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If Jesus Was Sinless, Why Did He Need to Be Baptized?

Have you ever wondered why Jesus had to undergo a “baptism of repentance” if He was sinless? Jonathan Pennington explains the answer Jesus gave to John the Baptist.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | May 16, 2019

Charles Spurgeon on Reading the Bible

Charles Spurgeon spoke some wise and motivating words on how and why we should read the Bible. These were his three main points.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | May 1, 2019

Training Students for War

We are at war. It’s not a war of bombs and bayonets. It’s not a war against flesh and blood. In fact, it’s not a physical war at all. It’s a spiritual war, and here’s how we fight.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | April 30, 2019

Are We Accountable for Unchosen Sinful Desires?

Wrongly assuming that homosexuality is either something one is born with or a choice often leads people to the conclusion that we’re not accountable for our desires. Alan explains why this is a mistake.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | April 22, 2019

How Can God Forgive Me?

How could a good God forgive those who commit moral crimes? This objection is a powerful challenge to Christianity for anyone who has a sense of the goodness and rightness of justice.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | April 10, 2019

Did Jesus Die on a Torture Stake?

Christians and Jehovah’s Witnesses have fundamentally different views not only on why Jesus died on the cross but also on whether Jesus died on a cross. Here are five reasons to think He did.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | April 4, 2019

What You Need to Know about Evil and Suffering

Christians who have not thought deeply about evil and suffering are one crisis away from having their trust in God shattered. Here are some key ideas you need to know.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | March 19, 2019

Take Heart, New Zealand, for He Has Overcome the World

Sometimes we’re tempted to think evil is stronger than God, but the answer to making sense of the destructive power of evil all comes down to this simple truth.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | March 15, 2019

What Justification Looks Like

God didn’t just give us a list of propositions about theology; He painted pictures for us all throughout history so that we could better see the depth of His beauty. Here’s one example.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | March 15, 2019

The False Dilemma Propagated by Pro-Gay Advocates

We’re told that if your friend identifies as gay or lesbian, then you face a choice: fidelity to your faith or fidelity to your friend. But this is a false dilemma. Those aren't the only options.

Blog Post | Ethics | Alan Shlemon | March 1, 2019