Christian Articles Archive

Genuine Temptation and the Character of Christ

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This article first appeared in the Viewpoints column of the Christian Research Journal, volume 30, number 04 (2007). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ The writer of Hebrews assures us that in Jesus Christ “we do not have a high priest who is unable to sympathize with our weaknesses, […]

What The Walking Dead Can Teach Pro-Lifers

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This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 04 (2011). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org Season One of AMC’s The Walking Dead is gory, brutal, and not for the faint of heart. Yet I’m fascinated by it and think Christian apologists may want to give […]

Christ’s Cleansing of the Temple: Can Mark and John Be Reconciled?

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This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 32, number 4 (2009). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ In his book Jesus, Interrupted, Bart Ehrman, the James A. Gray Distinguished Professor of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, posed the following as the […]

Brave New Gadgetry: Technological Discernment and the Family

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This article first appeared in the Viewpoints column of the Christian Research Journal, volume 32, number 01 (2009). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org  The commercial cell phone didn’t exist until 1983. Neither did the World Wide Web, which began its ascent to cyber-dominance in 1993. The television has […]

Problems with the Gold Plates of the Book of Mormon

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This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 02 (2011). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org SYNOPSIS Joseph Smith, Jr., the founder of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS, or Mormons), claimed that after both God the Father and Jesus Christ visited him […]

Spiritual Boot Camp

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The gospel is at the heart of the Christian faith. If Christians do not know how to share their faith, they have probably never been to “boot camp.” The gospel should be so much a part of you that presenting it becomes second nature. Here’s an easy way to do just that. The first step […]

The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven The Story Behind the Story

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To read Hank’s related article: Heaven Is Real, but Heaven Is for Real Is Really Not, please click here. To read Hank’s related article: Heaven Is Real, please click here. New York Times Bestselling Book, The Boy Who Came Back from Heaven: A Remarkable Account of Miracles, Angels, and Life beyond This World—The Story Behind […]

Heaven Is Real, but Heaven Is for Real Is Really Not

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See Hank’s special video resource: Hank articulates ten reasons why both the book and film, Heaven is for Real is a dangerous diversion. Click here to view the video. To read Hank’s related article: Heaven Is Real, please click here. There is nothing new under the sun. From the time occult parapsychologist Raymond Moody coined […]

Heaven Is Real

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See Hank’s special video resource: Hank articulates ten reasons why both the book and film, Heaven is for Real is a dangerous diversion. Click here to view the video. To read Hank’s related article: Heaven Is Real, but Heaven Is for Real Is Really Not, please click here. To speak of heaven is not a […]

The Seeds of Their Own Destruction

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This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 30, number 01 (2007). 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 The radically skeptical philosopher David Hume (1711–1776) argues in his two‐part […]