Over the past couple of decades, the media has viewed such groups as the David Koresh’s Branch Davidians, Marshall Applewhite’s “Heaven’s Gate UFO group, Jim
by Rob Lundberg “I cannot do apologetics.” “I don’t know how to get started!” I hear these things a lot from well-meaning Christians whenever the
by Rob Lundberg Apologetics (or pre-evangelism) is far too important to remain isolated from most people in the Church. Christians today likely need apologetics more
by Rob Lundberg If you are looking for a good little primer in apologetics, let me recommend a short but very concise read from the
by Rob Lundberg The other morning I was journaling, and a startling thought came to mind. It was the thought of wondering if we have
by Rob Lundberg Wrapping up this series on why apologetics is useful to the believer’s walk and ministry, the title of this post might raise
by Rob Lundberg Continuing on in this current series on the benefits of apologetics, I want to move into pointing out that apologetics is a
by Rob Lundberg I am sure the title of this post might stir a question like, “What do you mean apologetics helps our spiritual development?”
This is what I think summarizes the essence of how apologetics benefits our faith. Apologetics gives you the knowledge to reinforce your faith and defend it when it comes under assault from a skeptical world. But apologetics is also the “fertilizer” that grows your knowledge God gives us to demonstrate why the Christian faith is true; and provides you the roots to help you hold fast in times of difficulty to withstand whatever life in a fallen world throws your way.
by Rob Lundberg I am not sure we realize this or not, but 9/11 changed the religious climate of our culture. We were hit with
by Rob Lundberg What good is apologetics? If I were to tell you that apologetics has benefits for the believer what would you think? Some
Local Christian schools and high schools are not providing the equipping they need to insulate their students with solid reasons for the truth of the Christian faith. I will sometimes run into a student and ask them if I can survey them with three questions: Why are you a Christian and please do not use your testimony as the answer; why do you believe the Bible is true, and please do not tell that it says it is God’s Word; and is truth absolute or relative?
The answers that I get are nothing less than scary.