- Staring Down Skepticism: How Two Students Cultivated Confidence in the Face of Skeptical Challenges by Brett Kunkle: “Shane was thrilled. His girlfriend Francesca and he had just finished hours of conversation with their skeptical friends at a local restaurant.... A potentially faith-shattering skeptical encounter became a confidence-building, faith-affirming experience.... So what’s the difference between Shane and Francesca and the typical Christian student whose faith gets challenged? Training before the encounter.” (Read more.)
- Are Christians to Blame for the Orlando Shooting? by Alan Shlemon: “Our response to homosexuals is not one of violence, vengeance, or malice. Rather, it is love. We’re called to love those who identify as LGBT. Love, biblically speaking, means that we care so much about them that we tell them about God’s message of reconciliation (2 Cor. 5:17-20). Since every human being has committed crimes against God, every one of us deserves to be punished. That means we are all destined to be separated from Him. God, however, offers to pardon anyone who turns from his rebellious life and submits his life to Him. That message of hope is what Christians are commanded to share with all people, whether it's the Muslim who fights for Allah or the one who identifies as LGBT.” (Read more.)
- Is Theistic Evolution a Contradiction in Terms? by Tim Barnett: “On a recent episode of the Stand to Reason weekly podcast, a supporter of STR took issue with one of the ways Greg Koukl and I argue against theistic evolution. Specifically, the caller did not agree with our argument that some forms of theistic evolution are a contradiction in terms. What I’d like to do is model for you how I would respond.” (Read more.)
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