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  • Three Delightful Books on Pascal

    Twice this week I saw my college-aged daughter Jacqueline reading Blaise Pascal’s classic work Pensées (French for “thoughts” or “reflections”). She’s not … more

  • The 50 Smartest People of Faith

    It’s encouraging to see how many truly brilliant and accomplished people in the world embrace the truth of theism in general or Christianity in particular. Thebestschools.org, an online resource … more

  • Quote of the Week: John Jefferson Davis, 2

    This great impetus to intellectual advance came from the conviction that the Bible was indeed a written revelation of divine origin and authority. Christianity, a “religion of the book,” … more

  • Martin Luther and the New Paradigm

    The words ‘righteous’ and ‘righteousness of God’ struck my conscience like lightning. When I heard them I was exceedingly terrified.

    With these words, Martin Luther began … more

  • Remembering Walter Martin

    June 26, 2009, marks the twentieth anniversary of the death of an apologist who was well ahead of his time. Evangelical Baptist theologian Walter Ralston Martin (1928-1989) was a unique Christian … more

  • Celebrating a Life

    James Stewart Alexander Ross

    Stewart comes from a long line of soldiers, professors, and statesmen. Frank Ross, Canada's governor-general during the 1950s was one of his distant relatives. … more

  • What My Dad Did For Me

    My dad knew from personal experience that money did not buy happiness. In raising his children he focused on character building, a strong work ethic, and the importance of showing hospitality. … more

  • A Memorial Tribute to Ronald H. Nash (1936-2006)

    Dr. Ronald H. Nash died on March 10 after a long illness. He was one of the most important evangelical Christian thinkers of the last half century. His impact as a professor, author, and churchman has … more

  • Three Christian Classics

    "When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food."

    These are the words of Desiderius Erasmus, the Dutch Renaissance scholar and theologian. Reading books has been an … more

  • A Stellar Array: An Interview with Dr. David Rogstad

    Dr. David (Dave) H. Rogstad serves as executive vice president of Reasons To Believe with the goal of developing effective teamwork. An accomplished scientist, Dave earned his Ph.D. in physics from … more

  • A Scientist’s Faith Evolves Toward Christ

    by Jamie McComber

    Richard Deem, a Reasons To Believe (RTB) apologist, has been a scientist since childhood. As a boy, he raised hundreds of hydras in a glass jar. The one-half inch long water animals … more

  • President's Laptop- October 2000

    Dear Friends,

    My first job as a pastor was to take survey teams door to door, asking people about the spiritual influences in their lives and inviting them to a Bible study in their neighborhood. To … more