Enjoy this fact sheet compiled by Summit Ministries, based on the Minimal Facts Approach developed by Gary Habermas of Liberty University. Habermas is recognized as one of the leading experts on the historical record about Jesus, and has catalogued the positions of over 3400 publications by New Testament historical scholars and skeptics. You can find detailed notes and bibliographic references on his website. The minimal facts approach concentrates on facts agreed upon by more than… Read More →Fact Sheet – Essential Evidence for the Resurrection of Jesus
In this interview, scholar Dr. H. Wayne House talks about the church fathers (a field of study known as patristics) and reading and interpreting the Bible (the field of hermeneutics).
Ronald Reagan’s list of accomplishments is long: husband, actor, governor, president, pro-life advocate, the Soviet Union’s great rival — just to name a few prominent examples. But there is another descriptor for Reagan less discussed: Christian. For those who seek to understand who Reagan was, his own letters and journals provide some of the best glimpses of the man of faith behind the legend.
In this lecture, Dr. Gary Habermas shares his “Minimal Facts” approach to defending the resurrection, an argument that uses premises even skeptics would concede as reasonable to build a decisive case for the resurrection.
In this lecture from the archives, Dr. Michael Bauman shares the story of his conversion from the liberal atheism of the 1960s to Christianity, and in doing so, builds a powerful and articulate case for conservatism and the Christian worldview that is just as relevant today as it has ever been.
It’s been little over a week since the 600th Anniversary of King Henry V’s victory over the French at Agincourt. It was that battle that inspired Shakespeare to write one of the most famous patriotic speeches of all time – a speech that still holds truth for us today.
As governmental and social restrictions on religion increase, violent religious persecution and conflict result. That’s the stunning conclusion of a study of religious freedom conducted by Brian J. Grim and Roger Finke and published by Cambridge University Press.
If Grim and Finke are correct, the Obama administration’s indifferent and sometimes hostile attitude toward religious freedom could be setting America on a catastrophic course.
On February 26, Summit Ministries kicked off the celebration of its 50th Anniversary by sharing our adult conference keynote speaker, Eric Metaxas, with Woodmen Valley Chapel and the Colorado Springs community. 2,700 people crammed in to hear Eric’s hilarious, inspiring and prophetic message.
Wishing to address the notion that religion and science are like oil and water, Dr. Michael Buratovich of Spring Arbor University takes a look at the history of modern science and how it developed.
In this lecture, Dr. Michael Bauman recounts the story of his journey through life, the influence of the 1960s and the beliefs he held about the world. He tells of how his deceptive beliefs led him only to emptiness and how his soul found no rest but in God.
“Beware lest any man take you captive through vain and deceitful philosophy, after the tradition of men, after the rudiments of the world, and not after Christ.” — Colossians 2:8
The 20th century is the praxis of this verse. Western Civilization in general and the United States in particular have embarked on a hazardous journey of rejecting and replacing Christ with any number of mortal men and their ideas. Since ideas have consequences the 20th century has witnessed the consequences of these utopian schemes and ideas.
It is instructive how one segment of our society screams “censorship” every time its views are questioned, but when Christians claim “censorship” of the facts of history, they are ignored by the guardians of the First Amendment.
Public school textbooks are fertile ground for the seeds of willful historical deception.