Tag Archives: Islam

TROUBLE IN TURKEY: Will Jihad’s March Be Turned Back?

Today’s foment in Turkey may be more significant than many people realize. In 632 AD, the long-smoldering feud between the sons of Ishmael and the sons of Isaac again erupted into conflict. Leaving behind their Arabian Peninsula homeland, the Arab … Continue reading

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O’Reilly, Letterman, and the Culture War

John Richard Pearcey is editor and publisher of The Pearcey Report and its blog, Pro-Existence. Rick has served as managing editor of the Capitol Hill political weekly Human Events, associate editor of the Evans-Novak Political Report, and senior writer with the MacLaurin Institute. … Continue reading

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Ideas Have Consequences … A Columbus Day Reflection

Per the subtitle of this blog, we believe that truth has the power to transform culture. That’s why, a few weeks ago, we highlighted Dr. Marvin Olasky’s challenging piece Darwin Matters: The Influence of Evolutionary Thinking Far Beyond Biology. This … Continue reading

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Freedom: God’s Gift, Man’s Longing

People and nations in north Africa and the Middle East roil under Islamic oppression. What drives this unrest if not the longing for freedom with which the Creator has hard-wired the creatures? As former U.S. president, George Bush, pointed out, to … Continue reading

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You Can’t Legislate Morality?

“I killed my daughter.” Toronto taxi-driver Muhammad Parvez, 60, had just strangled his 16-year-old daughter, Aqsa. So he dialed 911 and reported. Nobody could accuse him of hiding his crime. Maybe no one was surprised when, last week in court, … Continue reading

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Islam: Religion of Peace or Religion of War?

Four kinds of adherents comprise Islam as religion. The silent majority are Pragmatists who want to live in security. Whatever objections they may have about Islamic violence, they don’t rock the boat. The Reformers, a small and courageous minority, embrace … Continue reading

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Spiritual Vaccuum Leads to Embrace of Premodern Religions

As Europe and America have become post Christian, they have turned to Modernism – Secularism. As they have come to experience the spiritual void of Atheistic-Materialism, they become Post-Modern. And what is Post-Modernism? Unfortunately, there has not been a return … Continue reading

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How Important is Demonstrating God’s Love?

This is one of my favorite excerpts from a foundational book for our ministry at Disciple Nations Alliance. If Jesus Were Mayor was written by one of our co-founders, Bob Moffitt. This particular story takes place during a conference he … Continue reading

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