Christian Articles Archive

Begotten of the Father before All Ages

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 40, number 01 (2017). 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 purpose of this essay is to understand the doctrine of […]

What the Size of the Cosmos Doesn’t Say about Mankind

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 04 (2016). 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/ Is humankind the crown of all creation […]

Doubt as Virtue: How to Doubt and Have Faith without Exploding

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 04 (2016). 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  An experience of intellectual doubt is often taken by Christians to […]

The Apologetics of Community in All Saints

A movie review of All Saints Directed by Steve Gomer (Sony Films, 2017) The movie All Saints marks an interesting moment in American culture that apologists should note. The movie tells the true story of a salesman-turned-pastor whose dying church in rural Tennessee is revitalized after its members welcome a group of Christian refugees from […]

Engaging the Seen and Unseen Aspects of Culture

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/ I’m a Southern California surfer, and I love the ocean. But surfing has taught me that the ocean can be a powerful and punishing place. When […]

Why Accept the Pythagorean Theorem?

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 03 (2016). 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/ Suppose I said that you knew the […]

Did Eve Have Sex with Satan? The Serpent Seed View of Genesis 3:15

This article first appeared in the Practical Hermeneutics column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 03 (2016). 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/ “Here is what really happened in the […]

Transcending Human Imagination: The Embodiment of Heroism Manifest in Christ

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 03 (2016). 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 When people think of a superhero, they may think of classic […]

Did the Apostles Really Die as Martyrs for Their Faith?

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 02 (2016). 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 willingness of the apostles to suffer and die for their […]

Wealth and Stewardship: Key Biblical Principles

This article first appeared in the Viewpoint column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 39, number 02 (2016). 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/ Americans have a lot of stuff. Our houses […]

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