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Dr. Scott Shiffer

Dr. Scott Shiffer

Dr. Scott Shiffer has a Ph.D. in Christian Theology from the B.H. Carroll Theological Institute and has been teaching religion classes since 2006. He leads Faith and Culture Now, an organization to help believers think biblically about culture in America. Scott has given numerous presentations, including one at Oxford. He has spoken at church retreats, youth retreats, conferences, and has taught discipleship classes for many years. Scott is married and has four children. He has a heart for helping believers draw closer to God and for aiding them as they are faced with new challenges every day.

Articles by Dr. Scott Shiffer

Help, I can’t stop swearing

Help, I can’t stop swearing

September 21, 2021  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

We know it’s wrong, but many of us simply can’t help using curse words — given the world we live in. Well, that doesn’t have to be the case

Did God have double standards on polygamy?

Did God have double standards on polygamy?

August 31, 2021  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

God instituted marriage — and the family. If so, why does He seem to be silent on men taking multiple wives?

Will we know our loved ones in heaven?

Will we know our loved ones in heaven?

August 24, 2021  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

The bereaved often grapple with questions about the afterlife — like whether we’ll recognise family and friends on the other shore

Help! I’ve forgiven, but can’t forget

Help! I’ve forgiven, but can’t forget

July 6, 2021  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

Actions have real-life consequences and, sometimes, it’s hard to let bygones be bygones. What is the Christian to do in such a situation?

What are miracles? Do they still exist?

What are miracles? Do they still exist?

June 22, 2021  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

The Bible seems full of amazing miracles. Seeing those today would be so faith-affirming. So why don’t they happen more often?

How should believers respond to the Israel-Palestine conflict?

How should believers respond to the Israel-Palestine conflict?

June 8, 2021  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

The world calls them oppressors. Christians are inclined to see them as “God’s chosen people”. Is there a ‘right side’?

Should we pray for things we know will not change in this life?

Should we pray for things we know will not change in this life?

May 18, 2021  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

The Bible says, "Ask and you will receive", but Christians know there are some things that will remain broken till He returns. What then, asks a reader

Why is there no proof for the existence of Leviathan?

Why is there no proof for the existence of Leviathan?

April 6, 2021  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

In the Old Testament, God gives Job a very elaborate description of a terrifying creature. A reader asks if we've any proof for its existence

Can I smoke marijuana for health reasons?

Can I smoke marijuana for health reasons?

March 23, 2021  - By Dr. Scott Shiffer

The debate around cannabis for recreational use has been on for a while. But what when doctors recommend them for medical purposes?

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