In conversations concerning the resurrection, the fact that the apostles were willing to die for their belief is usually brought up. Now, you don’t need to defend the validity of every apostle’s martyrdom. In fact, I would just stick with Paul, Peter, Jame, and early church persecution in general. However, Sean McDowell explains some linesContinue reading “Did the Apostle Thomas Die a Martyr in India?”
When was the last time you shared the Gospel with someone? Maybe it has been awhile. Maybe you never have. Ever wonder why that is? As Christians, we possess the greatest news the world has ever heard? Why do we seldom share it? J. Warner Wallace tackles our fears and offers a solution: The SourceContinue reading “The Source of Our Fear When it Comes to Evangelism”
Ever been bombarded by objections to your Christian faith? Greg Koukl gives 3 easy steps on how to deal with such a situation. It turns out that you do not owe everyone a response. You have to know when to walk away. Stop that Steamroller! A Practical Application of Matthew 7:6
Friend of the podcast and cold case detective, J. Warner Wallace, writes about the Gospel of Philip. Why is it that we find the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John reliable, but not Philip? Why Shouldn’t We Trust the Gospel of Philip?
Dr. Michael J. Kruger, a friend of the podcast, writes about the Apocryphal Gospels and why they are so popular among the media. He also gives a quick answer as to why the Apocryphal are not in the Bible. And no, it isn’t because of someone with arbitrary power. Apocryphal Gospels, Conspiracy Theories, and theContinue reading “Apocryphal Gospels, Conspiracy Theories, and the Mainstream Media”
Featured Image Credit: Kanye West Rich Fury/Getty Images for Coachella It is not uncommon for a celebrity in our culture to have a “road to Damascus experience” and place their faith in Jesus. Plenty of examples come to mind, but as of late, none is more prominent than Kanye West. I do not keep upContinue reading “Kanye West, Celebrity Conversions, and the Prodigal Son”
Michael F. Bird writes about the kingdom of God and how it was understood in the Old Testament and Second-Temple literature. It is always helpful to understand how a text was first understood. Then we can get at what was originally intended. Jewish views about the Kingdom of God
Dr. J. Brian Huffling writes about the many ways Jesus claimed to be divine. It should be noted that Jesus doesn’t directly say “I am God.” This might be expected, if you did not understand Jesus’ ministry. If Jesus had come right out and said “I am the Messiah!” or “I am God incarnate!” heContinue reading “Did Jesus Even Claim to be God?”
Dr. David Instone-Brewer examines the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ resurrection. Is it reasonable to believe that Jesus rose from the dead? Evangelism might be easier without a resurrection, but as Paul says, the Resurrection is at the heart of our message. Is the resurrection beyond belief?
Erik Manning commentates on seven passages from the book of Acts that demonstrate Paul’s use of reason and argumentation in evangelism. When evangelizing Jews, Paul argues from the Scripture. When evangelizing Greeks, Paul finds common ground and of course still quotes the Scriptures. 7 Powerful passages from the Book of Acts that show that theContinue reading “Paul the Apologist”