Must We Have Evidence for God?

September 5, 2023By ARCCommon Objections, Culture, General Apologetics

By Raymond J. VanArragon – There is no doubt that one of the most significant matters of human concern is the existence of God. If an omnipotent, omniscient, perfectly good being cre­ated the world and everything in it, that is a fact of enormous importance for how we understand ourselves and how we live our … Read More

Two More Arguments that Point to God’s Existence

August 31, 2023By ARCCulture, General Apologetics

by Steven B. Cowan – Many arguments for God’s existence appeal to objective features of the physical uni­verse as their starting points.  For example, the cosmological argument (the “where­ did-it-all-come-from” argument) begins with the existence of the universe and seeks an explanation for why something exists rather than nothing.   The argument concludes that the existence … Read More

The Universe Points to God

August 30, 2023By ARCCulture, General Apologetics

by Gregory E. Ganssle – Suppose someone has died and we think that a murder may have been committed.  The detective examines the scene and begins a long investigation.  She seeks to identify the responsible person by gathering facts at the scene and determining in which direction these facts point.  Some of the evidence will … Read More

Near-Death Experiences and Life After Death

August 30, 2023By ARCCulture, General Apologetics

by Steven B. Cowan – As far back as human history has been recorded, people have expressed a hope in life after death. Every religion has some concept of human survival beyond the demise of the physical body. Christians, of course, have a confident faith in an afterlife due to our belief in the resurrection … Read More

What is Yoga?

August 29, 2023By ARCComparative Religions, Culture, General Apologetics

by Clete Hux – Millions of Americans practice it every day. Some say it is just physical exercise. Others say it is a spiritual discipline. Some say it is a New Age “Trojan horse” from the East. And others say they practice “Western” yoga without accepting the Eastern mysticism attached to it. While many Americans … Read More

Veritas: Stretching the Truth?

August 24, 2023By ARCCulture, General Apologetics, Info Pack Articles

By Craig Branch – (The introduction article to The Aeropaus Journal Stretching the Truth Volume 4 Number 4,  July-August 2004) This issue of Areopagus Journal is devoted to providing an understanding of yoga and the current yoga phenomena in our country. The most common questions on a popular level are, “Can a Christian practice yoga?”; … Read More