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What Does This Verse Mean to You? Some Thoughts on Understanding the Bible

What Does This Verse Mean to You? Some Thoughts on Understanding the Bible

By Richard Howe In our recent live-stream about truth, we demonstrated how properly understanding the nature of truth and recognizing that truth about reality is objective and knowable are ...
What Are Students Learning At Yale? A Review of Dale Martin’s Introductory Lecture on the New Testament

What Are Students Learning At Yale? A Review of Dale Martin’s Introductory Lecture on the New Testament

Dale Martin is a scholar of the New Testament, formerly a professor at Yale University until his retirement in 2018. Prior to his appointment at Yale, Martin was a faculty member at Rhodes ...
Are Christians the New Extremists? Yes, and That’s Okay

Are Christians the New Extremists? Yes, and That’s Okay

By Natasha Crain My blog and podcast have been quiet since April because I was finishing writing my new book, Faithfully Different: Regaining Biblical Clarity in a Secular Culture. Faithfully ...
Why People Hate Being Judged

Why People Hate Being Judged

By Al Serrato "Don't judge me" seems to be an increasingly uttered, and accepted, refrain in our society, reflecting what appears to be a universal and deep-seated human tendency. Even ...
What did Jesus think about the Old Testament?

What did Jesus think about the Old Testament?

By Ryan Leasure It’s not uncommon for Christians to throw shade on the Old Testament. These Christians say they love Jesus, but they could do without those primitive Jewish texts. In fact, many ...
The Three Fatal Flaws of Equity

The Three Fatal Flaws of Equity

By Jason Jimenez  All this talk about more equity in our institutions seems like a good thing, right? Not so fast. On the surface, equity seems to be fair, just, and impartial. But upon further ...
Is All Reasoning Circular Reasoning?

Is All Reasoning Circular Reasoning?

By David Pallman Circular reasoning is generally understood to be fallacious. The reason for this is that circular arguments assume what they purport to prove. At least one premise in a circular ...
The Gospels Are Embarrassing for The Apostles

The Gospels Are Embarrassing for The Apostles

By Erik Manning If you want people to trust their leaders, you usually would try to paint them in the best light possible. You don’t go out of your way to undermine their authority. But that ...
Contradictions In The Life of a Christian

Contradictions In The Life of a Christian

By Luke Nix Introduction The Christian Church is no stranger to hypocrisy. The Church is comprised of sinners who do not always practice what they preach, and sometimes such practice is in ...
Five Tips for Teaching Christian Apologetics

Five Tips for Teaching Christian Apologetics

By Doug Potter I have taught Christian apologetics to seventh graders through seminary students. I have done this in a Christian school, church, home, and graduate school; in-person and online. ...
The Historicity of the Feeding of the Five Thousand: An Appraisal of the Evidence

The Historicity of the Feeding of the Five Thousand: An Appraisal of the Evidence

It is one of the most iconic incidents in Jesus’ life. We are all familiar with the famous story of Jesus miraculously feeding the five thousand from five loaves and two fish, with no fewer than ...
Resurrection Defense Series: Transformation of Eyewitnesses

Resurrection Defense Series: Transformation of Eyewitnesses

By Brian Chilton One of the most fascinating historical aspects of Jesus’s resurrection is the transformation it brought to individuals who claimed to have experienced the risen Jesus. ...
3 Apologetics Strategies from the Book of Acts

3 Apologetics Strategies from the Book of Acts

By Alisa Childers ​"Do you understand what you're reading?" This simple question is credited with carrying Christianity into Ethiopia. (1) Acts chapter 8 tells of Philip being led to the desert ...
What Does the Common Practice Of Withholding Sex Reveal About Women?

What Does the Common Practice Of Withholding Sex Reveal About Women?

By Wintery Knight Dennis Prager features a lot of discussions about male-female relationships on his show, particularly during the male-female hour. I think this is one of the parts of his show ...
Why It Is A Mistake To Say That All Religions Are The Same

Why It Is A Mistake To Say That All Religions Are The Same

By Al Serrato Every year in America, thousands of crimes occur in which there are no witnesses and very little evidence. Sometimes, the perpetrator leaves behind a fingerprint impression - a ...
An Evaluation of “Why the case against abortion is weak, ethically speaking”

An Evaluation of “Why the case against abortion is weak, ethically speaking”

By Elliott Crozat Introduction Why the case against abortion is weak, ethically speaking is an engaging article on an issue often confined to academic journals.[1] I am grateful for the report, ...
A Reply to Bart Ehrman’s Defense of Jesus, Interrupted on the MythVision Podcast

A Reply to Bart Ehrman’s Defense of Jesus, Interrupted on the MythVision Podcast

Nearly a year ago, I published a series of three articles in which I reviewed sections of Bart Ehrman’s book Jesus, Interrupted: Revealing the Hidden Contradictions in the Bible (And Why We ...
Improbable Planet by Hugh Ross ― Audio Book Highlight

Improbable Planet by Hugh Ross ― Audio Book Highlight

By Luke Nix Introduction If you consume a large portion of your material through audio, it is hard to get past a good deal on an excellent audiobook. Twice every year ChristianAudio.com runs a ...
Resurrection Defense Series: Multiple Source Attestation for the Resurrection of Jesus

Resurrection Defense Series: Multiple Source Attestation for the Resurrection of Jesus

By Brian Chilton Historians use various methodologies to determine the credibility of a historical story. One criterion is called the “criterion of multiple attestation.”[1] Reginald Fuller ...
Did John Really Write John?

Did John Really Write John?

By Ryan Leasure The Gospel according to John has received more scrutiny than the other Gospels put together. Case in point, dating back to the 1920s, critical scholars have argued that the ...

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