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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: Absolute truth is a fundamental fact of life. There is simply no way around it. Why do so many people believe otherwise?
  • 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: Discover the origin of Communism and understand its origins. What are the basic beliefs?
  • How Does Prophecy Work: Since humans are unable to foresee future events, 100%-fulfilled prophecy would appear to be an acceptable evidence of Divine inspiration. Right?
  • 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 are the main points in this fight over America? Why is there such outrage? What is the end result?
  • Declaration of Independence: What did this declaration say? Why was it written? Read the text here.
  • Mayan Gods: Learn about the gods of creation, sun, childbirth, corn, war, and so on. Who were these gods?
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day: Prime Minister Netanyahu gave a moving speech in 2010 for Holocaust Remembrance Day. What did he say?
  • 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: Does God have a role in these tragedies? Does He allow them or do they happen outside His sovereignty?
  • History of Black Death: How did it get this name? What were the symptoms and effects on those who acquired the disease?
  • Mayflower Compact: Why was this document so important? Who signed it and what did it say? Discover more.
  • 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: Discover how the reality of this women differs from her popular portrayal. What was her impact on history?
  • World War 2 Facts: Learn first-hand accounts from veterans and homeland workers who experienced this important war in US history. What were their thoughts?
  • 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: Day-to-day life was difficult for the settlers. Discover some of their concerns and the hardships they face.
  • April Fools' Day: Here is something to think about on April Fools' Day! Is it foolish to not believe in 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 realistically understand the presence of evil in the world today? Find out from this article.
  • 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: What was life like during this time in history? Were there any major achievements during this time?
  • 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: Find the history behind this important holiday. Why do Americans celebrate? What are some ideas for this holiday?
  • Pro-Abortion Video: Watch the TED video on life from conception to birth. When does life really start? Learn more here.
  • School Prayer: What are the reasons that bringing prayer into the public arena is so important?
  • 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: Learn to be a positive parent and gain confidence in your skills in raising your children to be responsible adults.
  • 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: Learn the facts of homeschooling as a Christian. What is the history and how has it developed?
  • Mark Of The Beast: This is no longer just a Bible prophecy in Revelation, it is now clearly a technological reality with the VeriChip.
  • Voice Of The Martyrs: Persecution and martyrdom are still alive in the Christian church today. Check out where it's happening.
  • Prayer In Public School: We provide accurate and historical information regarding the national tragedy of the elimination of prayer in our public school systems.
  • Word Origin: Phrases in their original context might mean something totally different than today. Check these out.
  • Teen Abortion: How many teens are getting abortions? Why is this so dramatic and impactful on our society?
  • Christmas Facts: Who does tradition credit for putting candles on the tree? Why do we hang stockings on the fire place?
  • History of the Christmas Tree: Where did the tradition of trimming the tree originate? Find out how George Washington impacted this tradition.
  • Marilyn Manson: What's the impact on our youth when they here this message in lyrics?
  • Partial Birth Abortion: What is this procedure? How has it gone on so long if it's so bad?
  • Da Vinci Code Truth: Was Jesus really married? Can the gospels be trusted? Is Jesus God? Learn the correct answers
  • 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 influence does a style of parenting have on a child? Study this issues and consider your own style.
  • 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 to be worshipped and held as sacred? Is it an ancient artifact or something more?
  • Racial Prejudice: The Internet is bringing people of all colors and creeds together, but are people still keeping people apart?
  • Thanksgiving History: What does God have to do with Thanksgiving and government? Read the Thanksgiving proclamations of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln in 1789 and 1863.
  • Prayer In Public School: The arguments for and against allowing prayer time in public schools.
  • 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: Is the most popular theory about the Great Pyramid serving as a huge tomb for an ancient pharaoh of Egypt correct?
  • Origin of Halloween: Consider the history behind this yearly celebration. Learn about the influence of the Celts, Romans, and Christians on this scary day.
  • 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: What events and people stand out as significant to the world today? Discover their significance and the reasons for their popularity.
  • 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: What is the history of this phrase in the United States? How did it make it on to the currency? Does it have significance?
  • School Prayer: The case law history in the U.S. A legacy of First Amendment revision regarding school prayer and Bible reading.
  • Tarot Cards: What are the terms and meanings of the various cards? What are they really saying?
  • Pro-Abortion: The history of a movement. The verdict of the Court. The current agenda. The current paradox. The definition of life.
  • Book Of Revelation: What does the general public think about End Times prophecy in the Bible? What does the Bible say about today's events?
  • Pros And Cons Of Stem Cell Research: Where do stem cells come from and why are the valuable and controversial?
  • 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: What are the cultural, medical and technical implications of this research?
  • Human Genetic Engineering: What's behind this medical and ethical issue? Where should we go for guidance?
  • 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: The history of a movement. The verdict of the Court. The Procedural Choices. The Health Risks. The definition of life.
  • Money Problems: Do you find yourself in dire straights in regard to your finances? Find out how to remedy the problem.
  • Is Hell Real?: What will it be like? What des the Bible say? How can we know for sure that this place even exists?
  • Nostradamus Prophecy: What's the truth? What's the urban myth? Here's a place to start your search.
  • Pilgrims: Why do we celebrate Thanksgiving and how did the pilgrims celebrate and express their thanks. Who did they thank?
  • 12th Imam: Who is this anointed ruler? Is he a descendent of the Prophet Muhammad? What power does he have?
  • Ancient Egypt: How was life in ancient Egypt different than life today? Find out the differences and similarities between then and now.
  • Aztec Civilization: What was the life and religion like for people in this ancient civilization? Consider the important aspects of their culture.
  • 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: When the early civilizations of the Indus Valley faded into time, so did their gods. Little is known about gods they worshipped.
  • 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: What is the early history of Native Americans? What are the major events in their history? Who are they today?
  • Human Trafficking: What is the definition of human trafficking? Why is it such a hot topic? What is being done to fight this form of slavery?
  • 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 part did dualism, deism, and pantheism play in this time period? Reason, philosophy, and enlightenment became stepping stones to further open thought.
  • History: What influences history? What is recorded and what is left out? Consider these basic principles and approaches to history.
  • Occupy Wall Street: Why did they begin protesting? What motivates them to occupy Wall Street? Find out what their demands are.
  • U.S. Holidays: What are the major holidays observed in the United States? When did each holiday begin and what is the purpose?
  • History of Yale: Who was Philanthropist Elihu Yale? What influence did he have on the esteemed university that bears his name.
  • Christianity vs Science: Can anyone resolve the conflict between science and religion? Can science put Christianity to the test?
  • Separation of Church and State: What is the origin? What is the debate? Why is it so heated?How has history played into the cases?
  • Ancient Pompeii: Learn about that fateful morning in AD 79 when the city was buried. What have we learned about the city?
  • Aztec Gods: What role did Huitzilopochtli, Tlaloc, and Tezcatlipoca play in the ancient culture of the Aztec civilization?
  • 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: In ancient Rome, it was thought that the flight of birds, or the patterns in clouds and smoke were messages from the gods.
  • 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: The modern day country of Iraq has a long, rich history. Discover how Ancient Mesopotamia touches your life today.
  • Gettysburg Address: What is the history and purpose of this famous speech by Abraham Lincoln in 1863? Read it here.
  • Mongol Empire: What impact did Khan have on the Mongol Empire? How could history have been altered drastically during this time?
  • Ancient Babylon: Battles have been fought here for thousands of years. Why? What makes this part of the world so important? Discover the truth.
  • 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 strategy are being played in this debate on gay marriage? What is the impact on natural traditional marriage?
  • 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: What are the cons to homosexual marriage? Does it hurt or help heterosexuals? What about homosexuals?
  • 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 the history behind his proclamation made my President Reagan? Find out the history here.
  • Homosexual Marriage Law: Is the push for gay marriage about civil rights or acceptance? Whatever is legal is considered moral.
  • Promote Natural Marriage: Should the government back same-sex marriage or only natural marriage? Find out the facts here.
  • Adolescent Culture: Kids used to want to grow up and be adults. Now adults want to be kids. What drove this change in culture?
  • 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: Why do we celebrate this day and also Memorial Day? What is the difference? Find out the history here.
  • College Indoctrination: What do the studies show? Are universities indoctrinating students with a liberal worldview?
  • 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: Pros and cons? Advantages and disadvantages? Find out the basics of nuclear energy and how it helps run the world.
  • New Atheists: Have you noticed the difference between the traditional atheist and the new atheist? Study the differences here.
  • Worldview: How has the concept of worldviews impacted Christianity? How should the concept be perceived and employed?
  • 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: What influenced Christopher Columbus? Learn what roadblocks he overcame before impacting the world. Study the history here.
  • Definition of Religion Video: How is religion portrayed? Is religion what causes oppression, terrorism, and other threats?
  • The Great Seal: What is the association between religion and liberty? Find out clues from the Great Seal. Learn the history.
  • Post-Christian: What is post Christian? What does the term mean? How does this change impact you and your family?
  • Abortion Services: Is it more than just a money-making industry? What are their motivations behind encouraging women to have abortions?
  • 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: Is this day more than football, turkey, and family reunions? Learn the history and find out how to make the most of this celebration.
  • 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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