Apologetics. What does that word mean? According to the dictionary, apologetics is reasoned arguments or writings in justification of something, typically a theory or religious doctrine. Members of the early Church used apologetics to defend their faith; however, it is an area that has suffered neglect from many practicing Christians over the centuries. In more … Continue reading Why Should YOU Care?
In many ways, it is fair to say that popular culture maintains a view that religion and science are at odds with each other. According to Pew Research Center, “most Americans (59%) say, in general, that science often is in conflict with religion, although a sizeable minority of adults (38%) consider science and religion to … Continue reading Religion and Science: The Myth of Incompatibility
Click the graphic below to check out an article by The Gospel Coalition! It expands on how to mirror the New Testament's ethic of heart while embracing apologetics.
Here are a few interesting thoughts that have been presented to me in one way or another over the last couple years that may add depth to the more common discussion points about suffering.
As a child, you are told facts, rules, and truths about reality. However, as you enter adulthood you find out that all of these things are disagreed upon by people everywhere. All truths and authorities can be challenged. There is no such thing as an indisputable fact. Why is there a dispute over what is … Continue reading An Indisputable Fact
A few years ago, I was talking with one of my friend’s parents at dinner when the topic of religion came up. When I asked if they were Christians, they responded, “We’re spiritual, but we’re not religious.” Their house was spotted with Buddha statues and other interesting art pieces. It was not until I went … Continue reading What is New Spiritualism?
To Worship Is Human “What do you want? That’s the question. It is the first, last, and most fundamental question of Christian discipleship. In the Gospel of John, it is the first question Jesus poses to those who would follow him. When two would-be disciples who are caught up in John the Baptist’s enthusiasm begin … Continue reading You Are What You Love
With the rise of the information age, the advent of computers, and the rapid advancement of technology, humans have continued to create increasingly complex models of everything around us. As our abilities have grown, many have started to question if our own world is actually just someone else’s simulation. Elon Musk (of SpaceX and Tesla … Continue reading Are We Real?
Who really was Jesus of Nazareth? People claim that he was just a man or just a myth created by men, yet there others claim he is the son of God and a savior. It has been told that he was born of a virgin and attended by shepherds. When he preached, twelve companions joined … Continue reading Jesus of Nazareth: The Man? The Myth? The Savior?
How do the authors of the New Testament and the Quran compare when facing Detective Wallace's eyewitness reliability test?