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Religion Or Relationship?

“I’ve heard some say that Christianity is not a religion, but a relationship. What does that mean?”

According to Webster’s Dictionary, religion is defined as a “commitment or devotion to religious faith or observance,” or “a personal set or institutionalized system of religious attitudes, beliefs, and practices.” In one sense, Christianity certainly is a religion.

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August 4, 2018  /  Comments Off
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Schools

“I recently heard a newscaster say that creationism had no scientific merit and shouldn’t be taught in schools, how would you respond?”

As a Christian, I believe (by faith and reason) that the biblical account of creation is true. Attached to the question of human origin are many other important questions concerning purpose, morality, and the dignity of human life.

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August 4, 2018  /  Comments Off
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Why are there so many translations of the Bible and which one is the best?

The best version of the Bible is the Hebrew Old Testament and the Greek New Testament. However, very few people will take the time (and pain) to learn these two languages; most must rely upon translations. So which English translation is the best?

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May 31, 2018  /  Comments Off
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Is the teaching that God is both three and one a contradiction?

The doctrine of the Trinity may be a mystery, but it’s not a contradiction. The phraseology is very important. We do not say that God is one person and three persons, which is clearly a contradiction.

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April 19, 2018  /  Comments Off
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What does it mean to love God with all of our minds?

Jesus said, “You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind. This is the great and first commandment” (Matthew 22:36-38). Unfortunately, many Christians have given their hearts and souls to God, but have given their minds to the world.

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February 27, 2018  /  Comments Off
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What is Christian Apologetics?

Apologetics comes from the Greek word apologia, which means to give a reasonable defense. The historical use of the word apologia was specifically used in reference to a court of law. 

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February 23, 2018  /  Comments Off
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Where did God come from?

This question begins in our childhood, and if not given a proper answer, it can linger into adulthood. The reason it seems so difficult is that we live in a world of beginnings, so we assume that everything must have a beginning—including God.

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February 16, 2018  /  Comments Off
Trinity

Isn’t the teaching that God is both three and one a contradiction?

The doctrine of the Trinity may be a mystery, but it’s not a contradiction. The phraseology is very important. We do not say that God is one person and three persons, which is clearly a contradiction.

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February 6, 2018  /  Comments Off
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There Is A God – From Atheist to Theist

In 2004, atheistic philosopher Antony Flew announced, to the chagrin of many in the philosophical world, that he was no longer an atheist. Flew, a British philosopher, is considered one of the most influential atheists of the second half of the twentieth century. As one would imagine, his announcement drew considerable fire from the atheistic community. 

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September 19, 2017  /  Comments Off
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The Triumph of Pragmatic Therapeutic Deistic Consumerism

When people ask “Does it work?” rather than “Is it true?” it’s a sure indicator that a cultural shift has occurred. This shift, brought to us by the pragmatism of William James, is not only evident in the broader culture, it’s now seen within the Christian community.

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April 25, 2017  /  Comments Off

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