Ashteroth is alive and well and living at your local Starbucks. Whether you believe what you're going to read or not, accept it or not, or care or not, it's important for you to be able to recognize Ashtoreth, for this is one of the things God has told you in his Word that he consistently hates.Over the past few weeks I've been figuratively cleaning off the bottoms of my shoes after stepping into multiple controversies with people who seem to be following different gospels than my own. One of these systems is held by many of the twenty- and thirty-somethings I come in contact with. These younger Christians try to take the moral high ground. They've been deceived.You may have been taught that the Old Testament is accurate in terms of morals and values, but not in terms of historical details. While this idea may sound reasonable, it quickly breaks down. Jesus treated the Old Testament as an exact historical record. Here are five examples of Jesus believing the Old Testament was historically true.Not so long ago a dear Christian friend of mine dropped a derogatory description of Abraham, stating that he was less than a noble, God-fearing, honorable man.There is much focus on *mindfulness* in the general culture and in the church. Praying the Rosary seems such a natural and wholesome thing to do. In addition, the Roman Catholic Church promotes such prayers as meritorious. What's the truth?