Review: More Than a Carpenter

Author: Josh McDowell & Sean McDowell Publisher: Tyndale Momentum Rating: 4/5 stars Amazon Price: $4.11 – $10.99 Review Josh McDowell gives a terrific historical analysis of the historical Jesus. He lists a great amount of evidence speaking to the authenticity of the Scriptures and the historical reality of Jesus’ life, death, and resurrection. Before reading this book, I first…

“Here I Am!”

I’ve read the account of Paul’s conversion dozens of times, and every time I read it, I’m always struck by Paul’s/Saul’s statement, “Who are you, Lord” (Acts 9:5)? Jesus appeared to Paul, and he didn’t know who it was, so how did he have the sense to call Him Lord? In the commentary section, the…

Where is God in America?

America has been rapidly falling into moral depravity for several decades, especially of late. Frustrated with all the injustice going on within our country, today I asked myself, “Where is God in the midst of all this corruption?” And immediately God reminded me where we can find Him: in the Church. When we look at…

Everything Is A Theological Issue

Everything is a theological issue. What do I mean by this? The context of this thought comes from 2 Corinthians 10:4, “For the weapons of our warfare are not of flesh but have divine power to destroy strongholds.” And Ephesians 6:11-18 about wearing the armour of God. We quote these verses all the time and even do numerous Bible studies…

Reconciling Faith and Reason

This article has been modified to fit the audience of this blog from an essay written for the philosophy course, Christian Apologetics, at Concordia University in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The Laws of Logic Faith and reason are often thought as being on two opposite sides of the philosophical spectrum. Christianity—indeed, all religions—are often considered to…

Review: The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus

This article has been modified to fit the audience of this blog from an essay written for the philosophy course, Christian Apologetics, at Concordia University in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Authors: Gary R. Habermas and Michael R. Licona Publisher: Grand Rapids: Kregel Publications, 2004 Rating: 5/5 stars Amazon Price: $17.81 Bottom Line In discussions of the resurrection of Christ,…