Atheist churches—I know, total oxymoron—are popping up everywhere these days, drawing people from all walks of life who simply want to celebrate being alive. They sing songs, hear an inspirational messages, and focus on the positive aspects of life. After all, the headline news these days can be anything but positive, so listening to […]
What if, to truly find our identities in Christ, we stop looking inward as much and find ourselves by looking outward? By participating in the greater good, the Body of Christ as a whole, in the bigger picture of God’s narrative, we find ourselves by where we fit in that Body of Christ — […]
To get good at anything, you’ve got to practice. Even truth has to be practiced! According to 1 John 1:6, we’d be “lying if we say we have fellowship with God but go on living in spiritual darkness; we are not practicing truth.” (NASB) I John continues by showing us how to practice truth.
Pascal’s Wager is an argument in apologetic philosophy which was devised by the 17th Century French philosopher, mathematician and physicist Blaise Pascal (1623-1662). For its time, it was a decent argument. Today, we have much more evidence to believe in the existence of God as a reasonable choice. But for the sake of interest, I’ve […]
Many Christians leave the faith due to a lack of understanding of the problem of evil. To prevent this from happening, we need to be reflective on whether or not God is justified in permitting evil.
I am just finishing up a summer session at Biola University in the Masters of Apologetics track on “Why God […]