Rescue From Lake Eerie

A story of God’s perfect provision: how the purchase of a new washer and dryer, coupled with an energetic five year-old, and the generosity of a brother in Christ all worked together to deliver us from certain water damage.

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Are All Foods Really Clean?

Is it okay to eat bacon-wrapped rat fillets? What about lobster-ham casserole? In this article, I interact with the arguments of someone who uses Scripture to argue against all foods being clean and see if his arguments hold any bacon grease.

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The Problems With Distant Starlight

At the 2010 annuual Worldview Apologetics Conference, sponsored by Antioch Bible Church of Redmond, Washington, I had the chance to ask the late Norman Geisler a question during the open Q&A session. I had read somewhere that he believes in an old earth and I was curious why. So with several hundred conference attendees looking on, I took the microphone and nervously asked this giant of Christian thinking…

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Are Mormons Christians?

Well, that all depends upon whom you ask...and when.

Today, if you stop and ask a pair of bicycle-riding Mormon missionaries, “Are you Christians?” You are likely to receive the same answer I have received in the past, “Of course we are! Jesus Christ is in the name of our church!”

But this has not always been the case.

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What Will Happen to the Innocent People Who Have Never Heard About Jesus and the Gospel?

This question often omits the word “innocent,” (e.g., “What will happen to those who have never heard about Jesus and the Gospel?”) but the question is the same--innocence is merely implied. But whether innocence is implicit or explicit in the question, it commits the fallacy of the complex question either way--much like the classic example “Have you stopped beating your wife?”

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Can a Christian Have Assurance of Salvation?

In the 1960’s, the late Dr. D. James Kennedy crafted an approach to reaching the lost for Christ called Evangelism Explosion which is hinged upon two diagnostic questions:

  1. Do you know for sure that if you were to die tonight that you would go to Heaven?, and

  2. If you were to die tonight, and were to stand before God, and He asked, “Why should I let you into my heaven?” What would you say?

Time does not permit an exploration of all of the possible responses and how to handle them, but a surprising number of professing Christians offer a spoonful of doubt with their answer to the first question…

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