Moving ForwardWhat do we know so far? Where do we go from here?The question of justice is vital, not only for our society at large, but also for the Christian who seeks to be an ambassador for Christ in that society.Let’s remind ourselves of the definition that we have used.“Justice is the moral quality of … Continue reading Social Justice Project #21
Friends,Two weeks ago, I would not have been able to pick Jon Steingard out of a line-up. Hawk Nelson was not on any playlist that I had. However, both burst upon the scene when Steingard announced in an Instagram post that he no longer believed in God and was no longer a Christian. This is … Continue reading An Open Letter to Pastors and Youth Leaders
1. Give us a little of your background and how you became interested in apologetics.I became interested in apologetics not too long after I became a Christian, even before I knew that it was called apologetics. Even though I have participated in many ministries in the church, apologetics always remained with me. At this point, … Continue reading 11 Questions about the resurrection of Jesus from Bruce Hennigan with Mark Riser
1. Tell us about crucifixion itself, how much did Jesus suffer on the cross?Then he released Barabbas to them. But he had Jesus flogged, and handed him over to be crucified. (Matthew 27:26)Crucifixion as it became to be known began as Impaling. Victims were placed upon a stake and allowed to die in full view … Continue reading 11 Questions about the death of Jesus with Bruce Hennigan, M.D. (Part 2)
1. Give us a little of your background and how you became interested in apologetics.In the mid 1990’s, my medical colleagues began to question me each day on my beliefs as a Christian. Their form of questioning is what I now know to be the “steam roller” technique. The questions were delivered in rapid fire … Continue reading 11 Questions about the death of Jesus with Bruce Hennigan, M.D. (Part 1)
What words do the Biblical writers use for “justice?”In the Holman Christian Standard Bible, the word “justice” is used 150 times. What words did the Biblical writers, under the inspiration of the Holy Spirit, use for this important term in the original language?Because Biblical Hebrew has few nouns, many words in that language do double … Continue reading Social Justice Project #3
Justice in 166 charactersJustice is the moral quality of individuals receiving fair treatment in their interactions with other individuals and government. It also gives the possibility of redress when violations occur.
IntroductionIn my ministry of apologetics, I have the privilege of answering tough questions from the members of my church. A couple of weeks ago, I was sitting in the coffee shop when a friend approached me and said, “What do you think is going on with intersectionality and the SBC?” I admitted that this was … Continue reading Social Justice Project #1
One of the outreach projects in which I participate each year is the annual World Religion Day event conducted in Shreveport, Louisiana. For the past few years, I have attended this event as part of a team of apologists led by Chan Hearron, a Christian school teacher.The mission statement of World Religion Day is to … Continue reading World Religion Day 2020: A Report
Christians have been hit with disturbing news over the past few years. We have realized that our culture is “post-Christian.” “In general Western culture is deeply post-Christian,” says Dr. William Lane Craig. Any observer would have to agree that, in its expressions of music, movies, television, or the written word, Western culture does not even … Continue reading The End of “Religion”?