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The Essential Works of Jesus in the Nicene Creed

Essential Truths and the Nicene Creed What are the essential truths Christians believe about the things Jesus did? As defenders of the faith, we need to know which beliefs about Jesus’ deeds are essential and why we should believe them. I recently had a conversation with my mentor Darrell Bock about this, specifically about the […]

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Forensic Faith by J. Warner Wallace – Book Review

Book Review of Forensic Faith Forensic Faith by J. Warner Wallace encourages you not to be an “accidental Christian,” but to know Christianity is evidentially true—moving from “accidental belief to evidential trust (p. 23).” In this book review post, I’ll share a brief summary of the book and what I appreciate about his approach before […]

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Holy Week – Meaning, Significance, and Truth

Podcast on Key Events of the Passion Week What does Holy Week mean? Holy Week, or the Passion Week, refers to the last week of Lent where Christians focus on key events in Jesus’ life during the days leading up to Easter. After Palm Sunday commemorates Jesus’ entry into Jerusalem, many Christians gather together for […]

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The Christmas Story – Beyond Apologetics

Experiencing the Christmas Story Every December, I see a couple of approaches to Jesus’ birth on Christian blogs: Articles that approach the Christmas story from the perspective of “How Jesus came to Earth,” looking at it in light of what the Gospels tell about who Jesus turns out to be. Or, you get an apologetics […]

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Cold-Case Christianity for Kids – Book Review

Cold-Case Christianity for Kids – A Review A couple of days before I met Jim Wallace for the first time, I received an unexpected package in the mail. It was a copy of Cold-Case Christianity For Kids by Jim and Susie Wallace. I’d heard about this book and was looking forward to getting my hands […]

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Was Jesus’ Death and Resurrection Copied from Krishna?

Copied From Krishna? What would you say if someone told you the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ death and resurrection were copied from earlier pagan stories? Over 100 years ago, a guy named Kersey Graves talked about Jesus and Krishna. He said Jesus wasn’t unique among religious figures. Fans of his work were convinced the Hindu figure […]

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Were Jesus’ Disciples Illiterate Peasants?

Were Jesus’ Disciples Illiterate Peasants? The New Testament was originally written in Greek. But some skeptics say this shows many New Testament books must have been forged–that the people who wrote them probably weren’t Jesus’ disciples. Why? Because most 1st century Jews living where Jesus lived couldn’t read or write at all. Since Jesus’ disciples spoke […]

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