Category Archives: Apologetics

Leaving My Father’s Faith | Reflections

campolofilm.com. Tony Campolo’s influence in my life has been a tremendous life-giving, eye-opening, faith-challenging presence. I have appreciated his words–sometimes comforting, many times discomfortingly prophetic–as he spoke about a Christian faith so unlike the one I had acquired. The dry,

Leaving My Father’s Faith | Reflections

campolofilm.com. Tony Campolo’s influence in my life has been a tremendous life-giving, eye-opening, faith-challenging presence. I have appreciated his words–sometimes comforting, many times discomfortingly prophetic–as he spoke about a Christian faith so unlike the one I had acquired. The dry,

Honest To God | Notes

John Arthur Thomas (A.T.) Robinson. Honest To God. Westminster, SCM Press, 1963. (143 pages) NTWright Page’s Doubts About Doubt; Not Nearly Radical Enough: The Irony of John Robinson’s ‘Honest to God’ by Geoff Thompson; BBC News: When did people stop thinking God lives on

Honest To God | Notes

John Arthur Thomas (A.T.) Robinson. Honest To God. Westminster, SCM Press, 1963. (143 pages) NTWright Page’s Doubts About Doubt; Not Nearly Radical Enough: The Irony of John Robinson’s ‘Honest to God’ by Geoff Thompson; BBC News: When did people stop thinking God lives on

Jesus Didn’t Eat A Seder Meal | Critical Reflections

CT published, Jesus Didn’t Eat a Seder Meal: Why Christians shouldn’t either, on April 6, 2017. April 10, they published Why Christians Can Celebrate Passover, Too. Given that our church has held seders for years, (the last four of them, in a

Jesus Didn’t Eat A Seder Meal | Critical Reflections

CT published, Jesus Didn’t Eat a Seder Meal: Why Christians shouldn’t either, on April 6, 2017. April 10, they published Why Christians Can Celebrate Passover, Too. Given that our church has held seders for years, (the last four of them, in a

Sexual By Design by Doug Wilson | How To Lose an Audience, And The Gospel At The Same Time

In April of 2012, pastor and teacher, Doug Wilson spoke at Indiana University. Watch the entire event: Sexual By Design: Douglas Wilson in Bloomington, IN. Report by The Bloomington Alternative. ClearNote Campus Fellowship website. ClearNote Church website. Christ Church, Moscow,

Sexual By Design by Doug Wilson | How To Lose an Audience, And The Gospel At The Same Time

In April of 2012, pastor and teacher, Doug Wilson spoke at Indiana University. Watch the entire event: Sexual By Design: Douglas Wilson in Bloomington, IN. Report by The Bloomington Alternative. ClearNote Campus Fellowship website. ClearNote Church website. Christ Church, Moscow,

Author of Life | Notes & Review

I had the privilege of meeting Josh and Diane last year at the National Youth Worker’s Convention (2013). Their project The Author of Life has now completed 7 videos designed for educational and small group environments. Their contribution to the

Author of Life | Notes & Review

I had the privilege of meeting Josh and Diane last year at the National Youth Worker’s Convention (2013). Their project The Author of Life has now completed 7 videos designed for educational and small group environments. Their contribution to the

The Unbelievers | Review

The Unbelievers, 2013 [NR] Really, there isn’t much to review. This film is the equivalent of being the proverbial “fly on the wall,” to the “dynamic duo of science,” in their exhaustive travels from one public appearance to another. It’s

The Unbelievers | Review

The Unbelievers, 2013 [NR] Really, there isn’t much to review. This film is the equivalent of being the proverbial “fly on the wall,” to the “dynamic duo of science,” in their exhaustive travels from one public appearance to another. It’s

God of the Gaps? Yes. | A Critique of Christian Apologetics

This video got sent to my inbox today. You can visit the original posting here. Are Christians guilty of arbitrarily suggesting a “God of the gaps” when they argue that God created the universe? Or are atheists guilty of “science

God of the Gaps? Yes. | A Critique of Christian Apologetics

This video got sent to my inbox today. You can visit the original posting here. Are Christians guilty of arbitrarily suggesting a “God of the gaps” when they argue that God created the universe? Or are atheists guilty of “science

“Ham on Nye” #CreationDebate | Notes & Critical Review

“Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern scientific era?” Point-by-point Analysis and Commentary: KEN HAM | 5 min. Opening Statement: Ham opens up with this quote from the Richard Dawkins Foundation [RDF]: “Scientists should not debate creationists.

“Ham on Nye” #CreationDebate | Notes & Critical Review

“Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern scientific era?” Point-by-point Analysis and Commentary: KEN HAM | 5 min. Opening Statement: Ham opens up with this quote from the Richard Dawkins Foundation [RDF]: “Scientists should not debate creationists.

The Reason For God | Notes & Review

Timothy Keller. The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism. Riverhead Books, 2008. (310 pages) Introduction I find your lack of faith — disturbing. – Darth Vader The Enemies Are Both Right. In short, the world is polarizing

The Reason For God | Notes & Review

Timothy Keller. The Reason for God: Belief in an Age of Skepticism. Riverhead Books, 2008. (310 pages) Introduction I find your lack of faith — disturbing. – Darth Vader The Enemies Are Both Right. In short, the world is polarizing

The Son Rises | Notes & Review

William Lane Craig. The Son Rises: The Historical Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus. Wipf and Stock, 1981. (156 pages) Preface The Christian faith is based on the event of the resurrection. It is not based on the evidence for

The Son Rises | Notes & Review

William Lane Craig. The Son Rises: The Historical Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus. Wipf and Stock, 1981. (156 pages) Preface The Christian faith is based on the event of the resurrection. It is not based on the evidence for