Quick Challenge Answer: Do Christians Get to be Jerks?

Gamaliel’s Test for Christianity

This test sets the tone for the rest of the book’s narrative. By all accounts, Christianity should not still be here. This religion should have died out numerous times, and I shouldn’t still be here writing about it 2,000 years later.

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The Solas Part 2: Defending Sola Gratia

In a sense, sola gratia is a step behind sola fide. Yes, you are saved only by faith and not your works, but where did that faith come from? Are we expected to discover or develop it ourselves? This was significant in the protestant reformation for much the same reason as sola fide. Reformers like Martin Luther argued that scripture is clear. Our salvation does not come by works, and no pope or indulgence will change that. It is only by the grace of God and his gift of faith that we can be saved.

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The Solas Part 1: Defending Sola Fide

What Are You Prepared To Do?

“What are you prepared to do?”  That’s the question asked in one of my favorite movies from the 80’s.  The movie is “The Untouchables”, and it stars Kevin Costner, Robert De Niro, Andy Garcia and Sean Connery.  The movie tells the true story of Elliot Ness and his group of “Untouchables” as they try and stop the flow of illegal […]

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William Wilberforce Gave Us a Challenge

William Wilberforce lived an incredible and inspiring life. His lifelong fight to end the slave trade in England can teach us all a great deal about perseverance and living out our faith. Wilberforce understood what he had to do and worked himself to death for it.

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DeConstruction Talk: What’s Happening with Kevin Max?

I was born in the 90s and grew up listening to mostly contemporary Christian music. To say DC Talk was a big deal is an understatement. They set a bar for Christian music that I’m not convinced anyone has reached since. The trio of Jesus Freaks, TobyMac, Michael Tait, and Kevin Max, went their separate […]

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3 Logical Fallacies Christians Should Know

Why is revealing a bad argument so thrilling? Maybe it’s just my high school debate excitement catching up to me. I think part of it is the human craving to be right and point it out to people. I suspect many people jump into comment section debates in the hopes of having that thrill.

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3 Reflections on Ravi’s Fall

One of the most dangerous pitfalls for any Christian apologist is getting caught up in pride. We need to keep that in mind as we observe this situation. There’s been no shortage of Christian leaders caught in sexual sin. It always stings, but this one more than most.

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Does Infant Baptism Conflict with the Age of Accountability?