This statement may seem odd to most folks but there are people who believe that Jesus Christ is a fabrication made up by early Christians. More on that in a moment.
This is a continuation of my series of apologetic posts on my theist views and why I believe them. Up to this point, I have Continue reading
This post is a continuation of my informal apologetic look at theism in general and Christianity in particular. I haven’t gotten into revealed theology yet.
So far, I’ve been accused by a few atheists of being dishonest, disingenuous, deceptive, hypocritical, practicing avoidance behavior and bait and switch, and generally being a dullard Continue reading
This is a song we’ve been singing recently that has so resonated with us. It comes from Jon Thurlow’s album, “Heat of Your Gaze.”
God is setting His beloved free from her transactional prodigal religion of fear, where inheritance means more than relationship, for a life in the Father’s embrace of love. We’re finally seeing why the New Covenant “speaks a better word.” Continue reading
This post is a continuation of my series that I will simply refer to as: “Having fun with atheists and skeptics.” The purpose for doing these posts is to expose “strongholds of human reasoning and to destroy false arguments.” And by this, “destroy every proud obstacle that keeps people from knowing God.” (see 2 Cor.10:3-5). Continue reading
Traditionally, Western science has stubbornly held to the Modernist worldview that rejects the supernatural, or realm of the spirit, relegating it to religious superstition. But this Enlightenment paradigm has pretty much run its course., and it doesn’t bode well for naturalism. Continue reading
Imagine living in the first century and you and several of your friends just witnessed your leader apparently walk through a wall, suddenly appear and then disappear. This, after having seen him tortured and brutally murdered just three days prior? Not to mention, you buried him! How would you describe this experience? What language would you use? Continue reading
From time to time I get asked, why is God so mysterious? Why can’t He just come out with it? Why does He hide from us? Well, God doesn’t hide from us, He hides for us.
Why is this so? Because of love. God is love, and love requires free will to accept or reject love (see “Does evil come from God? ” for further discussion on this subject.)
So why the mystery? The reason is, if God did not hide for us, we would not be able to hide from Him.