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The popular issues of the day seem to impact more of us than anything else. Many of us know the latest in the Hollywood scene or the political arena better than we know ourselves. We can recite sports trivia, but we’re apathetic about concerns of real importance! Check some of these out, and ask yourself the deeper questions...
  • How Can Some Religions Say They Are Right: How can some religions say they are right? There are three possible answers. Find them here.
  • Is there Absolute Truth: How can an absolute truth apply to everybody? Simply because it's an absolute! If it didn't apply to everyone, it would be relative.
  • Religious Archaeology: What is biblical archaeology? Archaeology has been a great source of vindication for both the Old and New Testaments of the Bible.
  • How Did Communism Start: What is the origin of this economic and political philosophy? What was the primary purpose?
  • How Does Prophecy Work: What is prophecy? Can people see into the future and predict events? How does biblical prophecy fit in?
  • Facts About the Dead Sea Scrolls: Why are the Dead Sea Scrolls called the greatest manuscript discovery of modern times? Find out here.
  • Religious Tolerance: How has tolerance changed to New Tolerance? What is it and how does cultural relativism play into it.
  • Memorial Day Meaning Video: A father reminisces a trip to Washington D.C. where his son learned the cost of freedom. What was the cost?
  • The Culture War: What part does absolute truth, biblical authority, and moral truth play in this battle over America?
  • Declaration of Independence: View the names of each person who signed this document. What states did they represent?
  • Mayan Gods: Learn about the gods of creation, sun, childbirth, corn, war, and so on. Who were these gods?
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day: What is the Holocaust Remembrance Day and when it is observed? What did Prime Minister Netanyahu say in 2010?
  • Ancient Sumerians: What stories did this culture have about their gods? What do their detailed records say? How did their writing develop?
  • God and Natural Disasters: Study the hard questions: Are they works of God or the Devil? Why does God allow them? Why do they happen to Christians and non-Christians?
  • History of Black Death: What did someone experience if they suffered from the black death? Discover the symptoms and causes.
  • Mayflower Compact: What was it? What did it say? Who signed it? Why? Discover the facts on this important document.
  • Human Trafficking Video: What is Love146? This video gives a brief overview to how Love146 came to be? What is their perspective on Human Trafficking?
  • History of the Christmas Tree Video: Clive and Ian answer 12 questions of Christmas. What do Christmas trees have to do with Jesus?
  • Veterans Day Holiday Video: Major Ben Richards can't speak for every veteran. He does, however, have a moving story to tell about his soldiers.
  • Natural Marriage Video: What is the point of natural marriage? Watch this video from ColdWater Media.
  • Queen Cleopatra of Egypt: How did this queen impact history? Discover how her popular depiction compares to reality. Was she really a misunderstood person?
  • World War 2 Facts: What influence did this war have on the history of the United States of America? Learn first-hand accounts here.
  • Pro Choice Abortion Video: What About the Unborn Child? Randall Niles reviews a recent case like Nadal Hasan and his terrorist attack at Ft Hood in light of the legal and logical disconnect between criminal and Constitutional law.
  • Gettysburg Address Video: What does the Gettysburg Address mean to us today? Lee Williams aka Honest Abe shares about We the People. Does my voice count?
  • My Country Tis of Thee Video: Enjoy this rendition of this famous patriotic hymn performed by Bill and Gloria Gaither and friends.
  • Adolescent Culture Video: What happens when young adults lose their consciences? John Stonecroft explains the outcome of this change in worldview.
  • Premarital Sex Video: When is the right time for sex? Find out why there is a time designated for everything.
  • Life During the Great Depression: Read first-hand stories from people who were children during the Depression. What do they remember and how has it affected their lives?
  • Colonial Life In America: Learn about the daily life of settlers -- the discouragements, frustrations, and hardships of settling in a new place.
  • April Fools' Day: Consider what the verse in the Psalms means when it says that a fools says in his heart there is no God.
  • April Fools' Day Video: Randall Niles looks at the saying, The fool says in his heart, "There is no God." (Psalm 14:1; 53:1)
  • Presence of Evil: Can we understand how the presence of evil poses a problem under the magnifying glass of a particular worldview?
  • 12th Imam Video: The Blood of Lambs book interview. What is Kamal Saleem's viewpoint?
  • Meaning of Thanksgiving Video: Learn from the Drive Thru History team as they speak about Thanksgiving. What is the history?
  • The Dark Ages: Learn about the start of the Dark Ages and how this barbarian played a major role in its beginning.
  • Colonial America Video: Learn the heroic tales of faith underlying the true history of America. What was their motive to keep going?
  • George Washington Video: Want a great clip on the life of George Washington? Learn the true faith underlying the first President of the United States.
  • Pilgrims Video: Share some of the tragic truth and powerful faith underlying the English Separatists that first called America home.
  • History of Ancient Israel: How did the events of Israel’s history affect the daily lives of the people? How did belief in God influence them?
  • History of Ancient Israel Video: Learn the history of Israel, summarized in less than 5 minutes. What are the main events in their history?
  • New Atheist Video: The One Minute Apologist interviews with special guest Dinesh D'Souza. He will help us understand the distinctives of the new atheism and how we need to be equipped as Christians to handle that.
  • Memorial Day Meaning: What is the purpose of this day? What is the meaning? Why is this day important to American history?
  • Pro-Abortion Video: Watch the TED video on life from conception to birth. When does life really start? Learn more here.
  • School Prayer: We're not talking about Christian prayer, we're talking about a quiet time for any kind of prayerful thought.
  • Constitutional Rights Video: Check out this short video! What are the self-evident truths endowed by our Creator? What do constitutional rights really mean?
  • Miracle of Life Video: Dr. Seuss said, A Person's a Person no Matter How Small. What does this say about the sanctity of life? You have to see this video clip!
  • Parenting Skills: Be effective in your parenting techniques. Learn helpful techniques and tips to improve your parenting.
  • New World Order: Is there a hidden agenda to this movement? What can we expect to come from it? Learn more now.
  • My Country ‘Tis of Thee: Learn the history behind this great American hymn. Why was it written and who penned the great and famous patriotic lyrics?
  • Saint Patrick’s Day: Learn the history behind this holiday. Is it more than green bear and wearing green? Find out the story here.
  • Christian Home School: What does the Bible say about educating children? Should homeschooling be considered?
  • Mark Of The Beast: Where did this concept originate? Is it really in the Bible?
  • Voice Of The Martyrs: Discover how martyrdom shows compelling and dramatic evidence for the belief in Jesus Christ from the 1st century to today.
  • Prayer In Public School: The legacy of removing prayer from the public school sytems.
  • Word Origin: The origin of words can be surprising and enlightening. Check some of them out here.
  • Teen Abortion: How many teens are getting abortions? Why is this so dramatic and impactful on our society?
  • Christmas Facts: Where did all these Christmas traditions come from? Find out about trees, Santa, Advent, candles, holly, and much more.
  • History of the Christmas Tree: Why do people put trees in their homes during the Christmas season? Find out where this tradition started.
  • Marilyn Manson: Discover the Shock Rocker's background, beliefs and philosophy. Find out his history and why he does what he does.
  • Partial Birth Abortion: Finding comfort in a huge myth. A letter to the editor of the Wall Street Journal responding to the article.
  • Da Vinci Code Truth: Uncover the lies of Brown’s book and learn the facts regarding its claims. Study the evidence.
  • History of Harvard: What is the history of this university? Why was it founded? Find out the points of their system of study.
  • Parenting Styles: What impacts a person's parenting style? What is the end goal? Find out what style you are.
  • Human Suffering Video: Randall Niles tells the story of the skeptical barber to illustrate the power of God in the midst of suffering.
  • Voice of the Martyrs Video: Randall Niles examines this remarkable evidence for the truth of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
  • Shroud Of Turin: Is this cloth authentic? Was it the cloth that covered the body of Jesus Christ? What does the evidence show?
  • Racial Prejudice: Slavery. Apartheid. Abolition. Racism has reared its ugly head in the past. Are we still living in racist times today?
  • Thanksgiving History: What did George Washington and Abraham Lincoln leave as a proclamation of Thanksgiving? What is the history?
  • Prayer In Public School: What are the true legal reasons for prohibiting a time for prayer in the classrooms of America.
  • Easter Island: What connection does Easter Island have with the Easter holiday we all know about? Find out this and more history.
  • The Great Pyramid of Giza: Why is this pyramid a proportional phenomena? How do historians describe it? Clearly, this is a remarkable ancient structure!
  • Origin of Halloween: Where does this term come from and what is its connection with Halloween? Find the link.
  • Mark of the Beast Video: What is the Mark of the Beast? Where is it mentioned in the Bible? Find out the basics of this concept.
  • All About Popular Issues: How do certain hot topics of the day shape our philosophy and worldview? Is there a connection? What do you think?
  • Noah's Ark: A look at the biblical record. A look at the observable evidence.
  • Hate Speech Definition: What is hate speech? How does one tell is something is hate speech? How does one determine intent?
  • Conspiracy Theories: How do conspiracy theories start? What makes them spread? What are some popular theories of our day? Find out here.
  • After-Birth Abortion: What is post-birth abortion all about? Find out what Alberto Giubilini and Francesca Minerva believe.
  • In God We Trust: Where did this common phrase originate and when did it become part of the currency system in the US?
  • School Prayer: The case law history in the U.S. A legacy of First Amendment revision regarding school prayer and Bible reading.
  • Tarot Cards: Where did the practice of card readings originate and when?
  • Pro-Abortion: Pro-life or pro-choice? Pro-choice is really pro-abortion. Here's why it matters.
  • Book Of Revelation: The last book in the Bible fortells a coming time when Christ will return to reign on earth.
  • Pros And Cons Of Stem Cell Research: What are stem cells used for? Why are the valuable and what has caused the controversy?
  • End Times: Based on the Bible, what should we start seeing as we approach the end of days?
  • History of Valentines Day: Learn about the young couples who were denied love and how St. Valentine stepped in.
  • Cloning Ethics: The ethical issues are staggering. The religious implications are mind-boggling.
  • Human Genome Project: A project of incredible power. Where will our knowledge of the genome end?
  • Human Genetic Engineering: What are the issues? What are the controversies? A look at the moral challenges ahead.
  • Separation Of Church And State: Learn more about staying out of the state's business and the state staying out of the church's business.
  • Prayer In School: A look at the background of prayer in the U.S. school systems.
  • Pro-Choice Abortion: What does the pro-choice lobby stand for? What's the backgound of this movement?
  • Money Problems: Discover practical tips to overcome financial issues and problems. Find out how to develop life-long good money habits.
  • Is Hell Real?: Unearth what the Bible says about this place of destruction. Is it true? Is there a literal place of torment?
  • Nostradamus Prophecy: Are these predictions legitimate? What's his record of fulfillment?
  • Pilgrims: What was their prayer of thanks all about? Why did they come to America? How many survived?
  • 12th Imam: Read the criteria for the hidden Imam and read speculation as to who will fill this role.
  • Ancient Egypt: How was medicine in ancient Egypt influenced by the gods of the time? Learn how religion played into everyday life.
  • Aztec Civilization: Learn about the culture, religious rituals, economy, class structure, and importance of ceremonies in this ancient civilization.
  • Life of George Washington: Was his life characterized by purpose? What guided him? Learn more about this historical hero of America.
  • End Abortion Services Video: This is a shocking video of the current statistics of abortion in the USA. What are the trends?
  • Letter to a Christian Nation: This book cries out for an intelligent response that offers the reader a rationale for the credibility and rectitude of orthodox Christianity.
  • Indus Valley: The people of this ancient civilization did not build towering buildings or bury treasure. This caused the ruins to remain hidden for thousands of years.
  • Good vs Evil: Are Atheists evil? Are Christians evil? What about those who live moral and upright lives? Who sets the standard?
  • Atheist Belief: Read this response to Sam Harris’ Letter to a Christian Nation. Can both authors be right about the tenents of Christianity?
  • Native American History: Learn the basic events in history of this people group. Discover how history has impacted their current culture.
  • Human Trafficking: What can you do to care for victims of modern-day slavery around the world and in your back yard? Find out here.
  • Embryonic Stem Cells: How does the concept of soul fit into this debate? What about equality? Consider these thoughts in regard to this heated debate.
  • Pros and Cons of Stem Cell Research Video: Embryonic Stem Cell Research was going to cure the world. What happened? John Stonestreet takes on this controversial issue.
  • Age of Reason: What ideas impacted this eighteenth century movement? Discover the part that personal liberty and enlightenment played in this time.
  • History: What influences history? What is recorded and what is left out? Consider these basic principles and approaches to history.
  • Occupy Wall Street: What do the protesters want? What are their demands? Read their thoughts and decide for yourself how you stand.
  • U.S. Holidays: Why do we celebrate certain days? What are the holidays and when did they begin? Find out here.
  • History of Yale: The history of Yale was grounded in the two widespread intellectual movements of the founding period, the Great Awakening and the Enlightenment.
  • Christianity vs Science: Can anyone resolve the conflict between science and religion? Can science put Christianity to the test?
  • Separation of Church and State: Understand what is in the constitution and what isn’t. What does the controversy today revolve around? What was the original intent?
  • Ancient Pompeii: Life can change in an instant. Consider the example of Pompeii, who was buried one morning in AD 79.
  • Aztec Gods: Learn the role of gods of this ancient culture. Study Huitzilopochtli, Tlaloc, and Tezcatlipoca and how they influenced society.
  • Does Hell Exist Video: Listen to this important message from Francis Chan. Hell: We can't afford to get it wrong.
  • Racial Prejudice Video: Christine Petric shares of her life growing up as a minority. How did she find hope?
  • Shroud of Turin Video: Watch the History Channel's The Real Face of Jesus from the Turin Shroud. What is this shroud?
  • Ancient Rome: There were many gods to be worshiped in ancient Rome. Emperors were often said to be gods and worshipped as well.
  • Sam Harris: Is Christianity truly unsupportable? Or does good, cogent, intellectual, historical, philosophical, and even scientific evidence exist to support Christianity? Read a response to Harris.
  • The Paranormal Video: Why do Atheists and Naturalists get the Willies if there’s no such thing as the supernatural or metaphysical realm? Don't miss this short video clip!
  • Isaac Newton Prophecy: Did you know that Isaac Newton was a Bible scholar? Study his insights into biblical prophecy and other spiritual topics.
  • Historical Primary Sources Video: Stream this clip. Why is the study of primary source documents like the Gettysburg Address so important to the study of history?
  • The End of Faith Video: What does Sam Harris tell us in his Letter to a Christian Nation? Are we really facing The End of Faith? Don't miss this short video clip! Stream it now!
  • Are We Misquoting Jesus Video: What do Bart Ehrman and his view of New Testament textual criticism tell us about the reliability of the New Testament? Check out this short video response to Misquoting Jesus!
  • Ancient Mesopotamia: Ancient Mesopotamia gave the world farming, writing, irrigation, and more important contributions. Discover how that civilization has impacted you.
  • Gettysburg Address: What is the history and purpose of this famous speech by Abraham Lincoln in 1863? Read it here.
  • Mongol Empire: Learn about Genghis Khan and Marco Polo and the impact they had on the Mongol Empire. What was their impact?
  • Ancient Babylon: All false religions began in Babylonia. Learn how these concepts may have affected what you believe today.
  • Jeremy Lusk: Brian Deegan and Ronnie Faisst talk in this video about the death of their good friend. What is the message they want you to hear?
  • Letter to a Christian Nation Response: If we are all mere products of a Godless form of natural selection, what do we have to look forward to? Unexplained suffering that ends in personal extinction?
  • Spiritual Heritage: Expressing support for designation of the first week in May as America’s Spiritual Heritage Week for the appreciation of and education on America’s history of religious faith.
  • Natural Marriage: What are the benefits and purposes of marriage? How does the same-sex marriage debate line up with these benefits and purposes?
  • Against Same Sex Marriage: What are six great arguments against homosexual marriage? Find out a systematic approach to the facts.
  • Legalize Same Sex Marriage: What impact does the homosexual marriage debate have on natural marriage? How would the definitions be changed?
  • Same Sex Marriage Debate: What is our response to the gay marriage debate? Read the conclusion of Frank Turek's book.
  • Gay Marriage Arguments: Are there false premises behind the arguments given to advance the same-sex marriage agenda? Consider these questions.
  • After-Birth Abortion Video: Listen to the life story of Claire Culwell, an abortion survivor. How did she survive?
  • Occupy Wall Street Video: What do you think? Is capitalism the best economic system overall? Find out with this information.
  • Christmas Facts Video: Luke wanted us to know that the Christmas story was not a fairy tale, but rather the greatest story ever told.
  • Worldview Video: How do you define worldview? What is your worldview? How do you view the world?
  • Separation of Church and State Video: Randall Niles takes a look at the self-evident truths endowed by our Creator. What are those truths?
  • Noah's Ark Video: How did all the animals fit on the ark? Check out this fun answer and examine the evidence!
  • Homosexual Health: What health issues do gay women struggle with? How does homosexual health play into the gay marriage debate?
  • Cons of Same Sex Marriage: Will homosexual marriage hurt heterosexual marriage? Will it ultimately hurt homosexual marriage too?
  • Acceptance of Homosexuality: Should the law promote behaviors that are beneficial and prohibit those that are destructive? Find out.
  • Spiritual Heritage Video: Congressman Forbes asks the questions - Did America ever consider itself a Judeo-Christian nation? and If America was once a Judeo-Christian nation, when did it cease to be?"
  • Same Sex Marriage Conclusion: Read the conclusion from the book Correct, not Politically Correct by Frank Turek. What are his concluding thoughts?
  • Homosexual Behavior: Is homosexuality inherently destructive? Are homosexuals medically inferior? Learn the facts here.
  • Year of the Bible: What is this proclamation all about? Will it be 2010? Read the history and the new proclamation.
  • Homosexual Marriage Law: Is the law a great teacher? Does it encourage or discourage behavior? Find out how this applies to gay marriage.
  • Promote Natural Marriage: Should the government promote natural marriage only or provide the option for same-sex marriage or civil unions?
  • Adolescent Culture: When did this age group begin to drive our culture? What is the mindset behind this culture shift?
  • Same Sex Marriage Countries: What is the pattern established by countries who recognize homosexual marriage? Find out what the research shows.
  • The Shroud of Turin: What is the shroud? Is it important? Find out what others think about it and study the facts.
  • American Exceptionalism: What is it? America was a nation of immigrants bond together by a shared commitment to certain ideals.
  • Thanksgiving History Video: What is the Thanksgiving Proclamation? Where did Thanksgiving come from? Learn more here.
  • Partial Birth Abortion Video: What goes into this abortion procedure? Learn through this model of the procedure.
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day Video: Listen as Ray Comfort interviews people about the Holocaust. How do people react to hard questions?
  • Teen Abortion Video: Can the abortions of this era be compared to the Holocaust? How do people react to hard questions?
  • Against Same Sex Marriage Video: Government promotes natural marriage for a reason, permits many other relationships (including gay relationships) while prohibiting very few relationships (like incest).
  • Veterans Day Holiday: What is the history of this federal holiday? Why it is important? Find out the history and various observances of this holiday.
  • College Indoctrination: Will your child's university or college reshape his worldview? Will she be indoctrinated, while you pay for it?
  • Mongol Empire Video: Join Drive Thru History to learn about the Mongol Empire and the Silk Road. What's the significance?
  • Wars and Rumors of Wars: What does this phrase mean? What does the Bible say about the end times and the part wars will play in it?
  • Nuclear Energy: What are the advantages of this energy source? What impact does it have on the way the world functions.
  • New Atheists: What is the new atheist's view of God, morality, the Bible? What role does emotionalism play?
  • Worldview: How did Kant's word initiated a new way of thinking about beliefs? How has the concept of worldviews impacted society?
  • Good vs Evil Video: Frank Turek explains the concept of good vs. evil and how the distinction points to a higher standard. How do we know a crooked line, without a concept of straight?
  • Christopher Columbus Video: Who was this man and who impacted him? Find out the history behind this great explorer.
  • Christopher Columbus: How did Columbus handle rejection and disappointment? What was the result of his persistence? Study the history.
  • Definition of Religion Video: How is religion portrayed? Is religion what causes oppression, terrorism, and other threats?
  • The Great Seal: What does the pyramid stand for? What about the eye? Find out the history behind these symbols.
  • Post-Christian: What does it mean when someone refers to our culture as post-Christian? Read a summary of the phrase here.
  • Abortion Services: What are the goals behind this industry? Can they make it morally acceptable to have an abortion? Can there be abortion pride?
  • Gay Marriage: Why are so many Americans against same sex marriage? Why is it continually voted down?
  • Mayflower Compact Video: What did the compact say? Watch this video of the compact from 1620 and discover the change that has taken place in textbooks today.
  • Meaning of Thanksgiving: What do you celebrate on Thanksgiving? Find out how to make it more than football and turkey.
  • Gay Christians Video: Dr. Michael Brown answers the question, How can we go about reaching the homosexual community with the love of Christ, and do we need to ask forgiveness for how the church has treated them?
  • Teaching Christian Worldview Video: How do you teach a Christian worldview? Executive Director of Summit Ministries John Stonestreet fills us in on how we really do hunger for truth in today's age of information.
  • Building a Christian Worldview Video: How do we build a good worldview in our churches? Listen as special guest Warren Cole Smith explains.

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