mid-week apologetics booster (3-19-2015)

Good morning fellow soldiers of Christ!

Here are some things for you to read, watch or listen to:

  1. The Case For The Real Jesus (Lee Strobel), Free Audio Book: https://faithbyhearing.wordpress.com/2015/03/02/the-case-for-the-real-jesus-free-audio-book/ You do have to sign up for their newsletter in order to download the free audio, but I think it is worth it – great book.
  2. Here are a few videos we’ve been watching this month in the Tactics class in preparation for Easter:
    1. Peter Williams – Things Which Ought To Be Better Known About The Resurrection Of Jesus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CbBVBUeHXZ4
    2. On Guard Conference: Gary Habermas – The Resurrection of Jesus: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KNdmSQKyzgc
  3. The Argument from Consciousness in Eight Quick Points: http://www.saintsandsceptics.org/the-argument-from-consciousness-in-seven-quick-points/
  4. The Christian Gospel Is The Ultimate Answer: http://www.whatchristianswanttoknow.com/the-christian-gospel-is-the-ultimate-answer/
  5. The Importance of the Creation Vs. Evolution Discussion: http://www.whatchristianswanttoknow.com/the-importance-of-the-creation-vs-evolution-discussion/
  6. CHRISTIANITY IS WEIRD… http://www.becauseitstrue.com/blogarticles/christianity-is-weird
  7. THE RESURGENCE OF INTELLIGENT FAITH – We are called to have childlike faith, not childish Does this mean that a person must be an “intellectual?” By no means. It means that we are called to understand our faith, understand our culture, and communicate the beauty and credibility of the gospel of Jesus Christ to a lost and broken world.  http://anchorapologetics.com/2014/01/28/the-resurgence-of-intelligent-faith/
  8. Can Creationists Be “Real” Scientists? https://answersingenesis.org/creation-scientists/can-creationists-be-real-scientists/
  9. Marc Kirschner, chair of the Department of Systems Biology, Harvard Medical School, stated: “In fact, over the last 100 years, almost all of biology has proceeded independent of evolution, except evolutionary biology itself. Molecular biology, biochemistry, physiology, have not taken evolution into account at all.”  Dizikes, P, Missing Links, Boston Globe, 23 October 2005: http://gen1rev22.blogspot.co.uk/2012/03/only-biology-that-has-proceeded-in.html
  10. Reasonable Faith in an Uncertain World (Conference) – this is a bunch of recorded videos from a conference that was recorded live at Bridgeway Christian Church in Rocklin, California (2 successive years):
    1. http://www.apologeticsguy.com/reasonable-faith-in-an-uncertain-world-conference/
    2. http://www.apologeticsguy.com/reasonable-faith-in-an-uncertain-world-2-conference/
  11. Cancer Research Inadvertently Refutes Evolution: http://www.icr.org/article/8653
  12. 13 reasons why I am not an atheist: https://jamesbishopblog.wordpress.com/2015/03/12/13-reasons-why-i-am-not-an-atheist/
    1. Because thoughts have no value, on atheism
    2. Because of a lack of moral motivation, on atheism
    3. Because of Big Bang cosmology
    4. Because to be a true atheist is impossible
    5. Because truth seeking is not the ultimate good on atheism
    6. Because of the origin of life itself
    7. Because of uniformity in nature
    8. Because of the reality of miracles
    9. Because of the presupposition of human dignity and worth
    10. Because most atheists hold to the view of scientism
    11. Because the atheist has to delude himself daily
    12. Because of insurmountable improbabilities that defies atheism
    13. Because the atheist can’t live consistently with his claims, and that he needs to steal from other worldviews
  13. 7 Reasons Why I Believe Christianity is True: https://1peter315.wordpress.com/2014/03/09/7-reasons-why-i-believe-christianity-is-true/
  14. AFA rejects demand by atheist Mikey Weinstein: http://www.afa.net/action-alerts/afa-rejects-demand-by-atheist-mikey-weinstein/
  15. Apologetic Nonstarters: Arguments to Avoid in Defending Christianity: http://www.equip.org/articles/apologetic-nonstarters-arguments-avoid-defending-christianity/#christian-books-2
  16. Pascal’s Method for Presenting the Christian Faith: http://www.thegospelcoalition.org/article/pascals-method-for-presenting-the-christian-faith/
  17. Four Reasons the New Testament Gospels Are Reliable: http://coldcasechristianity.com/2015/four-reasons-the-new-testament-gospels-are-reliable/
  18. Conservative Student Group Commits ‘Act of Violence’ for Defending Christian Values, Refusing to Participate in LGBT Sensitivity Training: http://m.christianpost.com/news/conservative-student-group-commits-act-of-violence-for-refusing-to-participate-in-lgbt-sensitivity-training–135511/
  19. Evolution of a Creation Scientist: http://www.icr.org/article/8644
  20. Equating today’s Jihad with the Christian Crusades is an Islamist’s lie perpetuated by the western media (includes good 5 minute video): http://www.coachisright.com/equating-todays-jihad-christian-crusades-islamists-lie-perpetuated-western-media/
  21. How Reliable Is Roman Catholic History? Very interesting article on responses to RC arguments about the papacy: http://vintage.aomin.org/1296CATR.html
  22. IT’S ALL IN THE BOOK: Some pretty frightening passages in the Koran that can be linked to ISIS behavior: http://www.jewsnews.co.il/2015/03/10/its-all-in-the-book-some-pretty-frightening-passages-in-the-koran-that-can-be-linked-to-isis-behavior/

I pray that something here may be just the thing you needed to see or hear today.  Praise the Lord!

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