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The Minimal Facts of the Resurrection

written by Aaron Brake “The evidence for the resurrection is better than for claimed miracles in any other religion. It’s outstandingly different in quality and quantity.” —Antony Flew—  INTRODUCTION The truth of Christianity stands or falls on the bodily resurrection [Read More]

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A Memorial Day Reflection

My son spent this weekend in Union blue wool, shoulder to shoulder with members of the 20th Maine, the Civil War regiment that held the Union left flank that fateful second day at Gettysburg in 1863. He and his fellow [Read More]

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Why God is Necessary for Morality

“No,” my friend insisted, “Morality is just a social construct. It’s a product of ‘group-think,’ a way for the herd to govern itself. It’s just part of the way the mind works, and like the mind, it evolves with the [Read More]

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Why God Is More Than a Power Source

“Oh, I believe in God,” my friend said. “But not the kind of God you’re thinking about. God is just an energy force, like in Star Wars maybe, the stuff that holds the universe together or that powers it. But [Read More]

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Why Belief in God Is Not A Social or Biological Phenomenon

Couldn’t  belief in God be nothing more than a social or biological phenomenon? This was the question posed by the skeptic. His point was obvious: if he could provide an explanation as to why people began to believe, or why [Read More]

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Waiting For the Right Time to Witness

Not long ago, my teenage son and I settled down to watch the miniseries “The Pacific.” It’s a gripping production of war in the Pacific in World War 2, following the lives of several young Marines. We’re both history buffs, [Read More]

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Do Our Innate Desires Help Prove God Is There?

In previous posts, I dialogued with a skeptic regarding what to make of the existence of innate desires? I took the position that such desires are reflective of the existence of God, as the only sufficient explanation. But the skeptic [Read More]

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