Experiencing God – A Critical Review

Introduction Henry T. Blackaby is a Southern Baptist pastor and the main author of the book Experiencing God as well as its related “family of Bible studies” (which also include study guides, an Experiencing God Study Bible, a devotional journal, and, of course, a youth edition). Experiencing God remains popular even after it was first written 30…

Can a Christian Be a Muslim?

Introduction It is said that recitation of the Islamic “creed” known as the shahadah is all that is required for a person to convert to Islam. “Shahada” comes from a word meaning “to know and believe without suspicion, as if witnessed, testification.” The shahadah affirms the following: “There is no god but Allah, and Muhammad is…

Inerrancy, Interpretation, and Orthodoxy: Is the Geisler-Licona Debate Really That Important?

Introduction Norman Geisler’s ongoing battles over biblical inerrancy have generated thousands of pages of writing, animosity, division, and even a sarcastic cartoon made in response to his attacks on Mike Licona. I have avoided posting any direct responses for two reasons: (1) I doubted it would accomplish much (a concern that has since been empirically verified), and  because (2) I don’t…