If the future does not convince you enough to study apologetics, then take notice of present trends. Recent data supports that “Most young people abandon their faith while they are still at home with their parents. Today, incoming college freshmen, when surveyed before they enter college, are three times more likely to report that they are religiously unaffiliated than freshmen who entered college in 1986."
Naturalism continues to appeal to the modern mind, but its approach to life leaves one to grapple with their life’s purpose, measure their moral standards by their idea of right and wrong, and build their life philosophy upon the false idea that science explains everything. Naturalism is inconsistent both on the level of human experience and logic.
A friend recently asked me on an Instagram Q&A, “What’s your preference—apologetics or theology?” Honestly, I couldn't pick one or the other. Both have been so essential to my growth as a follower of Christ! As I discussed that during the Q&A and a few others resonated with my response, I realized that the relationship … Continue reading The Relationship Between Apologetics and Theology
"Pride month” has officially come to a close. Businesses retreat to their non-rainbow logos; trending pride hashtags naturally lose their momentum. But the issues that abruptly confronted many Christians last month remain. As confusion over sexuality continues to permeate the culture, Christians face the challenge of responding biblically, clearly, and lovingly. But why? How? When? Often, these … Continue reading Delighting in God’s Image: A Summer Special Episode
We live in an anti-intellectual age. To grasp this, all we have to do is observe the surrounding culture. Seemingly everywhere we look, our feelings are valued over reality and our emotional experiences over reason. Anti-intellectual Christianity This spirit of anti-intellectualism has not only invaded the culture but the church as well. In worship, sermons, … Continue reading Loving God with the Mind (Part 2) 4 Reasons Why You Should and What Could Happen if You Do