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About George & Ruth Desjardins

George Desjardins took his B.A. degree in English and Spanish at Carleton University and after Teacher's College he taught English, Spanish, and English as a Second Language (ESL) from 1967 to 1977 in Port Arthur and Toronto. He finished an MA at the University of Texas at Arlington from 1977 to 1979 where he studied Linguistics and Bible translation and taught ESL on fellowship. In 1980 he was accepted into the Ph. D Linguistics program but did not complete it. From 1981 to 1983 he taught high school and was trained for the ministry at Shady Grove Church, Grand Prairie, Texas where he was ordained in 1985. From 1983 to 1994 he was Eastern Ontario Area Director for Crossroads Christian Communications and ministered at the 100 Huntley Street prayer and counselling centre. He is a prophetic Bible teacher, has written three books, taught many training seminars, done counselling and served several churches as interim pastor over the years. He taught ESL, English and Spanish full time at Glebe Collegiate from 2001 to 2004. George presently holds credentials as a pastor with the E.C.A Ministerial Fellowship of Canada. Ruth Desjardins is a wife, mother and grandmother, who is concerned with the infiltration of worldly ideas into the minds of believers and the erosion of Biblical authority. She has a BA in Communications, an MA in Philosophy, has worked at various times as a newspaper reporter, teacher, writer and researcher and has assisted her husband in pastoral and prayer counselling ministry for many years.

Would you ever change your mind about the truth of the Bible?

Q: I saw a question asked of atheists on a discussion thread:  What evidence would it take to cause you to change your mind and believe in God? I turn the question around:  What evidence would be required to change … Continue reading

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What distinguishes Christianity from other belief systems?

Q: What distinguishes Christianity from other belief systems, such that it allows its adherents to believe in it and discount all the other believers of all the other religions?  How do Christians know that Hindus, Zoroastrians, Muslims, Jews, Buddhists and … Continue reading

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Does a belief in the literal truth of the Bible discredit science?

Q: People who believe in the literal truth of the Bible seem therefore not to accept scientific discoveries in certain disciplines such as archeology, physics, biology and cosmology.  Does a belief in the literal truth of the Bible discredit science … Continue reading

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Why is it important that the Bible be taken as truth?

Q: Why is it important that the Bible be taken as truth?  Would the Christian faith be diminished if the Bible were metaphorical, or is there some other issue with such an interpretation? George: The Bible says it is the … Continue reading

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