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Why the Historicity of Jesus Matters

All of us need a little help at one time or another. When times get tough and we need some wise advice, we can turn to our friends, our parents, our mentors or the wise philosophers and thinkers of the past. I’ve known people who have gleaned comfort and wisdom …

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Why the Claims About Jesus Are Not the Same as the Claims About Peter Pan

As a skeptic and new investigator of the Gospel accounts, my philosophical naturalism dictated what I was willing to accept from the Biblical authors. As I investigated the accounts, I recognized many of the locations and historical claims could be corroborated by archaeology, but this fact alone did not incline …

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Three Good Reasons to Celebrate Your Christian Worldview

I had the great honor of speaking at the National Religious Broadcasters Apologetics Conference two weeks ago, along with Frank Turek, Abdu Murray, Alex McFarland, Stephen C. Meyer, Ed Stetzer and Troy Miller. In case you weren’t aware, the NRB Network (available on Direct TV) features many Christian Case Making …

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Resources to Help You Respond to Mormonism

I have six half brothers and sisters who were raised in the church of Latter Day Saints (Mormons). When I first became interested in the existence of God and the reliability of the Bible, I committed myself to a simultaneous investigation of Joseph Smith and the Book of Mormon. What …

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A Brief Overview of Buddhism

Every worldview has to answer three important questions. First, “How did we get here”? This question is foundational to how it is we see the world around us and how we understand our role within that world. Secondly, “How did things get so messed up?” All of us know there …

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10 Important Questions for the Jehovah’s Witness Worldview

In yesterday’s post I provided a brief overview of the Jehovah’s Witness worldview to show how it answers the three most important questions addressed by any worldview (“How did we get here?”, “How did things get so messed up?” and “How do we fix it?”). But how do we know …

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The Cold-Case Christianity App

Wouldn’t it be great to have the answers you’re looking for “on the go”? Wouldn’t it be great to have Christian Case Making resources just when you need them? The COMPLETELY REDESIGNED Cold-Case Christianity Mobile App brings all the Christian Case Making features and resources of Cold-Case Christianity to your fingertips: …

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What Do the Kinderhook Plates Reveal About Joseph Smith?

While Christians continue to find archeological and textural evidence supporting the historicity and authenticity of the Biblical Gospel accounts, Mormonism has been plagued with historical and archeological evidence demonstrating Joseph Smith was less than truthful. Archeology continues to refute the history of the Book of Mormon, failing to reveal a …

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Is Jesus Simply a Retelling of the Osiris Mythology?

Over the past two weeks, I’ve examined the similarities between Jesus, Mithras and Horus. Early mythological characters are sometimes offered by skeptics in an attempt to argue Jesus is nothing more than a re-creation and retelling of the ancient “rising and dying” mythologies embraced by a number of primitive cultures. …

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