Christian Articles Archive

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 […]

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 […]

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