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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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Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus – Podcast

Podcast on Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus Did Jesus really rise from the dead? While many Christians have no problem immediately answering “yes,” most people want more evidence for the resurrection of Jesus than “the Bible tells me so.” Before they even consider giving this idea the time of day, they want to know if this is all […]

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The Empty Tomb of Jesus – A True Story?

The Empty Tomb of Jesus Have you seen the new movie, Risen? It’s all about how a Roman soldier named Clavius was ordered to find Jesus’ body after it went missing shortly after the crucifixion. Although this movie is fiction, the premise is based on a true story: The story of Jesus’ empty tomb. Most historians and New Testament […]

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Did the Historical Jesus Say He Was God? – Podcast

Podcast – Did the Historical Jesus Say He Was God? Did the historical Jesus say he was God? While most people who read the Bible find it easy to agree that he did, the historicity of Jesus’ claim to be divine has been challenged in the public square. Scholars who reject Christianity have argued that the […]

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Evil, Suffering and the Evidence for God

Evil, Suffering and Evidence for God On November 13, 2015, coordinated terrorist attacks rocked Paris, France: A shooting rampage, explosions, and a mass hostage-taking that left over 100 people dead and over 300 more badly injured; people who went out to see a band, a soccer game, grab a bite to eat or just enjoy the evening. The Islamic State claimed responsibility […]

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