Monthly Archives: January 2019

Does Atheism Promote Progress?

Atheism is not a monolithic worldview perspective. Many atheists will even balk at my calling atheism a “worldview perspective”. I honestly cannot see how it is a not a worldview. It matters not what shade of atheism one affirms, all manifestations of atheism by implication make claims as to the nature of reality. A worldview is a network of presuppositions not verified by empirical methods, in terms of which all reality is interpreted. If one affirms as part of their network of presuppositions the non-existence of God, or the low … Read More »

Hey! Why is My Bible Missing Verses?

Upon comparing the KJV (King James Bible) with your NASB (New American Standard Bible), or NIV (New International Version), you will find that the two latter translations are missing verses found in the KJV. If you search the newer translations you will quickly notice that John 5:4, Acts 8:37, 1 John 1:7, and Mark 16:9-20 are either missing or bracketed off. What gives? Has someone tampered with the text of scripture? Why is my KJV Bible missing these verses? First, we need to rest assured that such omission is not … Read More »

Will We Dream In Heaven?

This seems like an odd question, but I nonetheless would like to briefly provide an answer. This question was posed while Dan Buttafuoco was promoting his new book “Consider the Evidence”; a book that you need to definitely get your hands on. While this question does not seem to have any significant importance, it does allow us to reflect upon the nature of our heavenly existence, and our existence post resurrection. According to the biblical teaching, death is not non-existence. The Bible clearly teaches a conscious existence after death (Luke … Read More »

How Does One Avoid Being Dogmatic?

You can’t! I could end the article here since my simple response answers the question. However, I am sure readers will demand an explanation. Fair enough. One cannot avoid being dogmatic in theology, apologetics, philosophy, science, or in any intellectual enterprise. The reality is that we all begin our reasoning somewhere. If we desire to avoid an infinite regression of justifications for each and every belief that we have, we must begin our thinking at a dogmatic first principle. A first principle that is an absolute given. Without this first … Read More »