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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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Book Review – God’s Crime Scene by J. Warner Wallace

God’s Crime Scene In this book, Cold-Case Detective and former atheist J. Warner Wallace builds a cumulative case for the existence of God from a homicide detective’s perspective. While some of God’s Crime Scene reminded me of William Lane Craig’s On Guard, including the book size, and “look and feel” from the same publisher, I found Jim’s unique […]

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Atheism and Evil in the Name of God

Evil in the Name of God I recently saw an animated short created by an atheist on YouTube. In this video, a bunch of theists were trying to tell an atheist about God. But then the theists began to threaten each other with weapons and argue over whose religion was right! Not surprisingly, the atheist character came […]

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What Everyone Should Know About The Problem of Evil

The Problem of Evil Over the past couple of years, I’ve heard from hundreds of high school and college students who say that the number one challenge to the existence of God is the evil and suffering we see in the world. But how well does the problem of evil really argue for the atheist conclusion? Does […]

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My Radio Interview – Can God and Evil Co-Exist?

My Interview on U2 Have Hope On this episode of U2 Have Hope, Carrie Cooper talks with me about the question “Can God and Evil Co-exist?” But this isn’t just a philosophical thing for Carrie. For years, she suffered with a debilitating disease, struggling with pain, isolation and depression. But after several years, her health improved and she founded […]

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Video: My Guest Appearance on The Table Podcast – Part 2

The Table – A Cultural Engagement Podcast Last week, I shared the first part of my guest appearance on The Table, a weekly cultural engagement podcast. Here’s the second half of the conversation with my mentor, Dr. Darrell Bock, and two of my fellow seminarians at Dallas Theological Seminary. Church Lessons from Non-Protestant Countries In this episode of The […]

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7 Tips on Engaging Skeptics Like Paul Did in Athens [Part 3]

7 Cultural Engagement Tips from Acts 17 Today, I’m closing out my series of 3 cultural engagement posts called “7 Tips on Engaging Skeptics Like Paul Did in Athens.” In parts 1 and 2, I shared 5 simple lessons from Paul’s time in Athens: Care About People Prepare for Insults and Interest  Find a Point of […]

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Naturalism – A Good Reason to Rally?

Today, I’m featuring a special guest post from one of my former mentors, R. Scott Smith, Associate Professor of Ethics and Christian Apologetics at Biola University. Dr. Smith was my adviser while I was doing my graduate studies in the Christian Apologetics Program at Biola University. I studied under him in the areas of ethics, philosophy and historical […]

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Science and Christianity: Not Oil and Water

Today, I’m pleased to feature an exclusive guest post by my friend, Melissa C. Travis—a graduate student in the Science and Religion program at Biola University. She’s also a fellow apologetics blogger. Melissa blogs at http://www.hard-corechristianity.com. Hot Topic: Science and Religion Mature Christians have an insatiable desire for knowledge of God. We study Scripture to […]

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