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Some Bible terminology can seem strange to our modern ears, and understanding its meaning can require some work. Here are some thoughts on the meaning of “the kingdom of heaven.”
Tim Barnett | Theology | November 13, 2019
Here’s a simple and clear response from William Lane Craig to the increasingly common charge from atheists, “We’re both atheists about most gods. I just believe in one fewer God than you do.”
Amy K. Hall | Philosophy | November 11, 2019
If you’ve ever seen an item that belonged to someone in history, you know the feeling of awe and wonder as you’re brought close to the reality of that historical person. The same thing happens with apologetics.
Amy K. Hall | Apologetics | November 7, 2019
A new series based on Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” trilogy had a very successful premiere on television this week, and it could open up opportunities to talk to your friends about God.
Amy K. Hall | Christianity & Culture | November 6, 2019
What could demons do to thwart apologetic encounters? What should apologists be mindful of when sharing our convictions with others? Alan reflects on his interview with Tim Muehlhoff.
Alan Shlemon | Miscellaneous | November 5, 2019
Alan explains hadith literature and its role as a source of authority in the lives of Muslims.
Alan Shlemon | Apologetics | November 4, 2019

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November 13, 2019
Greg talks about advice he gives to people who want to be apologists, then he answers questions about declining to fulfill puberty blocker prescriptions and whether the fact that we’re personal argues for a personal God.
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November 11, 2019
Alan fills in for Greg and answers questions about ethical objections to a woman giving birth to her sister’s embryo and whether women should be required to see an ultrasound before an abortion.
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November 7, 2019
Questions about responding to a skeptic who doesn’t know what would convince him, whether the statistics supporting intelligent design are only subjectively significant, how an omniscient God could have a relationship with creatures, and whether it’s biblical to fast for guidance from the Lord.
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Because we all live in God’s world and are all made in God’s image, there are things all people know—about morality, guilt, etc.—that are embedded deep within their hearts, and this knowledge can make a big difference in our conversations.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | November 1, 2019

We commonly use a powerful and rational process to draw conclusions from evidence, and we can use this process to make a case for Christianity. Here’s how.

article | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | November 1, 2019

According to advocates of pro-gay theology, focusing on the six Bible passages that directly discuss homosexuality limits one’s understanding of Scripture’s view on that topic. Should we downplay these passages?

article | Theology | Alan Shlemon | October 1, 2019