The Atonement and Rethinking Hell

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Chris Date from Rethinking Hell on the Help Me Believe Podcast. Chris is a Reformed (Calvinist) theologian that holds to a conditionalist view of hell. This view, also known as annihilationism, holds that unbelievers will not spend eternity in eternal torment, but will cease to exist after theContinue reading “The Atonement and Rethinking Hell”

Fun Facts About the Bible

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”

How Can I Trust the Bible When it Was Used to Justify Slavery?

Brandon Cleaver writes a fantastic article at RZIM on slavery in the Old Testament and New Testament in contrast with American antebellum slavery. Properly understood, the Bible not only does not condone the brutal slavery of the antebellum South, but strongly prohibits such treatment of human beings made in the image of God. How CanContinue reading “How Can I Trust the Bible When it Was Used to Justify Slavery?”

Biblical Archaeology with Professor Ted Wright

Here is a neat little article about the profession of Biblical archaeology. Archaeology can be another way of obtaining truth that will either confirm, or disconfirm biblical claims. In this respect, it is relevant to apologetics and the conversations we have with skeptics. Biblical Archaeology with Professor Ted Wright

Why Believe the Bible?

How do you know the Bible is God’s word? Even if the history recorded in the Bible checks out, how do you know the miracles recorded actually happened? Here’s a great article by Dr. Doug Potter from Southern Evangelical Seminary. Why Believe the Bible? | Dr. Doug Potter

The Old Testament is Embarrassing

Sean McDowell explains why embarrassing details in the Bible are important. When someone lies, they prop themselves up to look good. But in the Bible, the protagonists are usually deeply flawed and their stories are littered with embarrassing details. The Old Testament is Embarrassing

The Case for the Reliability of the Old Testament

When we think of the reliability of the Bible, most evidence given is for the New Testament. But what about the Old Testament? J. Warner Wallace gives some good sources to study the reliability of the Old Testament. The Case for the Reliability of the Old Testament

God of the Deep

The New Year has been good to me, so far. On January 4, 2019 I married my best friend. We had a wonderful wedding filled with fun and memories. Shortly after, we embarked on our honeymoon. We left out of Galveston, TX on a cruise ship and sailed for Honduras, Belize, and Cozumel. In HondurasContinue reading “God of the Deep”

“Is the Bible God’s Word?” Patron-Only eBook

How do you know the Bible is God’s Word? How can the Bible be God’s Word if it was written by men? Over the years, the Bible has faced more criticism than any other book in history, yet it still remains authoritative for many Christians today. Have you ever had doubts about where the BibleContinue reading ““Is the Bible God’s Word?” Patron-Only eBook”