From Atheism to Christianity: A Homicide Detective's Journey With J. Warner Wallace—Alisa Childers Podcast #10
Welcome to the most depressing blog post ever....or is it the most hopeful? I'll let you decide. Could it possibly be a good thing to learn about and ponder the Nazi Holocaust, American slavery, the Nanking massacre, the Rwanda genocide, and the atrocities of ISIS? In his new book, Why Does God Allow Evil? Clay Jones argues that it is.
In a previous post, I addressed 5 Apologetics Questions Every Christian Should Learn How to Answer. My goal was to offer "barebones" quick responses that Christians could easily remember and articulate. Here are 5 more questions I think every Christian needs to be aware of and have the ability to answer.
1. Did Jesus claim to be God?
Although Jesus didn't stand up on a mountain and proclaim the words, "I am God!" there is no doubt that He did claim to be God while on earth. In fact, He did just that three times:
How to Send Your Kids to College With a Lasting Faith (Hint...Start Now!) With Jonathan Morrow — Alisa Childers Podcast #7
[This post is a summary of the introduction to Making Sense of Bible Difficulties....Clear and Concise Answers From Genesis to Revelation, by Norman Geisler and Thomas Howe.]
Many critics claim that the Bible is riddled with errors. They point out differences in the gospel accounts or discrepancies among varying reports of the same historical event. The truth is that Bible does not have errors, but there are certainly some passages that can be difficult to understand, especially if we don't take certain principles into account.
"Just ONE MORE chapter, Mom....PLLLLEAAAASSSSEEE!!!"
This became a regular plea during the 4 days (yes 4 days) it took to read J. Warner Wallace and Susie Wallace's new book, God's Crime Scene For Kids with my 8-year-old daughter, Dyllan. It took only 4 days because she could. Not. Get. Enough. She fell in love with Jason, Hannah, Daniel, Jasmine, and Detective Jeffries—and loved the challenge of solving the mystery of what they found in Grandma Miri's attic. She excitedly applied the skills she learned from that investigation to the investigation of the origin of the universe.