Back to Basics: Why Study Apologetics?

How do I explain why apologetics is essential to someone unfamiliar with the subject? Why am I so hyper-focused on this one area of Christian teaching, rather than others? It made me realize that it is a good idea to occasionally zoom out and go back to the basics.

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Faith Alone, In What?

Faith alone in what?  Sola Fide.  Faith alone.  It’s one of the five “Solas” of the protestant reformation. It communicates the idea that it’s our trust in Christ that saves us, and nothing else.  But what exactly does that mean? They Have Faith, But In What? I was doing research recently on another group that claims to be connected Continue Reading

I See Dead People

I see dead people. This was of course the famous line spoken by Haley Joel Osment in the movie “The Sixth Sense”.  The 1999 movie tells the story of a young boy that can see and communicate with dead people.   The Sixth Sense was nominated for 6 Academy awards and was the second highest grossing movie of 1999.   Continue Reading

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Why Sincere Belief Is Not Enough

Why Sincere Belief Is Not Enough. I mentioned in a previous article that I had been in a conversation with another Christian that didn’t believe that there was evidence for certain aspects of the Bible.  He made the following statement to me on a post:  History relies on certain proofs like artifacts and written documents from Continue Reading

What’s Wrong With The Enneagram?

What’s wrong with the Enneagram?  In my last post, I introduced you to the Enneagram of personality.  What many people often mistake for a simple personality test is in fact a rather complex system.  Many businesses and Churches use the Enneagram personality test.  So what’s the big deal?  Why shouldn’t Christians use the Enneagram?   Occultic Origins Not only is the Continue Reading

What Is The Enneagram?

What Is The Enneagram?  I have to admit, until very recently I wasn’t aware of the Enneagram.  I knew there was some controversy about using it in the Church.  But I had never taken the time to dive into it.  Now that I have, I’m not comfortable with it.  I’d like to take a few posts to talk about this Continue Reading

What Will The Church Look Like After COVID-19?

What will the Church look like after COVID-19?  There is so much uncertainty about every aspect of life right now.  I don’t think anyone could have predicted the world would look like it does a few weeks ago.   We’ve seen disasters in the recent past.  Y2K, 911, the Swine flu and the economic crash of the late 2000’s Continue Reading

Is Our Highest Duty To Ourselves?

Is our highest duty to ourselves? Our society seems to be greatly confused on this issue.  While there is a large amount of people that would agree with the statement, there is also a heightened sense of compassion for the oppressed.  To solve the problems facing our society requires selflessness.  But that’s the one thing you can’t tell Continue Reading