Posts Tagged: apologetics

Why Are Christians So Defensive?

PHOTO CREDIT STEPHANE LAVOIE [Original Post by Sean McDowell] In case you are wondering, this is not a post in which I am going to bash the church. Far from it. I love the church. But I am going to point out a “weakness” that we urgently need to address (see Proverbs 27:6). How can… Read more »

Forgiveness: The Most Powerful Apologetic

PHOTO CREDIT STUART TRACTE Forgiveness: The Most Powerful Apologetic Posted by Sean McDowell SeanMcDowell.org We apologists love to offer evidence for the existence of God, the reliability of the Bible, and the resurrection of Jesus. These are powerful truths that have convinced many to personally trust Christ. Yet amidst our desire to defend the truth… Read more »

Book Review: The God Delusion (Part 2)

Last week, I began a book review of The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins, broken up into two parts. This book was a monumental work of atheist thought by arguably the best-known atheist of our time. The first part was written as an attempt to understand atheists at a deeper, closer level. If we want to reach… Read more »

Book Review: The God Delusion (Part 1)

Sean McDowell, Josh’s son and Christian apologist, has a popular talk he gives where he stands up in front of a church and puts on his “atheist glasses,” changing his worldview from Christian to atheist. Playing the role, Sean gives a short introduction of his life converting from a Christian to an atheist, and opens… Read more »

Is God Sexist?

As Christians, we view God through a completely different lens than the rest of the world. Nonbelievers portrayed God in many distorted ways, including misogynic (woman-hating), chauvinistic, patriarchal, and sexist. In doing so, they take Scripture completely out of context. Take the accusation of sexism, for example. God is not a sexist. This is not… Read more »

Is Some Truth Just Personal Preference?

You have probably heard someone say, “Well, that may be true for you, but it’s not true for me.” Behind this phrase lies a deep-seated confusion between the concepts of truth and belief. Clearly, we are all entitled to our beliefs. But does that mean that we have our own respective truths? No. Truth is… Read more »

Did God Create Intelligent Beings Other Than Humans?

Scientists say matter is spread over a space of at least 93 billion light-years across. There are probably more than 100 billion galaxies in the observable universe, with countless planets. That blows the mind! And it may cause us to wonder, are we the only intelligent beings God created in this vast universe?