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How Aristotle Can Help Christian Morality (Part 3)

Aristotle’s insights can help us return to a biblical view of happiness.

Blog Post | Ethics | Brett Kunkle | June 1, 2017

How Aristotle Can Help Christian Morality (Part 2)

Aristotle saw the development of habituated virtue as being central to human flourishing. How does his view match up with the biblical view?

Blog Post | Ethics | Brett Kunkle | May 31, 2017

How Aristotle Can Help Christian Morality (Part 1)

Why is it that contemporary Christian thought on ethics and morality seems so thin? Let’s recapture a richer and fuller vision for our moral life.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Brett Kunkle | May 30, 2017

God’s Story Is Bigger Than This Cultural Moment

Cultural pressure is increasing on our kids, but even in a world of ever-present screens, gender-identity questions, and addiction, we can give them clarity and confidence.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Brett Kunkle | May 26, 2017

Reaching a Morally Insensitive Culture (Video)

Brett shares how to be a good example to a culture that is not sensitive to Christian morality.  COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Brett Kunkle | August 31, 2015

Challenge Response: Your God Isn’t Moral

Here's my response to this week's challenge: COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Ethics | Brett Kunkle | June 18, 2015

Why Evolutionary Ethics Fails to Account for Objective Morality

Two years ago, I had the chance to debate an atheist professor at Weber State University in Utah on the best explanation for the existence of objective moral values. The writings of Bill Craig and Paul Copan have shaped a lot of my thinking in this area, as I'm sure you'll see below. In my opening argument, I made the case for God as the ontological foundation for objective morality. Then I raised five problems for an evolutionary view of ethics that make it an implausible alternative. Here are the problems I outlined in the debate: 

Blog Post | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | April 14, 2015

Bake for Them Two? (Video)

The author of this blog post claims that when a Christian baker is forced to bake a cake for a same-sex wedding, they should "bake for them two." Is that really what Jesus meant by Matthew 5:41? COMMENTS

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Brett Kunkle | April 8, 2015

God and Morality – Watch the Live Event Here

Our Google Hangout is tonight, 6:30–7:30 pm (PT). The topic is "God and Morality," and the easiest way to watch and directly ask questions is to join the Hangout, but we'll also be streaming it here and on YouTube.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | March 19, 2015

Can We Be Good without God?

I was recently interviewed by Jennifer, a lady from Scotland, who is writing a dissertation for her Ph.D. in religious studies. The question she is attempting to answer is, "Does rejecting God mean rejecting morality?" So she sent me a list of questions on that topic, this being the first: Do you personally believe that you can be morally good without a god? This is my answer: 

Blog Post | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | March 17, 2015