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Jim Blackburn
As a volunteer in my kids’ confirmation class, I was disappointed to discover recently that one of the class’s textbooks included in its...
Tim Staples
For many in the more traditional Protestant communities, believing Mary to be the Theotokos (Greek, "God-bearer") or Mother of God, is an area...
Jim Blackburn
When I was in college, it was common for each professor to hand out a syllabus outlining and summarizing his course. I remember one syllabus in...
Tim Staples
The third person of the Blessed Trinity, the Holy Spirit, is sometimes referred to as "the forgotten" member of the Godhead. He is, no doubt,...
Jim Blackburn
Some time ago a young single friend confided in me that she was looking for a godly man to marry. She wanted a husband who shared her Christian...
Tim Staples
Catholics and members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS), the Mormons, can agree on one very important principle. Both...
Tim Staples
Romans 5:1 is a favorite verse for those who hold to the doctrine commonly known as "once saved, always saved": "Therefore, since we are...
Jim Blackburn
In Part I (October 2007, page 32), we saw that Catholics believe hell is the freely chosen state of eternal separation from God after death. We...
Jim Blackburn
Hell is not a pleasant topic. Today many preachers (Catholic and non-Catholic) seem to be silent about it. Some Catholics and other Christians—...
Jim Blackburn
People who disagree with the moral teaching of the Catholic Church sometimes attempt to equate the imposition of such teaching to slavery. For...