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Is Christianity a Form of Superstition?

Superstition is as old as man. An incomplete picture of why things work the way they do fuels the imagination to conjure up hidden forces at work behind the scenes. Pull back the curtain and perhaps one will find an [Read More]

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Why Our Beliefs Count More Than Our Actions

For many atheists, no amount of argument will ever convince them that a loving God could consign any of His creation to Hell. One such challenger put his objection like this: “It does not matter how just, kind, and generous [Read More]

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The Salvation Equation

  (In no way do I intent to take away from the very personal connection people have to Jesus and the gospel. I only hope to lay things out in this post in a very easy to understand way, so [Read More]

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Should We Fear the Lord?

Could a “loving” God really condemn so many people to Hell? That question causes most skeptics to stumble as they consider the truth claims of the Christian faith. It makes little sense to them, as they view God as cruel [Read More]

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Why God’s Omnipotence Does Not Make Us Robots

My last post conveyed some reflections on the origin and purpose of free will. I tried to make the case that free will is not a design flaw that condemns us to hell; it is rather a valuable gift which [Read More]

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What, Me Worry?

Alfred E. Neumann, the famous face of Mad Magazine for many decades, popularized this slogan. While he wasn’t referring to the question of salvation, this saying does seem to describe the way many people view that question today. Yes, there [Read More]

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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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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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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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We Don’t Need Complete Knowledge to Believe in God

There are many “proofs” for the existence of God. Each employs logic and reason to arrive at the conclusion that a supernatural being – an “uncaused cause” – must have created us. Many are elegant in their simplicity and others, [Read More]

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