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Try This Powerful Question to Throw Light on Enigmas like the Problem of Evil

Here is a question I want to encourage you to start asking: What’s the alternative? In the right circumstances, it can be a powerful query. Let me tell you why.

Article | Philosophy | Greg Koukl | October 1, 2019

A Shrewd Insight from Francis Schaeffer

Understanding the mannishness of man provides a powerful technique to get someone thinking.

Article | Philosophy | Greg Koukl | October 1, 2018

Rosaria Butterfield Interview with Greg Koukl

Openness Unhindered: Further Thoughts of an Unlikely Convert on Sexual Identity and Union with Christ

Article | Ethics | Greg Koukl | January 16, 2017

How to Get Out of a Corner

The Christian gets pigeon-holed as the judgmental one, but everyone else is judging, too. It’s an inescapable consequence of believing in morality. I have a friend who is a deeply committed Christian woman and whose boss is a lesbian. That in itself isn’t a problem. My friend has the maturity to know you can’t expect non-Christians to live like Christians. But her boss posed a difficult question to her, and talking about it with you might help expand your horizons on how to get out of a tough situation.  

Article | Christianity & Culture | Greg Koukl | July 16, 2014

How to Get Out of a Corner

The Christian gets pigeon-holed as the judgmental one, but everyone else is judging, too. It’s an inescapable consequence of believing in morality. I have a friend who is a deeply committed Christian woman and whose boss is a lesbian. That in itself isn’t a problem. My friend has the maturity to know you can’t expect non-Christians to live like Christians. But her boss posed a difficult question to her, and talking about it with you might help expand your horizons on how to get out of a tough situation.  

Article | Christianity & Culture | Greg Koukl | July 15, 2014

Is God in Time?

The Scriptures seem to identify a God in time, yet a God that is somehow beyond time, not constrained by it the way we are (1 Peter 3).  Put your thinking caps on today. We're going to talk about time. It's common for us to make the comment "The spaceless, timeless God" or "Then we'll pass out of time, into eternity." However, the Scripture is not clear about God's timelessness. Most of the verses seem to indicate God is in time: Rev 1:4; Rev 4:8, Ps 90, Jude 25, 2 Pet 3:8.

Article | Christianity & Culture | Greg Koukl | April 23, 2014

A Proverb a Day - Mentoring Letter February 2014

If I have only a short time to read, Proverbs is where I turn first. Every day that I do, I feel like my foundation is being shored up.  February 1, 2014 There’s nothing original about reading a chapter of Proverbs a day. Thirty-one days in a month (roughly); 31 chapters in the book. Easy. In fact, it’s so obvious, it’s easy to overlook. Don’t. Very little in my life has yielded such rewards with such little effort.

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | January 31, 2014

Why Is Homosexuality Bad in Itself?

There are passages in the Old Testament and in the New Testament that give us some indication of what is really wrong with homosexuality from God's perspective. The question of why homosexuality is bad in itself is not easy to answer. I'm not suggesting that the Scripture doesn't give us insight. I think it does, and I'm going to offer that, but I'm not convinced the answer is going to be satisfying to a lot of people because most have lost the ability to recognize the significance of teleology.

Article | Ethics | Greg Koukl | January 2, 2014

The Courage of Your Convictions

Are you willing to be called a bigot for Christ? The issue of what Christians believe about homosexuality is coming up a lot for a reason. It is not because Christians are trying to force our views on other people. Christians who have a traditional understanding of the Bible are in a defensive posture right now with the trend of culture.

Article | Christianity & Culture | Greg Koukl | November 20, 2013

Suffering Adversity and Character Development

Whatever difficulties you face, it's safe to say there is something else going on than what meets the eye. In what way is God working all things for good? According to Romans 8:28, God is conforming us to the image of his Son. Jesus Himself was brought to maturity through suffering. Hebrews 2:10 says, "For it was fitting for God, for Whom and through Whom are all things, in bringing many sons to glory, to perfect the Author of their salvation through sufferings."

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | November 12, 2013