Why did I choose "Greatest Truth Apologetics" as the title for this site?
I've come to believe that the greatest truths in theology, philosophy, the arts, history, and science (there are probably more) all point back to the Christian faith. I believe that there is a great amount of evidence to support that the theological ideas expressed in the Bible are true. I believe that as we've explored various, competing philosophical paradigms, the Bible's insights into the nature of reality have revealed themselves to be true as well. I believe that the best explanation for humanity's insatiable desire to create and consume art are a byproduct from our having been made in the image of our Creator (Genesis 1:27). I believe that the historical claims made in the Bible time and time again are verified to be true and accurate. Perhaps most importantly in this day and age, the more we know about science, the more evidence we have that God is behind this creation in exactly the way that the Bible stated thousands of years ago. Almost certainly most important of all is the story of the cross. If it's true that God is on a cross in that story and that He rose from the dead three days later, it's the most significant event in human history. Fortunately for believing Christians, there is an astonishing amount of evidence to support the claim that Jesus was God and rose from the dead after his execution on a cross. In fact, Gary Habermas, a world-leading expert on the historicity of the life, death, and resurrection of Jesus, is in the midst of publishing 10,000 pages of peer-reviewed work on just that subject.
As we deepen our understandings of these various disciplines, we find the best explanations for them to be in the God of the Bible. The "Greatest Truth" is that Christians are sitting on a gold mine of answers to life's most challenging questions. What religion is correct? What philosophies will help humans to flourish? What is the meaning of life? Why am I here? Does my life have value? Why are we creative? What was humanity like when we turned our backs on God? Where did the universe come from? If God is real, does He care about me? Does life have ultimate significance? They are sitting on the best responses to these questions and the greatest truths to have ever been discovered.
Unfortunately, many believing Christians are unaware that they are sitting on a treasure trove of answers to these most difficult questions. That's where I hope this site comes in. Apologetics ministries aim to equip believers with the knowledge that they've had right under their noses all along. If we can help to "equip the saints" to be better able to bring other people to the truth of Christianity, then that is something that needs to become a bigger priority in the church. It's not often that a believing Christian doesn't care about these things or that they don't want to know about the greatest evidences for the Christian faith, it's just that they've never been introduced to any of it. But in my experience, as soon as they are, they light up. Think of the potential impact if all Christians in every church around the world were trained to be able to address all of these universal questions and briefed on the evidences for Christianity. That could have a colossal impact.
Most people, believing or not, are interested in these questions. Most people are interested in the truth. It would be an awful shame if we had access to the best answers to these difficult questions and did nothing with it. It reminds me of the parable of the talents (Matthew 25:14-30). Let's not bury what we've been given in the sand and let's not bury our heads there either. Let's explore these answers together, furthering our understanding, and share these greatest truths with anyone that will listen.