The “Zombies” of Matthew

How to better understand the Bible
Shortly after Jesus was killed by crucifixion, Matthew records a very strange reaction happening in chapter 27:52-53. Something akin to our modern-day zombie fascination occurred – dead bodies came out of their tombs and terrorized the city of Jerusalem! That imagery could have inspired an episode of the Walking […]

By |March 7th, 2018|blog|15 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|22 Comments

My ‘Go-To’ Reference for Apologetics: “Evidence That Demands a Verdict”—a book review of the 2017 revision

I jumped at the opportunity to be on the launch team for the updated classic-apologetics book, Evidence That Demands a Verdict, and must say, this revision is highly readable, and it contains vital new research that addresses the latest criticisms of the Christian faith.

I have the 1999 copy of New Evidence That Demands a […]

By |October 16th, 2017|blog|0 Comments

5 Doubt-filled Questions Every Christian Can Answer

In this day and age of skepticism, Christians should be able to provide basic answers to questions about their faith. Here are five doubt-filled questions aimed at Christians today:
1.Moral Truth— Isn’t this just a matter of opinion?
Many have concluded that morality must be relegated to opinion. This is called Relativism. This belief states that […]

By |August 14th, 2017|blog|1 Comment

“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