This Is Apologetics: 30 Questions for Non-Christians

In my last post, I offered four principles for getting started in apologetics. One of those principles was the importance of asking a lot of questions. Of course, it's common for Christians to be confronted with questions and objections from non-Christians about the Christian message.  We need to be ready for such questions (1 Peter… Continue reading This Is Apologetics: 30 Questions for Non-Christians

This is Apologetics: an Argument from Thanksgiving

Can we talk about thanksgiving? No, not the holiday, the attitude. Or we might say, the desire. That is, there is in each of us the innate desire to be grateful for the good things in our lives. We want to give thanks. Is it possible that the gratitude we feel when we experience goodness is… Continue reading This is Apologetics: an Argument from Thanksgiving

Why I Believe the Bible’s “Crazy” Stories (or: What Shrek Can Teach Us about Knowledge)

The movie "Shrek" features a talking donkey (creatively named just, "Donkey"). Did you ever stop to think that Donkey was a subtle dig against the Bible? Here is why: the characters of Shrek are ostensibly all from fairy tales (Pinocchio, the Ginger Bread Man, etc.). By including the talking donkey, Dreamworks is basically lumping the… Continue reading Why I Believe the Bible’s “Crazy” Stories (or: What Shrek Can Teach Us about Knowledge)