The Pure Flix film The Case for Christ opens nationwide tonight. I saw it last night in an advance screening. My word to you: Go see it! You’ll be glad you did. Directed by Jon Gunn, this movie tells the true story of Lee Strobel, legal editor at the Chicago Tribune in the late 1970s […]
The Bible gives a clear example of how to keep yourself and others strong under fire — and you’ve probably never noticed it before.
Spencer Hawkins’s “Contra Christian Apologetics” sets an admirably rational tone but errs anyway through unawareness of the whole conversation.
Skeptics often ask, “Is there anything that could possibly cause you to give up your belief in Jesus Christ?” It’s a good question and a complicated one. The good part is this: As Popper explained, knowledge should be falsifiable in principle. If you hold a belief that can’t be falsified under any imaginable circumstances, your […]
I’m starting a new network for people who love apologetics. We’ll be starting up in southwest Ohio, and inviting apologists at all levels of experience. If you live anywhere from Cincinnati to Dayton, or close enough to drive in, please check in and join us. When and Where I’m sure you want to know when […]
My friend Brian Auten at Apologetics 315 has just posted audio from one of the discussions Tim McGrew and I led at Defend the Faith, a conference held at New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary early last month. This one is on The Spiritual Life of an Apologist. For your convenience, listen here: [podcast]https://www.thinkingchristian.net/wp-content/audio/df15-mcgrew-gilson-spiritual-life-of-apologist.mp3[/podcast]
Today I’m announcing a new argument for the historicity of the Gospels, published just now through Touchstone Magazine. The editors have titled it The Gospel Truth Of Jesus: What Happens to Apologetics If We Add “Legend” to the Trilemma “Liar, Lunatic, or Lord”?. The main point of the argument: Jesus Christ is greater than you […]
Part of the extended series Evidence for the Faith I don’t know why anyone speaks of atheistic “humanism.” Atheism denies humanness. “‘Humanity is dead, and we are its murderers,’ says the Madman.” That’s a bold and controversial statement, I know, and I know that it’s up to me to explain why I would make it. It’s […]
Part of the extended series Evidence for the Faith Update April 8: I left out some important context when I wrote this post, which you may find by jumping down to comments 136, 137, and 142. My apologies for the error and the confusion that resulted. I’m deprecating this post because of the errors, and asking […]