2018 Resurrection Aplogetic

“I go to prepare a place for you” Jesus (John 14:3)

Did Jesus rise from the dead and, if so, does it matter?

The idea of a person dying, then coming back to life, is not an easy idea for many of us in the twenty-first century to get our minds around.  After all, the two things we thought we knew for certain were death and taxes.  And yet, Christians say their founder, Jesus, rose from the dead, and they’ve been saying it for 2000 years.  Are there good reasons for believing such an audacious claim?  And does it really matter whether he did or didn’t rise?  Does it affect you or me, where we are today?  Could it perhaps provide a new and profoundly hopeful way of thinking about our own inevitable deaths and what comes next?

Dr. Paul Chamberlain is the director of the Institute for Christian Apologetics at Trinity Western University (ACTS division) and has taught ethics, philosophy of religion and Christian Apologetics at TWU since 1990. He has also worked with Ravi Zacharias International Ministries during part of that time. He is an effective communicator both in and out of the classroom. His humorous, down-to-earth manner appeals to a wide variety of people. Drawing from the media and using a professional powerpoint presentation, his seminars are both interesting and relevant. Dr. Chamberlain has appeared on numerous radio and television talk shows, debated on university campuses, and is a frequent guest speaker at public functions. He is the author of four books: Can We be Good Without God, Final Wishes, How To Talk About Good and Bad Without Getting Ugly: A Guide to Moral Persuasion,and Why People Don’t Believe: Confronting Seven Challenges to Christian Faith as well as a number of articles addressing current social and moral issues.


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