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  Truth Has Its Limits Christians who insist upon absolutes do so to stay off the slippery slope. Indeed, downhill of the absolutist stands the antinomian. If absolutism posits many universal norms codified in rules, antinomianism admits of no norms, thus no rules. This Outback philosophy―“no rules, just right”―can’t be right either, and none of

Truth Has Its Limits Where I come from, lying was always a sin, and rules were absolute. You told the truth no matter how inconvenient. When Mom asked, “How do I look?”, you didn’t admit how badly she looked; instead you quipped (smiling), “You’ll be the talk of the town.” Of course, these clever rejoinders

Hero or Host? Leading to Launch! This theme of the March 11th Pastor’s and Leaders Conference at Davis College covered such topics as: “How do we create an environment where new people truly feel welcome – more than simply greeted?”, “How do we nurture a sense of ‘belonging’ in our churches?”, “The Exodus of 18-30


Commentary on Psalm 77, by Nick Costa – BIBL 3452 class assignment for Dr. George Snyder I yell to You, God, the loudest I can, and You hear my pleas. I was depressed and down in the dumps. My friends had a kind word for me that did nothing for how I felt. I took


The scripture teaches, “Precious in the sight of the Lord is the death of his saints.” (Psalm 116:15). Yesterday I received a call from Phil Little (Scotty’s brother), that Scotty passed away Sunday morning. Scotty was a graduate of our college from the 1950′s and has been a strong supporter of Davis by his presence,

When: February 20 – 22, 2014 Where: Davis College, Robb Activity Center – Johnson City, NY The Davis College men’s basketball team is hosting the 11th Annual Bible College NIT Tournament on Thursday, 2/20, through Saturday, 2/22, at the Robb Activity Center. The invitational tournament features eight bible colleges from around the country.  Defending NIT


Commentary on Psalm 13, by Ben Baran – BIBL 3452 class assignment for Dr. George Snyder Psalm 13 David cries out to the Lord in this psalm, asking how long He will leave him in his current condition. David is being persecuted and attacked by his enemies, and he feels defeated, as if the Lord

Dr. Floyd Barackman began his teaching career at Practical Bible Training School in 1962.  He began as an adjunct professor teaching Bible Doctrine to the freshman class.  He also was pastoring the First Baptist Church of Maine, New York. Dr. Barackman was an excellent teacher who was well prepared for each class.  He prepared copious


Davis College was delighted to partner with the Coalition for the Homeless of the Southern Tier for a press conference held at the Rescue Mission this morning. The press conference addressed the issue of homelessness in Broome County, and in particular, the “point-in-time” count and outreach being conducted today. Rebecca Rathmell, Program Manager at the

What NOT to do your Freshman Year of College – by Elizabeth VanTol As a freshman in college it is natural to be excited about all the new things happening around you. For most freshmen, this is the first time in their lives they get to live without parent’s rules and guidance to help them