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Creation, Evolution, and the Age of the Earth
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Hi FolksThis is a topic near and dear to my heart.  I have struggled with it ever since entering the church 19 years ago (I was baptized Easter 1996).  I can count on one hand the number of times I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Gosse on Monday.

Peace be upon him...

Genesis 16:11-12 comes to mind.  In-fighting may portend the doom of Islamism, Daniel Pipes declaresFeuds have repeatedly brought Muslim ruin, and Christians have much to learn from this.Daniel…Continue

Started Jul 24, 2013

Do we worship the same God?
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This interesting little article is equally applicable to any heterodox or non Christian group.  I have heard it said, "There is only one God, so it doesn't really matter where we worship, when we…Continue

Tags: creed, God, Christianity, Islam

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Gosse Feb 11.

How to Get Apologetics Into Your Church
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During the month of September 2010, Apologetics 315 will feature a series of blog posts that respond to the question: "How can I get apologetics in my church?"The goal of this project is a simple…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Gosse Apr 26, 2013.

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The Whitehorse InnJune 3, 2012 Antinomianism (Part 1)There is growing interest in the pure unadulterated gospel today in evangelical circles. But with all this talk about grace, are we facing a new…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Robertson Oct 20, 2013.

God is dead! Can I have his stuff?
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Absurdities from those who would rather not see the truth.  I have been noting a rise in what could only be described as irrationalism from the so-called "New Atheist" movement and can only account…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Robertson Apr 23.

Why Christianity Lost America?
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Why Christianity Lost America?Vishal Mangalwadi(Author of The Book That Made Your World: How the Bible Created…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Gosse Oct 17, 2013.

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I often think the real terrorists are journalists and the media outlets which distribute their productions, be it print, radio, or television.  This footnote on the …Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Robertson Jul 4, 2013.

The Gospels and Acts as History
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Do the Gospels and Acts present accurate history? In this talk, originally presented for Reasonable Faith Belfast, Dr. Timothy McGrew explores five tests for historical credibility for the Gospels…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dave Gosse Jan 3.

Moral Relativism in Canada
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Moments of startling clarityMoral education programming in Ontario todayby Dr. Stephen L. Anderson Every…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by James Robertson 11 hours ago.


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James Robertson replied to Dave Gosse's discussion Moral Relativism in Canada
11 hours ago
Dave Gosse replied to James Robertson's discussion Why are members of the secular media soft on Muslims but merciless on Christians?
"To the Editor    It is almost amusing, if a little disturbing, watching our so-called ‘intellectual elite’ avoid mentioning the jihadi elephant in the living room. They wonder what motivated the attacks which killed two…"
11 hours ago
Dave Gosse replied to Dave Gosse's discussion Moral Relativism in Canada
"Hi James Typical tactics of the politically correct; demonize and isolate your opposition, by no means engage in debate about evidence or truth, just smear them and isolate them.  "
11 hours ago
James Robertson replied to Dave Gosse's discussion Moral Relativism in Canada
"American Detained at Border Over Stance on Homosexuality Posted on October 30, 2014 by V2A  An American activist scheduled for trial in Canada this week on charges of “mischief” for providing information about homosexuality has been…"
12 hours ago
James Robertson replied to Dave Gosse's discussion Unintended Consequences
"'There is NO Climate Crisis' Man-made global warming is a lie and not backed up by science, claims leading meteorologist By Ellie Zolfagharifard Daily Mail October 24, 2014 Climate change has been proven to be a lie, according to a leading…"
Dave Gosse commented on Dave Gosse's blog post Happy Hallowmass
Dave Gosse commented on Rev. Richard Mittelstadt's blog post Gospel Under Attack
"War! A Commencement Address to the Graduating Class of 2014 This address was given on May 10, 2014 at the Commencement of Louisville Bible College by Dr. Peter Rasor. This address may not be used in part or whole without the permission of the…"
Dave Gosse replied to Dave Gosse's discussion Creation, Evolution, and the Age of the Earth
"Thanks Larry.  I think I got it from someone else and it took a long time to sink into my psyche but once I 'got it' I understood the world and the faith much better. God bless Dave"

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I am Dave Gosse from Camrose, Alberta, Canada; a member of Grace Lutheran Church LCC; a mechanic, golfer, and curious person.
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Posted on October 9, 2014 at 11:56pm — 3 Comments

Happy Hallowmass

Happy Hallowmass

Almost every year we see stories about the pagan roots of Hallowe’en. It is, they say, the ancient Celtic festival of the dead, Samhain, when witches brew and demons walk. 

In fact, this is a modern myth, the product of imaginative neo-pagan revivalists ‘reconstructing’ the pagan religion of the Druids – a people whose beliefs and practices were never committed to writing and who disappeared nearly two thousand ago.

What little evidence there is for…


Posted on October 8, 2014 at 10:32pm — 4 Comments

'Hand of God' spotted by NASA space telescope

'Hand of God' spotted by NASA space telescope

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Posted on January 9, 2014 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Christmas Songs 2013

Posted on December 7, 2013 at 7:33pm — 43 Comments

Kenyan lawyer sues over Jesus' death

Kenyan lawyer takes State of Israel, Jews to Hague over Jesus' death            


A Kenyan lawyer has filed a petition with the International Court of Justice in  The Hague, suggesting that the trial and crucifixion of Jesus Christ…


Posted on August 4, 2013 at 11:40pm — 1 Comment

Comment Wall (48 comments)

At 8:26pm on May 14, 2008, Todd G said…
Hey Dave, I had always meant to send you an invite to join this place, I thought it would be something you would enjoy.

There is always something new here, looks like female communion assistants is the lastest hot topic (9 pages of responses in a few days)

The "Issues, Etc" issue brought in a huge amount of new people to WT, there are some of the more "famous" names from the LCMS blogosphere here, its always interesting!!
At 5:29am on May 15, 2008, Pr. Alex Klages said…
Welcome to WT and to the O Canada group!
At 7:19am on June 6, 2008, LPC said…

Nice to see you here, thanks for the invite.

Get those science and belief topics going...

At 12:56pm on July 4, 2008, Samuel Houseman said…
I'm a former confessional Lutheran, who keeps his eye open for anyone who wishes to explore the Scriptural data instead of overwriting it with denominational dogma. Not many candidates on WT so far, but I keep hoping.
At 2:48pm on July 8, 2008, Mark Sander said…
Hi there David,
Sorry, I didn't see your message to me! Welcome aboard;
Have you seen "Expelled" yet? I'm hoping to find somewhere that is showing it/selling it.
pax Christi,
At 8:00am on July 10, 2008, Rev. Mike Keith said…
Hi Dave! Good to see you - I'll check out your group.
At 5:06am on July 12, 2008, Mark Sander said…
I can't wait to see Expelled - let's keep in touch; if you see it coming perhaps we can get a group to go.
At 11:03am on July 15, 2008, Nancy K said…
Great picture of the other person (dog) in your life. Go over to my page and see all my buddies who think they are people and hang out with me. Although I don't play myself, Golf is "Big" at our house -it is the other "religion". Husband plays, Grandson went to Professional Golf school and works in Golf industry; I watch!
At 9:18pm on July 15, 2008, Nancy K said…
I just heard today that my Grandson will be leaving his current golf course for the FIRST TEE program which teaches young people golf. He will continue to work on his professional certification there while teaching 9 and 10 year olds. I'll have to post a picture of him soon. We play golf here in No California year round which is why my husband is agonizing over stopping to have a 2nd hip replacement while there is still a chance his team might qualify for a NCGA final.
At 2:15am on December 19, 2008, LPC said…

I am interested on your thoughts. Have a look at my take on falsifiability of evolution.


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