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 I am not sure we realize this or not, but 9/11 changed the religious climate of our culture. We were hit with
Prayer is a spiritual discipline that helps us, as followers of Jesus Christ, to practice the presence of God. It is a privilege for us to partake in the I/You (God) relationship that we have with our Lord. Prayer brings us to the place where we abandon our pride before a holy and loving God. Prayer is the place where we worship and have our hope lifted. It is a time to intercede for others, and make supplications. When we come to the Lord in prayer it is about aligning our will with God’s will, adopting humility, and claiming our dependence upon God.
There are many people who have all kinds of different caricatures of God that are totally foreign to the real nature and essence of God. Not too long ago, at work, I had to clear the bushes and let a co-worker know that I don’t believe in the God that is a cosmic chess player, or one that is a cosmic grandfather who gives his children anything they want. Once this barrier was dropped, the second challenge for us as apologists rises to the surface.
by Rob Lundberg [Listen to The Real Issue podcast on this same subject] I don’t want this post to be reactionary. My goal is the
by Rob Lundberg I am taking a quick break from our worldview presentation to share with you a ministry update and an opportunity for you
by Rob Lundberg I remember some of my ministerial classes during the undergrad and seminary years, talking about what it means to be in “full
One of my favorite disciplines under the umbrella of theology is the what is called contemporary theology. Marrying this to the style of apologetics, to the beginnings of my journeying into apologetics, I was involved in what would be called today, counter cult apologetics. If you think of it, contemporary theology and cult movements in our culture really make for an interesting blog post. This is where I want to begin a series on what is called the New Apostolic Reformation. Before I do that, I want address what I consider to be the “initial camel in the tent” which led to this new wave in modern Christendom. That “camel” is what is known as contemplative prayer.