Evidence for Jesus’ Divinity from Peter, James and Paul

An interesting and rather embarrassing aspect of the Bible is that its forty or more authors never attempt to shield us from the (sometimes ugly) truth. In fact, the ugly truth is what differentiates the Gospels from the Gnostic texts, which were written much later. In the Gnostic Infancy Gospel of Thomas (140-170 AD), the …

A Christian Rebuttal to Skeptics’ Common Claims about Jesus’ Resurrection

As Christians on social media, we often encounter daily attacks on our faith waged by nonbelievers and cynics with strong desires to plant seeds of doubt. When we examine their attacks, however, we find them without merit. I have outlined a few recent arguments against Jesus’ resurrection from nonbelievers, along with responses. Early apostles and …

How Do We Know Jesus Resurrected and the New Testament is Reliable?

We have an abundance of ways to determine whether Jesus resurrected and the New Testament is reliable. These include examining the scholarly majority opinion concerning Jesus’ resurrection, conducting legal tests, identifying consistency with archaeological findings, identifying consistency with extra-biblical sources, and checking for bibliographic support. For an excellent discussion on the latter, please click here: …

How Christian Student Organizational Leaders Can Respond to Challenges Concerning Their Governance

The beauty of the university is in its initial form – the unification of diversity. People are encouraged in universities to develop the knowledge, abilities and skills to critically examine a variety of alternative points of view and to solve complex problems. In such a rich environment, students are encouraged to learn about new ideas, …

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 …

Can Christianity Survive Secularization in the West?

Why are people so happy in secular Europe and what can the United States do to raise its levels of subjective well-being? This article has several objectives. The first objective is to examine the impact of secularization on Europe and the United States given changing religious climates and the acceptance of once taboo social issues. …