One day a court official who worked for the queen of Ethiopia (and who happened to be a eunuch) was on the road headed toward Gaza. The apostle Philip had been sent there to chat with him. When Philip got close, he heard the eunuch reading from the bible. Philip asked him a simple question:
Above, you see the beautiful window of York Minster; a style typical of many Christian churches. This particular window is over 500 years old. Who can deny the talent of the craftsman who created this work of art, especially with the tools available in his time! Continue Reading…
Check out this interview where an agnostic known as “The Infidel Guy” interviews well-known atheist Bart Ehrman. Mr. Infidel Guy thinks he has found a buddy who agrees that Jesus was a myth and that Paul’s epistles were intentional fabrications. Listen as Ehrman spanks him and points out how truly ridiculous his claims are. Priceless!
Thanks to my buddy Stephen Bedard for turning me on to this clip. (You should check out his blog here.)
Question: If atheist historians believe in Jesus’ existence, why would we hold back from admitting the same?
In Already Compromised, Ken Ham sets out to show that Christian colleges are not Christian at all. His contention is that they have been compromised by worldly views and do not hold what he believes are the right views. My Kindle tells me I made it to about 15%. That is when I couldn’t stomach this book any longer. Listen – I’ve got no beef with the young-earthers. Heck, I used to be one. But can’t we all get along? If you read this book, be forewarned that if you do not share Ham’s views on the opening chapters of Genesis, he barely considers you a Christian.
My opinions of the nuances of creation have changed over the years. I’ll be the first one to say that I’m probably not right, simply because when I held other views I thought I was right. Now that I’ve read a number of different positions, I’m not so sure. I’ll say this much: In the beginning God created. Ex nihilo. He did it all. There is no doubt about this. But how and when – those questions are far from settled, and to me it is nothing short of hubris to claim infallibility on the matter. Don’t get me wrong – this is a great topic to discuss, and you should be familiar with the views – but if this is a hill you’re willing to die on, I think you need to be a bit more selective.
Just a couple of illustrations of what I found difficult to read: