Dipping into the Community Pool: October 4

There’s a lot of important topics this week, from the death of Hugh Hefner to the shooting in Las Vegas.  We’ve also included an important video on human trafficking, another on Luther’s 95 theses, and yet another on memorizing Scripture.


One Man’s Dream Destroyed Millions: The Pitiful Legacy of Hugh Hefner

Hugh Hefner, the founder of Playboy Enterprises and its chief ideological incarnation, died on Thursday at age 91 at the Playboy Mansion, immersed in the fantasy he created.


Stella’s Voice—An informational video about the horror’s faced by the orphans of Moldova and Stella’s Voice’s answer to that need. Moldova is considered the source engine for sex trafficking/human trafficking in Europe. The US Ambassador called it a “Silent Genocide” of the countries young women.


An Act of Pure Evil—Searching of Meaning in Las Vegas

“It is both telling and reassuring that secular people, faced with moral horror as we see now in Las Vegas, can still speak of evil as a moral fact — even if they continue to deny moral facts in the classrooms and courtrooms. No one can deny that the horror in Las Vegas came about by an act that was evil, pure evil, and evil as a fact.”


The Real Story of Christianity and Abortion

To the utter consternation of the abortion rights movement, the issue of abortion simply will not go away. Decades after abortion rights activists thought they had put the matter to rest with the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision, America’s conscience is more troubled than ever, and near-panic appears to break out regularly among abortion activists.


“What is the easiest way to memorize Scripture?” Dr. Donald Whitney answers.


Martin Luther and the 95 Theses

Luther nailed the 95 Theses to the church door of Wittenberg, and the Catholic Church later excommunicated him for these views. But what are the 95 Theses? Why did Luther post the 95 Theses?


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