Sean McDowell, professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University and part-time high school teacher, has been producing a series of short videos on the most misunderstood verses of the Bible that are definitely worth the little time that it takes to watch them. As of this posting he has done the first five. As they come… Continue reading Apologetics Resource: Top Ten Most Misunderstood Verses of the Bible
I am sure you have heard that when Jesus cried out in a loud voice from the cross saying “My God, my God, why have you forsaken me?” (Mark 15:33-34; Matthew 27:45-46) that this was when God the father turned his back on Jesus because as He bore the sins of the world and God… Continue reading “My God, My God” Why Do Pastors Misinterpret Me?
This Throwback Thursday is of my Interfaith Dialogue I had at UTD on the nature of salvation in Christianity and Islam: I had the privilege of participating in an InterFaith Dialogue at the University of Texas at Dallas on Thursday night November 14. The local university chapter of Reasonable Faith UTD and the Muslim Student… Continue reading “Throwback Thursday”: InterFaith Dialogue: Salvation in Christianity and Islam
Stand to Reason, the apologetics organization led by Greg Koukl, has created “an online training program designed to produce a particular kind of person: an effective ambassador for Christ. Using short, interactive, and engaging courses, STR U equips Christians to make an even-handed, yet gracious defense for Christianity and Christian values in the public square.” Stand… Continue reading Apologetics Resource: STR U
Since September 2019, the Colson Center for Christian Worldview has been producing a series of 5 minute videos under the title: “What Would You Say?” Ranging from topics such as abortion, the Bible, apologetics, culture, family, economics, and theology, these videos provide “Quick answers to hard questions about gender, race, identity, equality, justice, and more.… Continue reading Apologetics Resource: What Would You Say?
Being a professional student and spending over fourteen years in undergraduate and graduate education and another seven years as a professor at the collegiate level, it is disappointing to see the anti-Christian bias that is found on the college campus today. Instances have ranged from prohibiting Christian clubs from require its leaders (not members), its… Continue reading The Persecution of Christians on Campus
Archaeologists have recently discovered new fragments for the Dead Sea Scrolls. The New York Times reports: “Israeli researchers unveiled on Tuesday dozens of newly discovered Dead Sea Scroll fragments containing biblical texts dating back nearly 2,000 years, adding to the body of artifacts that have shed light on the history of Judaism, early Christian life… Continue reading Biblical Archaeology: – BREAKING – Newly Discovered Dead Sea Scroll Fragments
Several years back my eldest son who was in fifth grade at the time was brushing his teeth and getting ready for bed. He stepped into the hall and yanked the toothbrush out of his mouth, slinging toothpaste against the wall, and asked, “Dad, dad! What about those people who have never heard about Jesus? … Continue reading Religious Pluralism: What About Those That Have Never Heard the Gospel?
There are many misunderstandings on what “faith” actually is. For example, Richard Dawkins states that, “Faith is the belief in spite of, even perhaps because of, the lack of evidence.” Peter Boghossian, Portland State University philosopher and author of A Manuel for Creating Atheists, describes faith as “pretending to know what you don’t know.” Even popular… Continue reading What is Faith?
Introduction i was introduced to Critical Theory in a graduate class on Literary Criticism through the writing of Antonio Gramsci, an Italian Marxist intellectual whose main legacy was his departure from orthodox Marxism. Traditional or Orthodox Marxism divides society into two economic groups: the bourgeoisie (the capitalist class who own most of society’s wealth and… Continue reading “Woke” or “Broke” Theology: The Contemporary Challenge of Critical Race Theory for the Church