Category Archives: Apologetics

Is religion the primary cause of violence?

Religion divides but is it the primary source of most, if not all, of the violent enmities of the world? Continue reading

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Seek the welfare of the city

Allegiance to their Creator faded as they became increasingly enamored with the allurements of culture around them. Continue reading

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Searching for a plausible worldview

What way of seeing things corresponds most with reality and does not contradict what I clearly know to be true? Continue reading

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What is prayer? Why pray? How should we pray?

Prayer for many is an ongoing dialogue of lament – verbally tracing God’s hand in the good and bad of life. Continue reading

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America – a place to live or to die?

It seems like all our public places are vulnerable. Grade schools, universities, theaters, malls, workplaces, churches, grocery stores… Many foreigners have begun to view America, not as a place to live, but a place to die.  Continue reading

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Seven means for Christian witness

There is more than one way to be a witness for Christ. Continue reading

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Seven Guidelines for understanding Old Testament laws

Have you ever heard someone ridicule the Bible based on strange laws from the Old Testament? How should you respond? Seven things should be understood about Old Testament Law. The laws in the Old Testament were not given for the … Continue reading

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Unbelief – understood in five ways

Why do people refuse to believe in God? Continue reading

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Two kinds of knowledge

It’s helpful to distinguish two levels of knowledge from and about God. Continue reading

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A great interview with Phillip Yancey!

A deeply moving and compelling story of a great author. Continue reading

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