Time and again, as critics have come up with some new attack on the Bible, archaeologists have made new discoveries that confound the critics and confirm the truth of God's word.
Pascal's Wager was regarded as unanswerable in his day - and it is still unanswerable, thanks to the science of archaeology.
David Down uses his experiences while excavating on Tel Maresha to illustrate three of Jesus' parables, the lost sheep, the lost coin and the lost boy.
For a myth-writer, Moses was remarkably scientific in his account of how the world was created! This presentation shows how Genesis 1 follows a scientifically plausible order in its events.
Peppered Moths and the finches Darwin observed on the Galapagos Islands are strong evidence that the theory of evolution doesn't work.
One set of Christians holds that you can live how you like so long as you have faith, another holds that you must strive to be perfect in order to be saved. In this sermon the Rev Ken Down attempts to get to the bottom of the puzzle.
Those who tell the story of Jonah are commonly concerned either with the possibility (or impossibility) of a whale swallowing the prophet, or with the theological message of God's mercy and the prophet's reluctance. Obviously I can't leave those themes out, but my primary concern is the historical background to the book. (The link takes you straight to the NWTV YouTube channel.)
The trouble with archaeology is that the subject can be as dry as the dust that is being dug, but for me, these places are old friends and the stories of how they were excavated are high adventure.