At the Intersection of Theology and Disability

Hope's Reason

Two of biggest interests that I have are theology and disability. Thankfully these two topics do intersect. When I wanted to talk about this, I knew exactly who I wanted to chat with. Keith Dow […]

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The Metanarratives of Christianity and Islam

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I recently had the opportunity to talk with Duane Alexander Miller, author of Two Stories of Everything. This is a book that I really appreciated and you can read my review here. Duane is a […]

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The Hope’s Reason Podcast

Hope's Reason

I have been podcasting for quite a few years and I do enjoy it. Although my original podcast has been taken down by me, I am still active in podcasting. I offer a podcast that […]

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Interview With Wesley Huff on Faith and Apologetics

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I recently had the opportunity to talk to Wesley Huff, a fellow Canadian apologist, about his faith journey and current ministry. Wes ministers on campus with Power to Change and is also a doctoral student […]

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Philosophy: Who Needs It?

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In this episode, I have a conversation with Jason Crowder. Jason describes himself as “an academic, an author, a Christian Hedonist, a husband, a mentor, a philosopher, a philosophical theologian, and a theologian.” He is the […]

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Positively Powerless: An Interview With L.L. Martin

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There is power in positive thinking. Or is there? Is the positive thinking movement harmless or are there some connections to some dangerous ideas? In this episode, I interview L.L. Martin about her new book, Positively […]

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An Interview With Ron Sandison on Autism

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In this episode of the podcast, I talk to Ron Sandison about the topic of autism. Ron not only has autism himself, he also is an autism advocate. You can find out more about him […]

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Top Ten Apologetics Blogs – Feb. 2018

Apologetics Blogs

There are some great apologetics blogs out there, both single and multi-author blogs. I have compiled a list of the top ten in each category. I use the Alexa ranking to determine who makes the […]

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Autism Awareness: 3 Areas For Improvement

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April is Autism Awareness Month. Autism awareness has come a long way in the past few decades. More people than ever before are aware of autism. But there is more to be done. In this […]

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Interview With Andrew Walsh on Theistic Evolution

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Faithful Christians have a variety of views on the origins of life and the age of the earth. One of these views is theistic evolution. Dr. Andrew Walsh shares with us his understanding of evolution […]

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An Interview With Dallas Friesen on Christian Leadership

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In this episode of the podcast, I interview Dr. Dallas Friesen, Director of Congregational Development with the Canadian Baptists of Ontario and Quebec. Dallas talks to us about his experience in ministry and the developments […]

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An Interview With Paul Franks on Apologetics and Philosophy

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For the last six years, I have been teaching at Tyndale University College as a sessional lecture, mainly in the area of the New Testament. I have really come to appreciate this school. Somewhere in […]

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Top Ten Blog Posts of 2016

Blog Posts

I would like to thank all of my readers for your interest in this blog. I enjoy blogging very much. I anticipated that going back into pastoral ministry would cut down my blogging and yet […]

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Hope’s Reason: A Journal of Apologetics Volume Five

The fifth volume of Hope’s Reason: A Journal of Apologetics is now completed and available. I am pleased with the variety of articles included, as well as the book reviews. The journal is available on […]

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The Apologetics Journal is on Kindle

Apologetics and Theology

There have been a few changes concerning Hope’s Reason: A Journal of Apologetics. The biggest change is that the journal is now offered on Kindle. I want the journal to be available to as many […]

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Top 5 Podcast Episodes of 2015

I hope that you know that in addition to the blog, there is also a Hope’s Reason podcast. If not go to iTunes and subscribe right away. To give you an idea of what the […]

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Hope’s Reason Discipleship School

First there was Hope’s Reason: A Journal of Apologetics. Then there was Hope’s Reason: A Podcast of Discipleship. I already had a blog, but it too was eventually named Hope’s Reason. Now it is time […]

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Top Ten Apologetics Blogs – September 2015

Apologetics Blogs

Christians are blessed with many online resources, not the least of which are blogs. There are many Christian bloggers who work hard to get their content out to their audience. I have decided to recognize […]

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What is Happening With the Apologetics Journal?

As you may or may not know, I am the editor of Hope’s Reason: A Journal of Apologetics. This is an online and print peer-reviewed journal that publishes articles that are apologetics-related (philosophy, theology, biblical […]

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Top Ten Blog Posts

Blog Posts

I have been blogging for close to a decade. It is something that I really enjoy. I would do it even if no one read it. But people do read it (thankfully!). I thought you […]

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Me and Autism

Autism

It has been a few weeks since I announced that I was diagnosed with high functioning autism. In this podcast, I reflect on some of my feelings about autism and faith. Check out some of […]

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What’s Happening?

Personal Reflections

This is a fairly quiet time for me. I am working as an adjunct pastor at Toronto Chinese Baptist Church until the beginning of August. I am also teaching a course on Romans at Tyndale […]

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5 Reasons Why You Should Sign up for My Newsletter

Apologetics and Theology

You may or may not know that I offer a monthly Hope’s Reason Newsletter. This is not available to everyone, just to those who sign up for the newsletter. But why should you sign up […]

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What Podcasts Do I Listen To?

Apologetics and Theology

I drive a lot. We do everything outside of the city we live in. We don’t even go to church in the same city. Because of all that time in the car, it is nice […]

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Apologetics Journal Update

Apologetics Journal

This past year was the first year that we have not put out an issue of Hope’s Reason: A Journal of Apologetics. If you are not familiar with this journal, you need to check it […]

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How I Started Blogging

Blogging and Writing

I invaded the blogosphere (do people still use that word?) in 2006. I had just published my first book (with Stan Porter), Unmasking the Pagan Christ, and discovered that someone (Ian Clary) was reviewing our book. […]

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Apologetics Journal: The Update

A few years ago I felt the need for a new apologetics journal. There are not a lot of them out there to begin with. It was to be something not just for academics but […]

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Hope’s Reason: A Journal of Apologetics Vol. 1 No. 1

Our first issue of Hope’s Reason: A Journal of Apologetics came out in 2010.  I am very excited about this journal.  There are some great articles by some talented apologists is this issue.  There are […]

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Podcast Music

I hope that you have been listening to my podcast.  One of the things that I have wanted to add to it was some fun music to start it off.  Glenn Peoples was great enough […]

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Definition of Success

I had a good day today.  I got some important work done at Woodford and First Baptist Church, including getting a number of things ticked off on my to-do list.  I did some work on […]

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Hope’s Reason Podcast

I have started an apologetics podcast connected with Hope’s Reason: A Journal of Apologetics.  It is called Hope’s Reason: A Podcast of Apologetics.  You can find the podcast here or find it on iTunes here.

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Review of Love Wins

Here is my review of Rob Bell’s Love Wins that was published in Hope’s Reason: A Journal of Apologetics Vol. 2 No. 1.  Make sure to check out Hope’s Reason for other helpful reviews. There […]

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Hope’s Reason: Volume One

The first volume of Hope’s Reason: A Journal of Apologetics is now complete.  You can find the entire issue here.  I really like how it turned out.  There are articles on Islam, teleology, resurrection, presuppositional […]

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Journals I Read

As much as it is important to keep on the latest books, it is also important to check out journals for some of the latest scholarship.  These are the journals that I read. Journal of […]

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Hope’s Reason: A Journal of Apologetics

The apologetics journal is now up and running.  You can find it at www.apologeticsjournal.com.  We are looking for submissions of articles and book reviews in the area of apologetics and related fields.  Make sure to […]

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