My thoughts in Christian apologetics, theology, and technology...

 

Does your world-view work?

Not too long ago, I was listening to one of my favorite apologetics podcasts (Stand To Reason with Greg Koukl), and Greg was talking about a recent debate between Christian apologist Sean McDowell atheist (and former Christain) Ryan Bell, and his thoughts on the idea of “top-down” versus “bottom-up” arguments. (If so inclined, you can listen to the podcast here,…

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Lest We Forget

I served in the U.S. Army from 1989 to 2001. My last duty station was at the Pentagon. After I got out of the Army, my first job was working as a contractor for the Army. I worked for a small company in Northern Virginia on a contract at U.S. Army Material Command headquarters in Alexandria, just a few miles…

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Are there better answers?

What would you do if your daughter came home from school and told you that her teacher had said that God was not real? That's what Texas 7th grader Jordan Wooley told her local school board (more or less). A while ago, I came across a video news story on FoxNews "Teacher tells student to deny God or fail." The title of this…

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Don't steal my puzzle pieces!

My wife is awesome! In addition to everything she does around the house (which is way more than I do), she also has a part time job, plus she watches two little kids--Sterlin and Makayla--a few days a week. Over the past several years, the collection of toys around the house has changed. Of late, the kids have shown a…

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Just the facts

Not too long ago, I finished listening to an extremely interesting lecture by Dr. Gary Habermas called "The Ressurection of Jesus". (You can download the audio version of this for free at CredoCourses.com). In this (13 hour, 30 part) lecture series, Habermas goes into great detail about the depth and breadth of the scholarly material, both for and against, surrounding the…

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What I would have said

Recently, I was reading an article online about a conversation that occurred during the 2017 U.S. Senate confirmation hearing for Russ Vought, the nominee for deputy director of the Office of Management and Budget. There were a couple of political opinion pieces about this exchange, including one by Daniel Davis, "Bernie Sanders Shows the Left’s Refusal to Coexist With Traditional…

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Why Easter?

Recently around the time of Easter, I was contemplating an important question. Perhaps the most important question ever: Are Christians justified in celebrating the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth? While the secular culture would have us believe that Easter is all about chocolate and bunnies, it’s actually much more important than this. Now, don’t get me wrong, I like chocolate and I…

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Internal Consistency

One of the things that convinces me that the Christian worldview is actually true is the internal consistency of what it teaches. If we’re really honest with ourselves, we should take this perspective with everything we believe. Another way of putting this is: Does what we believe about the world really line up with how the world really is? When…

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