Evidences for Faith

Jesus’ Resurrection: Fact or Fiction?  Where does the evidence lead?  (Short op-ed)  Chinese

Who’s Got the Body?  Facts should speak louder than opinions. Consider some of the historical evidence for Jesus’ resurrection and see where the facts lead.  A short, documented examination.  Spanish  Portuguese  French

An Easter Bunny – and an Easter Story – Worth Remembering.  A child’s humorous encounter with a department store Easter bunny carries some lessons on hope of inner renewal through the first Easter.  (Short op-ed)

Mark Burnett’s ‘Resurrection‘ movie: compelling drama; inspiring story.  Mark Burnett and Roma Downey – Hollywood’s Bible Power Couple – are back with a flourish.  Their dramatic film about Jesus’ crucifixion and resurrection, debuting March 27 on Discovery+, captures the personal angst and adventure of those tumultuous days.  (Short op-ed)

Risen movie: Resurrection hoax?  Did Jesus Christ really rise from the dead, or was his “resurrection” an elaborate hoax?  A Roman tribune searches for Jesus’ missing corpse.  This novel, detective-story approach to centuries-old questions uses dramatic historical fiction to let viewers consider the evidence – and its implications – for themselves.  (Short op-ed)

Mark Burnett’s Son of God movie: Action Epic.  The Survivor producer and his wife, actress Roma Downey, wanted to communicate “the story of Jesus for a whole new generation.”  Their new film presents adventure, drama and passion; a Jesus that is tough and tender; and enough gripping stories to allow skeptics, searchers, and the faith-filled alike to consider whether he really was the Son of God.  (Short op-ed by Rusty Wright)

Son of God movie: Jesus for the third millennium.  By Meg Korpi.  Politics and religion; an enigmatic attraction. Television producer Mark Burnett and actress/producer Roma Downey have created an accurate and accessible portrait of Jesus of Nazareth for the big screen. See how this intriguing story continues today.  (Review/Analysis)

A.D. TV series: The Bible continues … in prime time.  Mark Burnett and Roma Downey – Hollywood’s Bible Power Couple – are back with a flourish, this time on prime-time network television.  Their dramatic series about Jesus’ first followers, premiering Easter Sunday evening on NBC, captures the personal angst and adventure of those tumultuous early years.  (Short op-ed)

Da Vinci Code Faith: Who is Jesus, really? Was he a mere mortal – as The Da Vinci Code claims or something more?  Consider the evidence on this controversial subject and decide for yourself.  (Short op-ed)

Are You Listening? Do You Hear What I Hear?  Have you ever missed a great opportunity because you weren’t listening carefully?  Twenty centuries ago some clues to impending good news of monumental import eluded most folks. Fascinating prophecies of Jesus’ birth and life bring revealing insights into your own life today.  (Probe radio series transcript)   Spanish

The New Testament: Can I Trust It?  How do the New Testament documents measure up when subjected to standard tests for historical reliability?  Spanish  Portuguese

Skeptiko.com Podcast Interview on Near-Death Experiences:  Listen to audio of an interview with Rusty Wright podcast on Skeptiko.com, a website that aims to “Explore controversial science with leading researchers and their critics.”  The theme is his article One Minute After Death: NDEs and life after death.  (“NDE Research From a Christian Perspective.”  ~55 minutes.)

Heaven is for Real, movie claims.  Colton Burpo says that at age 3, he went to heaven, saw Jesus, heard angels sing, and met both his deceased great grandfather and his miscarried sister.  The best-selling book about him is now a major motion picture.  Is heaven for real?  (Short op-ed by Rusty Wright)

Tell her you love her.  Recently, when my wife, Meg Korpi, was dying of cancer, a longtime friend offered some advice I’m really glad I heeded: I should write and read to her a tribute, expressing what she’s meant to me and how much I love her.  (Short op-ed)

CNN’s Finding Jesus series: What do you believe?  What’s your take on New Testament stories about Jesus’ life and death and their aftermath?  Did the events described really happen, or are they merely inspirational fables about a great man?  For many years, I was skeptical.  CNN’s second season of Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery appears to be designed with questioners like me in mind. (Short op-ed)

CNN’s Finding Jesus series wrap: denial, doubt, dedication.  Have you ever lied about a relationship to protect yourself?  Or told close friends you didn’t believe them … about something really important?  Maybe you can identify with Peter or Thomas, subjects of the two remaining episodes in CNN’s second season of Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact, Forgery.  Curious about these guys?  Here’s a primer that may facilitate your understanding of the programs.  (Short op-ed)

The Case for Christ movie: An atheist wrestles with the evidence.  If you’re a committed atheist and your spouse becomes a follower of Jesus, it might just rock your world.  That’s what happened to hardnosed Chicago Tribune legal affairs editor Lee Strobel, who marshalled his skills in journalism and law to find out what had happened to his wife.  (Short op-ed)

History Channel’s Jesus TV series: Who was he, really?  He’s one of history’s most controversial personalities.  Was he a good man spreading love and peace?  A rabble-rouser stirring rebellion?  A charlatan deceiving the masses – then and now?  Something else?  History Channel’s series examines Jesus through the eyes of eight contemporary friends and enemies.  (Short op-ed)

Is there a God?  How can we know? Does it matter? Is it just wish fulfillment, simply believing because I want it to be true?  A look at this important question, plus related issues and facts for your consideration.  Includes transparent, personal stories.  (Online video and audio; 26:25)