Foundational Context One of the richest and most profound texts of Scripture for understanding how to engage false religions with the truth is found in Colossians chapter 2. In today’s post, I want to give a deep dive into this passage of Scripture, seeking to draw out biblical principles for defending the faith. Paul is writing to the Colossian church, having never seen … [Read more...] about Colossians 2 and Apologetics
A Foundational Biblical Teaching For Apologetics One of the clearest strengths of presuppositional apologetics is that it accounts for the biblical teaching regarding the folly of the unbelieving worldview. Now, a couple of points for clarification are necessary at this juncture. By saying unbelievers hold to a worldview or belief system, which is foolish, I am not in … [Read more...] about Presuppositional Apologetics: The Folly of Unbelief
Doubt Cannot Be Your Foundation For Truth One of the disconcerting principles I see creeping in today is the idea that doubt serves as a good foundation for generating worldview conclusions. By doubt, I do not mean simple questions as to what the Bible does or does not say. When approaching a text of Scripture, we are absolutely correct to seek to interpret the passage … [Read more...] about What is The Launching Pad For Truth?
What is Neutrality? From time to time in blog posts, sermons, and podcasts, I have touched on the myth of neutrality or elements of it. However, I wanted to spend an entire post on this issue because it is vital for us as Christians to understand if we are to engage the world faithfully according to the Scripture. Often, Christians are urged to simply act neutrally about the … [Read more...] about The Myth of Neutrality
Examining The Text in Question One of the frequently listed objections by atheists, liberal theologians, and progressives to the validity of the Scripture is their assertion it condones rape. They vehemently detest rape as an objectively evil value and therefore cannot see how the Bible could condone it. To be clear, I am a Bible-believing evangelical Christian who … [Read more...] about Does The Bible Condone Rape?