Reasons to Believe

End Times

  • Thinking About 'Future Things,' Part 8 (of 12)

    "Already, but not yet."

    This brief and enigmatic statement reflects the thinking of historic Christians when it comes to eschatology (the study or doctrine of "last things"). It means that Christ's … more

  • Thinking About 'Future Things,' Part 7 (of 12)

    How can a Christian think about eschatology (the study of “last things”) in a careful and intellectually responsible manner?

    Let me offer three suggestions for believers to carefully … more

  • Thinking About 'Future Things,' Part 6 (of 12)

    Someone once asked me, “A friend and I were just discussing different theories on the end times. I was wondering if you had any opinion on what kind of role America has played in God’s … more

  • Thinking About 'Future Things,' Part 5 (of 12)

    The Christian world-and-life view speaks about both the past and the future–addressing humankind’s origin and destiny.

    In part four of this series I began a discussion of the major areas … more

  • Thinking About 'Future Things,' Part 4 (of 12)

    Historic Christianity is unique among the religions of the world for its explicit emphasis upon both the origin and destiny of humanity. The Christian faith has much to say about important past … more

  • Thinking About 'Future Things,' Part 3 (of 12)

    Some people think that because Christendom has some sharp differences when it comes to certain doctrinal matters this is a sign that Christianity cannot be true. It’s just too divided.

    Yet the … more

  • The Dark and Bright Sides of Cosmology

    Astrophysics has its ironies. Here’s one: Studies of the brightest galaxies in the universe led to the discovery that 99 percent of all matter is "dark matter".1 But matter is only part of the … more

  • Why the Universe Is the Way It Is

    From a naturalistic perspective, the pain, death, decay, and evil that humans and all life experience serve no real purpose. They simply are the consequence of a random set of cosmic coincidences that … more

  • The Physics of Sin

    "I never loved my wife. Don't I deserve to be happy?" "I needed that money more than he did, so it's okay that I took it. Besides, he owes me for the time when…" Justification for sin comes … more

  • After Death I.D.—Will I Still Be Me?

    by Dr. Ronald Nash

    Most Christians are convinced that people will know each other in heaven. This belief brings great comfort to believers as they watch loved ones pass on. But as popular as this … more