Posts Tagged: apologetics

Easy-to-Understand Truth

The first book I read by Josh McDowell was in May 2016.  It was The Witness.  Right after, I devoured Josh’s biography Undaunted.  This book completely inspired me!  Christians also need inspiration from time to time! I made a firm decision that I will use the book Undaunted to the maximum as a helpful tool for evangelism. … Read more »

Why Apologetics Has a Bad Name

(Original post by Sean McDowell can be found here.) In the updated Evidence that Demands a Verdict, my father and I lay out some of the most recent and compelling historical evidence for the Christian faith. And yet before we present the evidence, we offer some reasons why many Christians dismiss apologetics entirely. The goal of this post… Read more »

Unique Evidence for the New Testament: Interview with Lydia McGrew

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here.] Lydia McGrew has written a fascinating book in defense of the reliability of the New Testament called Hidden in Plain View, which officially releases March 1. I first heard about it because she gave me the privilege of endorsing it along with William Lane Craig, J. Warner Wallace,… Read more »

​Apologetics Is Not Saying You’re Sorry

(Original post by Sean McDowell found here.) As a professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, I (Sean) help prepare students to answer tough questions raised against the Christian faith. One day someone from outside the Biola academic community called our university to ask why we offer classes on apologizing for the faith. She thought apologetics meant… Read more »

Humorous Bible Translation Errors…and What They Mean for Biblical Reliability

Original post by Sean McDowell here. Jewish and Christian scribes took inordinate care in copying the Bible from one generation to the next. For a variety of reasons, we can have great confidence that our present Bibles have considerable fidelity to the original writings.[1] Hands down, the Bible is the most carefully preserved book from the… Read more »

Trinton, Daniel and Abbi Do the Math

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Hide 'n Seek? The Stolen Body Myth This myth is about people saying Jesus's body supposedly got stolen. But how could Jesus’ body get stolen - with the 16 guards, 4 on duty and the other 12 sleeping? They say the disciples played hide’n’seek with his body but... Read more »

Sebastian and Julian: Would You Die for a Lie?

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Hide 'n Seek? The Stolen Body Myth     The stolen body myth is about how some non-Christians believe the body of Jesus Christ was stolen by the disciples and later hidden. (Which is not a realistic theory to say the least). Jesus was put in a stone... Read more »

Abigail and Will: Theft Impossible

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Hide 'n Seek? The Stolen Body Myth     "You know, Jesus really didn’t really rise from the dead. People just stole his body and claimed he rose from the dead." This is what many people believe, but it was impossible to steal Jesus’ body. First, there was... Read more »

Karlene, Lizzie and Karissa: Blind Man’s Bluff

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: Blind Man’s Bluff The Wrong Tomb Myth     The Wrong Tomb Myth states that the empty tomb was not Jesus’, and His body was in His real tomb, which had gotten mixed up with the empty tomb. This could seem logical, but so many people knew where… Read more »