Category Archives: Apologetics and Athiesm

Responding to the Problem of Moral Evil

When the atheist asks– “If God exists how can he allow evils like rape, theft and murder to exist?”– it is critical to take note of the fact that the atheist is working off the assumption that actions like rape, … Continue reading

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The Stuff of Dreams

Dreams: an activity we spend one-third of our lives doing, yet we know so little about them. I have very vivid dreams and unlike others I can remember a great deal of content about my dreams— as long as I make … Continue reading

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Jesus Only– An Arrogant Claim?

It is usually not too long into a discussion about the merits of Christianity with a skeptic that he or she trumps out their favorite rebuttal: “So you believe Jesus is the only way people can be saved, huh? That … Continue reading

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A Debate: Can God be Deduced from Big Bang Cosmology?

I recently took part in a minor, online debate over evidence for God’s existence that can be deduced from scientific, established facts concerning the absolute beginning of our universe through a cosmic event that is commonly referred to as the … Continue reading

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Jesus–the Perfect Cast of God’s Nature. Is Admiration Enough?

The following post highlights a section of dialogue I have had with a friend recently here in Cambodia. At the age of 45 he struggles with re-opening his heart to God because of a “Christian” father and past upbringing that … Continue reading

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Gospel of Mark Discovery–1st Century

The following interview (at bottom) highlights a recent, exciting discovery of a fragment of Mark’s gospel that has been uncovered in Egypt–from the 1st century! Context is needed. We have thousands of early New Testament manuscripts (copies of originals) dating … Continue reading

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Humans–Just Bags of Skin Housing Organs?

What is human nature? What is life? What is love? These are questions that lie outside the orbit of scientific testtubes to answer. Am I merely a loose fitting bag of skin housing organs and gray matter, transmitting nerve impulses and … Continue reading

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Where is God when Evil Visits?

It was a few days ago that great evil visited Newtown Elementary School in the form of a crazed maniac unleashing his personal hell on innocent children. And a great many people and pundits continue to wonder, “How can we … Continue reading

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God, Christmas and the Newtown School Shooting.

God didn’t think the world needed Christmas because it needed another festive holiday. He knew it needed rescue…it needed a Savior. He didn’t see peace on earth and goodwill towards men. He saw bloody Crusades, Salem Witch Trials, Wounded Knee, … Continue reading

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Prejudice and Preference: How God is Dismissed

Because of modern science we now know the universe does not have an infinite number of past events and it indeed had a beginning. Big Bang cosmology has successfully validated that the universe is not eternal and that roughly 14 … Continue reading

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