Category Archives: A Case for Christ

Case-Making 101: Are there eyewitness testimonies of who Jesus was?

Eyewitness Accounts: Many people think the Bible is just like other “holy books,” giving good advice or telling mythological stories. However, upon close examination one will find that the Bible is mainly a historical narrative giving facts about people, places, events and times. It contains one mega-theme that connects its 66 books, written by 40… Continue Reading

Case-Making 101: Do the Old Testament prophecies point to Jesus?

Do the Old Testament prophecies point to Jesus? The connection between the Old and New Testaments is astonishing. In previous posts we have looked at some of these connections, but nothing is more profound than prophecy and its fulfillment! There are many people who have claimed prophetic abilities over the centuries but they all fall… Continue Reading

Case-Making 101: Lee Strobel and A Case for Christ

Lee Strobel’s “The Case For Christ” was one of the first books I read when I was searching for truth about the Christian faith. As a skeptic I had so many questions that Christians I asked could not answer. Most of my questions were about deciphering truth from a faith and a book that seemed so… Continue Reading

A Case for Christ, Part 4: Did Jesus’ Disciples really tell the truth?

“We actually have very early attestation of the authorship of the Gospels [early historians and Church fathers]…only one generation removed from Jesus himself. Now that is a pretty close testimony and strongly suggesting that the Gospels are based on eyewitness accounts. Luke was clearly a literary artist, but in that prologue he points out that… Continue Reading

A Case for Christ, Part 3: Did Jesus’ Resurrection really happen?

Did Jesus’ Resurrection really happen? “When we turn to the Gospels, we find multiple, independent attestation of this burial story, and Joseph of Arimathea is specifically named in all four accounts. On top of that, the burial story in Mark is so extremely early that it’s simply not possible for it to have been subject… Continue Reading