Can historical study uncover the miraculous? Some say no. But as we study ancient historiography, we do arrive at a set of “bedrock facts”. These are facts that, although they are not known with 100% certainty, most scholars agree on. There are a set of historical “bedrock facts” that scholars agree on that can beContinue reading “10 Reasons to Accept the Resurrection of Jesus as a Historical Fact”
Atheist philosopher bites off more than he can chew when he asks a professional historian what has Christianity ever done for us? Tom Holland takes the question head on. Name just one thing that Christianity has ever done for civilization. What has Christianity ever done for us?
Teri Dugan takes a look at the literary and historical aspects of the Bible. The Bible is a large book that has affected countless lives and nations. But what exactly is it? Is it really God’s word? How can we know? Can we trust what it says? A Case for the Old Testament: Bible ApologeticsContinue reading “Fun Facts About the Bible”
J. Warner Wallace writes, “the biggest challenge to “theism” may not actually be “atheism.” Instead, the biggest threat to the future of the Church may be ‘apatheism.’” The many Christians that are apathetic about their faith are far more dangerous to the church than any evangelistic atheist. Apathy can be seen most clearly in teenagers.Continue reading “Three Ways to Ignite Your Teenager’s Passion for God”
Andy Tix, from “Psychology Today” writes on the non-intellectual factors that are taken into consideration by non-religious people. It is often said by atheists that Christians just believe for emotional/psychological reasons. What we are finding out is that no matter what you believe, there are strong psychological forces at play. However, none of this tellsContinue reading “The New Psychology of Atheism”
In conversations concerning the resurrection, the fact that the apostles were willing to die for their belief is usually brought up. Now, you don’t need to defend the validity of every apostle’s martyrdom. In fact, I would just stick with Paul, Peter, Jame, and early church persecution in general. However, Sean McDowell explains some linesContinue reading “Did the Apostle Thomas Die a Martyr in India?”
Communicating effectively isn’t easy. What’s even more difficult is communicating in such a way as to persuade someone else to change their mind. Think about how difficult it would be for someone to change your mind on ________. I know it would be close to impossible to convince me that God does not exist, forContinue reading “A Pro-Life Message that “Sticks””
When was the last time you shared the Gospel with someone? Maybe it has been awhile. Maybe you never have. Ever wonder why that is? As Christians, we possess the greatest news the world has ever heard? Why do we seldom share it? J. Warner Wallace tackles our fears and offers a solution: The SourceContinue reading “The Source of Our Fear When it Comes to Evangelism”
Cute title. But it is a good article. The disciples themselves, especially Paul, make good examples of how to engage skeptics. This transaction between Festus and the Apostle Paul is a good example for Christians to learn from. Don’t get offended. Stay rational, my friends. Don’t Take Offense. Make a Defense.
There’s a lot of trash on the internet. My critics are thinking, “Like your website.” Touché. Imagine being a young Christian that hasn’t had their faith challenged and you stumble across an internet atheist article where the author is condescending and mocking. “Religious people are idiots and deserve to be mocked.” This was the anthemContinue reading “How to Shield Your Kids from Toxic Internet Atheism”