have given to their children? Or the good atheism has done the world: the ...read more

  • An Increasing Number Of People In America And ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 15, 2008
     | 927 views

    An increasing number of people in America and around the world don't believe in God. The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press has found 20% of Americans ages 18 to 25 say they have no religious affiliation or consider themselves atheists or agnostics, nearly double the rate of 20 years ...read more

  • C.l. Bremer, An Atheist Turned Christian, Was ...

    Contributed by Dave Kinney on Jul 26, 2008
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    C.L. Bremer, an atheist turned Christian, was once asked, "How much do you know about God?" to which he responded, "I know very little about God, but ...read more

  • The Other 19 Percent

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 9, 2009
    based on 1 rating
     | 887 views

    THE OTHER 19 PERCENT Even if they’re unsure of it, most people want to believe in Heaven, and most people have some concept of it. TIME took a poll 10 years ago, and 81% of the people they surveyed said they believed in the existence of Heaven, where people lived forever with God after they ...read more

  • Easter In An Anti-God Rally

    Contributed by Donnie Martin on Apr 14, 2010
     | 985 views

    EASTER IN AN ANTI-GOD RALLY During the early 1920's, a Communist leader named Nikolai Bukharin was sent from Moscow to Kiev to address an anti-God rally. For an hour, he abused and ridiculed the Christian faith until it seemed as if the whole structure of belief was in ruins. Then questions were ...read more

  • Brezhnev's Wife Defies Atheism

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Apr 28, 2010
    based on 1 rating
     | 820 views

    BREZHNEV'S WIFE DEFIES ATHEISM As Vice President, George Bush represented the U.S. at the funeral of former Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev. Bush was deeply moved by a silent protest carried out by Brezhnev’s widow. She stood motionless by the coffin until seconds before it was closed. Then, just ...read more

  • An Atheist In ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on May 26, 2010
     | 1,025 views

    An Atheist in Battle What the people in Gilead did in Judges 11:7 to Jephthah is what our nation has done to God. We only turn to Him when in distress. During the Korean War an atheist soldier was in a foxhole and bullets were flying above him. Some of his comrades were fallen in the field ...read more

  • A Brief Biography Of Karl ...

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Jun 2, 2010
     | 675 views

    A Brief Biography of Karl Marx Back in the 1800’s there was a young man who had a profound sense of admiration for his father. His father saw to it that the life of the family revolved around the religious practices of their faith. In his teen years, however, the boy’s family was forced to move to ...read more

  • God Settles His Accounts  PRO

    Contributed by Sermoncentral on Oct 27, 2009
    based on 2 ratings
     | 1,012 views

    GOD SETTLES HIS ACCOUNTS An atheist farmer often ridiculed people who believed in God. He wrote the following letter to the editor of a local newspaper: "I plowed on Sunday, planted on Sunday, cultivated on Sunday, and hauled in my crops on Sunday; but I never went to church on Sunday. Yet I ...read more

  • Blasphemy Challenge  PRO

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Nov 12, 2009
    based on 3 ratings
     | 798 views

    BLASPHEMY CHALLENGE J. Michael Shannon tells how some young people put up a web site to encourage atheism. The site invited people to dare God to send them to hell. More than 400 young people took the challenge. People who took the challenge received a free copy of documentation that promotes ...read more

  • Pagans' Leaves Us With Some Fascinating ...

    Contributed by Dale Pilgrim on Aug 23, 2009
     | 579 views

    ‘Pagans’ leaves us with some fascinating possibilities. We must be careful not to read too much into it but touching down on the options opens our eyes to a different way of understanding ‘pagan’ language. Douglas Harper shows how in classical literature a pagan was a word used to refer to the ...read more

  • Liberal, Missouri: A Town Of Atheists

    Contributed by Jeff Strite on Apr 18, 2011
     | 527 views

    LIBERAL, MISSOURI: A TOWN OF ATHEISTS There was an experiment in atheism here in the United States. Back in the 1800s, Liberal, Missouri decided to become completely atheistic. Religion was not allowed inside the city limits. No church could exist within the city and religious people were ...read more

  • Good Timing

    Contributed by Guy Mcgraw on Jun 22, 2011
     | 649 views

    GOOD TIMING Actress Shirley McLaine a new ager, was conducting one of her seminars at the Long Beach Arena teaching people about their own divinity. During the seminar, she had everyone light a candle. They turned off the lights so those candles could be seen shining in the dark. She said, "Just ...read more