“Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”John 8:32
May the plethora of links allow you to easily and quickly seek out evidence for yourself and others that God has revealed Himself through the wonders of His Creation, through His inspired Word, and through the lives of transformed people.
“What no eye has seen,1 Corinthians 2:9-10
what no ear has heard,
and what no human mind has conceived—
the things God has prepared for those who love Him—
these are the things God has revealed to us by His Spirit.”
“Jesus said, ‘But blessed are your eyes, for they see, and your ears, for they hear’.”Matthew 13:16
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“Jesus appeals to the soul as light appeals to the eye, as truth fits the conscience, as beauty speaks to the aesthetic nature. For Christ and the soul are made for one another…”E. Stanley Jones, Missionary & Evangelist
I’ve been reading through the Bible every year for some time now (the last 8 years chronologically), and last year decided to join “Read Scripture”, a reading plan with accompanying links to related free video commentary from “The Bible Project” (see above 3-min video overview). It was so helpful that I’m doing it for the 3rd time this year and highly recommend it to anyone else seeking to better understand God’s Word.
CORONA VIRUS (COVID-19) RESOURCE LINKS:
“Apply God’s Word” – “4 Things God Is Telling Us Through the Coronavirus” – article from founder, Mark Ballenger; or watch 8-min video of content above.
“Revelation Media” – “The Torchlighters: Heroes of the Faith” – can temporarily stream full 30-min episodes from DVD series about courageous heroes of the faith; activities can be downloaded; I suggest starting with Richard Wurmbrand of Romania, pastor and founder of “Voice of the Martyrs” (his son is still involved).
LINKS ADDED RECENTLY (older ones available on original topic page):
“Summer Bible Quest” – by “Teach Sunday School”: “15 Bible Quests to Build Character & Faith”; kids choose from 2 adventures for each quest; those on their email list receive offers for many great deals on resources to teach the Bible; [on Resources for parents page & Homeschooling resources page under Families, and under Schoolteacher resources page under Leaders].
Evidences for the Bible’s Inspiration” – 8.5-minute video by Jeff Miller, Ph.D.; “Can a person know that the Bible really was authored by God, rather than mere men? The Bible has divine characteristics (like its unity, brevity, and scientific foreknowledge) which are beyond the ability of humans to have produced.”; [on Apologetics videos page under Apologetics].
“Doctors with no limits: DIY abortions in the UK, Africa, and across the borders” – by Lucien Tuinstra for “Creation Ministries International” (CMI); [on Sanctity of Human Life page under Apologetics].
“Recent Plants Found Under Greenland Ice: Plant materials in an ice core cannot be a million years old. They look like they were buried in the recent past” – by David F. Coppedge, founder of “Creation Evolution Headlines” (CEH); [on Creation articles page (Botany) under Creation].
“Axis: Connecting Parents, Teens & Jesus in a Disconnected World” – membership site that offers a free downloads, articles, conversation starters, podcasts, a newsletter (“The Culture Translator”) & more for parents of preteens and teens; watch 3-min intro video above; [on Websites for Parents page (General Christian Websites for Parents) under Families].
“Flood impacts reinforce volcanic cooling to start the Ice Age” – by Michael J. Oard for “Creation Ministries International” (CMI); [on Creation articles page (Flood Geology) under Creation].
“Lamprey Larvae Are Not Vertebrate Ancestors: Another case of Haeckel-like recapitulation turns out to be false. Lamprey larvae are not relics of our ancestors” – by David F. Coppedge, founder of “Creation Evolution Headlines” (CEH); [on Creation articles page (Biology/Human Origins) under Creation].
“Praying the Scriptures for Your Children” – by Jodie Berndt; “how to make the Bible a book of prayers that can powerfully influence your children’s lives. You’ll discover how to pray specifically and expectantly for their faith, character, safety, relationships, and future”; [on Resources for Parents page (Parenting books) under Families].
“Fossil Leaves Contain DNA: Are these leaves really 16 million years old? They retain color, odor, and even DNA. Bruce Malone shares a remarkable find” – by David F. Coppedge, founder of “Creation Evolution Headlines” (CEH); [on Creation articles page (Botany) under Creation].
“Let Go and Run Beside: the essentials of intentional preteen ministry” – provides a “practical foundation as you build a ministry where 9-12 year olds take ownership of their faith in Jesus Christ”; by Sean Sweet, 20+ year Preteen Ministry Veteran and team leader of “FourFiveSix”: Raising Your Ministry to Preteens.; [on Preteen leader resources page (books) under Leaders]; note from this site founder: I’ve had the privilege of observing what God has done through the author and it is nothing short of amazing. He has implemented great ideas in guiding preteens that are bearing much fruit.
“Agents of Acts: on a Mission from God” – 8-week spy-themed series that studies the Book of Acts by exploring the lives of those who acted as God’s “Agents” while spreading the Gospel and increasing the followers of Jesus; by Pastor Karl Bastian, founder of Kidology.org and author of “DiscipleTown”; [on Preteen leader resources page (curriculum) under Leaders and on Bible studies page (scroll down to kids) under Bible].
“Living Fossils: The Horseshoe Crab Story: Living Fossils Continue to Amaze and Surprise Scientists” – by Margaret Helder for “Creation Evolution Headlines” (CEH); [on Creation articles page (fossil record) under Creation].
“Noah’s Ark Accurate Scale model” – by “Fidelity Bible Kits”; 6 feet long when assembled; 1/72 scale and comes with scale animals; handmade of cardboard and Velcro; this site founder purchased this model for a preteen Bible study that students put together as part of each session in a series on evidence for a global flood; [on Church resources page and Preteen leader resources page under Leaders].
“Flooded: the world that then existed perished, being flooded with water – 2 Peter 3:6″ – by Jeff Miller, Ph.D., author & speaker; high-quality, colorful, & engaging book offering fossil, geological, historical, genetic, etc. evidence for Noah’s Flood; available through “Apologetics Press” (AP); free leader resources available to those who purchase the book; this site founder purchased it and highly recommends – fantastic resource!; [on Creation books page under Creation and on Preteen leader resources & Resources for preteens pages under Leaders].
“Climate Scientists Don’t Know What They Claim to Know” – by David F. Coppedge, founder of “Creation Evolution Headlines” (CEH); [on Creation articles page (scroll down to Climate Change) under Creation].
“Flipping the Script on the Abortion Narrative” – by Catherine Yang for “The Epoch Times”; Ryan Bomberger found out when he was 13 that he was the result of the rape of his birth mother, and later founded “The Radiance Foundation” to “speak up for people who cannot speak for themselves”; [on Sanctity of life page under Apologetics].
“Soft Tissue Preservation in a ‘Jurassic’ Ihthyosaur” – by Philip Robinson for “Creation Ministries International” (CMI); [on Creation articles page (scroll down to Dinosaurs) under Creation].
“Creation Theology Society” – membership group; “In the tradition of theology as the queen of the sciences, the Creation Theology Society seeks to develop a community of biblical scholarship that initiates and undergirds interdisciplinary creation research”; [on Creation websites page (scroll down to Associations/Networks) under Creation].
Added new monthly blog article: “Is Judgment Coming?”.
“Dinosaur Bone Bed Indicates Underwater Graveyard: multiple specimens of Edmontosaurus give evidence of catastrophic water burial after transport by an underwater debris flow” – by David F. Coppedge, founder of “Creation Evolution Headlines” (CEH); [on Creation articles page (scroll down to Dinosaurs) under Creation].
“Scientific Paper Reaffirms New Genes Required for Cambrian Explosion” – by “Evolution News”; [on Creation articles page (scroll down to Fossil Record) under Creation].
“Parable Parade” – “players must collect complete sets of Parable Cards. You can draw as many cards as you like, but be careful. Draw an Oopsie! Card and you will pay the price! Will you be bold and fearless? Or will you be conservative and cautious?Collect the Cards. Complete the Story. Capture the Point. Watch the video to learn how to play; from “Bible Games Central”; [on Kidmin resources page (scroll down to KIDMIN GAMES) under Leaders].
“Bible Bingo” – “simple and fun game that also helps players become more familiar with the Bible. The Bingo cards you find in this game are specially designed to correspond to how the Bible is organized. They are divided into distinct, colored sections which match the sections of the Bible”; from “Bible Games Central”; from “Bible Games Central”; [on Kidmin resources page (scroll down to KIDMIN GAMES) under Leaders].
“Bible Memory Game” – “each Bible Memory Game set contains 2 decks of bridge sized cards with 2 different colored backs: blue and red. Each deck has 66 cards that are beautifully illustrated to reflect the contents of each of the 66 books of the Bible. The color bar at the bottom of each card indicates which section of the Bible it belongs to”; from “Bible Games Central”; [on Kidmin resources page (scroll down to KIDMIN GAMES) under Leaders].
“Platypus Glows in the Dark: New Discovery: The Platypus Glows in the Dark!
And so do many other animals – another conundrum for Darwinism” – by Jerry Bergman, PhD for “Creation Evolution Headlines” (CEH)
“Nature’s Maker Identified: The Creator of the world and all that is in nature has been identified! He speaks every language on earth.” – by Dave Coppedge, founder of “Creation Evolution Headlines” (CEH); [on Creation articles page under Creation].
“Christian News Journal” (CNJ) “is a faith-based news website that carries news, feature articles with a concentration on current events, socio-political issues, religious persecution and entertainment, etc. Launched in 2014, CNJ has been recognized three times by the Evangelical Press Association for the Award of Excellence and received first place among Christian news websites in North America”; [on Christian news websites page under Families].
“Christmas Resource Pack” – from “Children’s Ministry Deals”; temporary free downloads include “Candy Cane Christmas 4-Week Curriculum, Nativity Coloring Page, 10 Christmas Minute To Win It Games, Christmas Tree Coloring Page, Christmas Object Lessons, Candy Cane Coloring Page, Christmas Bingo, Christmas Seek & Find, & more!”; [on Kidmin resources page – scroll down to KIDMIN HOLIDAY RESOURCES].
“The Story of Christmas Minute To Win It Games” – by “Bible Games Central”; “This special collection of low-prep Minute To Win It games helps you share the true story of Christmas in a fun and memorable way. Each of the six games here is linked to a part of the Biblical Christmas story. This allows you to tell the story of Christmas as you introduce each game.”; [on Kidmin resources page – scroll down to KIDMIN HOLIDAY RESOURCES].
“DrugRehab.com” – “If you have a drug or alcohol addiction, you need treatment to recover. Treatments range from intensive inpatient therapy to outpatient counseling. Numerous therapies are effective for different types of drug addiction. Recovery isn’t easy, but the path to sobriety begins by seeking treatment.“; offers support for various addictions, treatments, recovery, blog, guides, family support, collegiate recovery, faith recovery, sober living homes, & more; [on Hope & Healing page under Outreach].
“The First 3 Phases Of The Downward Slope From Freedom To Communism: Communism first requires a vigorous program of preparing people to absorb its rhetoric, through laying groundwork in education, propaganda, and agitation.”; first of 3 articles written in 2017 on the history & tactics of how governments go from freedom to Communism – by Stella Morabito for “The Federalist”; 2nd article: “The Bolshevik Revolution Reveals Six Phases From Freedom To Communist Misery: A hundred years on from the Bolshevik Revolution, we’d do well to study the stages and trends that put free societies on the path to totalitarianism“; 3rd article: “The Final 3 Phases In The Slide From Freedom To Communism: Once the groundwork is laid for Communism, it can impose itself by consolidating its takeover of society’s institutions, by enforcing conformity, then moving to its ‘final solutions’ phase”; [on Judeo-Christian history articles page under History].
Apologetics “Memory Cards” – great resource; free PDF download from “Local Church Apologetics”; [on multiple resource pages – homeschooling under Families and under Leaders: preteen leader, resources for preteens, youth leader, & resources for teens].
“Local Church Apologetics” – “established to help the local church with incorporating apologetics into their ongoing ministries. We have material for every age level to assist believers of all ages in knowing how to defend and share their Christian faith in the midst of an unbelieving, hostile culture”; founded by Rev. Rick & Judy McGough; offers fantastic apologetic “Memory Cards” (free pdf download), “Got a Moment” audio bites, speaking, “Truth Conference”, “Faith & Reason Made Simple” book, teacher manual, or package with 8-session video study, a longer “Faith and Reason” study, and more; [on Apologetic websites page under Apologetics and Bible studies page under Bible].
“Discerning Truth” – by astrophysicist, author, speaker, & founder of “Biblical Science Institute“, Dr. Jason Lisle: “provides a practical and engaging resource on the use of logic”; “What do you say when your faith is challenged by those claiming to speak in the name of science or reason?”; [on Creation books page under Creation].
“Geoscience Research Institute” – “uses both science and revelation to study the question of origins because it considers the exclusive use of science as too narrow an approach”; offers answers to basic questions, articles, videos, books, a kids’ page, & more; sponsored by the 7th Day Adventist Church; [on Creation websites page under Creation].
“Origin of Tectonic Plates Best Explained by the Flood” – by Tim Clarey, PH.D. for “Institute for Creation Research” (ICR); [on Creation articles page under Creation].
“Evolutionary Textbooks Promoted Racism: The Role of Biology Textbooks in Causing Racism; Why this Embarrassing History is Often Ignored – by Jerry Bergman, PhD for “Creation Evolution Headlines” (CEH); [on Creation articles page under Creation].
“18 Trillion Feet of You”– incredible 6.5 min video by “The John 10:10 Project” from “Illustra Media”: “Enter a living human cell to discover a world of unimaginable precision, complexity and design. Measuring less than 2/1000th of an inch in diameter, the cell is packed with molecular machinery that makes life possible. These microscopic wonders include our DNA – the genetic code. Through extraordinary computer animation you’ll discover how the more than 18 trillion feet of DNA in your body is organized, stored and processed.”; [see video on Apologetics video page under Apologetics].
“5 Prophecies that Prove the Bible | Proof for God” – by Kyle Butt, M.Div. for “Apologetics Press” (AP); [on Apologetics video page under Apologetics].
“Evidence for Jesus Resurrection from a Historian – Animated” – 5-min video from“Apologetics.org”; [see video on Apologetics video page under Apologetics].
“Evidence for Jesus Resurrection from a Historian” – 5-min video with animated illustration; [watch on Apologetics video page under Apologetics].
“One For Israel” – “Reaching Israelis with the Gospel message and training up the next generation of leaders.“
“What about Contradictions in the Bible? | Proof for God” – 8-min video answer by Kyle Butt of “Apologetics Press” (AP); [on Apologetics videos page under Apologetics].
“Fossil Marine Reptile Buried with Last Meal Intact: Here is another example of an ichthyosaur that was buried rapidly. This one didn’t have time to digest its lunch” – by David F. Coppedge, founder of “Creation Evolution Headlines” (CEH); [on Creation articles page under Creation].
“Logos Research Associates: Upholding a High View of Science and a High View of Scripture” – “We use scholarship, logic, and the scientific method to show that the historical claims of the Bible are not only credible, but are superior to evolutionary theory to explain the origin of the world we see.”; founded by geneticist and former atheist/evolutionist, Dr. John Sanford; contributing team of researchers, board members, & ambassadors; new research; [on Creation websites page under Creation].
“DNA detected in duckbilled dino: Sneak peek of a powerful article from the latest Creation magazine” – by Philip Robinson for “Creation Ministries International” (CMI); [on Creation articles page under Creation].
“Evidence that modern humans and ‘super-archaic’ humans may have shared DNA: Evolutionary views on human origins catch up with the Bible!” – by Matthew Cserhati for “Creation Ministries International” (CMI).
“‘Impossible’ Hybrid Suggests Non-Darwinian Change” – by David F. Coppedge, founder of “Creation Evolution Headlines” (CEH).
“Patterns of Evidence” – created series of films with evidence for the truth of the Bible; founded by Tim Mahoney; also offers articles, homeschooling curriculum for elementary and teens, “Patterns of Evidence for Young Explorers” preteen curriculum, etc.; [on Judeo-Christian websites page under History].
“Doubting Thomas Research Foundation” – “established to document the history of the theory and to provide our contributions to the historiography. Based on our research, we believe that Jabal Maqla in Saudi Arabia is the best candidate for Mount Sinai”; [on Judeo-Christian websites page under History].
“Finding the Mountain of Moses” – amazing 25-min documentary revealing numerous evidences of the Exodus biblical account in Saudi Arabia rather than the traditional Mt. Sinai location in Egypt; by “Doubting Thomas Research Foundation”; supports previous research done by Bob Cornuke of “Base Institute” and Tim Mahoney of “Patterns of Evidence” series; [watch on Judeo-Christian history videos page under History].
“WORLD Watch News” – “headlines, news briefs, and feature stories, kids and teens can learn what’s going on all over the world. Parents and teachers can rely on safe, educational news with a biblical worldview; designed for the classroom and the household, this program is ideal for middle-to-high school students, but appropriate enough for a younger audience and informative enough for adults”; subscription for 10-min videos every weekday; special offer of temporary free 3-min news video each weekday; has YouTube channel and Facebook page; [on Christian news sites page under Families].
Added new page: “Schoolteacher Resources” under Leaders.
Added new monthly blog article: “Gaining Perspective”.
“Baloney Detector: How To Avoid Propaganda – or – Think and Grow Righteous”; “Lest Satan should get an advantage of us, for we are not ignorant of his devices. (II Corinthians 2:11)”; by Dave Coppedge, founder of “Creation Evolution Headlines” (CEH); [on Apologetics websites page under Apologetics].
“Biosignatures Reveal Intact Soft Tissue Is Ubiquitous in Fossils” – by David F. Coppedge, founder of “Creation Evolution Headlines” (CEH); [on Creation articles page under Creation].
“The Story of Liberty” – “believe the story of our God-given rights is the great missing link to restore our nation again”; offer live video online tours, Christian economics, interviews, history of holidays, news, education, miracles that saved America, & much more; also has a YouTube channel and published a book, “The Law and Liberty”; [on Judeo-Christian websites page under History].
“Evolutionist: it’s OK to deceive students to believe evolution” – by Jonathan Sarfati for “Creation Ministries International” (CMI); [on Creation articles page under Creation].
“Environmentalist Issues Apology for Misleading ‘Climate Alarmism’: Pandemic puts climate ‘crisis’ into perspective, says climate expert” – by Alan McDonnell for “The Epoch Times”; [on Creation articles page under Creation].].
“They Were Christians: The Inspiring Faith of Men and Women Who Changed the World” – by author, screenwriter, & film director, Cristóbal Krusen; interesting account of familiar people in history and others not as familiar and how their faith motivated their lives and accomplishments; [on Judeo-Christian history books page under History].
“Outside of Jesus There are No Answers.” – amazing 14-min interview with Ravi Zacharias on “100 Huntley: life-changing stories of faith every day”; [watch on Apologetics videos page under Apologetics].
“Having your cake, and eating it: Evolution is not science” – by Lucien Tuinstra for “Creation Ministries International” (CMI); [on Creation articles page under Creation].
“History fails to record a single precedent in which nations subject to moral decay have not passed into political and economic decline. There has been either a spiritual awakening to overcome the moral lapse, or a progressive deterioration leading to ultimate national disaster.”Douglas MacArthur (1880–1964); on Historical faith quotes page under History