By Paul Copan,William Lane Craig
• Apologetics, tradition, and the dominion of God
• The God query • The Gospels and the historic Jesus
• old Israel and different Religions
• Christian forte and the World’s Religions
Contributors comprise J. P. Moreland (“Four levels of Postmodernism”), William Lane Craig (“Objections So undesirable That I Couldn’t Have Made Them Up”), Gary R. Habermas (“How to reply while God supplies the Silent Treatment”), Craig Keener (“Gospel fact: The historic Reliability of the Gospels”), and Paul Copan (“Does the previous testomony advocate Slavery?”).
By Connie W. Neal
In this inspiring attention of the religious subject matters within the renowned Harry Potter sequence, recognized Christian writer and Harry Potter fan Connie Neal explores the realm of magic and secret created through J. okay. Rowling along the tales and grand subject matters of the Bible. opposite to those that reject the sequence as a risk to the Christian religion, Neal demonstrates how the teachings in Harry Potter not just echo some of the tales within the Bible yet strengthen the principal messages of Christianity. This revised and improved variation explores all seven installments within the Harry Potter series.
(This ebook has now not been ready, counseled, or approved via any individual or entity that created, released, or produced the Harry Potter books or comparable properties.)
By Armour Patterson
ABOUT the writer: Armour spent a lot of his lifestyles within the heart East. Afoot, within the saddle, aboard felucca, boat and send, and riding roads either crowded and identified and distant and unmarked, he traversed the towns, ruins, deserts, hills, mountains, and waters of the lands of the Bible the place, every now and then, he resided and labored on archaeological digs. he's a contract author and itinerant preacher and lives within the Mojave wasteland of northwest Arizona together with his spouse, Rachel
By Daryl Wingerd,Jim Elliff,Jim Chrisman,Steve Burchett
In Divorce and Remarriage: A Permanence View the authors clarify intimately why they suspect that Jesus didn't permit divorce for any cause and didn't allow remarriage if a former wife was once residing. This view proposes that the "exception clause" given by way of Jesus has to be understood in its ethic and exegetical context if Christ's rationale for marriage is to be totally comprehended. the result's a point of view that harmonizes all of what Paul and the Gospels train approximately divorce and remarriage.
The authors' view is summarized within the following 3 statements:
- The one-flesh union created in marriage is everlasting until eventually death.
- Initiating a divorce is rarely lawful.
- Remarrying after divorce is an act of adultery if a former wife is living.
This publication was once born out of pastoral drawback for believers dealing with tough marriage concerns and for church leaders who wish to exhibit in actual fact what's going to take place whilst contributors divorce or remarry. Daryl Wingerd, Jim Elliff, Jim Chrisman and Steve Burchett are elders of Christ Fellowship of Kansas urban, Missouri, the place the permanence view has been followed and is lived out between its members.
Part one in all Divorce and Remarriage: A Permanence View represents the biblical beginning of the permanence view. half exhibits how the permanence view works out within the family members and within the neighborhood church.
By Jennifer Campbell
How can prophetic imaginative and prescient be integrated effectively into the ministry of the church? Campbell argues that the
mission of the apostle, evangelist, pastor and instructor is to be prophetically encouraged and led in each approach by means of the union of the observe, the individual of Jesus Christ, and the individual of the Holy Spirit.
By Hans Urs von Balthasar
By Doug Powell
In today’s pluralistic society, now not each method of sharing the gospel will paintings with every person. Being able to provide purposes for the desire we now have in Christ skill knowing the contextual framework of the folks we're addressing.
In the Holman QuickSource consultant to Christian Apologetics, Renaissance guy Doug Powell defends the Christian religion in a brand new key; taking timehonored techniques in apologetics and freshly featuring them for a brand new generation.
1. what's Apologetics?
2. The Cosmological Argument for God’s Existence
3. The Teleological Argument for God’s Existence
4. The Axiological Argument for God’s Existence
5. Which God Exists?
6. the place Did the hot testomony Come From?
7. Is the recent testomony Reliable?
8. ExtraBiblical facts for Jesus
9. Is the outdated testomony Reliable?
10. The success of Prophecy
11. What approximately Miracles?
12. used to be Jesus Raised from Death?
13. Did Jesus declare to Be God? Is He the single Way?
14. How can God enable Evil, ache, and Suffering?
By Andrew Murray
By Amy L Sales,Gary A. Tobin
In this e-book, students and church and synagogue leaders research spiritual association in modern the US. Their essays discover the dynamics of congregational association: the motivations which impel humans to affix a congregation, drop out or stay unaffiliated; the practices inside of church buildings and synagogues which are a magnet for or repel club; and the ways that contextual non secular, social, and cultural components effect styles of congregational association. The e-book is mainly excited by church buildings and synagogues within the extra liberal denominations of Christianity and Judaism, these the place the best club losses are occurring.
Over the earlier few many years club in mainline church buildings within the usa has declined, with a few teams wasting greater than 20 percentage in their club. equally, 4 many years in the past, 60 percentage of all American Jews have been religiously affiliated; this present day that quantity is under forty percentage. This e-book seeks not just to provide an explanation for the explanations for declines in association, but additionally to suggest ways that can wrestle the decline and exhibit reports of congregations that experience succeeded in maintaining their memberships. This paintings might be of significant curiosity to students of faith in the United States in addition to clerics, rabbis, and others actively fascinated by congregational life.
By William M. Schweitzer