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Camels in the Bible – Were There No Camels During the Time of Biblical Patriarchs?

Camels in the Bible? Engaging skeptical challenges to the Old Testament and Camels in the Bible Most people I knew growing up had no problem saying most Old Testament stories were based on some kind of real event. Even those who were skeptical about supernatural things didn’t question basic details of ordinary events like Abraham’s […]

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Did the Apostles Die as Martyrs?

Updating a Classic – Evidence That Demands a Verdict Growing up in a Christian home, I had a lot of questions about the faith. So I went looking for answers. One of the first apologetics books I discovered on my dad’s shelf was Josh McDowell’s classic work, Evidence that Demands a Verdict. My dad even […]

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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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