Reality and Radical Skepticism

radical skepticism

There was a time when notions of the obvious were so simply eloquent that there was no need to meddle with its argumentation. In fact, there was no argumentation needed since the obvious was so, well obvious. Then came the postmodernist, deconstructionist ideologies that aimed to topple the towers of fundamental knowledge and question the…

Why Are There No Extra-Biblical Writings That Confirm Christianity

extra biblical writings

Why are there no historical testimonies of miracles outside the Bible consistent with the New Testament? How come there are no extra-biblical writings that confirm the New Testament? Why didn’t more non-Christian historians of antiquity mention Jesus? Those who did, why didn’t they paint Jesus in the same manner consistent with the Christians who wrote…

Is Early Christian Testimony Inadmissible?

early Christian testimony

One of the criticisms of the Bible that has gained traction in recent decades is the notion that we cannot believe the biblical narratives because they were written entirely by the proponents of the faith expounded by the writers. In other words, what the biblical writers tell us is inadmissible as evidence insomuch as history…

The Devil’s Delusion by David Berlinski Reviewed

The Devil's Delusion

It is particularly fulfilling for a Christian – or it should be – to see someone not necessarily in their camp, someone watching from the sidelines to find faults and criticize atheists and demonstrate the weaknesses and often foolishness of their bold pronouncements. The Devil’s Delusion by David Berlinski is such a profound work. Berlinsky…

A Little Bit of Religion is a Good Thing But Don’t Take it Too Seriously?

Don't Take Religion Seriously

Every so often I’ll be in conversations with people, and the topic of religion will come up. And though I find the issue to be of great importance and most worthy of discussion, I know better than to speak about it with just anyone. Sadly, most people are neither interested in a discussion nor are…

Does Christian Apologetics Compete with the Holy Spirit?

Christian apologetics compete with holy spirit

I’ve been involved with Christian apologetics since 2005; it’s one of the catalysts for my conviction in the Christian faith. I know how it influenced me personally and so, I know how valuable it can be. While I was an agnostic, I read dozens of books and my heart was convicted of the truth of…

Is Religion Part of Culture? Should Culture Decide Your Religion?

is religion part of culture

Though most people are completely oblivious to it, one of humanity’s most difficult struggles happens to be that of the tension between culture and religion, not so much how religion relates to a culture, but whether religion is merely a preference of particular cultures. There are questions that are typically never asked by those within particular…

Christian Youths Leaving the Church: What Are We to Do?

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According to Barna, 67% of Christians struggle with doubt[1. Barna, https://www.barna.com/research/two-thirds-christians-face-doubt/ (accessed 9/26/2017)]. “Over 33% of young adults said they feel like they can’t ask life’s most pressing questions in church and 23% said they had “significant intellectual doubts” about their faith.” [2. You Lost Me: Why Young Christians Are Leaving Church . . . and Rethinking…

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