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The Bible: Reading the “Ordinary” Way

The question “Do you take the Bible literally?” comes up with some frequency, and it deserves a response. But it’s an ambiguous question, making it awkward to answer. Here’s how to understand the challenge and respond well.

Solid Ground | Theology | Greg Koukl | November 1, 2018

What Is Man?

What does it mean to be human? You can’t answer a single question of consequence regarding human beings without answering that question first. Everything vital, meaningful, and moral about us hangs on its answer.

Solid Ground | Theology | Greg Koukl | September 1, 2018

Why Jesus? – Part 2

Jesus, though a true human, was no mere mortal. Rather, He was and is God’s Son, the world’s unique, one-and-only Savior; and if Jesus were not God the Son, He could not be the Savior, either.

Solid Ground | Theology | Greg Koukl | July 1, 2018

Why Jesus? – Part 1

Jesus of Nazareth is a true man of history, but His history started long before He was born. He is a true man, but He is no ordinary man. He is the Son of David, the future King, the promised Rescuer, the Messiah, the only Christ.

Solid Ground | Theology | Greg Koukl | May 1, 2018

Why God? – Part 2

From our biological blueprint, to the fine-tuning of the universe, to the human experience of beauty, morality, and guilt, God is the best explanation for the way things are.

Solid Ground | Science | Greg Koukl | March 1, 2018

Why God? – Part 1

All the big questions—issues of origin, meaning, morality, and destiny—and all the secondary concerns, too—issues of sex, gender, liberty, equality, bodily rights, etc.—eventually come down to one. Are we our own, or do we belong to Someone else?

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | January 1, 2018

Seeing the Unseen: The Nature of Spiritual Warfare

When it comes to spiritual warfare, the New Testament emphasis is not on prayer-infused power encounters, but on something completely different, and if we miss that, then I think we miss the heart of it.

Solid Ground | Theology | Greg Koukl | July 1, 2017

Case Study: Deconversion

Sometimes offering an actual case study of a specific set of complaints against your convictions is a good way to learn how the process works. That’s why I decided to walk you through the process using a rhetorically aggressive challenge to Christianity that I came across recently.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | May 1, 2017

Pensées - Short Thoughts on Various Topics Part 2

In this issue of Solid Ground I continue with my collection of short vignettes I have collected over the years.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 1, 2017

Pensées - Short Thoughts on Various Topics

There’s a lesson to be learned from using vignettes like these. Sometimes all it takes is a short reflection or a briefly explained insight to put a stone in someone’s shoe...

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | January 1, 2017