I recently asked a Mormon for three evidences that would convince any fair-minded person that his religion is true. He said, “The same as Oliver Cowdery’s: ‘Did I not speak peace to your mind concerning the matter? What greater witness can you have than from God?’” That is a quote from Doctrine and Covenants 6:23.
I have a little piece of interpretive tidbit for you Bible nerds. I’m writing a review of Brant Pitre’s The Case for Jesus: The Biblical and Historical Evidence for Christ, which is a defense of the deity of Christ and traditional authorship of the Gospels, against the charges of liberal scholars such as Bart Ehrman,
How can you have a conversation with people about your faith? I mean a real conversation. Not a fight. Or an argument. Or a clash of egos. I mean a dialogue in which you’re hearing the other person, and that person hears you, and both sides are genuinely listening. Here’s a video by apologist Greg
I found it necessary to write to you exhorting you to contend earnestly for the faith which was once for all delivered to the saints (Jude 1:3b). Do you contend for the faith? We live in a skeptical and relativistic culture. For decades now, people have been taught that most* of what we believe is
I love apologetics. I started witnessing a couple of months after I became a Christian at the age of seventeen. The first group I went to was the local Muslim student association. I remember they gave me a tract alleging that Christians believe in three gods. “We do?” I said. From that moment on, I
My sister sent me a blog about a Washington Post article by Jared Bilski entitled, “I’m not passing my parents’ religion on to my kids, but I am teaching their values.” You can read the article here. The blog, by Dr. Jim Denison, covered four main points. You can read his blog here. Bilski grew
In the beginning God created the heavens and the earth (Genesis 1:1). In the beginning—before the beginning of you, me, or anything else—God existed. But where? And how? And what does it mean for God to exist? Is God just another thing in the universe? Some people think so. In 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the
The battle for the Bible is far from over. In his book, Can We Still Believe the Bible?: An Evangelical Engagement with Contemporary Question, professor Craig L. Blomberg makes some extraordinary (and controversial) claims about what counts as believing in inerrancy, especially in chapters 5 and 6. Earlier this month, our Editor, Bob Wilkin, wrote