The Unexpected Apologist

Years ago, you could not have convinced me that I’d be entering the ministry, let alone as a trained Apologist. I mean, I didn’t even know what the term “apologetics” meant back then! I was one of those touchy-feely Christians who road on the coattails of my experiences with God, without developing much of […]

By |July 19th, 2018|blog|30 Comments

5 Realities that Challenge the Multiverse Theory

The idea that there is more than one universe is popular these days. This hypothesis was originally put forward by Hugh Everett, a student at Princeton University in the 1950s, who developed this thought for his PhD thesis. The multiverse notion has since been picked up in popular science fiction, like Dr. Strange… yet […]

By |May 10th, 2018|blog|26 Comments

Considering Cuba

I often go by the shortened name of “Lisa Q.” It’s because my married name is Quintana, and most folks (particularly in the Midwest) don’t know how to pronounce it correctly. (It’s pronounced “keen-tah-nah”, just in case you were wondering.)

I married a man who was born in Cuba in 1958. One year later, Fidel […]

By |April 9th, 2018|blog|15 Comments

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

The Law of Attraction — a Cult Exposed

How do you know if what you believe is really true? I remember when I first became a Christian, my brother thought I was involved in a cult. (It’s been nearly 30-years now, so I think he realizes his sister is OK.) Nonetheless, there are strange beliefs out there. How do you know when […]

By |February 27th, 2018|blog|9 Comments