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Luke Giving a Talk in Kalispell Tonight

Luke has been invited to give a talk at FVCC tonight in Kalispell from 7:00-8:30.  So, for the massive Apologetic Professor contingent in Kalispell who might be interested (haha), the information about the talk is below!  The theme of the six-speaker series … Continue reading

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Why Was the Cross Necessary?

One of the most common questions about the Cross goes something like this: “Even if I could believe that Jesus was God, and even if could believe that my sins were in need of pardon, I have no earthly idea … Continue reading

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What the Cross Means to Other People

In the last two posts, I’ve discussed six things that the Cross of Christ means to me.  The astute observer will no doubt have noticed that in so doing, I made nary a single mention of any other person in … Continue reading

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What the Cross Means to Me, Part II

Last week, we began discussing what the central event in Christianity – the death of Jesus on the Cross – means to me personally.  In summary, I said that it meant (1) I must matter to God, that (2) my … Continue reading

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What the Cross Means to Me

Roughly 2000 years ago, a controversial religious leader was brutally executed on a cross somewhere in the greater Jerusalem area.  So far as I know, there is more historical evidence for this event – the death of Jesus on the … Continue reading

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From the Reader Mailbag: Is God in the Same Category as a Lucky Ball (Part II)?

This week we continue our discussion of whether or not God can be viewed as a kind of lucky object.  As a reminder, here is the question from a reader that we are pursuing: Reader Question: The question is how … Continue reading

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From the Reader Mailbag: Is God in the Same Category as a Lucky Ball?

Reader Question: Apologetic Professor, if you could be any superhero, which superhero would you be? My response: Don’t be ridiculous.  I am a superhero: Font Boy, with his awesome power of font recognition!  (My favorite catchphrase: Don’t be afraid, ma’am, … Continue reading

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From the Reader Mailbag: Why I Believe in Jesus and Not Osiris

A couple of weeks ago, I had a delightful dialogue concerning my post Why Materialism is Not Skeptical, during which a commenter made some very reasonable replies to my hyperbolic post.  I’m not going to cover all those points here, … Continue reading

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