Archaic and Outdated Words in The King James Bible (KJV)

1631 Holy Bible, Robert Barker -John Bill, London. King James Version

I’ve previously discussed the difficulty in reading the KJV and the issue of outdated languages, however, I was recently having a discussion about such archaic words and I thought it would be nice to have a list of such words, where they occurred in scripture, and what they meant in modern English. I was lucky … Read more

Did Jesus or The New Testament Authors Quote from The Apocryphal Books?

Judith kills Holofernes (Book of Judith 13), published in 1877

Update: This article was not intended to be a full-throated defense of the canonization of the apocryphal books because I do not personally believe that the entire collection should be canonized. However, due to the content of this post and the reason why most people are reading this, I will be addressing canonicity in the … Read more

Canonical List of Pastors & Teachers With Fake Doctorates

Fake Doctor of Divinity

Introduction I previously created a short-list of televangelists who had fake degrees and at the time of creation I assumed that the televangelists were some of the few pastors who had fake degrees. Since then I’ve learned that the problem of fake doctorates is not a small phenomenon in the Christian world. In fact, I … Read more

Tips for Handling Hardships

James 1:2-4

How to survive hardships without losing your faith or your sanity Everyone goes through rough times spiritually and in their everyday life, but for some of us, it’s easier to deal with these situations than it is for others. As Christians, there’s a spiritual and extremely reliable set of tools we have available for us … Read more

10 Signs Your Church Is Actually A Cult

Jesus People

1. The leadership is opposed to critical thinking or independent behavior (if you’re not with us, you’re against us) The greatest threat to power are followers who have the will to follow their own thoughts and instincts. In order for a cult leader to have the ability to keep a grip on the cult he … Read more

Tips for Surviving college as a Christian

Surviving college as a Christian

Everyone in college faces challenges to their beliefs, inclinations, personalities, and interests. I’d like to start off by normalizing the concerns you may have about college with this simple but very real fact. Christian students aren’t the only ones wondering how they will handle things once college starts and they’re certainly not the only ones … Read more