About Jim Shultz

Jim serves as Millennial Pastor at Hope Presbyterian Church in Cordova, TN as well as Philosophy instructor for Union University’s A.Div. program. His passions are to see God’s love work through transformational friendships and to equip the Church to think deeply about their faith in order to recover the knowledge of God in culture. Jim is a pastor and teacher at heart, having trained leaders and pastors, and lectured to undergraduate and graduate students in areas such as philosophy, theology, and apologetics at colleges and universities all over the United States including University of Nebraska-Lincoln, University of Oklahoma, University of North Texas and Texas A&M University. After completing coursework at Covenant Theological Seminary, Jim received his M.Div. from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in 2009. He is currently a doctoral candidate at Biola University’s Talbot School of Theology focusing on apologetics and culture studying under Drs. J.P. Moreland and Garry DeWeese.

Twitter: @jimhshultz
Blog: jimshultzblog.com

Strange Bedfellow

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In a recent New York Time article, Thomas Nagel offers a brief but robust explanation why a purely physical explanation of the universe will not work.  This may not seem, at first glance, to be a big issue.  However, if it is true that the universe is only physical, then there can be no human […]

Blind Men and the Elephant

There is an old known as “the Blind Men and the Elephant.”  In this story, there are 4 blind men who are asked to determine what an elephant looks.  The first blind man feels the leg of the elephant and says, “The elephant is like a tree because it is large and round like a […]

Apologetic Character

“God is just an invention that humans created to deal with the harsh realities of the world.”  A statement like that began several weeks of my college Sociology professor giving his apologetic for atheism. “If you believe in God, you need to leave it at the door. God is not welcomed in scientific inquiry.” As […]

Frustrated Apologists

It can be frustrating talking about issues of apologetics with someone who does not believe. If not careful, the apologist can feel as if the source of his or her frustration is the person.  This can lead to guilt rooted in the sense that the apologist cares more about arguments of apologetics than loving the […]

The Pride of Claiming Christianity Is True for All People

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How could I, as a white American living in 2013 be so pompous as claim to know that Christianity is true for all cultures, ethnicities, languages, places, and times? Recently I found myself struggling with this question.  I feel guilty even thinking that I could be so prideful as to make that claim.  At first […]