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Are Science and Faith Compatible? Concept 3: The Programming Paradox

Mark Phillips | October 18, 2018

God reveals Himself in His Word and in the natural order of His creation, all the way down to the sub-cellular level. How grateful we are that He has invited us into an understanding of these processes. The infinite God who created billions of galaxies is also seen and glorified in the nano-world of irreducible complexity and circular causality of cellular machines, DNA-coding, and the DNA:protein paradox.

Are Science and Faith Compatible? Concept 2: The Cosmological Conundrum

Mark Phillips | October 17, 2018

A common practice of science is appealing to the best conclusion. Good science says the best conclusion about the origin of the universe is it had a beginning—thus a beginner, a creator. As the Bible says in Genesis 1:1, “In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.”

Are Science and Faith Compatible? Concept 1: Atheism is Self-Denying

Mark Phillips | October 16, 2018

1 Peter 3:15 commands believers, “…always be prepared to give a reason for the hope that is within you…” So it is incumbent upon every Christian to comprehend some basic science that proactively supports biblical theism. Learning scientific support for God can seem intimidating, a task better left for the “experts” to handle. But you can grasp basic concepts in such a way as to present them with love and humility to an unbelieving world that erroneously embraces scientism.

How Can We Know That the Bible is from God?

Miska Wilhelmsson | March 13, 2018

All those who desire to obey God will know by the very words of the Bible that it is indeed from God himself. There is no lack of proof for the truthfulness of the Bible, rather the problem lies in the sinful blindness of all those who willfully continue in their rebellion against God.

Handling the Hard Passages, Part 2

Abner Chou | December 5, 2017

In Handling the Hard Passages, Part 1, we looked at why dealing with difficult areas of scripture matters. If you didn’t get a chance to read that post yet, it would be beneficial for you to check it out as a foundation to understanding today’s topic. This week I want to take the time to […]

Handling the Hard Passages, Part 1

Abner Chou | November 28, 2017

  We all get embarrassed sometimes. Whether it be by a messy house, a family member, or a quirky habit. To try and diffuse our embarrassment, we do things like stuffing our messes in a closet when company is on the way, or cropping the offending family member out of our profile pictures. We want […]

Denomination or Deformation?

Nathan Busenitz | May 17, 2016

Baptists, Mormons, and Jehovah’s Witnesses. All three claim to believe in Jesus. Yet, only one of these groups can be rightly classified as a denomination rather than a false religion. With that in mind, the question we are asking today might be stated as follows: What are the marks of cult groups and apostate forms […]

When Does Error Become Heresy?

Michael Riccardi | November 24, 2015

The charge of heresy is a serious one. We cannot be trivial or frivolous in throwing around the term. But Paul’s response to the Judaizers (among many other passages of Scripture) teaches us that there are times when we must draw clear lines of separation, even among those who would call themselves Christians.

10 Questions about Adventism

Nathan Busenitz | November 17, 2015

Last week, I posted an article (with an embedded video) about Seventh-day Adventism. As might be expected, not everyone was pleased with my perspective, and some of the responses were quite heated. In the comments on Facebook, I was called a “counterfeit preacher,” a “Jesuit infiltrator,” an “antichrist,” “one of Satan’s forerunners,” and a “liar […]

Evaluating Seventh-day Adventism

Nathan Busenitz | November 12, 2015

This article is not about politics. But Dr. Ben Carson’s involvement in the Republican primaries has raised questions in the minds of many evangelicals about his religious affiliation as a Seventh-day Adventist. Those questions include things like, “What is Seventh-day Adventism?” and “How should evangelicals evaluate the SDA movement?” Watch Jamie Jackson’s interview with Dr. […]

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