Resurrection and History

Dr. John Dickson has an interesting article on the resurrection that you can find here.  I like what he says even if it might not be far enough for many Christians.  Dickson attempts to find […]

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Wine into Water

I have a new article published in the McMaster Journal of Theology and Ministry. It is a response to Tom Harpur’s latest book, Water into Wine. My article is entitled “Turning Wine into Water: Tom […]

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The New Testament Documents: Are They Reliable?

One of my favourite biblical scholars and writers is F.F. Bruce (1910-1990).  Bruce’s career was the beginning of a renaissance in evangelical Christian scholarship.  Bruce demonstrated that it was possible to be faithful to high levels […]

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Jesus Now and Then

I just finished reading a book called Jesus Now and Then by Richard Burridge and Graham Gould.  The book is divided into two section written by each author: one on the New Testament and the […]

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John Dominic Crossan and the Historical Jesus

As part of some research I am doing into the historical Jesus, I just finished reading John Dominic Crossan’s The Historical Jesus: The Life of a Mediterranean Jewish Peasant.  Crossan was a part of the […]

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Matter Matters

First of all, I want to say that I am not on an anti-Christian Science crusade.  People are free to believe whatever they want to believe.  But I am enjoying our conversation so I am […]

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Christian Science and Jesus Christ

My post on Christian Science seemed to gather a lot of interest, so I thought I would dig a little deeper.  Since my previous post relied on the writings of an author critical of sectarian […]

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The Wright Stuff

One of my favourite authors and scholars is N.T. Wright.  He is more of a New Testament scholar and historian than an apologist, but his work often has an apologetic tone.  He has some great […]

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Community of Christ

A year ago or so, I received a phone call at the church from a young couple looking to get married.  They wanted to rent our church but they would supply their own minister.  I […]

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Emerging Ideas about the Emerging Church

As previously mentioned, I have been reading Emerging Churches: Creating Community in Postmodern Cultures by Eddie Gibbs and Ryan K. Bolger.  Since some Christians are very concerned about the emerging church, some even considering it […]

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Standing Up for the Truth

Should people care about defending the truth?  Should we not just accept our differences and embrace our diversity?  Actually, I am all for respecting differences and embracing diversity, inside and outside the Church.  There are many […]

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Ravi Zacharias

One of the great things about the age we live in is the incredible amount of information that is available on the Internet.  That is true when it comes to apologetics as well.  Unfortunately, there […]

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The Tomb of Jesus

The claim last year that archaeologists discovered the tomb of Jesus, including His remains, keeps coming back up.  Scholars have clearly proven that the Talpiot tomb may have contained a Jesus (one of the most […]

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