Does the Bible endorse slavery? Is the Bible anti-women? Does God hate homosexuals? Is the God of the Bible a genocidal monster? These are challenging questions for Christians to answer. In this new resource, I respond to four of the most culturally taboo issues of our day when it comes to the Bible. These objections often leave Christians speechless. This e-Book (for only .99 cents) summarizes the key arguments [...]

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“Knowing God is the most important thing in life. God created people fundamentally for relationship with himself. This relationship depends on knowing who he is as he has revealed himself. God is personal, which means he has a mind, will, emotions, relational ability, and self-consciousness. Because he is personal, and not merely an impersonal object, God must personally reveal himself to us. He has done this in general revelation (the world) and special revelation (the Word of God).” – Erik Thoennes

Why Theology Matters (Audio)

How Does God Reveal Himself?

Reality vs. Religion

September 4, 2014 — Leave a comment

In today’s culture, religion is understood as a personal and private feeling that is not accessible by everyone else. You can’t question, challenge, or investigate it; you must simply be tolerant of it (i.e., false tolerance). That’s why having a conversation about Christianity as a religion is a dead end. It’s a nonstarter. We need to talk about Christianity in the context [...]

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The Bible is the most influential book in human history. But what are we supposed to do with it in the 21st century? And even more importantly, can it still be trusted as the Word of God? There are an unprecedented number of sophisticated attacks on the origin, credibility, and reliability of the Bible today. It can be difficult to know what to say when skepticism and secularism take over so many conversations. The questions are coming from all sides: Has the biblical text been corrupted over the centuries? Who really chose the books of the Bible and why? Is the Bible unscientific? Which interpretation of the Bile is correct? Are there contradictions in the BIble? These are just a few of the questions that [...]

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