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The Upper Story Leap

What's at heart here is not so much science and facts, but a philosophy of doing science which says that you can only talk about things which are scientific and you must remove any reference to a supernatural force whatsoever.

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 7, 2013

The Upper Story Leap

What's at heart here is not so much science and facts, but a philosophy of doing science which says that you can only talk about things which are scientific and you must remove any reference to a supernatural force whatsoever.

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 7, 2013

Science Doesn't Tell Us Anything Important

There's something very important to you that science didn't discover: your soul.

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 7, 2013

Atheist Bag of Tricks–Notes for Atheism Debate

Greg Koukl debated Michael Shermer on Hugh Hewitt's radio program.  These are Greg's debate prep notes.  

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 1, 2013

The Tolerance Bargain

What happens when a Christian is faced with this unspoken but very real covenant in our culture?  If you’re a follower of Christ, you break that covenant.  But once you do, you’re going to get the heat from the culture. 

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | February 28, 2013

Christianity and Naturalism

James Sire describes naturalists as monistic materialists who deny the existence of immaterial entities and their ability to act in this world.[1] Though naturalism can be characterized in broader term, which I will address briefly later in this paper, Sire's characterization is really of materialism. Ontological or metaphysical naturalism is defined in The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy as the view that everything is composed of natural entities constructed of properties as the sciences allow.

Article | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | February 28, 2013

Was Jesus Reincarnated?

How to answer the critic who claims Jesus was reincarnated. "I am the reincarnation of Jesus Christ." This was the claim of one very popular guru in India. This is not a totally unusual claim--others have made it. What do you do with that? To quote my former room-mate, Larry Kersten, "What the heck is that?" What does this statement actually mean?

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | February 28, 2013

Just Do It

A story of an encounter in the gym that led to a witness, and an encouragement to "just do it"-- share your faith. A couple of days ago, someone asked me about how much initiative I took sharing my faith in public. Do I wait for the Holy Spirit to "lead" me--waiting until I feel like God wants me to talk to a particular person--or do I just jump in on my own without a special directive from the Lord?

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | February 28, 2013

Bigots Among Us?

If you're a Christian and oppose same-sex marriage, then millions of people think you're a bigot. How should you respond?

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | February 28, 2013

The Jesus Seminar Under Fire

The "Jesus Seminar" is a group of self-described scholars who have determined Jesus probably only said 20% of the quotes attributed to him by Mark, Matthew, Luke, and John. Greg puts their method, which includes voting with colored beads, "under fire." Brace yourself. With Easter just around the corner, we're about to see a flood of articles in the news weeklies and local papers about a very specific kind of missionary group.

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | February 28, 2013