Is the Pope Catholic?

Is the Pope Catholic?

June 6, 2018By ARCComparative Religions, Culture

By Dr. Peter Jones – You laugh! Like the question, Who wrote the Gospel of John? the question, Is the Pope Catholic? hardly seems to deserve a reply. Well, not until a few weeks ago. The historic catechism of the Catholic Church, (based on the Old and New Testament and on centuries of tradition) has … Read More

California’s Shocking “You Must Stay Gay” Bill

April 18, 2018By ARCCulture

By Michael Brown, CP Op-Ed Contributor | Apr 6, 2018 7:20 AM Used with permission from The Christian Post In a brazen assault on our most fundamental freedoms, California legislators are considering a bill that would make it illegal for anyone to receive professional help to resolve unwanted same-sex attractions or gender confusion. This would … Read More

Olympics, Homosexuality, and the Pagan Worldview

March 27, 2018By ARCCulture

By Clete Hux – America is becoming an increasingly pagan culture. Many would say that this is easily seen in how fast homosexuality is progressing in society. This raises some questions for our consideration. What do paganism and homosexuality have in common? Is there a platform where promoting one promotes the other? Historically, what is … Read More

Angelmania: Close Encounters of the Celestial Kind

March 22, 2018By ARCCulture

By Clete Hux – A person is driving along in an automobile on the interstate and spots a hitchhiker. The driver stops and the hitchhiker gets into their car. They haven’t gone very far down the interstate before the hitchhiker tells the driver about certain personal things in the driver’s life; things that only the … Read More

The ‘Changing God’ of the New Theologies

March 21, 2018By ARCCommon Objections

By Clete Hux –   Modern man seeks autonomy, or independence, especially when it comes to his relationship to God the Creator. It seems that man is forever running from his Creator and, in essence, he is escaping from reason. In his great little book, Escape from Reason, Francis A. Schaffer talks about a theology that … Read More

Arius Still Lives

March 21, 2018By ARCComparative Religions

By Clete Hux – It’s been said that the only difference between orthodoxy and heresy is emphasis. It has also been said that when heresy crawls in one generation, it walks in the next. The writer of Ecclesiastes knew this when he said, “There is nothing new under the sun” (1:96). Solomon’s words can remind … Read More

Are Christians “Little gods”?

March 21, 2018By ARCComparative Religions

By Clete Hux – Many Christians are appalled by the ‘health and wealth’ gospels known as ‘Word-Faith’ or ‘Positive Confession’. These teach that if one has enough faith, then, by their positively confessing health and wealth, it can be theirs. Of course, this puts all the burden of proof upon the shoulders of the individual … Read More

The Utopian Vision and Cultural Hostility

March 19, 2018By ARCCulture

by Dr. Paul Cleveland – The contentiousness of the recent presidential election provides an apt occasion for us to ask the question, “Are we ‘coming apart’?” to borrow from the title of Charles Murray’s recent book. To understand the nature of the current hostility we must first find its roots. Indeed, the seeds of it … Read More

The Deception of Environmentalism

March 19, 2018By ARCCulture

By Dr. Paul A. Cleveland – The environmental movement was spawned in the 1960s by an assortment of radicals who viewed the problems of society as stemming from human action. Following the musings of Rousseau, they saw civilization itself as the ultimate source of human ills. They rejected the reality that the ills of this … Read More

Economic Goods and the Problem of Greed

March 19, 2018By ARCCulture

By. Dr. Paul Cleveland – It is sometimes thought that capitalism promotes greed. Indeed, critics of the free market routinely argue that people left to their own devices in the economic arena engage in all sorts of greedy behavior. But is this criticism valid? The proliferation of economic goods may indeed give us the appearance … Read More

What’s Cookin’ in IHOP’s Kitchen?

March 19, 2018By ARCComparative Religions

By Rev. Keith Gibson – “Do you have any information on IHOP? What’s your impression of what’s going on there? My child just got involved in IHOP, should I be concerned?” The questions come in a number of forms but are basically seeking the same information. I receive multiple inquiries at ARC weekly concerning the … Read More

New York Attorney General’s Office Runs Fake Facebook Profile to Spy on Pro-Life Advocates

New York Attorney General’s Office Runs Fake Facebook Profile to Spy on Pro-Life Advocates

March 7, 2018By ARCCulture

Michelle Piccolo Feb 20, 2018 | 1:31PM Albany, New York -In startling courtroom admissions during cross examination by Thomas More Law Center attorney, Tyler Brooks, the New York Attorney General’s star witness admitted she created a fake Facebook page pretending she was a pro-life Christian to develop dossiers and entrap pro-life sidewalk counselors who appeared … Read More

The Qur’an vs The Bible

The Qur’an vs The Bible

February 1, 2018By ARCComparative Religions

By Steven B. Cowan Both Christianity and Islam claim to be revealed religions. That is, we both claim to have been the recipients of infallible, divine revelation which marks out our respective religion as exclusively true. What is more, we both claim that what God revealed to us about himself and his will for us … Read More