“Throwback Thursday”: InterFaith Dialogue: Salvation in Christianity and Islam

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

Apologetics Resource: What Would You Say?

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?

“Woke” or “Broke” Theology: The Contemporary Challenge of Critical Race Theory for the Church

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

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

Miracles Today: If Miracles Happened in the Bible, What about Miracles Now?

The claim that Jesus rose from the dead is a central truth in Christianity. Much has been published and said about the evidence for this miracle. But what about today? When one reads the Bible, it is chalked full of miracles. This naturally causes one to aks “Why don’t we see miracles today?” While I… Continue reading Miracles Today: If Miracles Happened in the Bible, What about Miracles Now?

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… Continue reading Apologetic Resource: Animated Apologetic Videos

2 Podcasts and 1 Article on Progressive Christianity: Alisa Childers, Mama Bear Apologetics, and Christian Mom Thoughts

1. Alisa Childers I recently came across a podcast that was posted on an apologetics facebook group.  It was by Alisa Childers.  Some might remember her with ZOEgirl, an American Christian teen pop and pop rock band formed in 1999. The group comprised Chrissy Conway-Katina, Alisa Childers and Kristin Swinford-Schweain.  On her website she describes “a period of profound doubt about my… Continue reading 2 Podcasts and 1 Article on Progressive Christianity: Alisa Childers, Mama Bear Apologetics, and Christian Mom Thoughts

The Benedict Option: Clearing House of Opinions and Reviews

“There are people alive today who may live to see the effective death of Christianity within our civilization.” -Rod Dreher (The Benedict Option: A Strategy for Christians in a Post-Christian Nation) One commentator (highlighted below) states that The Benedict Option might be”The most important book for Christians in this decade.” If the death of Christianity occurs… Continue reading The Benedict Option: Clearing House of Opinions and Reviews

Christian Thinkers 101: A Crash Course on John Calvin

Originally posted on Reflections:
? John Calvin was one of the great voices of the Protestant Reformation, but what exactly did he believe, and what else did he contribute to Christianity? Here’s your crash course on the life and accomplishments of John Calvin—and why he still matters today. Who Was John Calvin? John Calvin (1509–1564)…