“Why Are You a Christian” How Will You answer?

This question does not get asked every day, especially by non-Christians. Don’t waste it. This question is essentially an invitation to share the gospel, handed to us on a silver platter. What gospel will you share?

4 Reasons Apologetics Benefits You

If you’ve ever tried to share your convictions with someone (and if you’re a Christian, I would hope that you had!), you know how intimidating it can be.   I’ve been there.  We don’t want to be the one getting tongue tied and fumbling for words. Getting a conversation started is usually the hardest part of Continue Reading

Was Jesus A Legend?

We’ve been looking at the resurrection of Jesus in our last few posts.  We introduced the minimal facts approach to Jesus’ resurrection.  I then explained the minimal facts we would be using as we looked at alternate explanations for the resurrection.  We explained why facts 1-4, 5-8 and 9-12 are accepted by nearly all scholars in the field Continue Reading

Quick Challenge Answer: Should Christians Say “Happy Holidays?”

Do Christians Need to Watch Their Language?

Here’s a topic that is all around us, but is rarely given a serious thought. Like many parents, mine could be pretty strict with the language that came out of our mouths. Swear words were never really allowed to become a regular part of my vocabulary growing up. I would often be that kid who Continue Reading

10 Gift Suggestions For Tent Making Christians

Need a gift for the Tent Making Christian in your life?  With Christmas fast approaching, I thought I would put together my 10 Gifts Suggestions For Tent Making Christians.  One word of caution as you look through this list.  If you are buying a book hoping your non-believing friend or relative will read it, you are Continue Reading

The Cultural Myth Called Moral Relativism

In my last post I wrote about what’s known as a “Cultural Myth”.  These are ideas that cultures hold without really thinking about them. The myth I’m going to discuss in this post is called moral relativism.  This is the prevailing world view in America today.  Almost everyone holds this view.  Moral Relativism states that all morals are products of one’s environment, upbringing, culture or Continue Reading

Was Jesus Just a Myth?

As I mentioned in my podcast earlier this week, one of the first things to make me seriously consider Christianity was the discovery that Jesus actually existed in history. This came as a complete shock to me. I had always assumed that Jesus was a myth just like Zeus, Apollo, Osiris, Mithras and a host Continue Reading

The Logical And Probability Problems Of Evil

The Logical and probability problems of evil. In earlier posts I described the problem of evil and also explained what evil is.  Evil isn’t a thing per say, it’s the absence of good. There can be no evil without an ultimate source of good that sets the standard. In this post we will discuss what is known Continue Reading

What Is Evil?

In my last blog post, I began to discuss the problem of evil.  Evil has affected everyone to varying degrees in their lives. But as we get started on this series, we need to first clarify exactly what it is we are talking about. What exactly is evil? When someone offers me the objection that God Continue Reading