An Open Letter to Pastors and Youth Leaders

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

11 Questions about the resurrection of Jesus from Bruce Hennigan with Mark Riser

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

11 Questions about the death of Jesus with Bruce Hennigan, M.D. (Part 2)

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)

11 Questions about the death of Jesus with Bruce Hennigan, M.D. (Part 1)

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)

Social Justice Project #3

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

Social Justice Project #1

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

World Religion Day 2020: A Report

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

The End of “Religion”?

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”?

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