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

Guilty of Christian Nationalism?

July 28, 2022By ARCCommon Objections, General Apologetics

by Dr. Peter Jones -The latest critics of the Christian faith accuse Christians of being selfish, out-of-date, non-constitutional “Christian nationalists” who would impose all the Christian rules on everyone around them. Think Ku Klux Klanners parading through Washington, DC in the 1920s to defend “Protestant America.”[1] Or the The Handmaid’s Tale or a Christian version of 1984. Christians will, … Read More