The Best Explanation for 8 Well-Supported Claims about Jesus’ Resurrection is Jesus is Lord

What do we know about Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection? We know that Jesus’ resurrection forms the foundation of Christianity. Without the resurrection, we do not have a foundation for our beliefs. Accordingly, I identified eight well-supported claims concerning Jesus’ resurrection. I recently created a meme and labelled these well-supported claims as “facts” and shared the …

Clues that Jesus is the Angel of the LORD of the Old Testament

“On that day the Lord will shield those who live in Jerusalem, so that the feeblest among them will be like David, and the house of David will be like God, like the angel of the Lord going before them” (Zechariah 12:8). What is surprising to some is that the Trinitarian view of the Lord is manifested throughout the Old Testament. While Jewish …

Nothing is Impossible with God: Travis Jackson’s Amazing Testimony @Travisdon1981

I  asked my friends on social media to share their testimonies about how they came to know Jesus. This is the testimony from Travis Jackson, who can be found on Twitter @Travisdon1981. "When I was very young, I acted differently from other children; I didn't make eye contact and didn't respond to people saying my …

Why Atheist De-Conversion Stories Fail

To persuade people, one should use the tools Aristotle suggested of ethos (establish credibility), pathos (appeal to people’s emotions) and logos (apply logic). I have encountered many atheists who have applied Aristotle’s formulations to construct their “de-conversion” from Christianity stories. This intention of this blog is to deconstruct their stories based on a higher level …

The Significant Contributions of Christianity to Healthcare and Education

In 2001, 75% of those polled by the Pew Research Center indicated that religious institutions have played a role in solving important social problems (Stonestreet, 2016), yet by 2016, the percentage had dropped significantly to only 58% (Lipka, 2016). This figure is disappointing, suggesting that the memories or knowledge of positive Christian influences have diminished. …

The Suffering Servant of Isaiah 53: A Response to Elisha Ben Abuya

"The stone the builders rejected has become the cornerstone" - Psalm 118:22 This morning I was tagged on social media by a person who calls himself Elisha Ben Abuya. Mr. Ben Abuya considers himself an expert in Old Testament exegesis and he has amassed many fans within the atheist community. He resides in Israel and …

Scientific, Social, and Divine Explanations of our Loving Human Tendencies

From the moment we come to understand this world, we take for granted humanity’s appreciation for social justice, compassion, empathy, equality, and cooperation. We benefit from these innate human tendencies and behaviors. In fact, all humans of sound minds have moral compasses that seem to direct them to such actions. Yet imagine a world of …