A few months ago, I sat with a close friend in one of the booths of our university’s coffee shop. My friend, whom I will call Tom, is an atheist. Tom is a genuine truth-seeker, and he would be a Christian if he thought Christianity was “actually true.” During our conversation, we found ourselves discussing … Continue reading Should Christians Have Blind Faith?
Today, we live in a pluralistic culture where moral relativism flourishes while any suggestion of absolutism is dismissed. When those who propagate such ideas are met with ideas they don't like, we should expect—since, to them, there is no absolute and morality is relative—all ideas and moral preferences to be accepted. And many times, moral … Continue reading Is God Immoral for Destroying the Canaanites?
Is doubting sinful? Have you ever asked this question? If so, you’re not alone. It’s an important question because doubt is inevitable in the human experience. Therefore, Christians should ponder the question and seek to find out if God condones his people to have doubts. If so, to what extent? What are the boundaries if … Continue reading I’m Having Doubts. Is That Okay?
Why should we even care about the culture’s ever-increasing skepticism about God, Christianity, and the Bible? If you’re a parent this should be easy to answer. You will one day, if you haven’t already, send your child out into the world where they will be exposed to this culture. Don’t you think it’s pretty important … Continue reading (S2, E4) CrossExamined with Dr. Frank Turek
In my class on the Pentateuch (Torah, Gen.-Deut.), my professor gave the class an assignment to be done by the next class session. The assignment was to answer the following question: If someone says, “The Old Testament (OT) is irrelevant for Christians,” what would be a biblically informed response? The response had to be in … Continue reading Is the Old Testament Relevant for Christians Today?