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?”
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
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 is an old adage that people believe what they do. Some folks believe what they do, but have never taken into consideration as to whether those beliefs are true, and coherent with the world. As a former skeptic and one who has a love for the spiritual disciplines of loving God with the mind, I believe there some challenges that we have now, and will have to “nail down” as we see our culture evolve into more of a post truth culture, where people listen with their eyes and think with their feelings, in spite of the fact that objective truth exists.
by Rob Lundberg Whenever I have had a discussion with a well-meaning believer, and the subject of apologetics comes up, I will sometimes hear