Controversy
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Ages between days

Q&A | Oxford professor offers a different Creation theory
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 3/08/17, 09:31 am

John Lennox, 73, is an Oxford University professor of mathematics and philosopher of science. He has written apologetics books such as Gunning for God: Why the New Atheists Are Missing the Target and Seven Days That Divide the World: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science.

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Life beyond clickbait

Lifestyle | Seeking Christ, not flashy trappings, in Scripture
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 11/08/16, 10:17 pm

Probably all of us have given in at some point to clickbait—provocative but often misleading internet headlines designed to generate online advertising revenue by drawing readers. So is it time for “The Clickbait Bible,” as tongue-in-cheek proposed by Nancy Bynum on thebookofnan.com? Here are her sample headlines:

“Showdown at Mount Carmel: The Prophets of Baal Insult Hebrew God … Prophet Elijah Immediately Shuts Them DOWN.”

“Think This is Just a Normal Stable in Bethlehem? Just Wait Until You See Who’s Inside …”

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South Carolina megachurch pastor fired

Religion | Perry Noble dismissed for issues related to alcoholism and his marriage
by Molly Hulsey
Posted 7/11/16, 03:12 pm

NewSpring Church, a multi-campus megachurch based in Anderson, S.C., announced Sunday that the church’s board of directors and pastor advisory team fired Senior Pastor Perry Noble for alcoholism, marital problems, and other “unfortunate” choices.

Noble served as pastor of the Southern Baptist Convention–affiliated church since its founding in 2000. The church has since grown to 17 campuses and 30,000 members statewide, with two new sites under construction in Powdersville and Clemson.

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