I’ve Changed My Mind: A Prodigal Comes Home

Three things happened on October 31st: On October 31st, 1517, Martin Luther nailed his 95 Theses on the castle church door in Wittenberg, initiating the Protestant Reformation. On October 31st, 2007, I was induced by a friend of a relative to "accept Christ," thus marking the beginning of my eleven year journey into Evangelical Protestantism … Continue reading I’ve Changed My Mind: A Prodigal Comes Home

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Debate: “What Does it Mean to be Human?” (Steven Martins vs. Shabir Ally)

A few months ago, I had the pleasure of sitting in on a debate that took place between Steven Martins and Shabir Ally on the topic "What Does This Mean to be Human?" As far as I know, this is the first Christian-Muslim debate to focus specifically in on the topic of Anthropology (the doctrine … Continue reading Debate: “What Does it Mean to be Human?” (Steven Martins vs. Shabir Ally)

Debate: “What Do the Qur’an and Islamic Tradition Say About the Bible?” (vs. Ijaz Ahmad)

I recently participated in two debates with Muslim apologist Ijaz Ahmad (of Calling Christians) on the debate topics, "Is the New Testament God's Word?" as well as "What Do the Qur'an and Islamic Tradition Say About the Bible?" The debate video for the second of these two videos is up, which you may view here. Here … Continue reading Debate: “What Do the Qur’an and Islamic Tradition Say About the Bible?” (vs. Ijaz Ahmad)

Evangelical Responses to Historical Criticism: A Brief Survey

By: J. Luis Dizon The 18th century enlightenment saw the rise of the historical-critical method of approaching scripture. This method is concerned with “getting behind the text” to determine how the text arrived at its present form, hence its being called a diachronic approach to scripture. This is done through form criticism (the study of … Continue reading Evangelical Responses to Historical Criticism: A Brief Survey

(Français) A Most Scandalous Idea

Par J.Luis Dizon Traduit par Ericka Lariviere Noël nous rappelle le principe de Dieu, devenu humain. Ce concept est appelé l’Incarnation (Un terme latin qui veut littéralement dire « devenir chair »).  Si vous avez été élevé dans un environnement de culture chrétienne comme le Canada, cette idée ne vous semble probablement pas si extraordinaire. … Continue reading (Français) A Most Scandalous Idea