Today I offer an article by guest author Krista Bontrager.
Last year, I wrote two articles outlining basic strategies for engaging in evangelistic conversations with scientists and informed … more
Sometimes being an apologist isn't just about defending the faith to unbelievers; sometimes it also includes explaining our doctrinal positions to other Christians. When I was homeschooling our … more
There’s a reason why the most repeated commandment in the Bible is, “Do not fear!” People tend to be afraid. We fear losing loved ones, money, opportunities, our reputation, our good … more
Joshua 3–4 tells of the Israelites crossing the Jordan River into the Promised Land. The Lord instructs Joshua to gather 12 stones from the riverbed. Joshua explains to the people that the … more
I’ve been working in the field of Christian apologetics for more than 30 years; and I’m currently in my nineteenth year with Reasons to Believe. As RTB celebrates its thirtieth anniversary … more
Quite a bit happened in 2015—Einstein’s theory was “disproved,” blood moons filled the sky, and op-eds showing a scientific case for God were printed in secular newspapers. All … more
When we consider Christmas heroes, Joseph, Mary, the wise men, and the shepherds immediately come to mind. For me, one of the great overlooked Christmas heroes is the prophet Daniel.
Why Daniel? … more
Imagine if there was one argument for the truth of Christianity so convincing that everyone who heard it immediately embraced the gospel. Imagine evidence so persuasive that all you had to do was … more
When people approach me after a speaking engagement, they often express great excitement and joy over the new scientific evidences I present for the Christian faith and for the inspiration and … more
In part one of this series, we imagined a scenario where you find yourself on an airplane conversing with a quantum physicist. You want to dialogue about science-faith questions, but the discussion … more
Imagine you’re on an airplane and in the course of casual introductions, you discover the gentleman sitting next to you is a quantum physicist. You share some thoughts about the compatibility … more
In hazy Southern California we’re lucky if we can spot more than ten stars on any given night (not counting airplanes). It wasn’t until my family went stargazing in the smogfree Sierra … more
962. That’s how many weeks parents usually have between a child’s birth and high school graduation.
In Psalm 90:12, the poet asks God to “teach us to number our days, that we may … more
In a recent Christianity Today article titled “Meet the Women Apologists,” Melissa Cain Travis says, “The more women we have entering apologetics at the lay and academic levels, the … more
Over the lifetime of my former podcast, Straight Thinking, I had the opportunity to interview a plethora of scholars and scientists. Topics of discussion included science-faith issues, Christian … more
Summer is upon us—soon the kids in my neighborhood will be ambushing one another with water guns or playing “Marco Polo” in the community pool. My own daughter will be letting her … more
Wherever I talk with believers about the importance of the life of the mind, I am inevitably asked one question: How can I help my children value their intellectual development (the life of the mind) … more
Evolution. It almost seems like a swear word in Christian circles. It certainly evokes strong feelings. Atheists often use evolution as a way to eliminate the need for God. Christians regularly … more
When I was a kid, my dad and I connected through a mutual love of wildflowers. One spring, Dad took the family camping in Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, where we spent an afternoon hiking to a palm … more
by Abdu MurrayAdapted from embracethetruth.org/resources/blog/truth-more-feeling
I recently met a woman who had been raised in a strong Christian home, but had given up any conviction that … more