But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

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Saturday, 22 April 2017 11:11

What About God of the Gaps?

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If you present the cosmological or design arguments to skeptics at least a few times, it’s extremely likely that you’ll hear the words “That’s a ‘God of the gaps’ argument.” This objection is rooted in the idea that because a number of things throughout...

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The holocaust, masterminded by Adolf Hitler and his Nazi regime, devoured 11 million lives, among them were 6 million Jews, and the other 5 million comprising of people with mental and physical disabilities, communists, resistance fighters, Slavic people, homosexuals, priests, Jehovah’s...

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Friday, 07 April 2017 10:29

Miracles and Science

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I am privileged to be one of the general editors of the upcoming Dictionary of Christianity and Science (Zondervan, April 2017).  Paul Copan, Tremper Longman, Michael Strauss, and I–along with our excellent team at Zondervan–have endeavored to create a reference work that tackles...

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Saturday, 01 April 2017 23:08

Analogies For The Blessed Trinity?

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The doctrine of the blessed Trinity is very difficult to understand. A corporeal and finite human cannot absolutely comprehend an infinite and an incorporeal God. Hence, the human mind seeks analogies to aid in easing the comprehension of the Trinity, so that the Trinity does not remain a mystery...

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I am privileged to be one of the general editors of the upcoming Dictionary of Christianity and Science (Zondervan, April 2017).  Paul Copan, Tremper Longman, Michael Strauss, and I–along with our excellent team at Zondervan–have endeavored to create a reference work that tackles...

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Tuesday, 21 March 2017 11:03

The Great Divorce and The Sexual Revolution

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The Sexual Revolution had a long gestation period. While many may see it as something that suddenly sprung up in the 1960s, its vision had been cast in Western Civilization at least two hundred years before. Thinkers such as Jean Jacques Rousseau, Margaret Sanger, Margaret Mead, and Alfred Kinsey...

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Foreignpolicy.com reported that Islam is the fastest growing religion in the world, and so did Wikipedia.1 No doubt this indicates a trend. But how is this growth achieved? Foreign policy.com attributes Islamic growth to its presence in the world’s fastest growing countries and the influx of...

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By James M. Rochford In our previous article in this series (found here), we began by articulating the popular argument that Christianity stole its central themes from antecedent Pagan deities. There, we argued that even skeptics and critical scholars reject such a view. However, we...

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I am privileged to be one of the general editors of the upcoming Dictionary of Christianity and Science (Zondervan, April 2017).  Paul Copan, Tremper Longman, Michael Strauss, and I–along with our excellent team at Zondervan–have endeavored to create a reference work that tackles...

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Wednesday, 01 March 2017 20:25

Unholy Benefits of Atheism

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Examining atheism from the vantage point of Christianity motivates a Christian to ask two questions. First, “what would I gain if I convert to atheism?” Second, “is there any value to the benefits stockpiled from atheism?” What would I gain if I convert to atheism?...

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I am privileged to be one of the general editors of the upcoming Dictionary of Christianity and Science (Zondervan, April 2017).  Paul Copan, Tremper Longman, Michael Strauss, and I–along with our excellent team at Zondervan–have endeavored to create a reference work that tackles...

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Tuesday, 21 February 2017 20:36

The Least Popular Jewish Names

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One of the more remarkable pieces of data in Richard Bauckham’s 2006 book, Jesus and the Eyewitnesses, is the comparison of Palestinian Jewish names in the Gospel period to those recorded in the Gospels themselves. ¹ He draws on the work of the Israeli scholar Tal Ilan, who compiled...

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Friday, 17 February 2017 23:49

An Introductory Defense Of The Blessed Trinity

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The Bible reveals the distinctive and an essential Christian doctrine of the blessed Trinity. The Christian worldview makes this unique claim that God is one and yet there are three who are God. Although Natural Theology could posit God’s existence and HIS attributes, Trinity, however,...

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By James M. Rochford Many skeptics claim that the resurrection of Jesus originated from pagan myths about “dying and rising” gods—commonly called the “copycat theory” of Christianity. James G. Frazer popularized this view in his book The Golden Bough (1914),[1]...

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Wednesday, 01 February 2017 20:28

Grace vs Karma

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Do we reap what we sow? Do we get what we deserve when we die? Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Sikhism, India’s contribution to the world, teach that our thoughts and actions have consequences, namely rewards or punishments. Goodness leads to rewards and bad thoughts and actions lead to pain...

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Tuesday, 17 January 2017 21:00

God Is Necessary Not Necessary For Morality?!

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“The Christian Post” recently published an article with a thought provoking title, “Atheist Sam Harris Partly Right That God Not Necessary for Morality, Christian Apologist Says.”1 A naïve reader of this article may think that Christianity endorses the atheistic notion...

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Monday, 02 January 2017 00:39

Some Atheists Will Never Believe In God

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The epistemological objection of many atheists is that there is no concrete evidence for God’s existence. They argue, “If only I could see God, I would believe in HIM. Since no one can sense God with the five senses, belief in God is unreasonable and unjustified.” Although,...

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Saturday, 17 December 2016 23:46

Why Are You A Christian?

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Have you ever wondered why you are a Christian? If you have not, then please take a few moments off to consider an answer to this question. This is a significant question, for your answer should be credible. Let’s consider some answers to this question: I Don’t Know ‘I don’t...

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Thursday, 08 December 2016 20:00

One Fewer God?

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There’s a popular quote by atheist Steven F. Roberts that many nonbelievers cite or paraphrase when debating Christians that says, “I contend we are both atheists. I just believe in one fewer God than you do.” The atheist is saying that since we Christians don’t believe...

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The Old Testament is rejected by a few for various reasons. Some reject it because they cannot comprehend an angry God – a God of wrath (e.g. Canaanite massacre, Levitical punishments etc.).  Others reject it because of the miraculous narratives such as the Red Sea parting, Jonah living...

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