Christian Articles Archive

Did Muhammad Believe in Women’s Rights?

This article first appeared in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 34, number 05 (2011). For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/  SYNOPSIS The view of women in Islam has long been a hot topic, but even more so due to the amount of attention Islam has received in […]

“You Shoulda Put a Ring on It”: Witnessing to Cohabiting Couples

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 33, number 04 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ In 1987 I was a full-time student and part-time waiter, working alongside women and men of different beliefs and lifestyles. Most were […]

The Normalization of Premarital Sex: Satan’s Master Stroke?

This article first appeared in the From the Editor column of the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, volume 33, number 04 (2010). For further information or to subscribe to the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ When I was an adolescent in the 1960s, the United States of America was a very different place in which to […]

Witnessing to Black Theological Liberals

This article first appeared in the Effective Evangelism 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 Witnessing involves more than testifying to unbelievers about Christ and what He requires of all men. Christians can and should share with other Christians […]

Your Support Is Changing Lives!

God is using your gifts and prayers to change lives! Here are two “thank you” notes from grateful hearts… “I deeply appreciate your radio program and have grown from it and all your books. I came out of Jehovah’s Witnesses many years ago and you were instrumental in the process. Thank you, Hank, and all […]

Your Support Is Changing Lives!

God is using your partnership with the Christian Research Institute to change lives! Thank you for making the following testimony possible through your gifts and prayers… “I have been listening to the Bible Answer Man broadcast since 1998. After following the Word of Faith Doctrine briefly, my brother recommended Hank’s program to help me understand […]

Q&A with Hank

Q. Can the Big Bang be harmonized with Genesis? A. Like the Bible, the standard Big Bang model postulates that the universe, including time and space, came into being in the finite past. Furthermore, if the universe had a beginning, it had to have a cause. Indeed, the cause of all space, time, matter, and […]

The Origin of Life: Was It a Purposeless Process or a Personal Plan?

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The origin of life is the apologetic issue of our time. No topic I speak or write on attracts as much ridicule and anger as teaching the simple, biblical facts about Creation. Refute the claims of evolutionists, and you’re instantly branded as ignorant, anti-progress, superstitious, and many worse names. After one of my blog posts […]

Converting Them Softly with Their Words

This article first appeared in 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 SYNOPSIS For many years, members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormons) have practiced what they call “friendshipping.” This coined word describes the attitude that Mormons are […]

Equipping the New Generation: There’s No Place Like Home

This article first appeared in Christian Research Journal, volume 32, number 04 (2009). For further information or to subscribe to the Christian Research Journal go to: http://www.equip.org/christian-research-journal/ Synopsis Current research reveals that we are realistically in danger of not passing on biblical Christianity to the next generation. Both an overexposure to worldly philosophy and an […]