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Why Did Christ Need to Die in Order for Us to Be Saved?

Brett explains why Jesus' death was the just payment for our sins. COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Theology | Brett Kunkle | October 26, 2015

Mormonism: Same Language, Different Meanings

Brett explains how to navigate in conversation with your Mormon friends when the language is the same but the meanings are different. COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | September 28, 2015

Challenge Response: The Gospels Were Selected for Political Reasons

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Blog Post | Student | Brett Kunkle | September 10, 2015

Challenge Response: Jesus’ Baptism Proves He Wasn’t a Sinless Messiah

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Blog Post | Theology | Brett Kunkle | August 13, 2015

Challenge Response: Exclusivity Is Petty and Dangerous

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Blog Post | Theology | Brett Kunkle | July 16, 2015

Gospel Unity: Reflections on Philippians 2

BACKGROUND & CONTEXT: Philippi was a prosperous Roman colony and the Philippians were Roman citizens, a fact in which they took pride (Acts 16:21). Most likely, there weren’t very many Jews, which would account for the absence of Old Testament citations. With such heavy Roman influence, the Philippian church would have to battle the influences of power and prestige and a hierarchical approach to leadership. 

Blog Post | Miscellaneous | Brett Kunkle | May 12, 2015

Challenge Response: You Can't Trust the Christian Authors of the Gospels

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Blog Post | Student | Brett Kunkle | March 26, 2015

Thinking Carefully about Mormonism (and Mormon Epistemology)

Nothing is more central to the defense of Mormon scripture, Mormon doctrine, and the existence of the Mormon Church than a personal testimony. Also referred to as a “burning in the bosom” or “spiritual witness,” the Mormon testimony amounts to positive spiritual feelings about the LDS religion. At the end of the day, this personal, private, subjective experience is crucial to Mormon confidence, so you must be prepared to deal with it. In this talk, I lay down some important groundwork for understanding knowledge and then apply these insights to Mormonism.

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

How Do You Make a Biblical Case for the Trinity? (Video)

Brett explains how to make a biblical case for the Trinity. Let me give you a three-step process for making a Biblical case for the Trinity. Number one, start with the very clear passages that suggest that there’s only one God. That’s the foundation. The Bible clearly teaches again and again that there’s only one God in Deuteronomy 6:4, Isaiah 43:10, Isaiah 44:6&8, John 17:3, and more. 

Blog Post | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | December 29, 2014

How Science and Religion Converge Rather Than Conflict – Part 5 of 5

Given what I’ve written in the previous posts (PART 1, PART 2, PART 3 and PART 4), I think the best model of interaction betw

Blog Post | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | December 19, 2014