The (Frightening) Moral Implications of a World without Christianity

Some may be cheering as they witness the rising wave of Euro-secularization, where many in western societies have become increasingly atheistic, post-material, and secular. Ron Inglehart of the University of Michigan’s World Values Surveys has distinguished these “secular/rational and self-expressive” countries from the “traditional/religious and survival” countries in other poorer parts of the world (Inglehart, …

Christians Answer Questions from a Street Epistemologist & Ask Him Questions in Return!

An atheist and "street epistemologist" called "@AdamDoesSE" on Twitter contacted me (SJ Thomason) on YouTube and Twitter and asked me to answer the following eleven questions. I contacted my Christian peers and below we have presented our answers. Furthermore, we have created two sets of tough questions that we ask that the atheists and street …

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 …

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 …

What Does the Bible Say About the Big Bang of the Universe?

Most scientists offer the Big Bang theory to explain the way the universe sprang into existence approximately 13.8 billion years ago. According to the theory, the universe inflated (hence the term “big bang”), expanded and cooled, starting from a very small, very hot singularity that emerged into what we know of the universe today. Astrophysicist …

The Apostle Peter’s Pathway from a Skeptic to a Warrior for Christ

One of the best testimonies of Jesus Christ’s power and love is gleaned by observing the transformation and spiritual growth of His rock, the fisherman Peter (Matthew 4:18) who was untrained in theological studies (Acts 4:13). Jesus said to Peter “And I tell you that you are Peter, and on this rock I will build …

Jesus: the Perfect Exemplar of Servant Leadership

Servant leadership is a holistic approach that engages followers emotionally, relationally, spiritually, and ethically so they are empowered to grow, prosper, and achieve their missions in life. There are nine dimensions of servant leadership (Liden, Wayne, Zhao, & Henderson, 2008). Since the ultimate servant leader is Jesus Christ, I have included Biblical passages that demonstrate …