Odd Verses that Authenticate the Bible

Skeptics have perpetuated the idea that the Bible has been transmitted so many times since its original autographs, that there is no way we can know the exact words penned by the Apostles. However, if this argument were true, then why didn’t those who transmitted the text remove the more embarrassing parts of the […]

By |January 16th, 2018|blog|4 Comments

Does Christianity Oppress Women? How biases influence views

Many women I have encountered over the years perceive the Christian faith as one that oppresses women. Some will not even consider Christianity as a reasonable religion to place their faith in because of this presupposition. Is this a fair assumption? These prejudices do exist, yet I will show that they stem from a […]

By |December 27th, 2017|blog, writings|9 Comments

Mary’s BIG Family Story – 20 adopted children!

November is National Adoption Awareness Month
Although I primarily blog on apologetic-related themes, once in a while, I veer off simply because I feel an inspirational story must be told. Mary’s story is one of those stories a writer simply cannot pass up! 
I first met Mary Doelman through Biola University’s online Masters program in Apologetics. I […]

By |November 17th, 2017|blog|8 Comments

Examining Islam: is it a reasonable faith to trust?

In the wake of 9/11, life in the United States, and throughout the world, permanently changed. Not only was American security threatened and freedoms lost (one simply can’t board an airplane without being scanned, analyzed, and profiled into some governmental data system), but a religion most Americans knew little of hit the front pages: […]

By |October 30th, 2017|blog|6 Comments

By His Stripes You Are Healed… Physically?

“But he was wounded for our transgressions, he was bruised for our iniquities: the chastisement of our peace was upon him; and with his stripes we are healed.” (Is. 53:5; KJV)

I can’t tell you how many times I have heard Christians declare this: “By his stripes, you are HEALED!” as if this is some ‘magic […]

By |October 23rd, 2017|blog|21 Comments