Blog Posts - Apologetics



G. K. Chesterton and C. S. Lewis Agree: What Every Christian Must Acknowledge

Consider the following: Our original state of grace was forfeited when our first parents rejected God's love in favor of the Devil's lies. God loves us so much that even if you were the only person to have ever lived, Christ would have suffered and d...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 19, 2016

Ten Amazing Facts About the Miraculous Image of Our Lady of Guadalupe

In honor of the Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe, [December 12th] here are ten amazing facts about the image of Our Lady as seen on Saint Juan Diego's tilma that defy scientific explanation and argue in favor of its miraculous origin and divine provena...
by BIG C CATHOLICS on Dec 10, 2016

-Archaeology: First Century Synagogue Ruins Confirm New Testament Accounts

The discovery of a rural synagogue in Galilee dating from the 1st century lends support for the New Testament accounts of Jesus teaching in synagogues. For years scholars have doubted those accounts since it was hard to believe that a Jewish rabbi wo...
by APOLOGETICA on Aug 23, 2016

Cold-Case Christianity by J. Warner Wallace

Cold-Case Christianityby J. Warner WallaceISBN-13: 9781434704696Trade Paperback: 288 pagesPublisher: David C. CookReleased: Jan. 1, 2013Source: Bought from Christianbook.com.Book Description from Goodreads: Written by an L. A. County homicide detecti...
by ChristFocus Book Club on Aug 21, 2016

One Of the Few by Jason B. Ladd Plus A GIVEAWAY!

Read below to find out how you can enter to win a signed copy of this book! A Marine fighter pilot shares the story of his search for truth while serving his country. Growing up in a secular family, Jason Ladd was apathetic when it came to the subjec...
by Epic Book Quest on Aug 17, 2016

Book review: Unmasking the Jesus Myth

Unmasking the Jesus Myth By Stephen Bedard Bedard’s aim with Unmasking the Jesus Myth was to present the basics of …Continue reading →...
by Enough Light on Aug 9, 2016

A Doubter's Guide to the Ten Commandments by John Dickson

A Doubter's Guide to the Ten Commandments:How, for Better or Worse, Our Ideas about the Good Life Come from Moses and Jesus by John Dickson ISBN-13: 9780310522591Trade Paperback: 304 pagesPublisher: Zondervan Released: June 7, 2016Source: Review cop...
by ChristFocus Book Club on Jun 27, 2016

Life and Death in a Fallen World

Last week we buried a 25-year-old. Her three-year-old will grow up only knowing Mommy from stories and a few cellphone videos. Of course, she's not the only young person to die. There are a lot of people burying their babies — be they 4 or 54. Her...
by Homeward Bound on Jun 16, 2016

Could the Holy Spirit Have Died on the Cross?

I want to say up front that this isn't original to me. I read it somewhere, and I'd love to give them credit, but I can't find where I saw it. But it was interesting, so I wanted to share it here. The basic question is this: When God became a man to...
by Homeward Bound on Apr 29, 2016

-The Bible and The Quran: Some Major Contrasts

There are some obvious differences between the Bible and the Quran. Some of those major contrasts revolve around the teaching contained in the two and others around references to characters and history. One glaring difference is that the Quran is one...
by ANSWERS For The Faith on Apr 2, 2016

For what I received I passed on to you…the Resurrection of Jesus

Recently I taught my adult Sunday school class, and used a past blog post as my outline. It was this …Continue reading →...
by Enough Light on Mar 30, 2016

How the ontological argument succeeds

I. Anselm prays the ontological argument. Direct address to God is the perfect mode in which to argue for God’s existence. “Come now, O Lord my God. Teach my heart where and how to seek you, where and how to find you.” Anselm carefully cra...
by Faith and Theology on Mar 17, 2016

Susan Sontag and Kanye West Are Sitting in a Cafe

1. I've been reading Susan Sontag's journals on the train to work. On a couple of occasions I've listened to The Life Of Pablo at the same time, hoping for some sort of intellectual or even spiritual communion between the two to take place in my head...
by This Kid is Alright on Feb 26, 2016

The Resurrection of the Son of God: A Summary and Review

The resurrection of Christ is frequently attacked as an event than cannot have occurred. Critics say it's completely impossible, unhistorical, a myth. But there's another attack that it faces. Some will say it's "true" even though Jesus' body never m...
by Homeward Bound on Feb 24, 2016

Fairy Tales

In the post-Christmas season, we tend to contemplate the earthly ministry of Christ. Let's start with how Luke begins the tale: "In the fifteenth year of the reign of Tiberius Caesar — when Pontius Pilate was governor of Judea, Herod tetrarch of Ga...
by Homeward Bound on Feb 1, 2016

Searching for Jesus by Robert J. Hutchsinson

This is an aplogetics book how the Biblical Gospels authenticate the historical case fr Jesus. The author, Robert Hutchinson, got his degree from Fuller Theological Seminary. He is the author of six books and has written for many national publicatio...
by LifeLoveTruth on Dec 28, 2015

What Does 'Believe in Jesus' Mean?

Evangelical Christians throw the phrases "believe in Jesus" and the more-or-less synonymous "ask Jesus into your heart" around freely, so much so that they've entered into American pop religion. The problem is we rarely take the time to explain what...
by Homeward Bound on Dec 1, 2015

Towards Belief Auckland, 26 and 30 November 2015 – with Dr Matthew Flannagan

Takanini Community Church in Auckland are hosting a Towards Belief event with this blog’s Matt. Towards Belief follows Australian pastor and host, Karl Faase as he travels to the UK, USA and Australia to interview more than thirty leading auth...
by MandM on Nov 21, 2015

Hear Matt’s Three Talks on “Questions People ask”

Recently Matt spoke at  Orewa Community Church, as part of their series on “Questions People ask”. His three talks: “How can there be just one religion?”, “How does God allow suffering?”, and “Hasn’t...
by MandM on Oct 29, 2015

Christian Caricatures 2

I can understand when people can't believe in some element or another of the Christian gospel. I hate it, however, when they reject the gospel because they've picked up a bad copy, and there are a lot of caricatures of the gospel out there. One versi...
by Homeward Bound on Oct 29, 2015


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