We have been reading different articles that have been written since the documentary aired. No, we did not watch it as we had no interest in watching people air out their grievances in public. We never watched the reality show when it was on either as we do not care for reality shows. However, judging … Continue reading The Duggar Documentary
We put the + in there in case some people do not think what we are writing about are controversial topics. Some are borderline but here is one definition of the term controversial: Controversial is used to describe someone or something that causes people to get upset and argue. (source) Some of these topics will … Continue reading Controversial Issues+
Pointing a Finger
We have now entered our 12th year of blogging. Almost matches our teaching career in length. We will just make a few observations here. #1.Pointing Fingers Recently we bought Lee Strobel's book In Defense of Christ, a book that many believers should read. It is a good book from what we have read so far … Continue reading Pointing a Finger
Is the IBYC or IBLP a Cult?
Since the news broke that there would be a Duggar documentary, a new focus has been brought to these two organizations. One was the organization's original name and the other continues today without its founder. They are basically the same but most people talking about this organization actually refer to the time when Bill Gothard … Continue reading Is the IBYC or IBLP a Cult?
Is a Documentary Needed?
And other good questions. We were reading Protestia the other day and we saw their news article on the upcoming Duggar documentary. A new docuseries about the Duggar family and their ties to Bill Gothard and the Institute in Basic Life Principles (IBLP) is about to be released, and it features interviews with Jill Duggar, … Continue reading Is a Documentary Needed?
That is a very misleading term. Itis used a lot by those who support abortion: “North Carolinians now understand that Republicans are unified in their assault on women’s reproductive freedom (source) There are several things wrong with the term used in that fashion. The first one is the biggest of all. Women cannot reproduce on … Continue reading Reproductive freedom
Abortion: The Men’s Side of the Debate
There has been a side of this debate that has gone mostly unreported. The article 'Disenfranchised grief': The quiet pain of men who experience abortion deals with it from the secular viewpoint. In recent decades, the conversation surrounding abortion has primarily surrounded women and as a result of societal expectations, men might be less likely … Continue reading Abortion: The Men’s Side of the Debate
What The Internet Has Done
Over the many years we have been reading this blog, we have seen one thing that unbelievers and Christians have in common. Many uneducated and unknowing people from both groups have created blogs and write like they are an authority. It is a phenomenon that can get very annoying and troublesome as these people spread … Continue reading What The Internet Has Done
Misc. Topics & Responses
People are faced with many issues every day. One thing to note is that there really is no such thing as situational ethics. The discussion between universal and situational ethics has gone on for a very long time. When you read the Bible, you do not find commands, instructions, or information on how to act … Continue reading Misc. Topics & Responses
The Bible IS What It Claims To Be
If it wasn't, the world would be lost and no one would have any hope. Anarchy would be the rule of law and the survival of the fittest would influence just about every action possible. There would be no morals, no laws and everyone would do what is right in their own eyes. When people … Continue reading The Bible IS What It Claims To Be