“What is contemplative prayer?”……It is important to first define “contemplative prayer.” Contemplative prayer is not just “contemplating while you pray.” The Bible instructs us to pray with our minds (1 Corinthians 14:15), so, clearly, prayer does involve contemplation. However, praying with your mind is not what “contemplative prayer” has come to mean. Contemplative prayer has […]

The Conspiracies of Chicken Little …Never before have so many been so informed about so much with so little verification. Lately, in-boxes and Facebook feeds have been filled to over-flowing with warnings about how quickly our government and culture are falling apart. It’s getting a bit overwhelming.……Most insidious are the articles that take the merest […]

“What is the biblical Creation story?”……Answer: The basic creation story is found in Genesis 1 and 2, with the account of the Garden of Eden in chapter 3. Genesis 1 begins before the existence of anything except God Himself. Since this is the case, there is no such thing as a “pre-historic” time. God’s revelation […]

“What is the canopy theory?”……Answer: The canopy theory seeks to explain the reference in Genesis 1:6 to “the waters above the firmament,” assuming that “firmament,” or “expanse,” as the Hebrew word is alternatively translated, refers to our atmosphere. According to the canopy theory, there was a canopy of water above the atmosphere until the cataclysm […]

What is the Babylonian Genisis……Answered by: James……Answer: The Babylonian Genesis is basically the Babylonian creation myth otherwise known as EnumaElis. It has similarities to the creation account of the Biblical Genesis and was recorded in written form in Sanskrit hundreds of years before the Hebrew account. Nevertheless the Jewish history was an oral account long […]

“What is the age of the earth? How old is the earth?”……Answer: Given the fact that, according to the Bible, Adam was created on the sixth day of our planet’s existence, we can determine a biblically-based, approximate age for the earth by looking at the chronological details of the human race. This assumes that the […]

“Deconstructionism – is it a valid way to interpret the Bible?”……Deconstructionism is a basically a theory of textual criticism or interpretation that denies there is any single correct meaning or interpretation of a passage or text. At the heart of the deconstructionist theory of interpretation are two primary ideas. First is the idea that no […]