Category Archives: Christian

Beyond Belief – How Can You Possibly Believe the Bible Is True?

OK, so here it is. Throughout this little series on apologetics (the ability to explain your faith, and also hopefully to make it more clear to those who are skeptical of Christianity), I have been referring to the Bible as … Continue reading

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Beyond Belief – Do You Believe in Truth and Morality? Absolutely!

Author’s Note As I sit down to write this, I began with a prayer that my words will not get in the way of the message God wants to convey. This post, like all others from this “Beyond Belief” series, … Continue reading

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Beyond Belief – Do You Believe in Miracles? Yes!

On February 22, 1980, sportscaster Al Michaels uttered the greatest phrase in the history of sportscasting: “Do you believe in miracles? Yes!” The occasion, of course, was at the end of one of the biggest upsets (if not the biggest) … Continue reading

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Beyond Belief – How Do We Know God Is Real?

Continuing our way through this series of posts in an area of the faith known as apologetics (i.e., explaining your faith), we come to a topic that’s paramount for anyone just beginning their exploration into the veracity of the claims … Continue reading

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Beyond Belief – Faith and Doubt and Disbelief

When our youngest daughter was about 7 or 8, she approached us with growing doubts about the existence of Santa Claus. Her older brother and sister had hinted here and there that her belief was babyish. When she asked us … Continue reading

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Beyond Belief – Think About It: Sighted Faith

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart, with all your soul, and with all your mind.” Jesus, as recorded in Matthew 27:32 (NIV, emphasis added) Who said you need to put your brain in neutral in order to … Continue reading

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Beyond Belief — Faith and Doubt

As we make our way into a series of posts on apologetics (explaining or defending your belief in Jesus), let’s start by exploring the foundations of faith and doubt. Before beginning today, I’d like to remind everyone that everything I … Continue reading

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Beyond Belief — Before the Beginning

Let’s remember for a moment back to the time before we passed through death of our old self and into our new life, our new selves. Was your journey toward rebirth simple and straightforward, or was it a prolonged wrestling … Continue reading

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Whispers from God

How Jehovah’s Witnesses Caused My Relationship with Jesus Someone commented on my last post, remarking on the believability factor of the Bible, for which I’m grateful. It made me think back on my own journey to relationship with my Lord … Continue reading

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Working for God, Inc.

Don’t You Have to Be a Pastor to Serve God?? When I first became a follower of Christ, I was young and foolish and in high school. At the time, I was trying to decide what to major in as … Continue reading

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