Cold Case Christianity for Kids!

I just received my copy of Cold Case Christianity for Kids, a book written by one of my Biola professors, J. (Jim) Warner Wallace, who spent decades in a career as a Cold Case Detective. The “cold-case” detective skills are some of the most difficult to harness because guys like Jim have to solve […]

By |October 3rd, 2016|blog|0 Comments

Pierced for Our Transgressions: a book summary of a vital doctrine

Three Important Truths I learned about Penal Substitution
It’s troubling that some theologians don’t see penal substitution for what it is—a Holy God affecting retributive justice at immoral man for committing a crime against Him. Some of their objections are absurd. To me, it’s perfectly clear that the doctrine of penal substitution is not only […]

By |June 23rd, 2016|blog|0 Comments

CS Lewis on Moral Objectives

The belief that morals are grounded in a transcendent source (God) is something worth fighting for, if you understand what author CS Lewis was trying to communicate. Lewis conveyed in his writings that if subjectivism, the belief that morals are based on personal feelings or opinions, is left unchecked it tends toward evil. This […]

By |June 16th, 2016|blog|0 Comments

“Cliffsnotes” Apologetics #1: a ‘No Bones’ Defense of the Resurrection

Most Christians today are very busy, struggling just to find quiet time with God, let alone learn how to defend their faith to a skeptical culture. Given the criticism of the Bible today, it’s very important that all who follow the teachings of Christ learn the evidences of the faith. To help you learn […]

By |April 28th, 2016|blog|1 Comment

Did Morality Simply “Evolve”?

In Ethics and the Descent of Man, Charles Darwin attempts to explain how morals evolved naturalistically and why mankind has a sense of remorse when other, lower animals do not exhibit such a behavior. Darwin argues that man has a “well-marked social instinct” that aided in the development of a moral sense. He attempts […]

By |March 12th, 2016|blog|2 Comments