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Passibility, Atonement, and Cruciformity

What does God’s suffering for us (on the cross) to save us and God’s suffering with us to strengthen and comfort us have to do with Christian character formation or Christ-likeness (cruciformity)? To read the full article click the highlighted title (Passibility, Atonement, and Cruciformity) at the bottom of this post. ABSTRACT Does God’s suffering for us to save us …Continue reading →

World Religions and Suffering

“Other religions ask humanity to rise above their pain, or perhaps to deny it altogether. In Christianity, we do not rise above our pain; rather, God descends to it.” Philip Yancey, Forward to Charles Ohlrich’s The Suffering God: Hope and Comfort for Those Who Hurt

The Politico-Religious Catalyst to the Early Islamic Conquests

If you’ve ever wondered about the real roots of Islam, or whether Islam is the religion of peace the liberal Western media portrays it to be, or whether Muhammad is a moral role-model for the modern man, then this article is for you. Below is an abstract of the paper I’ve written in the recently published book Christian Apologetics to Islam, Course Book 2. To …Continue reading →

Why It’s Good for Believers to Share the Gospel

As born again Christians we are (newly) created to share the Gospel, thus we’re fulfilling our new nature whenever we evangelize. God does not only command us to preach God’s love via Jesus’ atonement in order to save those who haven’t yet put their trust in His Son; He also commands it because it’s good for our soul. An essential …Continue reading →

Integration of Science and Religion by Dr. Wernher von Braun

“After years of probing the spectacular mysteries of the universe, I have been led to a firm belief in the existence of God. The grandeur of the cosmos serves only to confirm my belief in the certainty of a creator. I just cannot envision this whole Universe coming into being without something like divine will. The natural laws of the …Continue reading →

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