Disputations: Gabriel’s Vision and the Resurrection of Jesus

June 27, 2024By ARCCommon Objections, Culture, General Apologetics

By Gary R. Haberman Archaeological artifacts often add relevant background information to particular topics, sometimes bear directly on certain events, and occasionally contribute some intrigue. The original “Gabriel stone” measures three feet high by one foot wide. Written on the stone in ink, rather than being engraved into the rock, are 87 lines of Hebrew … Read More

The God of Second Guesses

September 27, 2023By ARCCommon Objections, General Apologetics

by Bruce A. Ware – Open theism, as it is of ten called, derives its name from the idea central to its entire model: the future is “open” and not “closed.” By this, open theists wish to avoid the notion that God actually knows in advance the future decisions and actions of his moral creatures, … Read More

Open Theism: Making God Like Us

September 27, 2023By ARCCommon Objections, General Apologetics

by Craig Branch – The Veritas Introduction to Areopagus Journal Vol. 4 No. 2 March-April 2004 Theological controversy has always been a part of the Church’s experience and will continue to be until Christ returns. It is something that we cannot ignore. Scripture explicitly and repeatedly warns us about false teachers who are either unlearned … Read More

On Aliens and Raelians

September 19, 2023By ARCCommon Objections

by Clete Hux – Solomon wrote, “There’s nothing new under the sun,” but he wasn’t familiar with Raelians. Granted, the increased attention in the last several years over UFO mania isn’t new. Just when we thought we had seen it all with the “Heaven’s Gate” UFO cult, here come the Raelians, telling us that human … Read More

What Lennox Could Have Said to Dawkins if He’d Had More Time

September 5, 2023By ARCCommon Objections, General Apologetics

by Brandon Robbins and Steven B. Cowan- On October 3, 2007 there was a debate in Birmingham Alabama titled , “The God Delusion Debate.”   Fixed Point Foundation brought together two Oxford profes­sors, one a bestselling atheist author, Professor Richard Dawkins, and the other, Dr. John Lennox, a mathe­matician and philosopher of science. Richard Dawkins is … Read More

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

Does the Bible Condone Immorality?

June 26, 2023By ARCCommon Objections, General Apologetics

By Mark Coppenger The current choir of atheists has taken up an old refrain, singing of their own moral superiority to those who follow the Bible. Not content to fault particular Christians for their shortcomings and hypocrisies, they presume to criticize the Bible itself, and even Jesus, for unsavory teachings and behavior. In this article, … Read More