The Incarnation of the Son of God

Introduction To “incarnate” means to “take on flesh”. In the case of Jesus Christ, it refers to the dogma that the Son of God – the second person of the Holy Trinity – assumed a human nature at his conception in the Blessed Virgin Mary. The incarnation is one of the central mysteries of the…

Is Christian Orthodoxy a Logical Deduction? Norman Geisler’s Failed Attempts at Preserving Orthodoxy

Introduction [Original article published in 2012, updated in 2017) Evangelical writer Norman Geisler’s teachings are fairly widespread, and much has been said about “the orthodox Christian faith” regarding them.  The term “orthodox” has been thrown around so much, it seems it is simply being taken for granted that everyone agrees on what it means. Given the tenor…

Focus on the Family Misleading Kids

Truth Pursuit Fail My child’s October 2017 Clubhouse magazine contained an article titled “A Faith Like Martin’s” by Janice Miller which was apparently written in honor of the Reformation’s so-called 500th anniversary (commemorating an event which itself is considered historical fiction). Besides this popular inaccuracy, the article contained several other misleading statements. I sent them the…

What are the Four Marks of the Church?

Introduction October is the month of the Rosary and a time when Catholics continue their 2,000 year old tradition of fighting to protect the life of the unborn through 40 Days for Life. October 2017 also marks the 100th anniversary of the final Marian apparitions at Fatima.—an event witnessed by more people than Jesus’ resurrection! For…