Culture

Why the New Pew Report Ought to Energize Us As Christian Case Makers

Yesterday’s release of the Pew Research Center’s report, “America’s Changing Religious Landscape,” affirms what most of us already know: Fewer and fewer people in America identify themselves as “Christian”. I’ve been reading the reaction to the poll with great interest. Many of us seem to still be in denial about

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The Best Christian Case Making (Apologetics) Content on Twitter

If you’re a fan of my work here at ColdCaseChristianity.com, you already know how fond I am of Twitter. I scan and read over 400 Christian apologetics blogs daily and post the best evidential apologetics articles on my Twitter account. People have described it as the “Drudge Report” of Christian

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The Limits of Accidental Christianity

I spent last weekend in Wisconsin with pastor (and Packer’s Chaplain) Troy Murphy and his family of believers at Green Bay Community Church. They hosted an “Accidental Faith” Seminar on Saturday and we talked about the case for truth, the case for God’s existence and the case for the Resurrection.

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Why Environmentalism and Animal Rights Are Dependent on a Christian Worldview

A friend of mine recently wrote a post on Facebook and discovered the wrath of secular environmentalism. He innocently asked if anyone wanted a kitten. His young feline pet escaped and became pregnant before she could be spayed. The online assault began almost immediately as friends and acquaintances berated him

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Is Christianity Intolerant?

The Easter season often ushers in a period of cultural skepticism and criticism of all things “Christian”. At times like this, the issue of religious “tolerance” is sometimes raised and examined. Christians are often called intolerant, especially when examined under a new definition of tolerance that has emerged in our

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Christian Case Makers, Your Marriage Is Bigger Than Your Spouse

If you’re dedicated to becoming a good Christian Case Maker, I bet you’ve discovered just how hard it is to find the appropriate balance necessary to study, share what you believe, and maintain your responsibilities as a spouse, parent or employee. I also struggle, but my experience as a pastor

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God’s Word Is To Be Used As Cover, Not Concealment

In the three years I worked on a SWAT team, I came to learn the important distinction between “cover” and “concealment”. On a number of occasions, our team was required to enter a location to engage or extract an armed suspect. In times like these, SWAT officers try to use

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The Dangers of “Scientism” and an Over-Reliance on Science

If you’re like me, you have non-believing friends who claim that Christians are biased. They know that we, as Christians, believe in the existence of God, so they assume that we are unable to evaluate the evidence properly. Non-believers are convinced that Christians start out with a presupposition that clouds

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