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John 3:16 Ad Rejected

Larry Taunton talks to Matt McClure of Currents Catholic TV about FOX Sports’ rejection of Fixed Point’s LookUp 3:16 Super Bowl commercial promoting a simple message of hope.  After being turned down, the ad went viral, being featured by major news outlets from The New York Times to The Huffington Post and many more. Duration: … Read more

LookUp 316

If you had thirty seconds to speak to millions of people, what would you say? Would you sell a product, offer social or political commentary, or would you want to say something else? That’s a question I put to some of my friends after last year’s Super Bowl. Think of the millions of dollars corporate … Read more

The Source of Hope

October 19, 2010. The theater marquee read “God or No God? A Debate – Christopher Hitchens vs. Larry Taunton.” It was reminiscent of similar advertisements for heavyweight fights. This had been a long time coming. Atheist Christopher Hitchens and I had debated one another many times: Birmingham, Alabama; Edinburgh, Scotland; St. Louis, Missouri; and even on … Read more

The World Through Stained Glass Windows

On September 7, 2010, Fixed Point Foundation sponsored its eighth major debate and our third in Birmingham, Alabama.  The participants on this occasion were Dr. David Berlinski and Christopher Hitchens.  The topic of the debate was this:  Is a purely secular society preferable to a religious one? Berlinski, an agnostic, mathematician, and author, was to take the position … Read more