Category Archives: Resurrection

If You’re Honest, You’re Depressed (or You’re a Christian)

We know that countless people are depressed, and millions are addicted to alcohol or drugs, and millions take antidepressants. And I’m not surprised! Why? Because honest people—and by that I mean the people not living in denial, the people honest … Continue reading

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Did Peter and Paul Die for Their Belief that Jesus Rose?

On 27 September I posted a blog entitled “My 200 Word Resurrection Witness.” My 200 word witness ended with this: “So here’s my question: if Jesus wasn’t raised from the dead, then why would the first disciples die for what … Continue reading

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My 200 Word Resurrection Witness

I mentioned two weeks ago that I would share my 200 word resurrection witness (it’s actually a little shorter). I use this constantly. Often someone will ask me what apologetics is (that happens a lot). And here’s my reply: In … Continue reading

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Should We Use Evidence In Witnessing?

In 1993 I started working for Simon Greenleaf University (now Trinity Law School) which offered an M.A. in Christian apologetics (Craig Hazen was the director). Much of my job was to promote the school and although I had studied Christian … Continue reading

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Jesus Wasn’t a Real Person? That’s Dumb!

Last week I was asked by a reporter from the African-American newspaper, Our Weekly, to respond to the notion that Jesus wasn’t a historical person but really just a reheated myth based on religious myths that preceded it. What follows, … Continue reading

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