Monthly Archives: August 2015

Why the Ancient Christian Record About Jesus Is the Most Reliable | by J. Warner Wallace

In this substantive post, Wallace includes a three-column chart showing the major historical claims about the life of Jesus from the point of view of the biblical writers, hostile Jewish witnesses, and hostile Gentile witnesses. (13-minute read; 3,103 words) Source: Why … Continue reading

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Historic Quotes About the Bible

Modern Americans are largely ignorant of just how esteemed a place the Bible has held in our history. [I]n Patrick Henry’s famous “Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death” speech, he quoted directly from eight different Bible phrases.  In Benjamin … Continue reading

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Documentary: Mining for God by Brandon McGuire

The full title of this documentary is Mining For God: A Search for Ancient Truth in a Modern World.  It’s in color and lasts 64 minutes.  You can find out more at www.mininingforgod.com.  Here’s a portion of its description from that … Continue reading

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Jesus Is Jehovah

Tim Barnett of Stand to Reason (Greg Koukl) gives six examples of indirect evidence that Jesus in the New Testament is Jehovah of the Old Testament.  These are cases where Jesus describes Himself with attributes that had previously been descriptive … Continue reading

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Is the Bible Reliable? (1 of 4): Introduction | Mark Ashton 

In the introductory video of this 2009 series, Pastor Mark Ashton of Christ Community Church in Omaha says that expecting someone to believe that the Bible is the word of God is too big a leap.  He suggests following a … Continue reading

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A. N. Sherwin-White on Jesus as Historical Figure

(2-minute read; 350 words) Source: Come Reason’s Apologetics Notes: A. N. Sherwin-White on Jesus as Historical Figure

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How the 20s Are Changing America | by Ken Ham

When you consider the 20 somethings (ages 20–29), you get a glimpse of what the “new America” will be if this culture continues on the same downward spiral. (6-minute read; 1,603 words) Source: How the 20s Are Changing America | … Continue reading

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Torah Scribes

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Most Christians Don’t Read the Bible Much

I think this 30-second video clip comes from CBN.  Here are some of the facts it reports: “Most church-going Christians don’t read the Bible every day.” “Only 19% read the Bible every day.” “About 25% read the Bible a few … Continue reading

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3 Common Traits of Youth Who Don’t Leave the Church | by Jon Nielson

What is it that sets apart the kids who stay in the church?  Jon Nielson says: They are converted. They have been equipped, not entertained. Their parents preached the gospel to them. Jon Nielson is the college pastor at College … Continue reading

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