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|12 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|22 Comments

Is There Truth Beyond Science?

The Memorial Union lecture hall was packed full of UW Madison students who came to hear a Veritas Forum discussion between Dr. John Lennox and Dr. Larry Shapiro on: Is there is truth beyond science? Lennox is an Oxford Mathematician who has written several books on the justification of the Christian faith and is […]

By |October 12th, 2017|blog|2 Comments