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 few months ago, I sat with a close friend in one of the booths of our university’s coffee shop. My friend, whom I will call Tom, is an atheist. Tom is a genuine truth-seeker, and he would be a Christian if he thought Christianity was “actually true.” During our conversation, we found ourselves discussing … Continue reading Should Christians Have Blind Faith?
Today, we live in a pluralistic culture where moral relativism flourishes while any suggestion of absolutism is dismissed. When those who propagate such ideas are met with ideas they don't like, we should expect—since, to them, there is no absolute and morality is relative—all ideas and moral preferences to be accepted. And many times, moral … Continue reading Is God Immoral for Destroying the Canaanites?
You may have heard of the “Word of the Year” New Year’s Tradition. The New York Times and Dictionaries such as the Oxford Language Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, and others select a word near the end of the year to summarize the events and important themes of the year that is ending. However, what if we flipped … Continue reading A Word of The Year