The Intellectual Dark Web is a dumb name. I feel silly just typing it. I keep waiting for a new name to be coined but, until then, I guess we’re stuck with it. The Intellectual Dark Web is neither as nefarious nor silly as it sounds. What it means is also a bit ambiguous. The … More The Intellectual Dark Web and Christian Apologetics
Christ Pratt has been a Hollywood Christian and “one of the good ones” since his rise to A-list status. With that level of fame comes certain…compromises. One is being a part of an industry which routinely paints Christians in the worst possible way. However, due to his seemingly universal magnanimity, Pratt has gotten away with … More Chris Pratt: Apologist
Much to my wife’s chagrin, I have tasked myself as the “worldview police” of my household. Frozen and Zootopia were expelled from my house as soon as possible while Trolls sticking around as long as it did was a weekly act of longsuffering on my part. In contrast, Moana is one of my favorite Disney … More Moana, Frozen, and Repentance — Full Contact Christianity
Discussing the Problem of Evil with skeptics can be fraught with pitfalls. It can be tempting to dismiss the horror of evil in order to reduce the power of the objection. Even if the objection is weakened, I don’t think this approach does enough to persuade. The Problem of Evil brings the criticism that a … More The Problem of Evil: Is Eternity Enough?
The greatest apologetic tool we have is love for our neighbor. How do we balance this power with rationally defending our faith? One thing we can do is understand why the skeptic in front of us is objecting to Christianity. It can soften our hearts and help us to tailor our arguments to their more fundamental … More The Apologetic Question of Our Time: Is God Good?
A friend of the blog, Preston Cave, graciously sent me an article he wrote and gave me permission to post it with a few brief comments. He reviews two works on the historical reliability of the Resurrection of Jesus. Preston writes: In the book, “The Resurrection of the Son of God”, we see N.T. Wright … More The Historical Reliability of the Resurrection
by William Lane Craig Have you ever wondered what type of training would be the most beneficial for those who aspire to become Christian apologists? Dr. Craig, when asked to present for the Stobb Lectures, recently addressed students interested in apologetics as ministry, offering them three key pieces of advice to help in that pursuit. … More Apologetics Training – Advice to Christian Apologists
Dr. Brown interviews author, evangelist, and apologist Mark Mittelberg; then hear a discussion of the meaning and importance of repentance in coming into relationship with God. Listen to the interview HERE. Hour 1: Dr. Brown’s Bottom Line: There are lots and lots of questions. There are lots of people struggling. There are lots of doubts that arise, … More Evangelism and Apologetics: Mark Mittelberg & Michael Brown
by Dr. William Lane Craig A challenge to Christians to become involved in the task of bringing the message of the Gospel to the entire world. God is on the move in the world today! All across the face of this planet, like a great tide in its ebb and flow, the kingdom of light … More On Being a World Christian
by William Lane Craig This article is the text of Dr. Craig’s 2015 lecture at the University of Birmingham, where he did his doctoral studies which led to the revival of the kalam cosmological argument in our day. As a boy I wondered at the existence of the universe. I wondered where it came from. … More The Kalam Cosmological Argument