May 29, 2022

Category: wisdom

(Don’t) Ditch “Your Truth” For God – A Response to a Response
apologetics, Bible, Christian, Christian worldview, deception, logic, self-refuting statements, wisdom

(Don’t) Ditch “Your Truth” For God – A Response to a Response

One Youtube vlogger I’ve stumbled upon discusses topics ranging from makeup to atheism. My interest level in makeup is equal to my interest level in China’s annual quantity of rice production. (Which means I don’t care.) However, her pro-atheism videos do interest me. I think they are fun because she uses common objections to religion […]

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Hoaxes, “Fake News”, False Sources And How To Be Discerning
apologetics, bias, deception, education, knowledge, logic, reason, truth, wisdom

Hoaxes, “Fake News”, False Sources And How To Be Discerning

Internet hoaxes, questionable sources, the overly abused modern phrase “fake news”, click-bait sites and crazy memes bombard our daily life. We are deluged with questionable “new finds” and crazy conspiracy theories. As a society, we have been taken in by the promise of “hidden knowledge” as the gnostics of old. As I sit back and […]

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Why Truth Ain’t Enough to Protect you from Error, Here’s What Else is Needed
apologetics, Christian, deception, discipleship, education, inoculation, knowledge, logic, Philosophy, reason, simple faith, truth, understanding, wisdom

Why Truth Ain’t Enough to Protect you from Error, Here’s What Else is Needed

Flash floods. Bad storm. The dam overflows…then brakes. Billy hears the rush of water hit his house as he awakes. Floods rise as he climbs on his table, but the water is getting higher. Standing upon a chair on the table he grabs the beam, he swings, smashing the window that leads out to the […]

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apologetics, Bible, brainwash, Christian, deception, reason, religion, self-refuting statements, traditions, wisdom

How To Spot Deception and Prevent Yourself From Being Swayed by Illicit Arguments (Post 2)

The Maxim I Like Most catch phrases concern me, especially when one uses them at whim without reflection and deep background knowledge of the meaning and potential pitfalls. However, there is one I kind of like. Penned by nineteenth century Alexander Campbell, this maxim address Christian religious authority: “Where the Bible speaks, we speak; where […]

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apologetics, Bible, Biblical word definitions, Christian, conversation, discipleship, evangelism, faith, kingdom of God, KJV, understanding, wisdom

An Urologist’s Principle You Can Use in Communicating Christ

While I was assisting in an urology procedure, the type where the patient wants to be knocked out and hopes he is unknown by staff, the doctor explained his patient communication method. His “technique” was his vocabulary, the type that would make great grandma Elsa blush in embarrassment. Very easy to understand terms – crude. […]

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apologetics, Bible, education, knowledge, Philosophy, reason, science, self-refuting statements, wisdom

The One View Some Christians and Some Atheists Agree On – And Why It is Wrong!

Interestingly, prominent agnostics, atheists [1] and Christians of various persuasions agree on at least one thing, philosophy is of little worth. Other Christians are afraid of the enterprise. Our Western culture downplays classical education – such as philosophy. Even so, philosophy is pivotal, yes pivotal. Especially for our days. We all have a philosophy and use it, […]

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apologetics, Bible, brainwash, Christ-like, Christian, church, discipleship, education, internet, knowledge, wisdom

Should Christians Bury Their Head in the Sand?

The Index Librorum Prohibitorum was a list of banned books by the Roman Catholic church from centuries ago. It included two notable books: Johannes Kepler’s Epitome astronomiae Copernicanae, which was on the index from 1621 to 1835. The second notable book was, in various editions of the index, some translations and editions of the Bible. […]

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