Author: Dan

Why the Bible?

very semester I kick off my theology class with a series of talks about the authority and sufficiency of Scripture. I try to impress upon my students that proper theology begins with God’s revelation of himself and not with our experiences or even with philosophical arguments for God. Theology must begin with the Bible.
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Why God? Big Answers About God & Why We Believe in Him

UMDINGERS are questions with extra-hard-to-find answers. In my new children’s book that releases today, I discuss humdingers, mice with wings, and how the world points to God. Why God? is illustrated by the ever talented Christine Grove and is published by B&H Kids.

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Endgame & the Moral Arc of the Universe (No Spoilers)

ARTIN Luther King Jr., said, “The moral arc of the universe is long, but it bends towards justice.” I was reminded of that quote as I drove to the movie theater with my twins to watch the Avenger’s Endgame. Here’s why. (No spoilers)

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Aslan Knows Best

ELL, at any rate, we now have less chance of dying of cancer,” quipped C. S. Lewis in response to learning of Hitler’s invasion of Poland, knowing that his own country was on the brink of joining the war. As a World War I veteran, he knew the ugliness of combat. And for a man seldom without a pipe or cigarette, he also understood the risks of cancer.

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Your Weekend Worldview Reader

ERE’S your Weekend Worldview Reader with links to articles, essays, reviews, and videos that I consider to be interesting or important from a biblical worldview perspective. Any work that I point to is not an endorsement, but rather an invitation for you to think deeply about your faith and the world around you. 

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5 Keys to Sharing the Gospel With Your Secular Friends

HARING the gospel with a skeptic friend is a great privilege and opportunity. But if you’ve ever done it, you know it can be intimidating and challenging. In the following video I share some basic tips for sharing the gospel with your secular friends.

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C.S. Lewis: Surprised by Chesterton

GNORANCE is the first penalty of pride.” So wrote H.G. Wells in his 1920 work The Outline of Human History. Wells argued that Christianity had collapsed “like a house of cards” in light of evolutionary theory.

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Your Weekend Worldview Reader

ERE’S your Weekend Worldview Reader with links to articles, essays, reviews, and videos that I consider to be interesting or important from a biblical worldview perspective. Any work that I point to is not an endorsement, but rather an invitation for you to think deeply about your faith and the world around you. 

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One Friday, Long Ago

ETER let Jesus down a lot. To be fair, all the disciples ran away the night Jesus was arrested (Matthew 26:31). They all failed. But Peter was exceptional. He was an even bigger failure than the rest. Three times he said he didn’t know Jesus. That was one dark night for everyone. Especially for Peter.

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