Finding Purpose in Faith

Finding Purpose in Faith

Many skeptics maintain unquestioned faith that science will solve the world’s problems. Seeing the evidence of chaos throughout the world, often the product of religiously-inspired violence, they conclude that religion is somehow the problem. Authors like Christopher Hitchens capitalize on such assumptions, writing best-selling books that explain how “God is ...

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Science and Faith Are Not In Conflict

Science and Faith Are Not In Conflict

Christians and skeptics often talk past each other. It’s almost as if they are speaking different languages or, at the very least, speaking from a very different frame of reference. Recently, I observed this first-hand as I corresponded with an atheist about the role of science in developing useful knowledge. He ...

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Can God Balance Mercy and Justice?

Can God Balance Mercy and Justice?

In a recent post, I addressed the issue of whether Christ’s death constituted a sacrifice. For many skeptics, Christ’s death, resurrection and atonement for our sins constitute a major stumbling block. In response to that post, one challenger commented that he could not understand “why the death of Jesus was that big ...

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Can Reason Lead Us To A Relationship With God

Can Reason Lead Us To A Relationship With God

Most atheists feel confident that they have “reason” on their side. As a result, many are surprised when a Christian apologist takes an evidentialist, or reason-based, approach to matters of “faith.” Not long ago, the issue arose in a conversation I was having with a skeptic. I had been laying out ...

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Finding Purpose in Faith

Finding Purpose in Faith

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Science and Faith Are Not In Conflict

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Can God Balance Mercy and Justice?

Can God Balance Mercy and Justice?

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Cold Case Christianity by Jim Warner Wallace

Cold Case Christianity by Jim Warner Wallace