Posts Tagged: jesus christ

Was Jesus An Apologist?

(Original post by by Sean McDowell here.) A few years ago, I had a discussion with an influential theologian who claimed that Jesus was not an apologist. He pointed out that, except for 1 Peter 3:15, the New Testament appearances of apologia (“defense”) all come from the writing or ministry of Paul. Does this mean… Read more »

Crucifixion Details of the Resurrection of Christ

Apologetics Booklet Examines Factual Evidence of the Death and Rise of Jesus Christ.   In this, our second of six blog posts exploring the validity of the resurrection of Christ, we invite you to consider the factual, historical evidence that gives believers certainty that Jesus did rise from the dead, just as He promised! If you missed our intro… Read more »

Truth is a Person—Not Simply An Idea

[Original Post by Sean McDowell] Truth matters. And in our moments of honesty, we all know this. Minimally, we all live as if truth matters. It’s unavoidable. Truth matters in religious matters too. All religions (including atheism) claim to present a true depiction of reality. And this includes Christianity. But there is a key fact… Read more »

A Stark Contrast

Blake Woodall Owned the Famous (or Infamous) Starck Club in Dallas in the 1980’s “We just did whatever we wanted to do.” When his club became a drug hotspot, Woodall left, trying unsuccessful ventures in business and religion. “You know the people in robes handing out books at the airport? I think I’m the only… Read more »

A Gift that Changed a Life

I read More Than a Carpenter in the 80’s and it became my favorite book.  I have bought many and given them away and I am still doing so.  My mother was a public school teacher and I told her about the book.  One year in the 80’s she wrapped the book and gave it… Read more »

Christ and Chemistry

I work as an administrator at a science museum in Russia. The purpose of our center is to communicate in a very simple way through games that science—specifically physics and chemistry—could be interesting.  There are nine guides working with me.  All of them are young people, mostly university students.  This job is a source of… Read more »

The Pink Backpack

  My name is AnnaLisa and this is a story about something that Josh did 30 years ago that changed my life. By the time I was in my second semester as a freshman at UCLA, Satan had convinced me of 2 things: My life was worthless.  I had entered college a drama major with… Read more »

Why is the Resurrection Important?

  Christ’s resurrection is a historic necessity if our destiny means anything at all. “And if Christ has not been raised, then your faith is useless, and you are still in condemnation for your sins. . . . And if we have hope in Christ only for this life, we are the most miserable people… Read more »