Do You Really Believe in the Virgin Birth of Jesus Christ? Part 1: Dissecting the Argument Against the Virgin Birth

This question is quite familiar and is usually revisited every year around Christmas time. Atheists, agnostics, and other anti-Christians will ridicule those that believe in Jesus by challenging the idea of the virgin birth. The argument typically goes like this: Premise 1: The virgin birth is only mentioned in Matthew and Luke. Premise 2: Both(…)

Breaking News: Supreme Court Protects Marriage in Australia

From the Associated Press: Australia’s highest court struck down a landmark law on Thursday that had begun allowing the country’s first gay marriages, . . . The federal government had challenged the validity of the Australian Capital Territory’s law that had allowed gay marriages in the nation’s capital and its surrounding area starting last Saturday.(…)

Christmas: The Fullness of The Time

One of my favorite Biblical passages about the birth of Jesus is not in any of the Gospel accounts, rather it comes from the writings of the Apostle Paul in his letter to the Galatians: But when the fullness of the time had come, God sent forth His Son, born of a woman, born under(…)

Fallacy Friday: Equivocation

Fallacy Friday: Equivocation

Today I want to look at a logical fallacy that is employed quite regularly in pop culture on numerous levels. Equivocation refers to confusion based upon a word that has more than one possible meaning. The figure of speech knows as a “double entendre” is a great example of equivocation. Essentially, equivocation occurs when an(…)

What About The Dinosaurs? A Young-Earth Creationist View

Since posting about the article that offers scientific evidence supporting the possibility of dinosaurs living thousands (not millions) of years ago, I have had a few requests to post my thoughts on the dinosaurs from a young-earth creationists perspective. In my work in campus ministry this question comes up often, as such I have done(…)