Tag Archives: Apologetics

Jesus may love you, but we sure don’t…

I’m sorry. I was eavesdropping on a conversation at Starbucks. Two men were talking behind my back, one much louder than the other. As Loud Man trespassed my sonic space box, I heard him say, “I lit him up!” Tell … Continue reading

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Jesus and Homosexuality

It’s truly one of the most ignorant statements I’ve read this year. And I’ve read some doozeys. I’ve actually read this statement many times before, and there was a time when I agreed with it. But then a patient pastor friend … Continue reading

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Those Judgmental Christians

If we cut John 3:16 out of the Bible, what do you think would become the most popular verse? The most oft-quoted? I’ve never done any surveys on this, but I’ve got a great candidate: Matthew 7:1. I’ll bet you … Continue reading

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The Atheist’s Fatal Flaw: Exposing Conflicting Beliefs

The more I talk with atheists, the more I read their words, the more I am convinced that atheism is irrational. Sometimes it seems like an emotional overreaction. Little more. This new book by Norman Geisler and Daniel McCoy confirms … Continue reading

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How to Have an Intelligent Discussion With Anyone About Anything

My father-in-law stopped mid-stride as he walked away from the kitchen table, turned to me as a light bulb appeared over his head, and said, “You’re doing this on purpose!” We had been having a heated political discussion about I-don’t-know-what, … Continue reading

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5 Lessons In Missions

Imagine sipping a cup of sweet, strong coffee while gazing across the breezy, balmy mountains of Central America. Two weeks ago, that was my wife and I, and some of our missionary friends in Honduras. It was just as delightfully … Continue reading

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How to Spot a Wolf, Part 2

In the life of the church, danger is reality. And while enemies are not in short supply, perhaps the most damaging are those whose destruction goes unnoticed…until it’s too late. In the metaphors of Scripture, the church is a flock … Continue reading

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