The topic of repentance is often met with uncomfortable silences and inaccuracy, not due to a failure to acknowledge key points, but often due to the fact that we do not allow the nuance of the topic to be brought to the forefront...I believe that a call to repentance is central to the sharing of the gospel message. Because having a repentant attitude means that one acknowledges their guilt, shame, and wrongdoings and has a desire to change.
Justin Martyr is hailed as a saint in most Christian traditions and rightly so. He is known to have been one of the greatest early defenders of the Christian faith...
The Moral argument is another common apologetic defense, that can be considerably effective to convince others of the existence of God when given in a proper setting to a proper audience. I specify the need to read one’s setting and audience, because while this type of argumentation is effective with some, it finds itself falling… Continue reading Theism and Morality
Teleological Argument: The Teleological argument is one of the most common apologetic arguments that you find used by laypersons within the Christian Church. I find this to be the case because it is an argument that is simple to understand, and when it is accepted as true one cannot help but see more proofs and… Continue reading Tell Me This Is Logical
Cosmological Argument: The cosmological argument has been a method used to prove the existence and necessity of God within reality. The attempt is usually founded on the principle of First Cause. This principle is similar to the old chicken and egg question but adapted to examine the cause of the universe and reality itself. In… Continue reading Cosmo-Whato?
Roman Catholic or Protestant? As someone who comes from a family who was predominantly involved in the Roman Catholic Church, I do not believe that I ever fully understood the doctrine of justification as taught by the Catholic Church and clarified in the council of Trent. But now searching deeper to understand more formally why… Continue reading Which View Of Justification Is Correct?
Photo by ArtHouse Studio on Pexels.com Justification according to Martin Luther is the very doctrine on which the church either stands or falls. While I agree with Luther in some ways, I would like to further expound on the reasons why this teaching is so foundational to what our Evangelical Christian faith confesses. Justification most… Continue reading What is Justification?
Conspiracy Theories The resurrection account of Christ has amassed a numerable amount of conspiracy theories that attempt to explain away the bodily resurrection of Christ only to replace it with theories so fallacious that any level thinker should realize their absurdity. But, what exactly is a conspiracy theory? According to the Oxford dictionary definition it… Continue reading Resurrection Conspiracy Theories (Resurrection Part 3)
The main evidence that I believe is of incredible value to examine thoroughly would have to be the historical evidence for said resurrection account. And three historical facts need to be addressed in support of the ultimate evidence that points towards the resurrection of Christ, Jesus Christ was a real man, he was truly crucified,… Continue reading The Historical Resurrection According To Josephus (Resurrection Part 2)
Jesus Christ has been arguably the most influential person to have shaped history as we know it; while there are many events in Jesus’ life deemed important, but the most important to the Christian faith is the belief in His bodily resurrection. So much so, that a major leader of Christianity who wrote the majority… Continue reading The Centrality of the Resurrection to the Christian Faith (1 Corinthians 15)