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Is Christianity Cruel?

  Christianity has been called cruel because it teaches that Jews killed Jesus and that Jesus is the only way to Heaven.  The first incites persecution; the second denies that goodness matters in God’s assessment.  This challenge, though, misunderstands both the nature of history and the nature of justice.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | September 1, 2003

An Audience of One

  As ambassadors for Christ, we often never know the true impact of our efforts.  Yet every once in a while we get a glimpse....       Radio is an odd medium because it is hard to know what kind of impact we’re having.  For the most part, the communication is all one way.  I sit in the studio and talk.  Three lines are flashing, callers waiting.  My screener and engineer watch through the glass as I speak.  An audience of five. 

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | November 1, 2001

Evil as Evidence for God

  As a Christian ambassador, your biggest challenge may be making sense of the problem of evil.  When you’re able to explain that, surprisingly, evil is actually evidence for God, you will have vastly improved your skill as a diplomat for the King.  You’ll also have taken an important step yourself in cultivating a more sensible faith.  

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | May 1, 2001

Deity of Christ: Case Closed

Understanding the Trinity may be impossible, but proving the Trinity is not especially difficult.  You don't need to master theology and philosophy.  All you need is one irrefutable argument.  Here it is. Deity of Christ:  Case Closed

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | July 1, 2000

The Gospel a Hate Crime? Welcome to the 21st Century.

  How is it possible that the Good News of the Gospel can be considered a hate crime? Welcome to the 21st Century.         It’s hard to believe that a simple prayer request would create a national furor.  That’s what happened, though, when the Southern Baptist Convention encouraged their congregates to "pray each day for Jewish individuals you know by name that they will find the spiritual wholeness available through the Messiah [Jesus]."

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | March 1, 2000

Faith & Wishing

  If you “just take Christianity on faith” you may be in trouble… Taking  Christianity “on faith” may mean trouble…       I don’t like the word “faith.”        It’s not that faith isn’t valuable.  True biblical faith is essential for salvation.  But faith is often deeply misunderstood in a way that hurts Christianity and harms Christians.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | January 1, 2000

Designed by Chance? Why the Pope Is Wrong about Theistic Evolution

  There's no reason to marry evolution to creation because evolution is false.  Here's how I know.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | April 25, 1997