Actor, commentator, and comedian Ben Stein – whose documentary film “Expelled: No Intelligence Allowed” opened April 18 – believes he’s involved in one of the leading cultural and political battles of his life: the fight for academic freedom against an establishment that teaches Darwinian evolution as fact.
“We’re baaaaaack, y’all!” pastor Fred Luter Jr. exulted, and the New Orleans congregation exploded with joy. “We’re baaaaaack,” he repeated three more times, and each time the congregation responded with more rejoicing.
Most recently graduated high school students don’t struggle with how to explain their faith to someone immersed in New Age philosophy, existentialism, or nihilism. The fact is many of them have never heard the terms, and can much less spell them on the first try.
Psalm 127 is attributed to Solomon, perhaps the wisest man who ever lived. He used an interesting simile when he avowed that children are like arrows. He stated, “Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, so are the children of one’s youth” (Ps. 127:4).
The eight college students landed in Cancun, Mexico at the beginning of spring break. Instead of going to the beach, though, they traveled inland to the neighborhood of Las Pencas and spent the week telling children about Jesus while helping establish the church Jesus Es El Camino (“Jesus is the Way”).
About 1,700 books, periodicals, and other items of historical interest belonging to Malcolm Chapman were recently donated to Truett-McConnell College by his wife, Ann, an alumna of the Georgia Baptist school.
Now that the Southern Baptist Declaration on Climate Change document has been published and is open for comment, it seems appropriate that I share some of my concerns about the “Climate Change” movement that seems to be pervasive across our country.