Dr. John Ankerberg

What Does the Bible Teach about Female Pastors?

By Dr. John Ankerberg / September 25, 2018

What does the Bible say about female pastors? The desire to see women in leadership is on the rise.[1]   The topic of female pastors has become a hotly debated topic.…

Can Praying For a Dead Loved One Do Any Good?

By Dr. John Ankerberg / September 17, 2018

As we see from Luke 16:26, once the rich man and Lazarus die, their location and eternal destiny is fixed. There is no second chance or opportunity to change locations.

Do We Go Directly to Heaven When We Die?

By Dr. John Ankerberg / September 17, 2018

When We Die in Christ, Do We Go Directly to Heaven? There are several passages in the New Testament which indicate just that.

What is the Book of Life?

By Dr. John Ankerberg / September 8, 2018

Philippians 4: 13 says, “Yes, I ask you also, true companion, help these women, who have labored side by side with me in the gospel together with Clement and the rest of my fellow workers, whose names are in the book of life.” What is this Book of Life and how do we get our names in it?

Is Abstinence Realistic?

By Dr. John Ankerberg / August 9, 2018

Most people today seem to think that telling young people to wait for sex until marriage is unrealistic. But is it really?

Does Jesus Promise That He Will Return Some Day?

By Dr. John Ankerberg / July 13, 2018

Look at John 14:1-3: “Let not your heart be troubled; you believe in God, believe also in Me. In my Father’s house are many mansions. If it were not so, I would have told you. I go to prepare a place for you, and if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again and receive you unto Myself that where I am, there you may be also.”…

What Makes the Bible Unique?

By Dr. John Ankerberg / June 5, 2018

The Bible is clearly the most influential book the world has ever known. Abraham Lincoln called it “the best gift God has given to man.” Patrick Henry said, “It is worth all other books which were ever printed.”…

The Theology of Zen Buddhism

By Dr. John Ankerberg / November 29, 1999

In this article, we will contrast the teachings of Zen with those of Christianity. At one level, Zenists will admit that the two religions are incompatible, but they will nevertheless…