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Downplaying God’s Wrath

God is gracious and merciful. But He is also avenging and wrathful. Sound theology never pits one against the other.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | January 10, 2018

Can Christians Have Doubts about God?

Everyone has doubts. So the question isn’t really, “Can Christians have doubts?” but rather, “What should we do when doubts come?”

Article | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | January 8, 2018

Why Intelligent Design Isn’t a God-of-the-Gaps Argument

Intelligent Design is not based on ignorance; it’s based on information. That is, ID theory rests upon what we know, not what we don’t know.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | December 27, 2017

Does Defending Christianity Discredit Christianity?

Kierkegaard claimed the act of defending Christianity actually discredits it. Here’s why his criticism of apologetics doesn’t work.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | December 21, 2017

What Creation Reveals about God

Significant insights can be gleaned about a maker by looking at what he has made. Here are four truths creation reveals about the nature of God.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | December 14, 2017

Three Life Lessons from Billy Graham

We ought to heed the wisdom of the three foundational life lessons that shaped Bill Graham’s life and ministry.

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Tim Barnett | November 28, 2017

The Consequences of Putting Second Things First

A man who thought denying a young earth meant the rejection of Christianity ended up walking away from the Christian faith. What went wrong?

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Tim Barnett | November 15, 2017

Never Judge God by Isolated Events

We may not know the specific purpose of the suffering in our own lives and the lives of others, but here’s what we do know.

Article | Theology | Tim Barnett | November 7, 2017

The Universe Should Not Exist

Scientists can’t figure out why the asymmetry between matter and antimatter that’s necessary for life exists in this universe. Is this another case of fine-tuning?

Blog Post | Science | Tim Barnett | November 3, 2017

Hell Interrupted - Part 2

Conditionalists—those who hold to the annihilation of the wicked at the judgment—insist that Jesus’ and John’s descriptions be interpreted in light of other passages, texts they think give an entirely different picture. Fair enough. We’ll take a look at their arguments.

Solid Ground | Theology | Tim Barnett | October 31, 2017