Last week marks an anniversary, of sorts. On January 22, 1973, the United States Supreme Court handed down the decision in the case of Roe v. Wade. This decision found that the Constitution granted a right to abortion for women in the United States, thus overturning all state laws which regulated the practice. Since that … Continue reading 2022: Abortion at the Crossroads?
Month: January 2022
Discipleship Minute: Captivity #3
Read Exodus 13:17-22; 14:10-14, 19-20, 21-22, 26-31.The final plague against the firstborn devastated the people of Egypt. It forced Pharaoh to demand that Moses and Aaron take the people of Israel and leave. Instead of taking the northern route which would have made the journey to the Promised Land shorter, God led them southeast into … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Captivity #3
Statements of Faith
When I began blogging on Facebook many years ago, I suggested rather strongly that you should check out any preacher, church, writer, or blogger’s statement of faith in order to help determine their orthodoxy. Thankfully, many Christian churches, apologists, and writers are willing to produce statements that show their doctrinal beliefs. Allow me to show … Continue reading Statements of Faith
Discipleship Minute: Captivity #2
Read Exodus 6:2-8; 12:2-7, 12-13, 29-32. After his encounter with the living God, Moses returned to Egypt to carry out his mission. The message was met with resistance by the Pharaoh and opposition by the Israelites themselves because their work had been made harder by the Egyptians. God was not surprised by this, so He … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Captivity #2
2022: What Lies Ahead?
Are they “goals” or are the things we plan ”intentions?” Perhaps intentions have more force than goals. Perhaps intentions imply that the things we decide to do are combined with determination. If so, after prayer and consideration these are my intentions for the year 2022.Mark Riser – Apologist social media. The Mark Riser – Apologist … Continue reading 2022: What Lies Ahead?
Discipleship Minute: Captivity #1
Read Exodus 3:1-15, 19-22.In ancient times, names meant things. A person’s name could describe his character or a defining physical characteristic. God gave His name to Moses to identify His nature and character for the benefit of His people. The Israelites had entered Egypt as honored guests based on their relationship to Joseph. They had … Continue reading Discipleship Minute: Captivity #1
IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT
2022 #1Many have proclaimed that scientific advancements have made the idea of God unnecessary. Science was once declared by one scientist as “omnipotent.” We do not need God to explain the universe and life, they say. Is this a true claim? In fact, there has developed a contrast between what scientists expected to find and … Continue reading IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT
2021 Year In Review
What can we say about 2021? We could be begin with, “At least it wasn’t 2020.” The last year contained progress and regress, especially with COVID. However, it was also another year of apologetics ministry for me. Let’s take a look at some of the highlights.Mark Riser – Apologist social media. In terms of platforms … Continue reading 2021 Year In Review