Tag Archives: apologetics

Recommended Short Reads (8/17/2016)

Watch the Trailer for ‘The Biggest Story: The Animated Short Film’  “Narrated by the author and featuring captivating animations adapted from the book, along with an original score by composer John Poon, The Biggest Story: The Animated Short Film will engage children as they are led on an exciting journey through the Bible in just 26 minutes—connecting the dots from the garden of Eden to Christ’s death on the cross to the new heaven and new earth.”

How Can I Learn to Receive—and Give—Criticism in Light of the Cross? Justin Taylor helpfully outlines Alfred Poirier’s work.

When You’re Not a Typical Woman “In my conversations with ladies of many ages, I’ve noticed that we have varying understandings of the typical woman, but few of us think of ourselves as one. Start a conversation with a woman in your church, ask her all about herself, find out her life story, and usually you will hit a point where she will tell you that she doesn’t (or didn’t) feel like a typical woman.”

Is the Christian Faith Rational?  “When I say that Christianity is rational, I do not mean that the truth of Christianity in all of its majesty can be deduced … Keep Reading

Recommended Short Reads (7/27/2016)

How to Pray When Your Soul is Bone Dry “You know you ought to pray. You know that God invites and even commands you to pray. He loves to hear from you, loves to know you. Yet there are times when your soul feels bone dry, when even opening your mouth to pray seems an impossibility. What do you do?”

Why Believe the Bible, and Not Other Religious Texts? John Piper gives a helpful answer to a big question in a short amount of time. The details behind his answer are in a book that is available for free download.

Is the Declaration of Independence a ‘Christian’ Document? Gregg L. Frazer introduces a term that describes what is expressed in the document—theistic rationalism—and its relation to Christian and Deist beliefs.Keep Reading

What the Quran has to Say About Biblical Inerrancy

A Southern Baptist Theological Seminary blog post from Ayman Ibrahim, assistant professor of Islamic Studies, makes the case that Muslims should advocate for biblical inerrancy. You can read the whole thing here, but here are some of the highlights:… Keep Reading