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Feb
2

Taking Communion in an Unworthy Manner

Taking Communion in an Unworthy Manner (I want to preface this article by saying I could be wrong on points in this article, but I don’t think I could be wrong on the main point.) When I was speaking at a conference in England, I was engaged in a conversation with a Christian brother who believes that Christians who are walking in faith shouldn’t get sick (not the topic of this article). I asked him why then, in his view, genuine...
Sep
5

Humor — An Untapped Christian Apologetic

Humor — An Untapped Christian Apologetic The existence of humor in the universe is a powerful argument for the existence of God. Have you ever noticed that newborn babies do not laugh? Why is that? No matter what you do, they will not laugh. The reason for that is they do not understand language and they do not have life experience. There are many elements that make something “funny”: Surprise, parody, imitation, incongruity,...
Jul
23

To Christians Who Don’t Read Books

To Christians Who Don’t Read Books I often meet Christians who don’t read books. They don’t even read Christian books. Some are rather ashamed of this, but others seem quite proud of it. Their reasons vary, but there are a few fairly predictable categories. They don’t have time. They are too lazy. They don’t like to think (or don’t think they can). They don’t read well, so they don’t try. They...
Nov
1

Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview – Moreland & Craig

Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview – Moreland & Craig Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview by Dr. J. P. Moreland and Dr. William Lane Craig (two of the most respected leaders in Christian apologetics), is an epic work! Philosophy is a topic that most Christian avoid. They tend to do so for two primary reasons: They feel it is beyond their comprehension. They believe it to be bad. On the first point, that is often the case. Philosophers are...
Jul
22

In Defense of Shame

In Defense of Shame Shame (and shaming) is something our culture seeks to avoid at all costs. It is deemed to be “unkind,” and therefore, “not nice,” and therefore something we should never experience, or hope for others to experience. Is that how God sees the subject? What is God’s view? Are we viewing this issue through the lenses of Scripture, or the lenses of secular culture? First of all,...

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