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The Gospel According to Ken Ham: Chapter 1

by William Trollinger  Screenshot of Ken Ham’s September 24, 2022 Facebook post featuring the carousel at Ark Encounter. Image via Facebook. I did this painful work, so you don’t have to. Over the past few months it became increasingly clear that, for me to...

Learning About Abortion at VBS

by Brian Kaylor and Beau Underwood  Editor’s Note: Rev. Brian Kaylor is editor and president of Word&Way – which we strongly urge you to support – as well as the host of the podcast, Baptist Without an Adjective.  Today’s post appeared originally at...

If It Sounds Unbelievable, It Probably Is

by Mark Wastler Mark Wastler is a sheep farmer in Virginia’s Shenandoah Valley and an Episcopal priest serving a village church in Maryland. Mark’s spirituality, politics, and way of life have been deeply shaped by agrarian thought and American Pragmatism. He studied...

William James and a Journey into the Land of the Faithfully Unafraid

by Earl Crown Earl Crown teaches high school United States and Modern European history at Chapelgate Christian Academy in suburban Maryland. He has a bachelor’s in history from Messiah College and a master’s in liberal arts from McDaniel College. His scholarly...

Revisiting Evangelicalism and the Desperate Need for Certainty

William Trollinger This post originally appeared on July 30 of this year. We republish it now because we have received a few very interesting posts in response, which we will be publishing here over the next week or so. At the heart of much of evangelical apologetics...

Evangelicalism and the Desperate Need for Certainty

William Trollinger At the heart of much of evangelical apologetics is the promise that you can know that you know the truth. Not think or hope or have faith that you know the truth, but know that you know the truth. In particular, you can know with certainty – it has...