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How Good Is The Evidence For Evolution? How Many Darwinists Overstate Their Case

Feb 19th, 2016 | By

Many secular minded biologists claim there is a “mountain” of evidence for evolution. But is this really true? And if it is true, what does it really mean? The truth is that many Darwinists overstate their case. What I mean is this. Often times, Darwinists will use evidence that supports “evolution” in a minor and relatively uncontroversial sense in an attempt to

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Why Evolution Does Not Show There Is No God

Feb 18th, 2016 | By

The famous atheist Richard Dawkins once quipped that Darwinian evolution has made him an “intellectually fulfilled atheist”. And it’s no secret that atheists and skeptics often appeal to evolution as support of their worldview, a sort of “refutation” of the existence of God, or at least, to support their view that God is not needed to explain the

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Against Christian Indifferentism: Why It Is Not Okay To Be “Just Any Sort Of Christian”

Feb 17th, 2016 | By

In my ministry here at Classical Theist, I prefer to focus on defending the common beliefs of all Christians, mainly that God exists and that Jesus Christ is that God. The reason why I focus on these is because I think this is where the main conversation is at with most people in the world. The

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Why It Is NOT Okay To Be Just A “Good Person”

Feb 1st, 2016 | By

The biggest obstacle to evangelization today is the assumption that one can just be a “good person” and not have to worry about all of that “religious stuff”. This is the idea that it doesn’t matter what you believe about God or religion – just be a “good person” and that’s enough. The problem with

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Is It Okay To Be A Christian And Still Have Some Doubt?

Dec 19th, 2015 | By

Some people think that if one claims to be a Christian, they need to be 100% certain that their faith is true. But is this really true? Does the presence of innocent doubt mean that someone really doesn’t have the faith? In this episode of Spiritual Combat, I”ll talk about the compatibility of doubt with the Christian faith. Click the

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Harvard Atheist Converts To Christianity Because Of Apologetical Arguments

Dec 11th, 2015 | By

An article in Christianity today tells the story of a Harvard atheist who converted to Christianity, and apologetical arguments played a key role in her conversion. In this episode of Spiritual Combat, I”ll give you my thoughts on the article and talk about the importance of training in apologetics. Click the play button or link below

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Study Finds Homeschoolers Less Likely to Leave Faith Than Public, Private Schooled Student

Dec 10th, 2015 | By

A recent study has shown that homeschooled kids are less likely to leave their faith than public or private schooled students are. The article says that “The recently-released findings from an in-depth study of nearly 10,000 young adults show that Millennials who were homeschooled are less likely to leave the faith than individuals who attended

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DOES HUMAN EXPERIENCE REALLY COUNT AGAINST MIRACLES?

Nov 19th, 2015 | By

The philosopher David Hume once argued that human beings have a “uniform” experience showing us that miracles do not occur. He then argued that, given this uniform experience against miraculous occurrences, no one could ever reasonably believe one had occurred. But is Hume right? Is there a “uniform experience” of human beings that shows miracles never occur? Challenging this thesis of

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HOW CHURCHES TRAIN KIDS TO BE ATHEISTS

Nov 3rd, 2015 | By

Would you send a kid into a boxing ring without proper training? Would you send a soldier to war without learning how to fight? Then why send a Christian kid off into the societal culture war without knowing how to defend their faith? Here’s the deal: Fact #1: It is now a well documented fact

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WHY GOD IS NECESSARY FOR MORALITY

Oct 30th, 2015 | By

Moral debates are alive and well in our day, but rarely do you hear someone ask about the foundations of morality itself. Where does morality come from? What is the ultimate explanation for saying that human beings ought to do good and avoid evil? Can one consistently maintain that God does not exist and yet still

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