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BreakPoint’s symposium on “purity culture” has some interesting thoughts from Christian thinkers on sexual purity and how we should advance the biblical sexual ethic.
Amy K. Hall | Ethics | August 22, 2019
Taken out of context, John 20:29 is often used to justify faith without evidence. Greg looks at the whole passage to clarify the true meaning of the verse.
Greg Koukl | Theology | August 19, 2019
A slow buildup of scorn, day in and day out, can be harder to withstand than a dramatic incident of persecution. How does one gain the courage we’re all going to need?
Amy K. Hall | Christianity & Culture | August 15, 2019
A recent study shows that children raised by lesbian couples are “significantly more likely to report same-sex attraction, sexual minority identity, and same-sex sexual experiences.”
Alan Shlemon | Ethics | August 14, 2019
Because conspiracies are so notoriously difficult to execute and maintain, belief in them is nearly always unreasonable. Here’s how and why you should evaluate conspiracy theories.
Aaron Brake | Christianity & Culture | August 13, 2019
Tim explains what kind of book the Bible is and how it relates to science.
Tim Barnett | Science | August 12, 2019

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Tim Barnett and Greg Koukl explain why the most natural reading of the full corpus of Scripture on Hell supports the church’s historical position of eternal conscious torment and not nonexistence.

Solid Ground | Theology | Tim Barnett | July 1, 2019

While it’s true that Christians should prioritize their understanding of Scripture and Christian theology, that doesn’t diminish the importance of also studying false ideas, as well. Here’s why we can and should do both.

article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | August 1, 2019

Over the years, I’ve become increasingly concerned with one practice of well-meaning Christians: using the “sinner’s prayer” to lead someone to Christ.

article | Christianity & Culture | Greg Koukl | August 1, 2019