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Abortion and the Theology of a Purposeless Life

Abortion and the Theology of a Purposeless Life

By Brian Chilton While I am intentionally not one of the political voices of the day, I do find that many times politics crosses over into theology and vice versa. One of the more troubling ...
Why the Resurrection is the Best Argument for Christianity

Why the Resurrection is the Best Argument for Christianity

By Robby Hall Often, people may ask how to show that Buddhism is false or what’s a good argument against Hinduism or the New Age, etc.  But in the end, one doesn’t necessarily have to ...
What the Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Means for Christian Parents

What the Same-Sex Marriage Ruling Means for Christian Parents

By Natasha Crain I was tempted to not write anything at all about the same-sex marriage ruling. So much has been written on this in the last week that I don’t see how one more person’s take ...
Christians: Persons of Faith or Knowledge?

Christians: Persons of Faith or Knowledge?

By Tim Stratton We expect people in positions of authority to have training and experience in their respective fields. For example, I want my pilot to have knowledge of the helicopter in which ...
The Trinity in the Old Testament (Part 4): The Divine Logos

The Trinity in the Old Testament (Part 4): The Divine Logos

In three previous articles (part 1, part 2, part 3), I laid out the beginnings of a case for the Triune nature of God in the Old Testament Scriptures. I also showed how the intricate harmonies ...
Why Should We Trust the Extra-Biblical References to Jesus?

Why Should We Trust the Extra-Biblical References to Jesus?

By Jeremy Linn We received a great question on our Instagram page this week: "How do we know that the extra-biblical sources which mention Jesus are trustworthy? Josephus, Tacitus, and the ...
Historical Bias, Objectivity, and the Truth of Christianity

Historical Bias, Objectivity, and the Truth of Christianity

By J. Brian Huffling “Historians are biased and choose what they report. As such, history can’t be known.” That’s a typical objection to the ability to know history. If such objections prove ...
Abortion and The God Molech

Abortion and The God Molech

By Ryan Leasure History is filled with barbaric cultures. One of the worst, though, has to be the ancient Canaanites. As was customary in that culture, parents offered their newborn children as ...
What Criteria Do Historians Use to Get To The Minimal Facts About The Historical Jesus?

What Criteria Do Historians Use to Get To The Minimal Facts About The Historical Jesus?

By Wintery Knight Have you ever heard Gary Habermas, Michael Licona or William Lane Craig defend the resurrection of Jesus in a debate by saying that the resurrection is the best explanation ...
Why Premium Sex Is Your Best Bet for Relational Success

Why Premium Sex Is Your Best Bet for Relational Success

By Terrell Clemmons Last December, television talk-show host Meredith Vieira invited relationship expert Siggy Flicker onto her show as part of her "Ultimate Relationship Gift Guide," to help ...
15 Quotes From Dr. Michael G. Strauss on the Big Bang’s Revelation of God’s Invisible Attributes

15 Quotes From Dr. Michael G. Strauss on the Big Bang’s Revelation of God’s Invisible Attributes

By Luke Nix The Creator Revealed In 2018 University of Oklahoma particle physicist Dr. Michael G. Strauss released his latest book. In this short non-technical volume, he introduces the ...
The Trinity in the Old Testament (part 3): The Divine Messenger of Yahweh

The Trinity in the Old Testament (part 3): The Divine Messenger of Yahweh

In previous blog posts (part 1, part 2), I began a series exploring the expression of God's Triune nature in the Old Testament, an oft-neglected subject among Christians today. In this article, ...
Salt and Light: Finding the Legitimate Balance in the Christian Life

Salt and Light: Finding the Legitimate Balance in the Christian Life

By Brian Chilton Life is often about finding the right balance. Too much of anything is bad for a person, even water. Consuming too much water will cause one to lose electrolytes and minerals ...
Philosophy Is for Everyone

Philosophy Is for Everyone

By Colin Burgess “Philosophy is everybody’s business.” – J. Mortimer Adler. Aristotle opened his opus on philosophy, The Metaphysics, with, “All men by nature desire to know.” Nothing ...
How Sunday Schools Are Raising the Next Generation of Secular Humanists

How Sunday Schools Are Raising the Next Generation of Secular Humanists

By Natasha Crain Last year, for various reasons, our family had the opportunity to attend a few different churches. Each time, we debriefed on what happened in Sunday school and what the kids ...
The Trinity in the Old Testament (Part 2): The Deity of Israel’s Messiah

The Trinity in the Old Testament (Part 2): The Deity of Israel’s Messiah

In a previous article, I began a series exploring the nature of God in the Old Testament, and the continuity of the Jewish Scriptures with God's revelation in the New Testament. We looked at ...
The Trinity in the Old Testament (Part 1): Divine Plurality

The Trinity in the Old Testament (Part 1): Divine Plurality

It is often assumed that the doctrine of the Trinity – the idea that there is one being of God that is comprised of three eternal and co-equal divine persons (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) – is ...
Lowder’s Comments to My Assessment of His Debate with Turek

Lowder’s Comments to My Assessment of His Debate with Turek

By Jacobus Erasmus In 2016, Jeffery Jay Lowder[1] debated Frank Turek on the topic Naturalism vs theism. See here: In early 2017, I wrote two articles in which I assess Lowder’s opening ...
How Not Letting Your Children Ask a Question Leads Them to Atheism

How Not Letting Your Children Ask a Question Leads Them to Atheism

By Michael Sherrard Time and time again, I hear the story of one who has left their belief in God in the bin of their childhood memories alongside Santa Clause and the Easter Bunny. And more ...
How Should Christians Relate to Gay Friends, Neighbors, and Family?

How Should Christians Relate to Gay Friends, Neighbors, and Family?

By Mikel Del Rosario Understanding Acceptance, Approval, and Convicted Civility When I speak at student events, Christian kids ask me, “How should I relate to my gay friends?” Many believers ...

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