“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
“Do what you can, with what you have, where you are.” --Theodore Roosevelt I liked that quote when I first heard it. It describes what I want to do as an apologist. I want to be available wherever I am to give a defense of the Christian worldview, to plant seeds and water, and to … Continue reading 2020 Goals for the Year
I am always thankful for the ministry of apologetics that God has given to me. The year 2019 contained some great experiences and blessings for me in that ministry. Let’s take a look at a few of those experiences.· Mark Riser – Apologist social media. In July, 2019, I took the major step of abandoning … Continue reading 2019 Year in Review
As we begin this new year of 2020, I hope and pray that each one of you has a blessed and safe new year. I hope that you will grow in your faith and closer to the Lord Jesus Christ.As we interact with others, let’s remember the words of the psalmist,· “May the words of … Continue reading Happy New Year 2020!
The Christian faith contains many theological questions. How can God be Triune? What did it mean for God to become man? How did Christ pay for the sins of man? These questions are difficult for us to apprehend. Should we approach these questions and others with blind faith? In the eleventh century, Anselm modeled for … Continue reading Important Ministry Announcement 2019 #9
What kind of responsibility does a believer have when he or she leaves the church on Sunday morning? The apostle Paul calls believers “new creations” in Christ. If we are new creations, then we have been given the title of Ambassador for Christ. On Wednesday, November 6, I will be speaking on “Ambassadors” at the … Continue reading IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT 2019 #8
Holy, Holy, HolySince the beginning of my Christian life, music has been a part of it. I have served several churches as a music minister and worship leader. It is a great joy and responsibility to lead God’s people in worship.Worshipping God is our highest priority as Christians when we meet together in the corporate … Continue reading A Playlist for Apologists 1