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Naturally, you want to know what Athanatos means. Athanatos is Greek for ‘immortality’ or, ‘not dying.’ If Christianity is true, that’s what we are: immortal. We are adventurers unleashed for glory, freed from the burden of sin and made fearless in the face of death. This ministry is the outgrowth of my apologetics ministries over the last decade.

No longer do I believe that the best, exclusive use of my time is to reach out to and contend with atheists. Today I believe that the Church needs to expand its vision and methods in order to keep people from falling away in the first place.

The United States is a mission field. There are some things that matter to people today (like stories, movies, etc) that we can use but have been needlessly abandoned to secularists. It is partly the aim of this ministry to re-capture and re-employ what was always properly within the domain of Christian thought.

That means that Athanatos Christian Ministries will strive to produce thoughtful educational programs that are consistent with historic, orthodox, creedal Christianity, but also seek to connect through literature, through music, through story, among other methods we might imagine. Athanatos Christian Ministries is a big picture organization. Anyone interested in joining us or learning more is invited to contact us to see just what can be done.

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The Christians In The Third Reich
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 29,820. Language: American English. Published: June 20, 2014 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
Confusion dominates too many discussions of the churches in Nazi Germany. Germany was not a Christian country but had been deeply influenced by powerful philosophical and scientific forces of secularism for over a century before 1933. The churches themselves were often mere facades of theological liberalism that denied the fundamentals of the faith in very religious-sounding language.
Hitler’s Religious, Quasi-Religious and Anti-Religious Ideas
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 25,680. Language: American English. Published: May 29, 2014 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / History & Culture
Hitler's combination of religious and secular rhetoric has led to diverse interpretations of his fundamental orientation. How can talk about some higher power harmonize with his concept of life as a brutal and amoral struggle for survival?
The Little Girl Waits
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Price: $4.95 USD. Words: 82,630. Language: American English. Published: May 22, 2014 by apgroup. Category: Fiction » Christian » Mystery & detective
There are evil people in the world, and they do evil things to innocent children. Pastor Butch Gregory is on a fatal collision course with such evil people. Pastor Butch's life is a happy one, filled with church meetings, sermon preparation, and leading a congregation he loves. His life is forever changed when unimaginable tragedy comes to a little girl from his church named Tamara.
The Land Begins to Heal
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Price: Free! Words: 8,640. Language: American English. Published: May 18, 2014 by apgroup. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
One day while rummaging around in the church attic, Pastor Butch Gregory discovers evidence that something in his beloved church's past has been covered up. Unable to get it out of his mind, he begins to try and find out what happened almost forty years ago, and what he discovers opens up the floodgates of healing.
The Problem of Christian Antisemitism
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 36,130. Language: American English. Published: April 10, 2014 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » History » Holocaust
This third short book in a series shows that hatred against the Jews in the name of Christ is contrary to many plain teachings, and never in any circumstances justifiable. Yet, it was very different in motive and in results from the secular racial antisemitism that drove the Nazis and led to the Holocaust.
The Jewish People and Their Enemies
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 9,610. Language: American English. Published: March 27, 2014 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / New Testament
Having demonstrated in a previous ebook that the New Testament in no sense demonizes Jews, [The New Testament and the Jews], author Joseph Keysor here examines the problem of antisemitism itself. From a biblical point of view, anti-Judaism in all of its manifestations is ultimately traceable to human sin.
The New Testament and the Jews
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: American English. Published: February 10, 2014 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / New Testament
An expert on Hitler, the Holocaust, and the Bible, author Joseph Keysor seeks to counter the persistent accusation that Christians and Christianity are to blame for anti-semitism and the Holocaust in particular.
Descant: The 2013 Athanatos Christian Ministries Writing Contest Anthology
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,910. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2013 by apgroup. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
This year's collection of the winners in Athanatos Christian Ministry's 2013 short story and poetry contest reflects ACM's vision for the arts and Christianity, exhibiting theological understanding without browbeating. This year's contest winners could perhaps have their work summed up as, "Having faith when having faith is hard."
Under a Withering Sun
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 63,980. Language: American English. Published: August 11, 2013 by apgroup. Category: Fiction » Christian » Romance
On the heels of incredible tragedy young college student Regina Leeman arrives one summer with a journal in hand to record her life as she volunteers to teach a creative writing class at an urban recreational center. Web: www.awitheringsun.com
Life Unworthy of Life
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 51,850. Language: English. Published: March 26, 2013 by apgroup. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
Who decides who lives and dies? Dr. Viktor Gottlieb goes to work in a German hospital only to discover that he and his fellow doctors decide. As his internal conflicts grow, he comes to realize that all those silly religious sentiments he had discarded when he became a man merited more serious consideration. But will he change his mind? Will it matter? For anyone?
How Many Guards at the Tomb?
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 8,890. Language: English. Published: March 11, 2013 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Christian Theology / Apologetics
Christian art portrays the tomb on Easter morn as being guarded by just two Roman guards, leading both Christians and non-Christians to give credence to an explanation that was roundly dismissed at the time: the guards simply fell asleep. In this series of essays, Christian apologist Anthony Horvath shows how artist's portrayals are not only inaccurate, but undermine what they seek to honor.
The God of Oscar's Misunderstanding and Other Stories and Poems: The Winners Anthology for the 2012 Athanatos Christian Ministries Christian Writing Contest
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 31,460. Language: American English. Published: November 29, 2012 by apgroup. Category: Fiction » Literature » Religious
This is the anthology of winners in Athanatos Christian Ministry's fourth annual Christian short story and poetry contest.
Peaches Perfect Party
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Price: Free! Words: 630. Language: English. Published: November 21, 2012 by apgroup. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
Kevin Custard is a man of means and influence and intends to give his dear daughter Peaches a 13th birthday party that she will never forget. He succeeded!
The Devil's Choir
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 70,270. Language: English. Published: October 23, 2012 by apgroup. Category: Fiction » Christian » Suspense
Melanie Elarton is a college student with a unique ability. Ari is a man of secrets and a member of an ancient order. They unite to find a campus serial killer, but in the process, an ancient demonic presence turns the investigators into the hunted. Will Melanie’s psychic gifts or Ari’s depth of experience be enough to save them and help them unravel the mystery before more girls are killed?
Roots and Fruits: The Conquest of America by the Culture of Death
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 12,880. Language: English. Published: October 10, 2012 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » Politics and Current Affairs » Social policy
How did America become a place where those with Down syndrome and spina bifida are aborted in huge numbers? How can it tolerate aborting a child just because it is a girl or killing a twin in the womb so that only one child is born alive? Why are Americans being reduced to numbers and Quality Adjusted Life Years, poised to ration care if you are too old or infirm? This is the culture of death.
Diamonds in the Dust Reader's Guide
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Price: Free! Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: October 1, 2012 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » Education and Study Guides » Study guides - Literature
This free study guide is designed to deepen the reading experience of Shirley Mowat Tucker's "Diamonds in the Dust." Book club leaders will appreciate having a ready-to-go reader's guide to help them facilitate their small reading groups at their local library or church. The study guide was produced with the author's guidance. Shirley M. Tucker is an award winning South African author.
Hitler, the Holocaust, and the Bible
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Price: $7.99 USD. Words: 256,240. Language: English. Published: June 25, 2012 by apgroup. Category: Fiction » Christian » Historical
In this updated edition, author Joseph Keysor addresses the growing trend among secularists to label Hitler as a Christian and therefore attribute the atrocities of the second world war to the Christian religion. Keysor does not settle for simply contrasting the Nazis' behavior with the Biblical record.
The Binding Laws Governing our Present Intellectual Anarchy
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,890. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2012 by apgroup. Category: Essay » Political
Are there laws that govern anarchy? Isn't that a contradiction in terms? It is, but it is Horvath's premise that intellectual anarchy is unhindered by such trivialities, with consequences that are far reaching and profoundly dangerous.
Richard Dawkins, Antony Flew, and Mother Teresa Go to Heaven: Five Short Stories
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 19,210. Language: English. Published: March 9, 2012 by apgroup. Category: Fiction » Christian » Short stories
What sounds like the beginning of a very bad joke is actually the title of a collection of short stories by author Anthony Horvath. Richard Dawkins, Antony Flew, Mother Teresa- and new in 2012, the author himself, Anthony Horvath- come face to face with their Maker, and speak their minds.
Psalm 22 And The Cross: Or, One Reason So Many of the First Christians Were Jews
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,310. Language: English. Published: February 28, 2012 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » Religion and Spirituality » Biblical Studies / Jesus, the Gospels & Acts
A great deal of commentary has concerned itself with the abandonment of Jesus, by God, on the cross, inspired by Jesus' cry, "My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?" In point of fact, Jesus was handing out a Bible reference for his persecutors- and followers- to look into, because as it happens these are the first words of Psalm 22.
We Chose Life: Why You Should Too
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 15,530. Language: English. Published: December 7, 2011 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Women's health
More than half of all children diagnosed in the womb with a birth defect in America are aborted. Anthony Horvath and his wife were told that their daughter had spina bifida and were immediately told that they could abort it. This is the story of that emotional week and the reasons why they chose life... and why you should, too.
In Defense of Martin Luther
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,470. Language: English. Published: November 14, 2011 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » European philosophy
Author Joseph Keysor previously demonstrated that Hitler and the Nazis were not acting on Christian principles and exposed the true basis for destructive actions. Now he comes to the defense of Martin Luther, a person that many people try to blame for Hitler's anti-semitism. Keysor is not Lutheran, making his analysis all the more decisive.
Diamonds In the Dust
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Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 66,190. Language: English. Published: November 4, 2011 by apgroup. Category: Fiction » Drama » African
Straight out of South Africa comes the poignant tale of Ida Morgan: her husband murdered, abandoned by God, and alone in the world. Ida’s road to healing and wholeness is paved by diamonds in the dust. Author Shirley Mowat Tucker is a native South African who leads the reader into her country's secret places... places where there are still wicked men doing wicked things...
The Anti-Apologist: Philip Pullman's Covert Assault on the Christian Worldview within "His Dark Materials"
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,780. Language: English. Published: November 2, 2011 by apgroup. Category: Nonfiction » Philosophy » Religious philosophy
The release of Philip Pullman's "The Golden Compass" as a movie prompted new scrutiny of the messages embedded in his "His Dark Materials" series. In this collection of essays, Christian apologist Anthony Horvath affirms the existence of an anti-Christian agenda in the books, but argues that the charges commonly raised are harmless since they are easily spotted. The real 'harm' lies elsewhere.


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