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Essay: Why Justification Still Matters

In less than half a year, we will be approaching the 500th anniversary of Luther's nailing of the 95 Theses to the castle church door in Wittenberg, which is traditionally regarded as the beginning of the Protestant Reformation. As we approach that time, it is important to remember why the Reformation happened. Ultimately, it was … Continue reading Essay: Why Justification Still Matters

Debate: James White vs. Joe Ventilacion (Who is God?)

Having come from the Philippines, the Iglesia ni Cristo is not an unknown name to me. They are the second largest religious group in the Philippines, after the Roman Catholic Church. I've seen videos of their ministers debating representatives of other religious groups (Roman Catholics, Evangelicals, etc.) before, and I've gathered from those debates that … Continue reading Debate: James White vs. Joe Ventilacion (Who is God?)

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)

Debate “Is the New Testament God’s Word?” (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 first of these two videos is up, which you may view here. … Continue reading Debate “Is the New Testament God’s Word?” (vs. Ijaz Ahmad)

A Response to Rabbi Tovia Singer on the Use of Targums

  by J. Luis Dizon Recently, Orthodox Jewish apologist Tovia Singer wrote an article on why the Suffering Servant of Isaiah 52:13-53:12 must be understood as the people of Israel, rather than the Messiah. The article has subsequently been reposted by various Muslim apologetics blogs as evidence against the Christian concept of atonement, although they, … Continue reading A Response to Rabbi Tovia Singer on the Use of Targums

Debate Review: Was Jesus the Son of God or Only the Prophet of God (Tony Costa vs. Ijaz Ahmad)

A few months back, the Trinity Channel hosted a debate between Dr. Tony Costa and Ijaz Ahmad on the question, “Was Jesus the Son of God or Only the Prophet of God?”, making this the latest in a long line of Christian-Muslim debates on Christology, and the first to feature Ijaz going against Dr. Costa. … Continue reading Debate Review: Was Jesus the Son of God or Only the Prophet of God (Tony Costa vs. Ijaz Ahmad)