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5 ARGUMENTS FOR THE EXISTENCE OF FREE WILL

By Evan Minton Free Will is a topic debated among Christians and even some non-Christians. The Christians who affirm that men have free will in the libertarian sense are Arminians, Molinists, and Open Theists. Christians who deny free will in the libertarian sense generally fall into the Calvinist camp. I have argued elsewhere that libertarian […]

Remembering Nabeel Qureshi

By Brian Chilton The Christian community lost a wonderful man of God this past Saturday, September 16, 2017. Nabeel Qureshi entered his eternal home after a year-long battle with stomach cancer at the tender age of 34. While Nabeel has left us, he has left behind a wonderful legacy that will impact countless individuals for […]

Who Wrote the Letters of John?

By Brian Chilton The website has devoted substantial time in exploring the identity of the authors of the New Testament texts. This journey continues as we explore the three letters attributed to John. Who was the person named John behind these letters? Author:          The early church nearly unanimously attributed the three letters of John to the […]

Mathematical Apologetics: Discovering Divine Attributes in Math

By Brian Chilton On today’s podcast, Brian discusses how one discovers the mark of the divine in math. In the book Faith and Learning: A Handbook for Christian Higher Education, edited by David S. Dockery, Jeanette Russ, in her chapter “Christian Scholarship in Math, Physics, and Engineering, provides several ways that math demonstrates the divine attributes of God. […]

Who Wrote the Book of Hebrews?

By Brian Chilton Throughout the past several weeks, we have been exploring who the authors of the books of the New Testament were. Already we have seen that there are good reasons for supporting the traditional view that the apostles Matthew and John wrote the Gospels attributed to them, John Mark writing the Second Gospel […]

Debating Atheists: Arrival of Jesus (Part 5/5)

By Dan Grossenbach Ancient history is a funny thing. We depend on the information, but no one was there to see it. Historians meet this challenge with the standard method of historiography. Historiography is scientific in a sense, albeit different than the hard sciences like physics and chemistry. In both cases, absolute certainty still evades […]

Who Wrote the Gospel of John?

By Brian Chilton For the past few weeks, we have investigated the authors of the Gospels and the book of Acts. In this article, we examine the evidence for the Gospel of John. Who wrote the Fourth Gospel? As we have in previous articles, this article will look at the proposed author, the internal and […]

Debating Atheists: Arrival of Evil (Part 4/5)

By Dan Grossenbach Understanding evil reveals an important part of reality. As much as we try to avoid it, evil is part of the universal human condition – something theists and atheists both have in common. You may be surprised, however; that the way atheists think about evil actually shows God exists. For the previous post […]

¿Quién Escribió El Evangelio De Lucas Y Los Hechos?

Por Brian Chilton Nos hemos dedicado a una serie de artículos sobre la autoría de los libros del Nuevo Testamento. En este artículo, consideramos el Tercer Evangelio, el Evangelio de Lucas. ¿Quién escribió el Evangelio? ¿Qué pistas tenemos de la evidencia interna y externa, la fecha, la ubicación y la audiencia? Autor Propuesto Por La […]

Who Wrote the Letters of Peter?

By Brian Chilton Over the past few months, we have been investigating the authors and backgrounds of the New Testament books. In this article, we will look into the letters attributed to Peter. Towards the back of the New Testament, one will find two letters associated with Peter, most would think this would be the […]

Debating Atheists: Introduction (part 1/5)

By Dan Grossenbach On November 27, 2016, I debated a local atheist leader, retired podiatrist Dr. Gil Shapiro, the spokesperson of Freethought Arizona (video here). I’ve blogged on general post-debate thoughts here but now will cover a series of five consecutive blog posts covering each of the four arguments that the atheist couldn’t answer. This is no […]

Who Wrote the Letter of James?

By Bryan Chilton As you know, we have been examining the authorship of the New Testament letters over the past few weeks. Thus far, we have learned that good reasons exist to accept the apostles Matthew and John as authors of the First and Fourth Gospels; John Mark as the author of the Second Gospel, […]

Why Apologetics Won’t Work

By Dan Grossenbach If apologetics is so great and its arguments compelling, why isn’t everyone convinced of Christianity? This is where the doctrine of election debate between Calvinists and Arminians normally comes in, but I think both sides are overlooking a simpler and self-evident truth of human nature – one they can both agree on. People […]