Category Archives: Apologetics

He is Patient

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to minister to some at-risk youths. My church visited a shelter for homeless teens and runaways. Many of the teens had either suffered through tragic circumstances or had been victims of abuse. The plan … Continue reading

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Religion Versus Science: Can Science Support Religious Belief?

Sometimes our culture seems to suggest that science and religious belief are opposed to one another. It’s as if you can only believe in one. Some people assume that being a scientist or having a technical background leads people away … Continue reading

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Too Many Gods To Believe In Any

A few weeks ago I was speaking with a young adult in my church; we’ll call her Betty. Betty had just begun her first semester in college and discovered that one of her professors was very vocal about his atheism. Betty … Continue reading

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Dear Mr. Christian, What’s Your Motive?

Recently, I was thinking about a particular scene in the movie “Training Day.” In the scene, Alonzo (a cop played by Denzel Washington) jokingly says to Hoyt (his young protégé played by Ethan Hawke) that every criminal a cop kills … Continue reading

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Many College Professors Don’t Like Christians

In this video Dr. George Yancey shows the bias that college Professors have against Christians. That about 50% of professors would not hire somebody if they discovered that the person was a Christian should open your eyes to the challenges … Continue reading

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Can We Believe The Gospel Authors?

In a criminal or civil trial, no one knows more about the law than the two opposing lawyers and the judge. The layperson has to be instructed about the legal standards to be applied. Also, nobody has more at stake … Continue reading

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Why Should Anybody Rely On The Bible?

A statement is regarded as true if corresponds to the way the world actually is. As I observe the world we live in, I become more aware of how accurate the Bible is when it describes the human experience. As … Continue reading

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Why Does God Matter? Part II

In the last installment I discussed how theism offers purpose and ultimate meaning to human existence whereas atheism does not. I think another benefit of theism is insurance. Think about it, why are we required by law to maintain car … Continue reading

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Why Does God Matter? Part I

I had an interesting conversation with someone today and one of the questions that came up was: “Why does God matter?” In essence, the person was perfectly content with life and wanted some kind of tangible or practical advantage to … Continue reading

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Faith versus Logic: Are they mutually exclusive or can they coexist?

I was having a conversation recently and the person claimed that faith is not logical. This is something I hear unbelievers say all the time. With an air of smugness, they claim that their rational mind doesn’t allow them to … Continue reading

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