Did Noah’s Flood Really Happen?

This question comes up frequently in my ministry. There’s something about the story of a worldwide flood and a man beating it out in a boat with all of the animals of the world that makes us wonder: did that really happen? Let me first point out that there are a number of stories in […]

The Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail Needs Your Help

The Laurel Highlands Hiking Trail (LHHT) is probably the most popular hiking trail in Western PA – if not the entire state. Enjoyed by die-hard backpackers, sight-seeing day hikers, hard-core trail runners, or Boy Scouts troupes, the LHHT offers 70 miles of outdoor opportunities for the adventurer. Completed in 1976, the LHHT has become as […]

Was Jesus Buried for Three Days & Three Nights?

If Jesus was crucified on Good Friday, and raised on Sunday, then how can it be said that he was in the grave for three days and three nights? This is a question that stumbles a lot of Christians, and sometimes fuels the skeptic.  The problem is clear: if Jesus died around 3 pm on […]

What Exactly is “Faith?”

For many people, religion is a very peculiar system.  To them, it falls into the same class as fairy tales, unicorns, and mythology.  It may be a nice story for old women and the uneducated, but for the thinking person it’s not a rational thing. One of the reasons that many think this way is […]

Sergei Kourdakov and the Quest for Truth

This blog post is unlike any that I’ve ever written. It is about a Russian naval defector, a mysterious death, a best-selling book, a journalist’s vision, a broken heart that longed to be heard, and a mystery that gripped an investigator. A Russian Naval Defector By all accounts, on the night of 03 Sept 1971, […]