If you’ve not heard, Leah Libresco, formerly a prominent atheist, has converted to Christianity. An interview with her about her journey toward theism can be found at this link. Here’s a sample. Q. In your interactions with Christians, what were the most productive techniques that you saw used in evangelizingContinue Reading

It’s been out there for about a year, but I just stumbled upon this recently.If you’ve already seen it, I encourage you to see it again.If you’ve not seen it, then take the few minutes to watch it. One thing that stuck out to me (among many things) is thatContinue Reading

“My subjectively experienced boredom may become infinitely projected toward the whole cosmos, as if everything were objectively meaningless. . . . The hell of human consciousness in time may be summarized as a boring present, an anxious future, and a guilty past. . . . It is this predicament toContinue Reading

We no longer have a generation gap in our culture. We have a worldview gap. If non-Christians are not downright cynical about Christianity, they’re at least skeptical. And for those who are not cynical or skeptical, they’re just plain indifferent because they see no relevance of religion to their lives.Continue Reading

A cheerful heart is good medicine, but a crushed spirit dries up the bones. (Proverbs 17:22) There’s a place for every temperment, I suppose. Yet it’s easy to forget that our demeanor affects others. Whether we don a contemptuous disposition toward those we deem are “broken” or wear a naiveContinue Reading

The Apostle Paul’s conversion clearly sets forth God’s special call to salvation (Acts 9). “Paul ran from Christ; Christ pursued Paul. Paul resisted Christ; Christ disarmed Paul. Paul persecuted Christ; Christ converted him. Paul was an alien; Christ made him a member of the family” (Lewis B. Smedes, All ThingsContinue Reading

A few observations: We must accept the biblical truth that the Gospel message is the height of idiocracy and foolishness to the unbelieving world (Note: 1 Cor. 1:18 “μωρία” or moronic). Ironically, an essential part of sharing the Gospel message is persuading people otherwise. We must also understand the placeContinue Reading

Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.” —John 14:6 Jesus does not simply show the way, but claims He is the way. Jesus does not say “none among you” but says “no one” The definite articleContinue Reading

The Bible claims judgment is immanent for everyone, since everyone dies. “Just as people are destined to die once, and after that to face judgment” (Hebrews 9:27). There is but one opportunity to receive God’s forgiveness and it is in this lifetime. However, God is “not wanting anyone to perish,Continue Reading