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About Bill

Bill Crouse is a graduate of Dallas Theological Seminary and has done graduate studies at the U. of Texas at Dallas in the History of Ideas. The ministry of C.I.M. is dedicated to defending the historic faith in a postmodern world.

Existentialism

September 4, 2012

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Existentialism as a philosophy, or world and life view, is largely a 20th century phenomenon. It is the very antithesis of Christian belief in that it asserts the total autonomy of man. Hence it is one of the most virulent forms of humanism. It spread rapidly because its adherents often convey its message in more […]

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Demon Possession

August 3, 2012

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There are many reasons why the subject of demon possession is a relevant subject of interest among Christians. Some of these are: A. The popularity of eastern mysticism and religions, i.e. the New Age Craze. B. The current romantic view of Native American Indian culture and their animistic religion. (No this is not politically correct!) C. The […]

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Divine Election and Predestination

July 31, 2012

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Divine election and predestination are doctrines taught in the Bible, yet most believers avoid these topics like last week’s leftover fish. It is commonly believed that these subjects are better left to theologians with too much time on their hands. The mere mention of election and predestination strikes fear in the hearts of some, anger in others. When Christians discuss […]

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How Accurate are Bob Cornuke’s Claims?

June 29, 2012

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HOW ACCURATE ARE BOB CORNUKE’S CLAIMS? Gordon Franz How Accurate and Reliable are Robert Cornuke’s Claims? Bob Cornuke has written seven books and produced several videos about his claims to have found the real Mount Sinai in Saudi Arabia, the real mountains of Ararat in Iran and what he think might be the remains of […]

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The Lost Ship Wreck of Paul: A Critique of the Video

September 12, 2011

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by Gordon Franz Introduction Robert Cornuke, a retired police officer and now president of the BASE Institute, has recently released a video (August 2011) about his adventures on the island of Malta. In the video he located old divers and spear fisherman on the island who claimed they found four lead anchor stocks off the […]

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