Why do Christians believe what they do? Why do they choose the God of the Bible over any other religious following? Learn about the person of God and why His followers choose Him through Christian theology and apologetics articles by various Blogos contributors.

For more apologetics articles, see Compelling Truth and Keep Watch.







The imposter theory supposes that someone else pretended to be Jesus between His burial and ascension. Why this makes about as much sense as Mystique impersonating Rogue.

Read more...Jeff Laird


Faithless Fairy Tales  |  May-Aug 2014
Introduction: How science pioneers relied on the Bible as much as their microscopes.
Part 1: The real story of Galileo — His faith, his science, and his relationship with the Catholic Church.
Part 2: The Scopes Trial — A smear campaign against Christianity? Or a movie about McCarthyism?
Part 3: The Crusades — Calling the Crusades a war against poor, defenseless Muslims is an insult — to the Muslims!
Part 4: The Spanish Inquisition — Not what you expected.

Start HereJeff Laird


The God Delusion: how Richard Dawkins' book on religion, philosophy, and science taught me about deep emotional hurt and hatred.

Read more...Kristi-Joy Matovich


Argument From Reason  |  Aug 6 2014
Naturalists say that reason is a part of evolution. But is reason even possible for physical stuff? Or is it proof there's something more in the universe?

Read more...Jeff Laird


Fallacy and Logic  |  Jul 2014
Christian apologetics is a noble cause, but logic is sometimes a rare commodity. How to argue truth without falling into fallacy.
Part 1: Straw Men, False Causes, and Bandwagons
Part 2: Genetic Origins, No True Scotsman, and the Texas Sharpshooter
Part 3: Appeal to Authority, Personal Incredulity, and the Slippery Slope

Start HereKersley Fitzgerald


Replacement theology is an unbiblical teaching that says the church has replaced Israel in God's blessings and promises. British Israelism goes a step further, claiming that Great Britian is descended from the Ten Tribes of Israel. Meg Tisdale discusses why this belief is grounded not in Scripture but anti-Semitism.

Read more...Meg Tisdale


Reincarnation and Christianity  |  Jun 24 2014
Many Christians are falling into the false belief that the Bible is compatible with eastern reincarnation. Beth Hyduke discusses how reincarnation is completely contrary to Christian beliefs as expressed in the Bible.

Read more...Beth Hyduke


Is healing based on faith? Does wealth come from prayer? Jesus' call to His followers was to reject worldly things and expect hardships. How prosperity theology gets theology all wrong.

Read more...Jeff Laird


Was Jesus' fulfillment of Old Testament prophecy self-fulfilling? Or is Jesus really the Messiah promised by God to the nation of Israel?

Read more...Jeff Laird


The Gospel of Barnabas  |  May 22 2014
Is the Gospel of Barnabas really over 1500 years old? Why a Muslim-friendly account, filled with cultural anachronisms, can't be the true story of Jesus.

Read more...Jeff Laird


Deepak Chopra combines western medicine, Eastern mysticism, and Christianity into his own personal philosophy, then sells that philosophy to others. Does he help people? Or is he merely professing to be wise and exchanging the glory of God for an image of corruptible man?

Read more...Sally Plemons


What were they smoking?  |  May 16 2014
Did the apostles hallucinate Jesus' appearance after the resurrection? Or did Jesus really come back to life? Why the hallucination theory goes up in smoke.

Read more...Jeff Laird


Does Leviticus make mistakes in describing animals? Rabbits don't chew their cud. Bats aren't birds. Grasshoppers don't have four legs. Does Leviticus 11 prove the Bible is in error?

Read more...Jeff Laird


Blood out of a (Moon) Rock  |  April 15 2014
Are upcoming lunar eclipses a precursor to fulfilled prophecy? Is something significant about to happen to Israel? Or are blood moons just astronomical anomalies?

Read more...Jeff Laird


Joel Osteen  |  March 17 2014
For the saved, Osteen's teachings are like the hollow candy shell: empty calories, better spent on something more nourishing. For the unsaved, Osteen's ministry isn't just a problem, it's a flat-out obscenity.

Read more...Jeff Laird


Are the best Christians those who doubt their faith? Or those who think through their faith?

Read more...Robin Schumacher


Do Christians have to obey the Old Testament Law? Does God expect New Covenant believers to submit themselves to the laws of the Old Covenant?

Read more...S. Michael Houdmann


Is religion the cause of most wars in the world?  |  Jan 16, 2014
Part 1: Religion isn't the problem
Part 2: People are the problem
Part 3: The Bible says be nice to each other

Maggie Peil


A 30 Second Argument for God  |  Jan 21, 2013
A quick argument for the existence of God: How can you be here if He doesn't exist?

Read more...Robin Schumacher


Why bawl at Paul?  |  January 15 2014
Many believe that Paul's theology contradicted Jesus'. Is this true? What does the Bible say?

Read more...Jeff Laird


It is common for Muslims today to argue that the Bible has been corrupted over the ages. But what if the Qur'an's own words actually affirm the Bible?

Read more...Gary Meredith


We vaccinate our children against small pox, polio, and the flu. But how can we vaccinate them against the world's deadliest disease—false-teaching?

Read more...Jeff Laird


Why Isn't Everyone a Christian?  |  Dec 13, 2013
Does God want everyone to be saved? If so, why isn't everyone a Christian?

Read more...Robin Schumacher


What do Santa and God have in common? Atheists say both are fanciful figments of our imagination. But does the Santa Claus argument really disprove the existence of God? Or does it just make people think they sound smart?

Read more...Jeff Laird


Does God choose who will be saved or does He offer His grace to everyone for them to accept or reject? Can we choose God on our own?

Read more...Robin Schumacher


How to Witness to Atheists  |  Nov 18, 2013
How do you witness to atheists? With love, humility, patience, and prayer. In short, with the same attitude we should have in all our encounters.

Part 1: Attitude
Part 2: Resources Maggie Peil


Truth, John MacArthur, and Strange Fire  |  November 18, 2013
John MacArthur's conference Strange Fire featured several speakers that insisted the signs gifts are not common in the current church age. Are they right? Are 'gifts' like tongues actually 'strange fire'?

Read more...Robin Schumacher


Tripping over the Trinity  |  November 18, 2013
How can a monotheistic God be the Trinity? How can Jesus be God if He prayed to God? How can one God live in hierarchy with Himself?

Read more...Jeff Laird


Were Paul and James false prophets?  |  November 12, 2013
Both Paul and James seem to have prophesied that Jesus would return within the lifetime of their audiences. Jesus didn't. Does that mean they are false prophets?

Read more...Bill Brenner


Neuroscience and Free Will  |  November 11, 2013
Current neuroscience theory says all of our actions are determined by outside stimuli and we have no free will. Very few know to take this to its logical conclusion: are we responsible for our actions?

Read more...Jeff Laird


Milk and Meat  |  Oct 16, 2013
Every Christian should learn apologetics, but first we must know our own faith. We must have milk before meat.

Read more...Kersley Fitzgerald


Was Jesus invented by the Romans in an attempt to put an end to the conflict in 1st century Israel? Did the Romans invent a covert Messiah who emphasized peace to solve their problems with constant Jewish rebellion?

Read more...S. Michael Houdmann


Immortal and Moral  |  Sep 19, 2013
Why did God make us with an immortal soul? Why did He give us free will to choose our immortal destiny?

Read more...Kersley Fitzgerald


A review of Reza Aslan's 'Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth.' Was Jesus a failed revolutionary or the Savior of the world?

Read more...Dan Barkman


Adoption  |  Aug 6, 2013
How is adopting a child similar to God adopting us?

Read more...Gwen Sellers


Why do we have to live our lives? Why can't God just take us now? Is it possible that we're on earth for a reason?

Read more...Gwen Sellers


In collaboration with apologetics315.com, Robin Schumacher presents a series of slideshows for churches and teachers on Christian apologetics.

Read more...Robin Schumacher


Many churches today encourage their congregation to give a 'first fruits' offering. What is it, and does it belong in the church?

Read more...Compelling Truth


Is it dangerous or beneficial for a Christian to study other religions? How studying the basics of other faiths can strengthen our own beliefs.

Read more...Dillon Burroughs


Our increasingly pluralistic society often suggests that all religions basically worship the same God. Is this true?

Read more...Dillon Burroughs


Why Study Apologetics?  |  May 7, 2013
Why should we study apologetics? Isn't enough to know what we believe without worrying about the evidence that supports our belief?

Read more...Dillon Burroughs


Christianity is built on the foundational belief that Jesus died and rose again on the third day (1 Corinthians 15:3-4). The Qur'an frequently mentions Jesus, calling Him a messenger of Allah or one of the prophets (Sura 5:75). What does Islam teach about the death of Jesus?

Read more...Dillon Burroughs


Christmas is a Christian holiday that celebrates the birth of Jesus. New Testament accounts state that Jesus was born of a virgin named Mary. Did you know that the Qur'an, the holy book of Islam, also speaks about the birth of Jesus (Isa)?

Read more...Dillon Burroughs


Why Should We Study Apologetics?  |  January 30, 2013
Apologetics is the area of Christian theology that deals with providing evidence or reasons for why we believe. But why should we study it? How can apologetics be useful in day-to-day life?

Read more...Dillon Burroughs


It is a common statement in today’s pluralistic society to hear someone say, “We all worship the same God.” But is this true? A brief look at the God of the Bible and Allah in the Qur’an offers two conflicting views of God that indicates that these two deities cannot represent the same being.

Read more...Dillon Burroughs


Unpacking Atheism  |  November 7, 2012
Part 1: Dr. William Lane Craig: Unpacking Atheism
Part 2: The Artist and the Lawyer: Dr. Holly Ordway and Randall Niles
Part 3: Reaching Atheists: How to share Jesus without scaring friends and family

Start hereKersley Fitzgerald


Can the Gospels be trusted?  |  October 31, 2012
Many questions are often raised regarding the reliability of the Gospels in the Bible. Why were Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John written so long after Jesus' ministry? Who were these authors, and how can we be sure that they knew what really happened in the life of Jesus? Blogos author Dan Barkman uncovers whether or not the Gospels are historically accurate.

Read more...Dan Barkman


If you're a Christian, what would it take to convince you that the atheists are right? If you're an atheist, what would move you to believe that Jesus is who He claimed to be and that God created everything, including you?

Read more...Robin Schumacher


Are Atheists Smarter than Christians?  |  September 17, 2012
Are unbelievers really smarter than Christians or other people of faith? Or is there something else at work? No one denies that throughout all of history there have been brilliant men and women who have believed in God and there have also been equally intellectually equipped individuals who have denied the existence of any gods. Why is that?

Read more...Robin Schumacher
 


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