Questions About Debated Passages: A Response

As a believer in Christianity, I often get called upon to defend certain views and claims of my faith. In a recent conversation with one person who questioned the veracity of scripture in relation to claims made, I came to a subtle realization: what exactly is in question? In this conversation, which was polite and…

Ten Reasons to Believe the New Testament Writers Were Telling the Truth

1. They include embarassing details about themselves. 2.They include embarassing details and difficult sayings of Jesus. 3.They include demanding sayings of Jesus. 4.They make careful distinction between their words and those of Jesus. 5.They include events related to the ressurection that they would not have invented. 6.They include more than 30 historically verifiable people in…

The Disparity of Equality

There has been a great deal said over the past few years about the issue of equality. The problem is that what exactly equality is, in regards to the issues that the word is thrust into really has no bearing. Whether same-sex marriage, or “income inequality” when the term is attached to any issue, the…

Foot in Mouth OR Finger on the Problem?

Recent comments by former Arkansas governor and one-time presidential candidate Mike Huckabee¬†seem to have caused quite a stir in certain political circles. His comments have been criticized as “insensitive” and even pushed to the level of abject ignorance. But is that really the situation. Being a man there are certain issues that go on in…

Real Condemnation: An Exploration

When a culture has rejected truth, what is there to do? Often the mistaken path taken is to sweeten the message, make it more palatable to the culture, but in making it palatable the message has lost its power. It has become unfashionable, even considered unbiblical, to speak of condemnation even in passing. All to…

The Greatest Gift: A Defense

Probably the greatest gift that I have ever received, from anyone, was the first Bible I was old enough to read. Oh, I was given story bibles with those smiling pictures and happy tales of when God did great things for those men, and women, of old. But I always knew that I wasn’t getting…

On judging

Several months ago, a news story came across my path, and I took a few moments to write down my thoughts on the matter, today I would like to share those thoughts. I was rather angry, disgusted rather, at the issue and I believe that it shows in my choice of words, so apologies up…