Socrates in the Cornfields

The following video is from an event hosted by Cedarville University’s Center for Biblical Apologetics and Public Christianity. We called it “Socrates in the Cornfields.” Me, and our two philosophers on campus, J.R. Gilhooly and Josh Kira, talk philosophy and theology.

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Grace, Not Added, Multiplied

There are few bigger failures in the New Testament than Peter. On the other hand, he’s one of the greatest success stories in Scripture. He went from denying he knew Jesus to preaching at Pentecost in a matter of days.

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Prophets > Philosophers

I‘ve always loved philosophy, even as a teenager. I’ve always been intrigued by people who take the time to think deeply about what they believe and carefully about how to articulate it. But like Justin Martyr, I recognize that the philosophers pale in comparison to the prophets.

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Why Can’t Christians Agree

Why are Christians so divided? If Christianity were true, you’d expect a lot more solidarity, a ton of more unity, about what Christians believe. That’s what you hear a lot from skeptics. And they’re kind of right.

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Why Being Human is Such a Secular Problem

Human personality is an enigma for contemporary philosophy and science. In an odd twist of fate, philosophers and scientists are trending towards an adamant renunciation of themselves. It is, by definition, a self-defeating enterprise.

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What To Do With Fallen Heroes

What are we to do with all our fallen heroes? Would it be better to not have heroes of the faith? Should we just assume and expect the worst?

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Living Water Plenary Sessions

Last week at Cedarville University the Center for Biblical Apologetics hosted its second annual conference. This year’s them was “Living Water: Living & Sharing the Gospel in a Sexually Broken World. Our key note speakers were Sam Allberry and Rosaria Butterfield. The video from the plenary sessions are posted below.

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Five Reasons You Might Be Experiencing Post-Easter Blues

Ho much of life is anticipation. We spend far more time looking forward to things than we do enjoying them. Some would argue, correctly I think, that we derive more joy from the anticipation than from the experience itself.

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Beauty More Effective in Reaching Teens Than Youth Ministry, Study Shows

People are more likely to explore the truthfulness of Christianity once they see that it is beautiful. I heard a Christian leader make the previous statement not long ago at an evangelism conference. I completely agree. A recent study of youth religious involvement in England seems to affirm this point.

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