Category Archives: Apologetics

THE CHOICE OF WINNING THE ARGUMENT AND WINNING THE PERSON

Some people are uncomfortable with the third use of the Columbo Tactic(using questions to help people see flaws and inconsistencies in their thinking). They might see it as being necessarily contentious, aggressive, and driven by a prideful desire to best the person with whom they’re talking. Once, after I had finished teaching on the subject, someone who I could tell was

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HOW CAN THE BIBLE BE RELIABLE AFTER BEING TRANSLATED SO MANY TIMES?

The Bible can now be read in nearly 700 different languages. For the New Testament, the number jumps to over 1,500 languages. It’s not surprising, then, that the Bible is the most translated book in history. Christians see the number of translations as a good thing—more people are able to read God’s word in their own language. Others, however, seem

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Are Naturalistic Assumptions Necessary For Doing Science?

Are naturalistic assumptions necessary for doing science? In the video below (or see the transcript here), Stephen Meyer argues that not only is naturalism not necessary, but in fact, it was a Christian worldview that gave rise to modern science. One of those key ideas was the idea of intelligibility: that nature is intelligible. There’s an order and design that can be understood and discerned

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