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Why Good Investigators Make Great Apologists

The best apologists think like an investigator. Surely it may help to be a seasoned detective like J. Warner Wallace, but you don’t have to be. It’s not even something you need special training to do. More than a skill, [Read More]

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A Text Out of Context: 2 Chronicles 7:14

written by Aaron Brake 2 Chronicles 7:14 is a frequently quoted verse which is often given a modern-day application for the United States of America. The verse states, If my people who are called by my name will humble themselves, [Read More]

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Is Believing in God Like Believing in Dragons?

Skeptics will often attribute their doubts to a lack of “evidence.” But what they mean by evidence is often markedly different from the kind of definition used every day in a court of law. Whether evidence is believable or admissible [Read More]

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The Triunity of God

written and compiled by Aaron Brake Quick Facts The word “Trinity” refers to “Tri-unity” (three in one). The term comes from the Latin trinitas. The doctrine of the Trinity is a central doctrine of the Christian faith. “‘Central doctrines’ of [Read More]

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How We Can Know That Christianity Is True

Making the case for Christianity is hard enough with someone genuinely interested in learning. But for those “skeptics” among us, and their numbers seem to be ever increasing, it’s hard to get to the meat of the subject because of [Read More]

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Why Reason Supports Believing in God

Many atheists refuse to consider the evidence for God’s existence, insisting that before they can accept God, we must first be able to explain where God came from, and how. They accuse Christians of relying “just so” stories, insisting that [Read More]

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What Evolution Cannot Explain

My recent blog posts have resulted in dialogue regarding what conclusions we can draw from the existence of the “order” and “fine-tuning” we observe in the universe. Christians argue that they reflect the work of an intelligent and powerful Creator [Read More]

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The Six Blind Men and the Elephant: A Case for Religious Pluralism?

written by Aaron Brake Maybe you’ve heard the parable of the six blind men and the elephant. In this parable, six blind men feel a different part of an elephant and come to different conclusions regarding what the elephant is [Read More]

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Mormon Epistemology 101

written by Aaron Brake “…and if ye shall ask with a sincere heart, with real intent, having faith in Christ, he will manifest the truth of it unto you…” Moroni 10:4 Introduction Sometime ago I heard a knock on my [Read More]

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Why Recognizing God’s Existence Makes Sense

Christians assert that God created the universe. His power and intelligence account for the exquisite fine-tuning that the universe evidences. Recognizing the existence of such a being, we contend, makes the most sense of what we perceive around us. After [Read More]

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Pro-Life Answers to Pro-Choice Objections

written by Aaron Brake What follows are some of the most common objections to the pro-life view one is likely to hear from defenders of abortion, both in the media and in everyday conversation. It is my hope the pro-life [Read More]

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Common Sense Truth

written by Aaron Brake “What is truth?” Pontius Pilate wasn’t the first to ask this. The question, at first blush, sounds profound. In reality, I think we all know the answer to this age-old inquiry. I say that because we [Read More]

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Resolving To Become Spiritually Fit

This is the time of year for resolutions. There’s something about new beginnings that prompt people to want to turn the page and leave behind the shortcomings or disappointments of the past. New Year’s resolutions almost always fall into one [Read More]

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What About Those Who Have Never Heard?

When handling commonly raised questions and objections it is important for Christian apologists to have “thirty-second answers” memorized and ready at the helm. These should aid Christians who desire brevity in time without compromising content. Many situations call for a quick, [Read More]

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