Happy Independence Day

Should Christians celebrate patriotism and patriotic holidays like Independence Day? Sure, the fireworks are fun to watch, but is the patriotism worth making oaths to a satanic nation?


“War of the Worlds” Reviewed

A brief review of the sci-fi blockbuster “War of the Worlds,” starring Tom Cruise, including not just a look at the movie, but a brief rundown of how it stacks up from a Christian perspective.


Spain Legalizes Gay Marriage

The march toward reprobation continues with yet another nation legalizing gay marriage, despite God’s clear warnings to the contrary. Will you choose “civil rights” over righteousness?

The Vault

Logo Launches

Cable television becomes a little less safe for family values as MTV Networks launches a network celebrating the debauchery of homosexuality. There was already so much objectionable content on cable television as it is, does the world really need Logo?


Internet Filter

When I have a family, I want to be able to protect them when they are online. I’ve been considering Internet filtering, and I’m taking suggestions, though I am leaning toward a filter offered by American Family Online.



For four years, I had no idea what the parable of the prodigal son was actually talking about. Do you?


My Testimony

I was but a poor lost boy, unsure of life and without direction, until I met Jesus. This is that story of how, thanks to the timely invitations to church by some friends, I’d take a step into the light of God’s son.

the Rick Beckman archive
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