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Cultural Free-Fall

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Our culture is in free-fall. Having long become acclimated to divorce, premarital sex, and cohabitation, we are finally witnessing the mainstreaming of homosexuality—fruition of the sexual revolution. The gay-rights juggernaut has advanced through film, television characters, sympathetic journalists, the American Psychiatric Association, the educational system, and antidiscrimination laws. Confirming the triumph of what was once considered unthinkable, only one year ago the U.S. Supreme Court declared a Constitutional right to […]

Is It Immoral to Believe in God?

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 04 (2015). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ In a recent op-ed piece in the New York Times, the distinguished […]

Sexual Orientation Change Efforts: What’s Being Repaired?

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 01 (2015). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS  “Reparative therapy,” “conversion therapy,” and “sexual orientation change efforts” (SOCE) are […]

Is Christianity Bad for Your Health?

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 02 (2015). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS Without Christianity, the world would be a better place. So says […]

Teaching Apologetics to the Next Generation

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 38, number 01 (2015). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Before becoming a graduate professor of apologetics last year, I spent a […]

Finding Dory: A Fish Tale about Perseverance and Overcoming Fear

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A movie review of Finding Dory Directed by Andrew Stanton (Pixar, 2016) Finding Dory is on its way to achieving blockbuster status. Released June 17, its opening weekend garnered $136 million—the largest U.S. opening for any animated feature film in history.1 The sequel to Pixar’s incredibly successful and family-friendly film Finding Nemo (2003), Finding Dory […]

Jehovah’s Witnesses and Blood Transfusions: Their Use of Scripture in Their Blood Doctrine

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 37, number 05 (2014). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Jehovah’s Witnesses (JWs) believe their Bible forbids them from accepting blood transfusions.1 […]

Off the Map: Bill Johnson and the Pursuit of Extrabiblical Authentication

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 37, number 05 (2014). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Bill Johnson wasn’t happy. The pastor of a successful church in Weaverville, […]

Paul, Second Adam, and Theistic Evolution

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 37, number 06 (2014). The full text of this article in PDF format can be obtained by clicking here. For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ SYNOPSIS A growing number of evangelicals are accepting theistic evolution, generally without […]

Me Before You’s Strange View of Love and Weak Defense of Assisted Suicide

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A film review of Me Before You Directed by Thea Sharrock (Warner Bros., 2016) There is a scene in the new film Me Before You where the heroine of the story, Lou, walks into a beautiful apartment. A young woman gently ushers her into the main room. Through the bedroom door, we see the parents […]

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