Juan Valdes

April 26, 2018

Challenges Welcome, But Not Really: The 2018 American Atheist Convention

While millions and millions of Christians across the globe celebrated the resurrection of Jesus this past Easter, a group of about 850 atheists gathered in Oklahoma […]
March 8, 2018

Prayer Survives Parkland Shooting Attack!

Frustration and anger are inevitable when we are confronted by the horrors of a tragedy as overwhelming as a school shooting. As parents and grandparents, when […]
November 9, 2017

The Importance of Clear Thinking in Times of Crisis

Tragedy seems to be the flavor of the month! Orlando, Las Vegas, New York City, and now Southerland Springs, Texas! We all know that sadly, this […]
October 26, 2017

5 Habits of Highly Ineffective Christians

The Chicago Tribune ran a story a while back that caught my attention. A man named Russell Edward Herman died at the age of 67 and […]
May 10, 2017

The New “F” Word

A few days ago, someone threw an “F-bomb” at me. Well, not exactly. It wasn’t the traditional “F” word, but rather a new one (at least […]
April 16, 2017

Can you be a Christian and Not Believe in the Resurrection?

The key to answering this question is to first consider what it means to be a Christian. There are two very distinct ways of defining what […]
March 11, 2017

REQUEST DENIED! Part 2: Doesn’t Jesus teach that he will give us anything we ask for?

At first glance, a reading of the words of Jesus in John 14-16 seems to suggest we can have whatever we ask of God. This appears […]
March 8, 2017

REQUEST DENIED! Part 1: How not to pray.

Asking is something we learn to do at a very early age. When a baby wants milk, he asks the only way he knows how, crying. […]
January 11, 2017

Life Lessons from the Road: Are you a Barnabas?

I will never forget what happened on a cold February day in Iowa a few years back. I was in Des Moines for a weekend apologetics […]