Since oppression and mayhem are neither religious duties for Christians nor logical applications of the teachings of Christ, violence done in the name of Christ cannot be laid at his door. This conduct might tell you something about people. It tells you nothing about God or the gospel.
— Greg Koukl, from Tactics, kindle location 2702
A religion cannot be charged with the crimes of its heretics.
— Greg Koukl, from The New Atheists: Old Arguments, New Attitudes Part 2 at 17:00
It is not fair … to assume someone has distorted the facts simply because he has a stake in the matter. People who are not neutral can still be fair and impartial. Instead, you have to show that they have faltered by looking carefully at the evidence itself.
— Greg Koukl, from Tactics, kindle location 2659
The term “scientism” describes the view that science is the only reliable method of knowing truth about the world. Accordingly, “Everything outside of science is a matter of mere belief and subjective opinion,” says J. P. Moreland, “of which rational assessment is impossible.”
— Greg Koukl, from Tactics, kindle location 2112
“Christians have a bias.” If what you mean is that Christians have a bias in that they have a point of view, the answer is yes they do have a bias; but scientists have a bias in that sense too— scientists have a point of view. Continue reading
God, the Creator of the universe, in order to rescue man from punishment for his rebellion, came to earth and took on humanity in Jesus, the Savior, to die on a cross and rise from the dead, so that in the final resurrection those who receive his mercy will enjoy a wonderful friendship with their sovereign Lord in the kind of perfect world their hearts have always yearned for.
— Greg Koukl, from The Story of Reality, kindle location 2758
It is a sensible practice to remind ourselves of the fact of our Father’s faithful mercy—what the ancient Hebrews called his “loving-kindness”—when our feelings tell us otherwise.
— Greg Koukl, from The Story of Reality, kindle location 2601
It is much easier for people to believe in heaven than for them to believe in hell (for obvious reasons, I think), but it is much harder for them to envision heaven than to envision hell.
— Greg Koukl, from The Story of Reality, kindle location 2573