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Steve Schramm

Steve is an author, speaker, and Bible teacher with a heart for exploring God’s Word and God’s world. He trains Christians to become confident, passionate servants of Jesus, so they can grow in their walk with God and share their faith more persuasively. Enroll in Steve's FREE email course, The Battle for the Beginning, by going to steveschramm.com/battle.

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Where Does our Faith Start? Jesus? The Bible?

[Originally published as The Foundation of Faith: Jesus or the Bible?] A common feature of the debate surrounding apologetic methodology involves speculation as to the ground of our Christian belief. We might summarize the question before us this way: Do we believe in Jesus because…

May 28, 2020

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Living Nearly a Millennium? How Could Genesis 5 be Literal?

[Originally published as How Could Humans Have Lived to Over 900 Years Old?] And all the days that Adam lived were nine hundred and thirty years: and he died. And Seth lived an hundred and five years, and begat Enos:…

April 17, 2020

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Facing the Ancient Near East and Creation

[Originally published as Don’t Fear “the Reaper”: Why Young Earth Creationists Can—and Should—Embrace the Ancient Near-Eastern Background of the Bible] Due to what I consider to be a misuse of ancient Near-Eastern (ANE) backgrounds among evangelical scholars in recent years,…

March 13, 2020

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Worldview Assumptions vs. Evidence Part 2

[Originally published as On the Place of Evidence in Presuppositional Apologetics] If what I’ve argued here is true, then the only logical conclusion is that evidence—by itself—can’t settle any debates. There is always something one can appeal to dig their heels into…

January 29, 2020

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Worldview Assumptions vs. Evidence Part 1

[Originally published as On the Place of Evidence in Presuppositional Apologetics] If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my time studying theology and apologetics, it’s that there is much division within different camps of Christian belief. This is not necessarily bad,…

December 18, 2019

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Is it OK to Question God’s Word as a Christian?

[Originally published as Should Christians Question what the Bible Claims to be True?] Have you ever heard of “growing pains”? No, I’m not referring to the popular 80’s TV show starring none other than Christian pop-culture icon, Kirk Cameron. I’m…

October 25, 2019

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What is Truth and Where is it Found?

[Originally published as part of the treatise on Coming to Grips with History: A Response to Luke Nix and Cross Examined] A misunderstanding of the nature of evidence, science, and general revelation Drawing from his erroneous argument above, Nix concludes…

September 18, 2019

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Which Came First, the Philosophy or the Science?

[Originally published as Coming to Grips with History: A Response to Luke Nix and Cross Examined Part 3.  A rebuttal of an Old Earth Creationist disagreeing with the documentary Is Genesis History “YAC” equals Young Age Creation.] Philosophy of Science Nix…

August 7, 2019

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A Response to an Old Earth Christian Blog Article: Part 2

[Part 1 HERE. Originally published as Coming to Grips with History: A Response to Luke Nix and Cross Examined] The remainder of this critique will follow Nix’s main headings in quotes(red headings in the original article), followed by my assessment…

July 2, 2019

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A Response to an Old Earth Christian Blog Article: Part 1

[Originally published in full as Coming to Grips with History: A Response to Luke Nix and Cross Examined] A talented blogger, Luke Nix of Faithful Thinkers is an up-and-coming apologist whose work has, from time to time, caught the attention of those…

May 30, 2019