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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...
  • Teen Abortion Video: Can the abortions of this era be compared to the Holocaust? How do people react to hard questions?
  • Partial Birth Abortion Video: What goes into this abortion procedure? Learn through this model of the procedure.
  • 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?
  • Does Hell Exist Video: Listen to this important message from Francis Chan. Hell: We can't afford to get it wrong.
  • Ancient Sumerians: What stories did this culture have about their gods? What do their detailed records say? How did their writing develop?
  • Christmas Facts Video: Luke wanted us to know that the Christmas story was not a fairy tale, but rather the greatest story ever told.
  • Racial Prejudice Video: Christine Petric shares of her life growing up as a minority. How did she find hope?
  • History of the Christmas Tree Video: Clive and Ian answer 12 questions of Christmas. What do Christmas trees have to do with Jesus?
  • Worldview Video: How do you define worldview? What is your worldview? How do you view the world?
  • Occupy Wall Street Video: What do you think? Is capitalism the best economic system overall? Find out with this information.
  • Separation of Church and State Video: Randall Niles takes a look at the self-evident truths endowed by our Creator. What are those truths?
  • 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?
  • After-Birth Abortion: What is the outrage all about? Do people want to kill babies after they are born? Find out the facts.
  • God and Natural Disasters: What is God’s role in tragedy? Does He cause them? Why doesn’t He stop them? Study the issue here.
  • Shroud of Turin Video: Watch the History Channel's The Real Face of Jesus from the Turin Shroud. What is this shroud?
  • After-Birth Abortion Video: Listen to the life story of Claire Culwell, an abortion survivor. How did she survive?
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day Video: Listen as Ray Comfort interviews people about the Holocaust. How do people react to hard questions?
  • Hate Speech Definition: What is hate speech? How do you determine intent and perception? Find information on hate speech.
  • 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).
  • Conspiracy Theories: Find information on conspiracy theories and how they start. What is the truth? What about religious-based theories?
  • Abortion Services: Has the industry faced a downturn? How do they plan to reverse the trend? Can they make women take pride in having an abortion?
  • Post-Christian: What is post Christian? What does the term mean? How does this change impact you and your family?
  • 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?
  • My Country ‘Tis of Thee: Why is this hymn important in the history of the United States of America? Who penned the words to this famous hymn?
  • End Abortion Services Video: This is a shocking video of the current statistics of abortion in the USA. What are the trends?
  • Saint Patrick’s Day: Learn the history behind this holiday. Is it more than green bear and wearing green? Find out the story here.
  • 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)
  • 12th Imam Video: The Blood of Lambs book interview. What is Kamal Saleem's viewpoint?
  • Presence of Evil: Is there an answer to the problem of evil? Does God care or is He blind to the hurts and suffering of people?
  • Nuclear Energy: If we understand the basics of nuclear energy, we have a foundation to discuss nuclear safety, nuclear radiation, and nuclear waste.
  • 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.
  • The Shroud of Turin: What is the shroud? Is it important? Find out what others think about it and study the facts.
  • Same Sex Marriage Debate: What is our response to the gay marriage debate? Read the conclusion of Frank Turek's book.
  • Same Sex Marriage Countries: What is the pattern established by countries who recognize homosexual marriage? Find out what the research shows.
  • Acceptance of Homosexuality: Should the law promote behaviors that are beneficial and prohibit those that are destructive? Find out.
  • Homosexual Behavior: Is homosexuality inherently destructive? Are homosexuals medically inferior? Learn the facts here.
  • Legalize Same Sex Marriage: What strategy are being played in this debate on gay marriage? What is the impact on natural traditional marriage?
  • 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?
  • Natural Marriage: Study the purposes and benefits of historical marriage. How do the gay marriage arguments line up?
  • 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?
  • 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.
  • Against Same Sex Marriage: What are the best arguments against gay marriage? Learn the facts and how to best present them.
  • Gay Marriage Arguments: Are there false premises behind the arguments given to advance the same-sex marriage agenda? Consider these questions.
  • Same Sex Marriage Conclusion: Read the conclusion from the book Correct, not Politically Correct by Frank Turek. What are his concluding thoughts?
  • Money Problems: With income comes responsibility. “Robbing Peter to pay Paul” is not a good habit. Discover helpful advice here.
  • 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?
  • Age of Reason: This time period left the medieval extremes of mysticism and superstition and swung into areas of reason and rationality. Was it a good move?
  • 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!
  • 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!
  • Ancient Egypt: How was medicine in ancient Egypt influenced by the gods of the time? Learn how religion played into everyday life.
  • 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!
  • Pros And Cons Of Stem Cell Research: What is the controversy all about? Why are billions of dollars are being poured into this new field.
  • Partial Birth Abortion: A graphic procedure that's been prohibited by the U.S Congress.
  • 12th Imam: Read the criteria for the hidden Imam and read speculation as to who will fill this role.
  • Mongol Empire: What impact did Khan have on the Mongol Empire? How could history have been altered drastically during this time?
  • Memorial Day Meaning: Why do we celebrate this holiday? Is it more than picnics and parades? Find out the history.
  • The Culture War: What part does absolute truth, biblical authority, and moral truth play in this battle over America?
  • Declaration of Independence: Who were the men who signed this document? What states did each one represent? Find out here.
  • Parenting Styles: What impacts a parent's style of parenting? How much does the parent's childhood influence their own parenting?
  • History of Ancient Israel Video: Learn the history of Israel, summarized in less than 5 minutes. What are the main events in their history?
  • Holocaust Remembrance Day: What did Prime Minister Netanyahu say in 2010 in remembrance of the Holocaust? Read his moving speech here.
  • Gettysburg Address: What is the meaning of this great speech? Read the text of the speech and study the history of the time.
  • Mayan Gods: Who are the gods the Mayans rely on? How did they seek to appease the forces of nature?
  • Religious Tolerance: What is this new tolerance? How is it different than biblical or traditional tolerance? Find out.
  • Easter Island: Did you know that Easter Island is actually a massive volcano? You can find all this and more.
  • Voice Of The Martyrs: What does martyrdom really mean as evidence for a faith? You might be surprised.
  • How Can Some Religions Say They Are Right: Why does everyone think their religion is correct? Obviously someone is wrong! What is the motivation?
  • Facts About the Dead Sea Scrolls: Why are the Dead Sea Scrolls called the greatest manuscript discovery of modern times? Find out here.
  • Pro-Abortion: History of the pro-choice movement in America. The legacy of abortion rights.
  • Christian Home School: What does the Bible say about educating children? Should homeschooling be considered?
  • Human Genetic Engineering: What's behind this medical and ethical issue? Where should we go for guidance?
  • School Prayer: We're not talking about Christian prayer, we're talking about a quiet time for any kind of prayerful thought.
  • Prayer In Public School: What are the true legal reasons for prohibiting a time for prayer in the classrooms of America.
  • Word Origin: Origins of words and phrases. A view of world history, cultural diversity and the current times. Phrases from the Bible.
  • Shroud Of Turin: The cloth that covered Jesus' body in the grave. Is the evidence credible? What do scholars believe?
  • 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.
  • School Prayer: The case law history in the U.S. A legacy of First Amendment revision regarding school prayer and Bible reading.
  • Teen Abortion: Parental notification and consent laws. The positions. The risks. The lasting effects. The miracle of the life inside you.
  • Tarot Cards: What's the history of card readings and what's the impact today?
  • Book Of Revelation: The end times will come when we least expect it. Are we seeing signs now?
  • Mark Of The Beast: 21st century science and technology finally reveals methods for fulfilling this prophecy.
  • Human Suffering Video: Randall Niles tells the story of the skeptical barber to illustrate the power of God in the midst of suffering.
  • History: How do we define history? Are there different approaches to recording history? Find out the basic information here.
  • History of the Christmas Tree: Why do people put trees in their homes during the Christmas season? Find out where this tradition started.
  • Christmas Facts: Are you wondering where all these Christmas traditions originated? Find out all the info here.
  • Voice of the Martyrs Video: Randall Niles examines this remarkable evidence for the truth of the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
  • Is Hell Real?: What will it be like? What des the Bible say? How can we know for sure that this place even exists?
  • Racial Prejudice: Slavery. Apartheid. Abolition. Racism has reared its ugly head in the past. Are we still living in racist times today?
  • History of Valentines Day: Learn the history of this romantic holiday and how a man stepped in to help couples in love.
  • End Times: The last days will be filled with specific signs. Are we seeing any of those today?
  • Da Vinci Code Truth: Study the claims laid out in The Da Vinci Code. What is true and what is fallacy? Study the facts.
  • Separation Of Church And State: Understand the concept of the Establishment Clause in the context of the time and the framers of the constitution.
  • Prayer In School: A look at the background of prayer in the U.S. school systems.
  • Prayer In Public School: What are the true legal reasons for prohibiting a time for prayer in the classrooms of America.
  • New World Order: Is there a hidden agenda to this movement? What can we expect to come from it? Learn more now.
  • Human Genome Project: What are the cultural, medical and technical implications of this research?
  • Parenting Skills: Be effective in your parenting techniques. Learn helpful techniques and tips to improve your parenting.
  • Noah's Ark: Bible story or Bible truth? A look at the reality of the ark.
  • Pro-Choice Abortion: What are rights? What are priviledges? What are totally misconstrued terms?
  • Nostradamus Prophecy: Are these predictions legitimate? What's his record of fulfillment?
  • Cloning Ethics: What moral standards should be raised when addressing this medical issue?
  • 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.
  • Marilyn Manson: What's the impact on our youth when they here this message in lyrics?
  • Origin of Halloween: Where does this term come from and what is its connection with Halloween? Find the link.
  • Pilgrims: What was their prayer of thanks all about? Why did they come to America? How many survived?
  • Thanksgiving History: What did George Washington and Abraham Lincoln leave as a proclamation of Thanksgiving? What is the history?
  • 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.
  • 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?
  • Atheist Belief: Read this response to Sam Harris’ Letter to a Christian Nation. Can both authors be right about the tenents of Christianity?
  • The Dark Ages: Learn about the start of the Dark Ages and how this barbarian played a major role in its beginning.
  • 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.
  • Colonial Life In America: Discover the day-to-day struggles that faced the settlers. What hardships did they confront and how did they survive.
  • Aztec Gods: Study various gods of this culture and learn how they influenced the culture of the time. Study Huitzilopochtli, Tlaloc, and Tezcatlipoca.
  • Mayflower Compact: Why was this document so important? Who signed it and what did it say? Discover more.
  • Native American History: Learn the basic events in history of this people group. Discover how history has impacted their current culture.
  • History of Black Death: What impact did this plague have on history? Why did it get this name? What were the symptoms and causes?
  • History of Ancient Israel: Study major event in the history of this great country. How did belief in God play in?
  • In God We Trust: Where did this common phrase originate and when did it become part of the currency system in the US?
  • Aztec Civilization: Consider the social and leadership class structure for this ancient people group. What cultural aspects influenced them?
  • Christianity vs Science: Can anyone resolve the conflict between science and religion? Can science put Christianity to the test?
  • 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.
  • Good vs Evil: Are Atheists evil? Are Christians evil? What about those who live moral and upright lives? Who sets the standard?
  • Ancient Pompeii: Learn about that fateful morning in AD 79 when the city was buried. What have we learned about the city?
  • 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.
  • 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?
  • Queen Cleopatra of Egypt: How does the popular depiction of this queen differ from historical fact? How did she impact history?
  • Ancient Babylon: All false religions began in Babylonia. Learn how these concepts may have affected what you believe today.
  • World War 2 Facts: What influence did this war have on the history of the United States of America? Learn first-hand accounts here.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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?
  • Meaning of Thanksgiving Video: Learn from the Drive Thru History team as they speak about Thanksgiving. What is the history?
  • 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.
  • Life During the Great Depression: What was family life like during the depression? Consider some account from those who were children during the Depression.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Ancient Mesopotamia: Not only can farming and writing be traced back to Ancient Mesopotamia, so can the greatest gift of all. Discover the truth today.
  • Life of George Washington: What made this man a great hero of America? What did he base his decisions upon? Learn about this man of power.
  • 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!
  • Constitutional Rights Video: Check out this short video! What are the self-evident truths endowed by our Creator? What do constitutional rights really mean?
  • Indus Valley: When the early civilizations of the Indus Valley faded into time, so did their gods. Little is known about gods they worshipped.
  • 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.
  • Colonial America Video: Learn the heroic tales of faith underlying the true history of America. What was their motive to keep going?
  • Pilgrims Video: Share some of the tragic truth and powerful faith underlying the English Separatists that first called America home.
  • 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?
  • Noah's Ark Video: How did all the animals fit on the ark? Check out this fun answer and examine the evidence!
  • 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.
  • 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?
  • Year of the Bible: What is this proclamation all about? Will it be 2010? Read the history and the new proclamation.
  • 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?"
  • Adolescent Culture: What drives our culture more than the teen mindset? When did this culture shift happen? Find out here.
  • Mongol Empire Video: Join Drive Thru History to learn about the Mongol Empire and the Silk Road. What's the significance?
  • Worldview: What is it? How was the concept developed? How has the concept of worldviews impacted society?
  • New Atheists: What role does emotionalism and alarmism play in the strategy of these new atheists? Find out here.
  • The Great Seal: What is the association between religion and liberty? Find out clues from the Great Seal. Learn the history.
  • Thanksgiving History Video: What is the Thanksgiving Proclamation? Where did Thanksgiving come from? Learn more here.
  • Christopher Columbus Video: Who was this man and who impacted him? Find out the history behind this great explorer.
  • Definition of Religion Video: How is religion portrayed? Is religion what causes oppression, terrorism, and other threats?
  • College Indoctrination: When your child leaves for higher education, will he be indoctrinated with values other than what you've taught him?
  • American Exceptionalism: What do America's founding documents say about its exceptionalism? Find out from the founding fathers.
  • Christopher Columbus: Study the history behind this great and persistent man? Who impacted his life? How did he handle rejection?
  • Premarital Sex Video: When is the right time for sex? Find out why there is a time designated for everything.
  • My Country Tis of Thee Video: Enjoy this rendition of this famous patriotic hymn performed by Bill and Gloria Gaither and friends.
  • 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?
  • Natural Marriage Video: What is the point of natural marriage? Watch this video from ColdWater Media.
  • 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.
  • 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?
  • Adolescent Culture Video: What happens when young adults lose their consciences? John Stonecroft explains the outcome of this change in worldview.
  • Gay Marriage: What are the basic points of the gay marriage debate? What are the motives? Find out here.
  • History of Harvard: What is the history of this university? Why was it founded? Find out the points of their system of study.
  • 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?
  • U.S. Holidays: Why do American’s celebrate various holidays? What is the purpose and when were they first observed?
  • Isaac Newton Prophecy: Did Isaac Newton write on biblical prophecy? Found out what has been discovered in his writings.
  • Occupy Wall Street: Why did they begin protesting? What motivates them to occupy Wall Street? Find out what their demands are.
  • Pro-Abortion Video: Watch the TED video on life from conception to birth. When does life really start? Learn more here.
  • History of Yale: The history of Yale is outwardly Christian, and it remained that way for the first two and a half centuries after its formation.

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