Dr. Sharon Dirckx, PhD in brain imaging, explains why scanning brain activity during prayer and meditation doesn’t prove anything other than the brain is active during these times. Some atheists have reached the silly conclusion that because we know what areas of the brain are active at times of prayer, therefore religion is a madeContinue reading “Is Religious Experience Just Brain Activity?”
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Apologetics is About Love
The motivation for doing apologetics is love.
The Top Reasons You Should Think About Apologetics
Wesley Huff details the top reasons for learning how to defend your faith: “The Top Reasons You Should Think About Apologetics” Wesley Huff
Apologetics: The Vest That Stops Bullets
Recently I had the opportunity to interview Detective J. Warner Wallace for episode two of my podcast. In the episode, we talked about detective stories, his conversion from atheism to Christianity, and the reliability of the Gospels. One portion of the podcast that stuck out to me involved a detective story that illustrates theContinue reading “Apologetics: The Vest That Stops Bullets”
Podcast: J. Warner Wallace Interview
J. Warner Wallace of Cold Case Christianity discusses his career as a detective, how he became a Christian, and why the Gospels are reliable.
Committed Christians Are Now a Minority and Kids Need to Know It
Natasha Crain explains how committed Christians are now a minority and how this should affect the way we teach our children. “Committed Christians Are Now a Minority and Kids Need to Know It” Natasha Crain
More on Sovereignty and Free Will
Last week I wrote a brief post discussing the seemingly contradictory doctrines of God’s sovereignty and man’s free will. Today I want to flesh that out a little further with the help of a few books on the subject ( I would recommend both for further reading, by the way). Chosen But Free The firstContinue reading “More on Sovereignty and Free Will”
Why the Church Needs Lay Apologists
Apologetics is an area of study that is of growing interest to Christians in general and particularly young Christians. Don’t waste your time debating internet trolls, the Church needs you. “If You’re a Lay Apologist, I Hope You’ll Heed This Call” Joe Carter
Why Did a “Good” God Create Hell?
Al Serrato examines the concept of “free-will” and how it plays a roll in understanding why God would create Hell. “Why Did a ‘Good’ God Create Hell?” Al Serrato
Is Apologetics Anti-Faith?
Some say that we need no evidence for our faith, otherwise it isn’t faith. But this is a sorely mistaken understanding of the word “faith”. Robby Hall explains: “Is Apologetics Anti-Faith?” Robby Hall