How do I explain why apologetics is essential to someone unfamiliar with the subject? Why am I so hyper-focused on this one area of Christian teaching, rather than others? It made me realize that it is a good idea to occasionally zoom out and go back to the basics.
Faith alone in what? Sola Fide. Faith alone. It’s one of the five “Solas” of the protestant reformation. It communicates the idea that it’s our trust in Christ that saves us, and nothing else. But what exactly does that mean? They Have Faith, But In What? I was doing research recently on another group that claims to be connected Continue Reading
I see dead people. This was of course the famous line spoken by Haley Joel Osment in the movie “The Sixth Sense”. The 1999 movie tells the story of a young boy that can see and communicate with dead people. The Sixth Sense was nominated for 6 Academy awards and was the second highest grossing movie of 1999. Continue Reading
Should Christians practice yoga? Christian yoga is popping up more and more now days. It’s not uncommon to see churches advertising it on their websites or in their Sunday bulletins. But is yoga something we should be doing as Christians? What is yoga? Answering the question “What is yoga” is difficult. That’s because it’s use is so vast, and Continue Reading
During college I took an Intercultural Communication course. The class was fairly unremarkable, but the text book gave no shortage of interesting material. One chapter in particular, written by one Professor Mary Fong, comparing Taoism and Christianity, taught me to be very careful how much stock to put in my text books when it comes Continue Reading
Did Bart Ehrman change his mind about God? A recent blog post by Dr. Ehrman had many Christians excited that he had changed his tune on belief in God. Or at least moved the needle in that direction. So what did he say that got people so worked up? Who Is Bart Ehrman? If you’re not familiar with Dr. Continue Reading