Christian Articles Archive

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 […]

Apologetic Nonstarters: Arguments to Avoid in Defending Christianity

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This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism 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/ Apologetics is a necessary discipline for the Christian faith. Jesus and the apostle Paul regularly defended their beliefs through rational arguments. The apostle Peter […]

Neither Human Evolution nor Theistic Evolution (1)

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This article first appeared in the Ask Hank column of the Christian Research Journal, volume 34, number 01 (2011). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org “God made the wild animals according to their kinds, the livestock according to their kinds, and all the creatures that move along […]

The Shadow of Death

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This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 26, number 3 (2003). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org. PartOne of this series can be read by following this link. SYNOPSIS New Age and occult spirituality have heavily influenced near-death experience (NDE) research. In his book, […]

Objection Overruled

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This article first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 31, number 5 (2008). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org. Synopsis The controversy surrounding intelligent design (ID) and Darwinism continues to be at the forefront of cultural dialogue. Despite the growing success of ID, the same objections […]

Deceived by the Light

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Summary Betty Eadie’s surprise bestseller, Embraced by the Light, has triggered a tremendous interest in near-death experiences (NDEs). Eadie claims to have died and encountered Jesus Christ along with other spiritual wonders. While some Christians have appreciated her account, Eadie’s story dissolves under close scrutiny. Although she uses biblical language and dedicates her book to […]

Intelligence or Chance?

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Did life arise by design or by accident? This debate has engaged scientists for years. One of the leaders of the Intelligent Design (ID) movement has written an engaging and challenging answer to the question. Stephen C. Meyer earned B.S. degrees in physics and earth science from Whitworth College (now Whitworth University) in 1981. He […]

Searching for the Holy Grail – Again

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A book review of Holy Blood, Holy Grail by Michael Baigent, Richard Leigh, and Henry Lincoln (Delacorte Press, 1982) This review first appeared in the Christian Research Journal, volume 27, number 01 (2004). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ If someone were to write a book that […]