Important Ministry Announcement 2020 #3

How can we communicate in a better way with unbelievers who challenge us about the Christian worldview?  Beginning on Wednesday, February 5, Bruce Hennigan and I will begin an eight-week series called Apologetics 2020.  The series will take place at Brookwood Baptist Church in Shreveport, Louisiana each Wednesday beginning at 6:15 in Room 213.  There … Continue reading Important Ministry Announcement 2020 #3

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 17)

Satan, the embodiment of rebellion against God and evil, is present in the Garden. His task is to entice the first humans to enter into a state of rebellion and sin.Adam has one thing not to do. This is precisely what he did. Eve was tempted by Satan first and then gave the forbidden fruit … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 17)

Important Ministry Announcement 2020 #2

A theologian and philosopher from the thirteenth century is regarded even today as one of the greatest theologians ever produced by the church.  What ideas and works made him so great?  At the monthly meeting of the Shreveport Chapter of Reasons To Believe, we will continue our Classic Christian Thinkers series with Thomas Aquinas:  The … Continue reading Important Ministry Announcement 2020 #2

It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 16)

The Hebrew word that is used here is Muwth (04191). The word is used over eight hundred times in the Old Testament and its meaning almost always has to do with death in some form.It is also interesting and significant to note in the passage that Adam does not ask for clarification about the meaning … Continue reading It Was a Cruel, Cruel World: Death and Life Before and After the Fall (Part 16)

I Couldn’t Have Said It Better Myself 2020 #1

“The deepest issue facing the church today is this: Are its main creeds and central teachings items of knowledge, or mere matters of blind faith, privatized personal beliefs, or issues of feeling to be accepted or set aside according to the individual or cultural pressures that come and go?”J. P. Moreland, The Soul: How We … Continue reading I Couldn’t Have Said It Better Myself 2020 #1