Showing posts from September, 2012

Reasonable Faith Launches New TV Program

Reasonable Faith is launching a new TV program on NRB Network ! The program description is as follows: Apologist and author Dr. William Lane Craig joins NRB's primetime lineup in Reasonable Faith! Each week, Dr. Craig will equip you with the tools needed to win skeptics and defend biblical truth with maximum effectiveness. Series premieres on Monday, Oct. 1 at 9p ET (re-airs at 1a ET).  NRB Network already has several other good programs available from such Christian organizations as Answers In Genesis, Cross Examined (Frank Turek), and Ravi Zacharias International Ministries. Now, Reasonable Faith is a delightful addition! Tune in, if you can, because this is sure to be a viewer-favorite program!  

Objections 101: Can God Make A Rock So Big He Can't Lift It?

Welcome to the first in the new series, Objections 101, where we will take a look at some misconceptions and objections commonly brought up by the skeptics. Today, we will take a look at the question, "Can God make a rock so big He can't lift it?" -------- Q . Can God Make A Rock So Big He Can't Lift It? A . This is a common question that that skeptics bring up in order to suppress the idea that God may actually exist as the Theist claims and believes. It questions God's omnipotence by claiming that if He were all-powerful He could do anything -- even make a rock so large He couldn't lift it. However, it is important to realize that there are some things that God cannot do : He can’t do anything contrary to His nature. Greg Koukl from Stand To Reason explains it very simply in the following video: D. James Kennedy summed it up well in his book S keptics Answered  when he stated, "To me, this is like asking, 'Did you drive to wor

Bill Nye Says Creationism Is Inappropriate For Children

I am a little behind on this, because I was busy with a project at the time of the video's posting. However, I feel it is important to address it now while people are still talking about it. In the following video, Bill Nye, also known as "the science guy," states that creationism is inappropriate for children, and that, "There's no evidence for it [creationism]." I realize it's hard to condense one's thoughts and/or arguments into a two-minute video, but if Bill Nye is going to state that there is no evidence for creationism, then he should at least try to provide some evidence apart from the claim that "we need them [your children]," and that "creationism is not appropriate for" them. Creationism is treated as an enemy of education. Why? "Because," as Ron Rhodes states, "Creationists want creationism taught in public schools as an alternative to evolution, creationists are caricatured as enemies of educati

Book Review: SEAL of God

I first learned of Chad Williams when I watched him debate an atheist during one of his street preaching events. Later, I found him through Ray Comfort’s ministry; he was always the one who would bring up the apologetics-related topics on their show, On The Box . Needless-to-say, I loved it! So when I heard that he was writing a book, I knew I had to read it. That book, SEAL of God , is an excellent read. It is the testimony of former Navy SEAL, Chad Williams, chronicling his life from before he met Christ to his unexpected encounter with Him, and his experiences in BUD/S SEAL training. The book begins with stories from Chad’s “wild” side in his younger years. Always the adventure seeker, Chad chased every dream he had, and he was always in search of the next “thrill.” It was obvious that he was searching for something, though at the time, he didn’t know what that was. He finally decided that becoming a SEAL was the way to fill the void. A former Navy SEAL, Scott Helvenston, to

DVD Review: October Baby

When I first heard that October Baby was coming to theaters, I knew it was a movie that I had to see. But if you’re like me, and were unable to make it to the theater to see it, you will be happy to know that release date for the DVD is September 11. Recently, I finally had the chance to watch this highly anticipated film, and here are my thoughts… The story behind October Baby is loosely based on the true story of abortion survivor Gianna Jessen . It is the story of nineteen-year-old Hannah Lawson who finds out that her personal struggles and physical sickness are the result of being an abortion survivor. Here is the film’s synopsis: As the curtain rises, Hannah hesitantly steps onto the stage for her theatrical debut in college. Yet before she can utter her first lines, Hannah—unscripted—collapses in front of the stunned audience. After countless medical tests, all signs point to one underlying factor: Hannah's difficult birth. This revelation is nothin