White Horse Inn: The Greatest Story Ever Told

[display_podcast]The Bible did not fall down from heaven as a sourcebook for spirituality, personal life-lessons, or even as a collection of doctrines. Rather, it should primarily be understood as a report of an unfolding drama that took place in real space and time history that culminates in the life of a particular Jew born in Bethlehem in the days of Caesar Augustus.If this story isn’t true, it should be completely rejected and set aside. But if it is true, then we will find ourselves … [Read more...]

WWUTT: The Bible Is True Because the Bible Says It’s True?

How can we know that the Bible really is God's word and it what it says is true?Well, first of all, because the Bible says so. Whoa! Hold the phone! The Bible is true because the Bible says it's true? That's a circular argument! Listen, it’s perfectly reasonable.If we said the Bible was something the Bible didn't say that would be a problem, wouldn’t it? But even on its own, the reasoning isn’t circular. The Bible is self-affirming. We use history to examine history, right?Well, lik … [Read more...]

Summit Lecture Series: A Muslims Journey to Christ with Nabeel Qureshi, part 6

To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org. When I was confronted with the reality that Christianity was full of objective truth and my defense of Islam was subjective at best, I started praying. Repeatedly, I asked God for a vision or a dream or anything that might show me the truth. Now, understand that in Islamic culture, there is a lot of stock put in visions and dreams. My father knew all sorts of things about future events because of dreams and visions. … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: The Defense of Christianity vs. the Defense of Islam, with Nabeel Qureshi

To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org. As a Muslim who had come face to face with the reality that the Bible is trustworthy, I ultimately had to conclude that the Christian position on the Holy Trinity is viable. At the time, I didn’t find it compelling, but I conceded that it was viable. It was about this time when my Christian friend, David, invited my dad and I to meet his friends, Michael Licona and Gary Habermas. This was going to be some debate: tw … [Read more...]

Ouxano 102: How To Easily Start Reading the Bible With Your Kids

[display_podcast] As our kids grow, the first phase of digging into God’s Word and applying it to their lives can begin as early as ages two to five.  We need to start fostering reading habits in them and the importance of Bible stories by creating a visual experience for them and modeling the importance of reading the Bible’s stories to them. This is done, not just through reading books to them, but find Bible Story Books with engaging illustrations that help bring the stories to life in their … [Read more...]

Carty’s Contemporary Classics 42: Take A Look At The Snake & Be Born Again

[display_podcast] Some people who are “Born Again”… and KNOW that they are born again… You see, you’ll know that you know when you are. But, when you’re not sure, then you probably aren’t. But some people who are and know that they are are what I call a “Point In Time” Christian. A Point in Time Christian is someone who may not remember the exact date, but they remember the circumstance – it may have been at a revival meeting or Harvest Crusade, it may have been kneeling beside your bed with yo … [Read more...]