Place Your Bets!

October 16, 2018By ARCCommon Objections

By Brandon Robbins – The October/November 2005 issue of Free Inquiry was dedicated to the future of secularism.  The question that the editors of Free Inquiry hoped to answer was: “Secularism, will it survive?”  I began to look through this issue in hopes of finding some plausible argument for why one should chose a secular … Read More

Why the “Lost Gospels” Lost Out

October 15, 2018By ARCCommon Objections

By Ben Witherington, III – In Dan Browns best-selling novel The Da Vinci Code, villain Leigh Teabing explains to cryptologist Sophie Neveu that at the Council of Nicea (A.D. 325) “many aspects of Christianity were debated and voted upon,” including the divinity of Jesus. “Until that moment,” he says, “Jesus was viewed by His followers … Read More

New Testament Canonicity

October 15, 2018By ARCCommon Objections

By Terry Wilder – The word canon (kanon) originally meant measuring reed, but eventually developed the meaning, standard. Pertaining to the New Testament (NT), the term refers to those books accepted by the church as the standard that governs Christian belief and conduct.1 When the apostles were alive and operating in the first century, no … Read More

The Canon of Scripture in Jesus Day

October 15, 2018By ARCCommon Objections

by Paul D. Wegner – Throughout church history there has been active discussion between the Protestant, Roman Catholic, and Greek Orthodox churches regarding which books belong in the Old Testament canon. But how did these canons develop? And is it possible to determine which canon of the Old Testament the early church used? What are … Read More

The Gay Gene?

October 15, 2018By ARCCulture

By Jeffrey B. Satinover, M.D. – In this age, in this country, public sentiment is everything. With it, nothing can fail; against it, nothing can succeed. Whoever molds public sentiment goes deeper than he who enacts statutes, or pronounces judicial decisions.–Abraham Lincoln On July 15, 1993, National Public Radio (NPR) made a dramatic announcement on … Read More

Getting Out

October 11, 2018By ARCCulture

By Rob G. – Some things you should know about the journey out of homosexuality. REALISTIC EXPECTATIONS Change happens through process Sometimes people think that if they pray enough or wish hard enough, their homosexuality will just disappear. This is an unrealistic expectation. Changes in the area of sexual orientation happen as a result of … Read More

How Did We Get Here?

October 11, 2018By ARCCulture

By Erwin Lutzer – We are witnesses to a social revolution, which if successful, will have ongoing repercussions for ourselves, our children and grandchildren. As we shall see, there is reason to believe that this revolution to remake the family has the potential to destroy the very concept of marriage along with freedom of religion. … Read More

The Rise of Government and the Destruction of Liberty

October 11, 2018By ARCCulture

Dr. Paul Cleveland – If you ask people today if they value freedom they will invariably tell you that they do. Regrettably, based upon their preferred government policy proposals, that assertion cannot be true. I am often surprised at how little people think about the nature of government and the problems that have arisen in … Read More

Do You See  the World as Jesus Sees It?

Do You See the World as Jesus Sees It?

October 11, 2018By ARCCulture

by Dr. Paul Cleveland | Jun 6, 2018 | Articles | In Romans chapter twelve the Apostle Paul tells us not to be conformed to the pattern of this world, but to be transformed by the renewal of our minds. The question I would like to raise is, “What does this look like in practice?” … Read More

Revoice: Sliding into Heresy

August 23, 2018By ARCGeneral Apologetics

By Dr. Peter Jones PUBLIC STATEMENT In attempting to define in my public article, “Revoice: Sliding Into Heresy,” [] the meaning of “queer theory” and its relations to dangerous non-binary thinking associated with the justification of same-sex orientation, I misunderstood and misrepresented the thinking of Rachel Gilson, director of theological development at CRU for the … Read More

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