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”
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Kanye West, Celebrity Conversions, and the Prodigal Son
Featured Image Credit: Kanye West Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella It is not uncommon for a celebrity in our culture to have a “road to Damascus experience” and place their faith in Jesus. Plenty of examples come to mind, but as of late, none is more prominent than Kanye West. I do not keep upContinue reading “Kanye West, Celebrity Conversions, and the Prodigal Son”
Belief Without Sight
This is a short read on Jesus’ words to Thomas: “Blessed are those who believe without seeing me.” There’s also a tidbit about St. Thomas Aquinas, who I always love to read about. Belief Without Sight
Is the resurrection beyond belief?
Dr. David Instone-Brewer examines the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ resurrection. Is it reasonable to believe that Jesus rose from the dead? Evangelism might be easier without a resurrection, but as Paul says, the Resurrection is at the heart of our message. Is the resurrection beyond belief?
On the Alleged ‘Blind Faith Passages in the Bible
Many atheists, and some Christians who don’t like apologetics, believe that faith is “blindly believing something despite a lack of evidence, or even in spite of counter-evidence.” This is of course ridiculous and not how the Bible defines faith. On the Alleged ‘Blind Faith’ Passages in the Bible
Why Did You Believe? A Review of John Piper’s Irresistible Grace (Part 1)
As I mentioned last week, I have been reading through John Piper’s Five Points in which he gives a Biblical defense of the T.U.L.I.P. of Calvinism. Last week, we looked at his view of total depravity and pretty much agreed with everything he stated in that chapter. I pointed out a few points where he wasContinue reading “Why Did You Believe? A Review of John Piper’s Irresistible Grace (Part 1)”
No, Non-Believers are Not Increasing in America
Many Christians just assume that atheism and secularism are on the rise. Glenn T. Stanton expels this lie in this wonderful article that looks at the statistics and what they actually tell us. Many have read too much into the data and tried to say that atheism has grown significantly, even outnumbered those who believeContinue reading “No, Non-Believers are Not Increasing in America”
Ep 13 Barnabas Piper: Help My Unbelief – Why Doubt is Not the Enemy of Faith
Barnabas Piper joins the show today answering questions about his book, “Help My Unbelief: Why Doubt is Not the Enemy of Faith”. We discussed the nature of faith, doubt, works, and how all of these things play out in the life of the believer. To watch the bonus section, where I ask Barnabas annoying questionsContinue reading “Ep 13 Barnabas Piper: Help My Unbelief – Why Doubt is Not the Enemy of Faith”
The Most Important Thing to Tell Your Kids When They Doubt Their Faith
Dr. Travis Dickinson, professor at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, gives some sound advice on how to address your children’s doubts. Inevitably your kiddos will face objections to their faith and this will cause them to doubt. How will you respond? The Most Important Thing to Tell Your Kids When They Doubt Their Faith If youContinue reading “The Most Important Thing to Tell Your Kids When They Doubt Their Faith”
J. Warner Wallace Recalls an Officer Involved Shooting
Detective J. Warner Wallace of Cold Case Christianity recalls an Officer Involved Shooting.