The doctrine of the Trinity is perhaps one of the most confusing among Christians. Admittedly, it is easy to misunderstand and misrepresent. But forget defining the Trinity, how would one … Continue reading In Defense of the Trinity
In an article on “street epistemology”, Dr. Travis Dickinson, Professor of Philosophy and Apologetics at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, made the case that faith without an object is no faith … Continue reading Apologetics and the Object of Our Faith
BONUS VIDEOS + MORE: www.patreon.com/helpmebelieve What is the church? Is it more than a building? Is it global, local, or both? In this week’s video, Travis gives a definition of … Continue reading What is the Local Church?
Sheri Bell continues her investigative series in this third installment. In this post she investigates how the early church decided what was considered a biblical text and what was not. … Continue reading An Investigation: Who Decided What to Include in the Bible?
There seems to be a wide misconception surrounding “God’s will for my life,” or “God’s calling for my life”. Unfortunately, a vague teaching of “God’s will” has lead to a … Continue reading How Do I Know God’s Call for My Life?
Four weeks ago we embarked on a journey to study the doctrine of the church. Thank you to all of the readers who have joined us along the way! Today … Continue reading How is the Church Governed and Led?
One of my recent doctoral seminars at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary required me to articulate the Bible’s teachings on certain matters pertaining to the church. The past three weeks, we … Continue reading Church Discipline
Two weeks ago we began a study of the local church. If you missed the first two posts, you can check them out here and here. Today we turn our … Continue reading What is the Lord’s Supper?
Last week we began looking at the church by defining the local church in 100 words or less. If you missed that post, you can check it out here. Part … Continue reading What is Baptism?
I am currently in the PhD program at Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. My last doctoral seminar was on the topic of biblical ecclesiology—the study of the church. One of our … Continue reading What is the Local Church?
Now that we have looked at several end-time issues, it’s time to wrap up our study of eschatology. Let’s take a second to remember all we’ve discussed and then tie … Continue reading Eschatology: What Have We Learned?
Hello! My name is Travis and I have been asked to become a regular contributor for Help Me Believe. Before I begin my first post, let me briefly introduce myself. … Continue reading The Church as Apologist