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
Read Acts 1:8 and 2:42-47.At one church in which I served, the first Sunday of deer hunting season was almost a sacred holiday. Most of the men were absent on that day. I’ve heard it said many times that “I could worship out there on a deer stand just as well as in the church!” … Continue reading Discipleship Minute #5
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
“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!