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United States and Mexico: Cultural and Ethical Belief
July 23, 2017
Steve Cable examines survey data about Americans and Mexicans which reveals that a disturbing number of people in both countries believe in situational ethics concerning certain illegal behaviors.
United States and Mexico: Religious Practice
July 3, 2017
Steve Cable parses the data to discover that the vast majority of people in both Mexico and the U.S. do not actively practice their faith, especially those under 30.
Even America’s Largest Denomination is Bleeding Members: Is It Too Late?
June 23, 2017
Further erosion of membership within America’s largest denomination, Southern Baptist, shows a larger trend of churches losing members. Byron Barlowe believes the answer may not be more programs, even evangelism programs.
The Great Pains of Perfectionism
June 13, 2017
Sue Bohlin blogs about what is behind perfectionism and controlling behavior
Remodeling a Home—and a Soul
June 10, 2017
Sue Bohlin blogs on the parallels between remodeling a house and sanctification, remodeling a soul.
How To Ensure Your Kid Won’t Walk Away From the Faith After Graduation
May 31, 2017
Sue Bohlin offers five strategies for supporting strong, lasting faith in children to take them into adulthood as still-believers.
“Where are the Rest of Jesus’ Teachings?”
Apr. 27, 2017
Michael Gleghorn answers an email question about where to find Jesus’ teachings.
“I Stopped Believing After Visiting an Atheist Webpage; Can God Forgive Me?”
Apr. 27, 2017
The story of Jesus’s death and resurrection raises accusations that Christianity is obsessed with blood. Many believers struggle with this too. Byron Barlowe explores the biblical reasons for the focus on Christ’s blood and why its shedding was necessary.
The Scandal of Blood Atonement: “Why All the Blood and Cross-Talk, Christian?”
Apr. 19, 2017
Michael Gleghorn answers an email question from a person afraid they have lost their faith after visiting an atheist website.
What’s Your Superpower?
Apr. 9, 2017
Sue Bohlin blogs about spiritual gifts, which are supernatural enablings of the Holy Spirit.
U.S. and Mexico: Biblical Worldview Lite or God-focused Worldview
Mar. 25, 2017
Steve Cable examines data about those holding a God-focused worldview in the U.S. and Mexico, discovering that most self-identified Christians in both countries do not hold such a worldview.
World Values Survey: U.S. and Mexico Religious Makeup
Mar. 16, 2017
Steve Cable analyzes the data on religious beliefs and practices of people in the U.S. and Mexico, discovering that the percentage of Nones is growing.
Probe Responses to The Shack
Mar. 11, 2017
Probe staff disagree in their responses to the best-selling book and now the movie The Shack, and explain their positions.
“How Do Dinosaurs Fit Into the Bible?”
Mar. 5, 2017
Probe answers an email question about where dinosaurs fit into the biblical account.
“Are Twinflame Relationships Real, From God, or Demonic?”
Mar. 5, 2017
Probe answers an email question about intense “twinflame” relationships.
Japan’s Unknown Christian History: A Review of Silence
Feb. 21, 2017
Former Probe staffer Dr. Patrick Zukeran reviews Silence, the book by Shusaku Endo and the movie directed by Martin Scorsese, which look at the little-known Christian history of Japan.
The Voice in My Head
Feb. 8, 2017
Sue Bohlin’s hearing aid reminds her to pray for greater listening ability to hear God.
“How Do We Respond to the Charge That We’re on the Wrong Side of History?”
Jan. 26, 2017
Probe answers an email question about the world rejecting the biblical perspective of LGBT issues.
“Is It True That Adam Was 90 Feet Tall?”
Jan. 26, 2017
Probe answers an email question about a Muslim claim that science supports the Qur’an’s claim that Adam was 90 feet tall.
Mental Illness and the Family
Jan. 11, 2017
Sue Bohlin blogs about the need to proactively love well the family members of those dealing with mental illness.
Dec. 27, 2016
Sue Bohlin blogs about the spiritual lesson she learned from a recent physical fall.
“Is It OK For Christians to Dance?”
Dec. 23, 2016
Probe answers an email question about dance and the Christian.
Truth You Can Sing About – Part 2
Dec. 19, 2016
Probe radio producer Steve Davis explores the truth in five more Christmas carols (Part 2 was in 2015), accompanied by new music composed and performed by his son and Probe Mind Games alumnus Jon Clive Davis.
What Saccharine is to Sugar, or The Technological Simulacra: On the Edge of Reality and Illusion
Nov. 14, 2016
Dr. Lawrence Terlizzese says that our addiction to technology is heading toward the opposite of the life we want.
Flying the W Flag
Nov. 2, 2016
The UN-sports-lover Sue Bohlin blogs about the Cubs in the World Series, their W flag, and the end of the world.