Monthly Archives: May 2017

The Word of God As Our Foundation

By: Elias Ayala (M.A.T. & M.DIV) “The Scripture does not depend for its truth on anything other than itself. It is not true because it accords with some higher standard. It is true because it is God’s Word, and God’s Word is true because He says it” -Dr. John Frame In the above quote, Dr. Frame correctly recognizes the authoritative place the scriptures hold within the Christian’s worldview. On Christian theism, there is no higher authority than God Himself. We see even within the pages of the Bible God swearing … Read More »

How Should Christians Understand Near Death Experiences?

By Elias Ayala (M.A.T. & Mdiv) A Near Death Experience, or hereafter, an NDE, is “an unusual experience taking place on the brink of death and recounted by a person after recovery, typically an out-of-body experience or a vision of a tunnel of light”. There have been multiple recorded cases of such experiences that either share common characteristics, or differ greatly due to the apparent religious nature of the experience. The problematic issue is not in the fact that such experiences can be had, but rather, in the great diversity … Read More »