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Pensées - Short Thoughts on Various Topics Part 2

In this issue of Solid Ground I continue with my collection of short vignettes I have collected over the years.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 1, 2017

Pensées - Short Thoughts on Various Topics

There’s a lesson to be learned from using vignettes like these. Sometimes all it takes is a short reflection or a briefly explained insight to put a stone in someone’s shoe...

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | January 1, 2017

The Rescue – Why Did Jesus Come?

What follows is an excerpt from The Story of Reality—How the World Began, How It Ends, and Everything Important that Happens in Between. In this part of the Story I answer the second of the two most important questions anyone could ever ask about the remarkable man from Nazareth: Why did He come? It is a question there is far too much confusion about, even for those who call the Story their own.

Solid Ground | Theology | Greg Koukl | November 1, 2016

Transgender: Truth and Compassion

Imagine a woman telling you, “I’m transgender. Please call me Michael.” What do you do? Here's how to answer with truth and compassion.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | August 24, 2016

Ready for the Knock on Your Door

Most of us have answered a knock on our door, only to discover a smiling, well-dressed couple—Watchtower publication in hand—standing on the other side, waiting to talk with us about the gospel according to the Jehovah’s Witnesses.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | July 1, 2016

A Practical Plan to Equip the Next Generation

  I grew up in a Christian home. I came to Christ at five and was baptized at six. My family was committed to the local church. My dad faithfully taught Sunday school, led small groups, and was even an elder. My mom was always involved in ministry as well. I grew up attending Sunday school, Royal Ambassadors, and Awana. As a teenager, I was the model youth group kid, a student leader in high school, and a ministry intern as a senior, even committing my life to full-time vocational ministry before I graduated.  

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | April 25, 2016

Ancient Words, Ever True?

  It’s not unusual for people to dismiss the Bible because it was “only written by men.” How do you respond when you hear this What evidence would you give that the Bible is not just a human invention, but rather a supernatural revelation?

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 23, 2016

Christianity: Fantasy or Reality?

  Once I was sitting on an airplane next to a stockbroker.  He asked me what I did for a living and I told him I was a writer.  When he asked what I wrote about, immediately I faced a problem.  I wanted to tell him that I write about religion, specifically Christianity, but I didn’t want him to make a mistake many people make when they think about those two things. 

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 1, 2016

The Trinity: A Solution, Not a Problem Part 2

  Read part 1 here

Solid Ground | Theology | Greg Koukl | December 21, 2015

The Trinity: A Solution, Not a Problem Part 1

  I want to start by asking three questions I hope will alert you to problems I’m willing to bet you’ve never thought about as a Christian. Three Questions, Three Problems Here’s the first question: What is the one thing that everyone who believes in God agrees on about what God is like?  The answer, by common assent, is that God is love.  

Solid Ground | Theology | Greg Koukl | October 30, 2015