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October 24, 2018

In his 2006 best seller, The God Delusion, Dr. Richard Dawkins said,

“Well, there’s no denying that, from a moral point of view, Jesus is a huge improvement over the cruel ogre of the Old Testament. Indeed Jesus, if he existed (or whoever wrote his script if he didn’t)...

October 5, 2018

When we do apologetics, we seek to provide responses to charges against the faith revealed in the Bible. We defend the existence of God, the objectivity of morality, the incarnation resurrection of the Son of God. C. S. Lewis famously defended Christianity from the cri...

February 16, 2018

God’s creation truly is amazing when one takes the time to think on it. The devotion of Genesis 1-2 to God’s creative acts gives creation a special prominence. Those two chapters provide more detail as a narrative than other texts give us about other events in biblical...

February 9, 2018

Do you wear clothes of cotton and polyester blended cloth? 

Have you ever consumed shellfish?

Gentlemen, when did you last shave?

How many years do you have until your land reverts back to its original owner?

What ritual animal sacrifice does your financial status allow yo...

February 2, 2018

Perhaps this one surprises you. Comparisons to Hitler or asserted associations associations with Nazism stand out among the most common (and most flippant) ways to criticize anyone or anything. The tactic proves so basic that its employment in online arguments was pred...

January 31, 2018

I can remember the first time I saw a coffee shop attached to a book store. My parents had to take an annual trip after Christmas to a Barnes and Noble (relatively) close to our house so I could use my yearly gift certificate (not a gift card like you young folks use n...

January 19, 2018

A few times now I have discussed a few apologetic misfires. Usually these misfires result from a zeal to communicate something the apologist has learned. Often, when a Christian believer feels a renewed strength in his faith, he desires others to know. He now possesses...

December 21, 2017

“Whoa there, bucko. The Bible is perfectly rational.”

Indeed it is! 

However, to rationalize is a little something different. See this definition from Merriam-Webster: to bring into accord with reason or cause something to seem reasonable.

Do you see the problem there? 

R...

December 4, 2017

I was the dinosaur kid. I think all children’s ministries and kindergarten classes are obligated by federal law to have one, and that kid was me. I voraciously consumed all books and videos related to dinosaurs. That means that my parents and grandparents all became ex...

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