2022 #11Driving through any American city, one will see that Christianity is represented by many churches, each teaching many doctrinal perspectives. Does that mean that the differences between Christian denominations cannot be resolved? Jesus Himself prayed for unity among believers, yet it seems that we cannot agree. Kenneth Samples addresses this issue in his book … Continue reading IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT
Christian ApologeticsQuick Deep Thought 1I would say that a church that doesn’t include apologetics as a part of its regular teaching menu is committing discipleship malpractice.
2022 #6How did Christianity become a world movement in such a short historical time? Was it a natural or a supernatural phenomenon? It turns out that it was a combination of both. Kenneth Samples says, “The faith didn’t emerge as the result of social or political influences, and it wasn’t merely a new variation of … Continue reading IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT
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
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
2021 #10Jeremiah 29:11 is a popular Bible verse among evangelicals. It can be seen on all types of merchandise, t-shirts, wall plaques, and Instagram posts. But what does it really mean? What did it mean to those to whom it was written? Can we take it as a promise for us today? I will be … Continue reading IMPORTANT MINISTRY ANNOUNCEMENT
As an apologist, I have benefited from Ravi Zacharias and RZIM's work. I have read his books and used teaching materials from Ravi’s ministry. I have listened to his television broadcasts, radio segments, and YouTube videos. Now credible allegations of sexual misconduct and investigations from RZIM have come out. The revelations are shocking and dismaying. … Continue reading Cancel Ravi?
Nehemiah, armed with letters to officials and a military escort, traveled across his world to Jerusalem. He had everything he needed to do the work. The letters from the king gave him safe passage and access to resources needed to rebuild. When he reached the city, Nehemiah found that the situation was just as bleak … Continue reading Why I Am a Christian Apologist and Why You Should Care, Pt. 4
Read Acts 2:42-47.Is the culture around us adversarial to the cause of Christ or the Christian worldview? I believe we face a culture that really is opposed to the Christian worldview, especially if we are dedicated to living it out. This will produce troubles and trials for us. The only way we can endure the … Continue reading Discipleship Minute #27
Read Hebrews 10:19-25.What do you think about when considering the first church service you attended? I remember sitting in the balcony, bookmarking the hymns that we were going to sing that morning. The first “church” song that I ever memorized was the classic “Doxology.” It was always used as the offertory hymn. I will stipulate … Continue reading Discipleship Minute #24