Monthly Archives: July 2017

Is the Holy Spirit a Person?

By: Elias Ayala (M.A.T & Mdiv) It is common for many Christians to neglect the person of the Holy Spirit within the context of their own personal spiritual life. We can often place so much emphasis on the Father or the Son that we forget that the Scriptures also refer to the Holy Spirit as God. When we address God in worship, we must not forget both who He is and what He is. God is a being, but He is also comprised of three distinct persons. Such is the … Read More »

The Importance of Church History in Apologetics

By: Elias Ayala (M.A.T & Mdiv) It is often touted on the internet that the books of the Bible were chosen at the Council of Nicea under the guidance, supervision, and command of Emperor Constantine. This process was closely controlled so as to choose books that catered to the political desires and ambitions of the newly Christianized Roman Empire. Or, we have often been told that the doctrine of the Deity of Christ was a later invention of the church who looked back at the life and teachings of Jesus … Read More »

Being and Somethingness

By David Eldon Schroeder Ed. D. We need to begin our inquiry into establishing a credible perspective on origins with the premise that nothing cannot make something. To believe otherwise requires a greater leap of faith than any proposition found in any religion. Therefore, if one does not want to call the maker “intelligent design(er),” at least the admission of a “creative impulse” or force must be allowed. And since all that we know in our dimensions of space and time seems to exist within a cause/effect nexus, the “creative … Read More »