Category Archives: Relativism

When relativism leads to statism

While recently cleaning out some files, I came upon a quote from R. C. Sproul that I used many years ago. Though written in 1986, I was struck by the current relevancy of it. America appears to be moving more … Continue reading

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Does God exist?

Is there proof of God? The following offers candid, straight-forward reasons to believe in the existence of God…  By Marilyn Adamson Just once wouldn’t you love for someone to simply show you the evidence for God’s existence? No arm-twisting. No … Continue reading

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Ministry in Western Culture

  –Challenges and Opportunities– America is a pluralistic society rich in multi-ethnic and multi-cultural diversity. We (Christians) welcome this diversity and recognize that the gospel is meant for all nations and peoples on earth (Matthew 28:19-20; Acts 1:8; Heaven itself … Continue reading

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“You don’t Go There”

One of the Greatest Challenges to Christian witness and missions  By Steve Cornell

 In the very near future, America will cease to be the primary sending nation for Christian missionaries. Already large numbers of missionaries are being sent from places … Continue reading

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Tolerating Religious Truth

Should we be obligated to regard all religions as equally true? Those who think this way often view religious truth as something we create for ourselves rather than an objective reality we discover. They are also disingenuous because they don’t take the same individualized and … Continue reading

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Postmodern smirk

“Postmodernists reject unifying, totalizing, and universal schemes in favor of a new emphasis on difference, plurality, fragmentation and complexity. Postmoderns are suspicious of truth claims, of ‘getting it right.’”                                (Kevin Vanhoozer, “The Cambridge Companion to Postmodern Theology”)  Postmodernists promote … Continue reading

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Using circular reason to defend the Bible

Is it circular reasoning to believe the Bible to be God’s word because it claims to be from God? If I claim to be an auto mechanic, would you let me repair your car or would you look to validate my claim before … Continue reading

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