Bridging Lessing’s “Ugly Ditch”: The Historical Testimony to Miracles

One of the great skeptical minds of the 18th century, Gotthold Lessing, coined a phrase to describe what for him was an unbridgeable gap between the 18th-century enlightened mind and the purported supernatural events of the Bible. Lessing called this gap, the “ugly broad ditch,” a chasm in knowledge that made it unreasonable for someone… Continue reading Bridging Lessing’s “Ugly Ditch”: The Historical Testimony to Miracles

Ravi Zacharias – The Guy Who Loved Waffle House

I spent roughly 4.5 years at Fort Bragg, NC serving in the Army, mostly with the XVIII ABN Corps and the 82D ABN Division. One of the local dives scattered throughout Fayetteville, NC where Bragg is located is Waffle House. Although founded in Georgia, Waffle Houses were everywhere in neighboring North Carolina. In fact, on… Continue reading Ravi Zacharias – The Guy Who Loved Waffle House

Four Domains of Christian Knowledge: Historical Apologetics

Philosophy and The Need for A Revelation In the previous section of this series, I discussed the first category of Christian Apologetics: Philosophical Apologetics, or Philosophy as applied to religious beliefs. Philosophical Apologetics can also be referred to as Natural Theology, and overlaps significantly with Philosophical Theology, which is more restricted in scope. While there… Continue reading Four Domains of Christian Knowledge: Historical Apologetics

Four Domains of Christian Knowledge: Apologetics (Logic)

Logic This final area of philosophical inquiry is somewhat other than the rest. Logic is not so much a part of human life to investigate, as a tool we seem capable of accessing in order to do the investigation well. Logic is similar to language in that, while we can think reflexively about both, we… Continue reading Four Domains of Christian Knowledge: Apologetics (Logic)

Oh Death Where is Your Victory?: Death and Dying in a Time of Crises

Like so many other social institutions in lieu of the outbreak of COVID-19, churches have decided to suspend their services indefinitely. However, churches are part of something that itself is more than just a social institution, for most members of most churches are also members of the Body of Christ, which is the Church. As… Continue reading Oh Death Where is Your Victory?: Death and Dying in a Time of Crises