Skeptics today have been influenced by the Christ-Myth theory. This movement began from the German scholar David Strauss in 1808. It gained strength at the University of Gottingen in the 19th century, but soon declined as these claims were more scrutinized. Today, most scholars, including non-Christians such as Bart Erhman, refute this notion that Christianity… Read More The Christ-Myth Theory is a Myth
“Therefore, get rid of all moral filth and the evil that is so prevalent and humbly accept the word planted in you, which can save you.” – James 1:21 There is a good friend of mine who made this simple yet profound statement: “Either the Bible will keep you from sin, or sin will keep… Read More Born Again by the Living Word of God
If you follow my posts, you are aware that I have been focusing much of my attention on the negative aspects of the Protestant Reformation. At times, it may seem cumbersome, but the point I want to get across, especially to many of my friends and colleagues who are celebrating the Reformation, is to think… Read More Martin Luther’s View on the Law is Antithetical to the Gospel
What’s the kindest deed or action a stranger has done for you? Not your family, friend, or co-worker. What’s the kindest deed a stranger has done for you? I want you to think about that for a moment. When I was a sophomore at the University of Indianapolis, I lived in a rental house about… Read More The Most Important Question Ever Asked
Did the Sabbath change for Christians? A typical response from an evangelical might be: “Yes, the old covenant Sabbath on Saturday was an ordinance of the old creation. Sunday, which is the Lord’s Day, is the Sabbath of the new creation because Jesus rose from the dead.” Is this biblical? Are there any passages from… Read More Did the Sabbath Change from Saturday to Sunday for Christians?
The word apologetic doesn’t mean what it sounds like. It comes from the Greek word ἀπολογία–to speak in defense of one’s worldview. In our case, Christianity. Therefore, when discussing the 4 different types of apologetic systems, I am referring to the various methodologies Christians use to defend their faith. Are you ready to learn? Let’s begin. The… Read More 4 Apologetic Methods for God’s Existence
“If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him? Dear children, let us not love with words or tongue but with action and in truth.” (1 John 3:17-18) Wow. I must confess, this passage is difficult for me… Read More The Poor Are Also Created in the Image of God