by Rob Lundberg It has actually been a while since I have been into my counter-cult toolbox. You see, when I first got into apologetics
“Then God said, “Let us make mankind in our image, in our likeness. . . So God created mankind in his own image, in the
(adopted from the Bangor Statement on Christian Apologetics and the Church) RECOGNIZING that many Americans today either disparage religious belief altogether or are confused about
Rob Lundberg by Rob Lundberg Apologetics (or pre-evangelism) is far too important to remain isolated from most people in the Church. Christians today likely need
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
Could complex speech and abstract thinking evolved by blind chance? Many years ago, this was a question I had and now pose, in conversations with atheists who believe that macroevolution is “fact.” This post is going to investigate the question of complex speech and abstract thinking and show that these characteristics come by way of design and not by random blind chance processes, known as evolution.
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
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
Dr. Norman Geisler became probably the greatest influence to show me that there was more to apologetics than Ken Ham and the popular creation versus evolution debate.
If you are holding to a liberal view of morality, you are going to vote for the candidate that best fits your views. If you are holding to more of a conservative stances on the aforementioned issues, then you are going to vote for the candidate that best fits you conservative values.
So please do not say, “Don’t push your morality on me!” Because when we do vote, we are voting for the candidate that best lines up with our moral underpinnings. And when you cast your vote, guess what you have just done?
There is no escape hatch for not legislating morality. We do it all the time. And the flip side of the coin is that I still thank God for those who don’t hold to an absolute standard and yet act morally.