Daniel in the Lion’s Den: Belshazzar, Nabonidus, and Nebuchadnezzar

Of the books of the Old Testament, Daniel is one of the most highly contested. Beginning with Porphyry in his book, Against the Christians in 285 A.D. and continuing to today, Biblical skeptics have denied Daniel's 6th century B.C. dating (claiming the book was written during the time of the reign of Antiochus Epiphanies IV …

A Christian’s Take on New Age Wolves in Sheep’s Clothing

Let's not be duped by the New Age wolves in sheep's clothing. They are the "woke" among us who claim to be Christians, but reject Christianity's core doctrines. Over the past few hundred years, a number of “new age” movements have reared their ugly heads to either cast doubts on Christianity or spread false doctrines …

4 Kingdoms of Daniel and the Movement to Kill the Church

King Nebuchadnezzar of Babylon had a dream around 600 years before the appearance of Jesus, which he struggled to interpret. He summoned the help of magicians, sorcerers, astrologers, and enchanters, expecting them to interpret his dream without giving them any details about it. They protested, telling him that no one could ever interpret a dream …

The Stones of the Old Testament Have Cried Out in Support of Our Messiah

“'I tell you,' he replied, 'if they keep quiet, the stones will cry out.'"  Luke 19-40 "They asked each other, 'Were not our hearts burning within us while he talked with us on the road and opened the Scriptures to us?'" Luke 24:32 In 1947, an Arab shepherd stumbled upon the Dead Sea Scrolls in a …

Please Do Not Be Angry at Them or at God If I Get Killed,” Wrote John Chau

“Please do not be angry at them or at God if I get killed,” he wrote in the letter he left with the fishermen who took him to North Sentinel. “I love you all.” John Chau. (Gettleman, Kumar & Schultz, 2018) Those were the last words of the 27-year old man who took it upon …

Are We Alone in the Universe? A Response for both Theists and Atheists

Yesterday I created a survey on Twitter in which I asked respondents to indicate whether they believe in space aliens. Of the 2,357 respondents, 12% were theists who said “yes,” 20% were theists who said “no,” 43% were atheists who said “yes,” and 25% were atheists who said “no.”  In other words,  38% of theists …

Ways for Christians to Respond to Boghossion-style “Street Epistemology”

“Street epistemology” is the “application of epistemology (the study of knowledge) outside of formal academic contexts.” According to its advocates, it’s a “fun and effective way to talk to people about what’s ‘really true.’” It “helps” people reflect on the reliability of the methods used to arrive at their deeply held beliefs by identifying, understanding, …

Answers to Questions Aron Ra Insufficiently Answered

I recently made a YouTube video entitled “11 questions that atheists cannot answer,” which attracted a multitude of responses from atheists, many of whom attempted to answer my eleven questions. Some of the answers were decent and somewhat plausible, while others were not. Below I have presented my two most important questions, along with the …