It’s Starting to Sound a Lot Like Revelation

The headline of today’s SciTech page on Fox News warns:  “Powerful Solar Storm Could Shut Down U.S. for Months.”  The article said, “Damage to power grids and other communication systems could be catastrophic…with effects leading to a potential loss of governmental control of the situation.” “The prediction is based in part on a major solar storm […]

Scientists Who Believe; Britons Who Don’t

Two interesting articles appeared in today’s edition of the London Daily Mail.  One is rather discouraging.  Only a third of Britons believe in the nativity, even though 43% claim to be Christian.  This poll was commissioned by St Helen’s Church in Bishopsgate, London, in order to raise awareness about the meaning of Christmas.  New Testament […]

The Ivory Pomegranate

Several years ago, I visited the Israel Museum in Jerusalem to view a handful of critical archaeological finds related to the Bible. One of these was a small ivory pomegranate that archaeologists claimed was used in the original temple of Solomon. It is the only artifact ever found from the First Temple. I was distressed […]

Does Recession Trigger Revival?

Earlier this week, the New York Times ran a fascinating article on the subject “Bad Times Draw Bigger Crowds to Churches.”  It suggests that churches grow during recessions because people who are “shaken to the core” by economic distress turn to the Lord for help and encouragement.  Many churches in the New York area are […]