Sexual Abuse Victor Offers Hope for Sandusky Victims, Others

Posted by  on Monday, October 15, 2012

By Rusty Wright and Meg Korpi

It hits you in the gut: Jerry Sandusky, former Penn State football coach, a convicted child molester. For Josh, it brings back agonizing memories. He knows how Sandusky’s victims must feel.  “You never get over it,” says the now septuagenarian.

A male housekeeper sexually molested Josh from ages six to thirteen.  At age nine, he told his mother; she whipped him for “lying.” As a teen, Josh finally could resist the pedophile physically, but years of torment left him angry and vengeful.

I (Rusty) have known Josh for over four decades, but only recently learned of his heartbreaking sexual abuse. His story is gripping. Read more of this post

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Examining The Inerrancy of Scripture

The Bible is fully truthful in all of its teachings. Why the Bible is truthful, is a very important theological point. As a Christian Apologist, Missionary or Evangelist, the scriptures must be employed and presented as authoritative, verifiable and historical. In some witnessing encounters this may be accomplished through the use of Epistemology, the theory of knowledge, which is the branch of philosophy that studies the nature of knowledge, in particular its foundations, scope, and validity.

This article will support the assertion of my position regarding the ‘Absolute Inerrancy’ of the Bible which includes the following:

  • Scripture is authoritative.
  • The Bible is completely inspired by God.
  • God is the author of biblical writing, hence nothing erroneous entered into the final canon.

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Examining John: Explaining the Role of Jesus to the Modern Reader of the Gospel

John’s gospel, more than Matthew, Mark and Luke, emphasizes the Christ’s identity as the Word of God. In this post, I will deal with several common questions you might encounter about the Jesus described in John. In addition using John 1, I will explain the role of Jesus to a modern reader of the Gospel?

  • Why does John call Jesus’ the “Word” in the Prologue?
  • What are the potential sources for John’s depiction of Jesus as the “Word”?
  • How does this depiction of Jesus as the “Word” relate to John’s Gospel as a whole?

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