Book Notice: Why I Trust the Bible

William D. Mounce, who is well known for his work on the language of the New Testament such as Basics of Biblical Greek Grammar and Greek for the Rest of Us: The Essentials of Biblical Greek, has written a fine work of apologetics titled Why Should I Trust the Bible?: Answers to the Real Questions and Doubt People Have about the Bible. I will be … Continue reading Book Notice: Why I Trust the Bible

“My God, My God” Why Do Pastors Misinterpret Me?

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) this was when God the Father turned his back on Jesus or turned his face away from Him because as He bore the sins of the world and God could not face Him.  … Continue reading “My God, My God” Why Do Pastors Misinterpret Me?

Apologetic Resource: Undesigned Coincidences Videos

Timothy and Lydia McGrew have undoubtedly championed the apologetic of “undesigned coincidences.” An undesigned coincidence is “a notable connection between two or more accounts or texts that don’t seem to have been planned by the person or people giving the accounts. Despite their apparent independence, the items fit together like pieces of a puzzle.” The result of finding these coincidences is discovering that the texts … Continue reading Apologetic Resource: Undesigned Coincidences Videos

Match of the Century: Lydia vs. Licona…maybe? [Updated]

Lydia’s Counterpunch: Lydia McGrew answers blow for blow in her response series. Here is the first video response in the series: Looks like the bout is going to the next round June 1 with Licona’s video release announcing a new series titled “Lydia McGrew Answered!”: You can read this article to catch up with the showdown. “LET’S GET READY TO RUMBLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!” A controversy has been … Continue reading Match of the Century: Lydia vs. Licona…maybe? [Updated]

Apologetics Resource: Prove the Bible

As Sean McDowell points out below, Prove the Bible is a site with short videos that offer evidence for the truth of Christianity. Prove the Bible is a storehouse of apologetic videos categorized by topic such as God, Bible, Jesus, and the Gospel along with a miscellaneous grouping that includes worldviews, ethics, creation, hard topics, etc. Prove the Bible is as substantive as it is … Continue reading Apologetics Resource: Prove the Bible

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Five – Pontius Pilate Ring

Today’s archaeological discovery is related to the previous post of the Pontius Pilate Stone Inscription. Epic Archaeology‘s superb infographics has another graphic for Pontius Pilate’s ring. Here is day five with the Pontius Pilate Ring. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. This ring was found 50 years ago but has just recently been deciphered to bear the inscription of Pontius Pilate’s name, the … Continue reading 10 Days of Archaeology: Day Five – Pontius Pilate Ring

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Four – Pontius Pilate Stone

Epic Archaeology‘s superb infographics highlight various archaeological artifacts that relate or even support the biblical narrative. Continuing the “Ten Days of Archaeology” posts featuring some of the infographics Epic Archaeology has produced. Here is day four with the Pontius Pilate Inscription. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. I discussed the recent Pilate ring discovery on a previous blog post, but the Pilate Stone discovery … Continue reading 10 Days of Archaeology: Day Four – Pontius Pilate Stone

10 Days of Archaeology: Day Three – Caiaphas Ossuary

Epic Archaeology‘s superb infographics highlight various archaeological artifacts that relate or even support the biblical narrative. Continuing the “Ten Days of Archaeology” posts featuring some of the infographics Epic Archaeology has produced. here is day three with the Caiaphas Ossuary. Be sure to check out the other infographics at Epic Archaeology. Caiaphas Ossuary An ossuary is a chest or box made to serve as the final resting place of … Continue reading 10 Days of Archaeology: Day Three – Caiaphas Ossuary

Book Notices: On Textual Criticism, History, and Apologetics

Several books are about to hit the stores concerning apologetics this October and November. They look very interesting and worth keeping an eye out for them if your are interested in those topics. _____________________________________________________________________________ In Myths and Mistakes in New Testament Textual Criticism In this volume Elijah Hixson and Peter Gurry, along with a team of New Testament textual critics, offer up-to-date, accurate information on … Continue reading Book Notices: On Textual Criticism, History, and Apologetics

Apologetic Resource: Animated Apologetic Videos

Over the past several years there has been a boom in Christian Apologetic animated videos.  While there are plenty of apologetic videos from debates, podcasts, presentations, etc., here I want to focus on just those videos that are of high animated quality, relatively short (under 10 minutes), and are focused on Christian apologetics. Over at Prove the Bible, the whole website is videos (live and … Continue reading Apologetic Resource: Animated Apologetic Videos