What would you think if there were 438 attempts to break into your house in one month? That is the number of threats we experienced targeting our website in October 2022 alone. That represents over 5,000 a year.
This has been the pattern for years. A few times, we have switched providers or web hosting services. Each time they are shocked at the relentless efforts to hack into our site. Who knows what these vandals would do if they succeeded? Some years ago, I was using a conservative internet news site. A link to a story had been hacked to connect to a very vulgar pornographic image. Viruses would be another potential threat.
We live in a culture that believes, after Darwinism, in the benign power of violence and revolution to clear away what they see as old, stagnant, regressive elements and enable the growth of something better. Because evolution is an assumption of modern man he applies it to social, economic, and political situations. Such men believe destroying what they deem evil is progressive. We see their destruction but rather than [seeing it as] progressive we recognize it as a regression, what Cornelius Van Til called an “integration in to the void,” a devolution.
It all comes down to ethics, how we define good and evil. These are necessary concepts because man was created with a moral consciousness. That consciousness is scarred and twisted by sin, so the unbeliever’s conscience is often “seared with a hot iron.” This is why evil is so often defended as a moral good.
If Christian ethics are defined as themselves evil, then people will expend great energies destroying anything that represents those values – like our website.
Please pray for the relentless efforts needed to safeguard our website. And please use it! If you spend some time on it, you will realize how extensive its archives are.