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Faith Defined

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Jason Calhon, a good friend whom I enjoy sparring, both with martial arts and with words. “Faith is an irrational belief in something that is impossible.” –Emily Deschanel as Temperance Brennan, Fox Television series Bones I rarely actually hear statements so direct as the one above, but it seems I often hear faith dismissed as something only the ignorant or foolish would.. Read More

Who Goes There, Part 2

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by Christian author Rick Morgan. In the previous article, we looked at the qualities of integrity, righteousness and truth that define the man who abides in the presence of God, taken from verse 2 of Psalm 15. This poem written to the denizens of heaven deserves another look, and we’ll start at verse 3: Ps 15:3 He does not slander with his tongue,.. Read More

Who Goes There? – Psalm 15

tforward view of what a real man looks like in the eyes of God. Thomas Jefferson famously called this psalm: “The portrait of a good man by the most sublime of poets, for your imitation.” Huzzas all around. Psalm 15:1-2 O LORD, who may abide in Thy tent? Who may dwell on Thy holy hill? He who walks with integrity, and works righteousness, And speaks truth in his heart. It.. Read More

How To Give An Impressive Handshake

There are hundreds of situations that will require you to introduce, be introduced, and greet other people with a handshake.  In order to have a truly impressive handshake you must understand it’s purpose.  While the exact origin of the handshake is unknown, it is generally accepted in western literature that handshakes were developed as a greeting in order to demonstrate that you were not concealing a weapon in your hand… Read More

Reader Poll – Can You Tie a Bowline Knot?

Welcome to the Tuesday Reader Poll. The way this works is pretty straight forward. I ask a question. You answer. You add comments below if you feel your answer needs an explanation, you don’t like your choices, or you just have something relevant to share. After voting, if you’ve ever used a bowline in a real world activity, we’d love to hear about it.

Psalm 112 – Obedience is not enough.

Most people know what is required of them to maintain their good standing as a man, a husband, and a father.  They must be faithful to their wives.  They must be successful enough to provide food, shelter, and clothing for their families. They must be men of exemplary character.  Why do men do these things?  What motivates them?  What motivates you? Psalm 112 opens with a simple but profound challenge to.. Read More

15 Fun Super Bowl Facts

In honor of the American holiday Super Bowl Sunday, I’ve compiled some fun facts that you may not know about the game.  Okay, so it’s not an official holiday, but it might as well be. Good Company: In 2010 106.5 million people watched the Superbowl, making it the most watched program in US history, beating out the 105.97 million viewers of the 1983 M.A.S.H. finale. Preferred Seating: Prices for tickets.. Read More

Science in the Bible – Unclean Seeds

This is the beginning of a new series highlighting scientific facts found in the Bible.  Why do we care about science in the bible you might ask?  Finding science references in the bible helps to validate the authenticity of the authorship (God) as many of the scientific principles found in scripture were not ‘discovered’ by science until much later. Leviticus 11 has one such scientific reference.  In Leviticus 11 Moses.. Read More