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What Are the Implications of the Halo Effect?

| April 16, 2014

Post Author: Bill Pratt  In the previous post, we looked at the halo effect, as explained by psychologist Daniel Kahneman, in his book Thinking, Fast and Slow. We saw that the halo effect causes us to overweight our first impressions of a person so that subsequent impressions are largely influenced by those first impressions. If we like […]

What Is the Gospel?

| December 10, 2010

Post Author: Bill Pratt You would think this question would be pretty easy to answer because the gospel message is something that Christians talk about all the time.  However, it is difficult to find the gospel explained in one place within the Bible.  There is, however, one passage where the gospel is defined, and that […]

Steve Harvey Introduces Jesus

| November 4, 2010

Post Author: Bill Pratt This post is definitely off the beaten path for us, but I was forwarded a video link by a friend of mine recently, and when I watched it, it really moved me.  I don’t get moved very easily (just ask my wife), so I figured this video might be worth sharing […]

How Should We Communicate the Truths of Christianity?

| August 23, 2009

Post Author: Bill Pratt Any serious student of the Bible knows that the biblical authors employed a large variety of written literary genres.  The Bible contains poetry, historical narrative, wisdom literature, personal letters, parables, theological and philosophical arguments, and much more. As an apologist, I have always been drawn to the theological and philosophical argumentation […]

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