“Does the Bible call Christians to defend the faith / argue for the faith?”……The classic verse promoting apologetics (the defense of the Christian faith) is 1 Peter 3:15, which basically says that believers are to make a defense “for the hope that you have.” The only way to do this effectively is to study the […]

“Should Christians be tolerant of other people’s religious beliefs?”……In our age of "tolerance," moral relativism is touted as the supreme virtue. Every philosophy, idea, and faith system has equal merit, says the relativist, and is worthy of equal respect. Those who favor one faith system over another or-even worse-claim a knowledge of absolute truth are […]

“Do the ends justify the means?”……Answer: The answer to this question depends on what the ends or goals are and what means are being used to achieve them. If the goals are good and noble, and the means we use to achieve them are also good and noble, then yes, the ends do justify the […]

The Best Argument Against Christianity Part One of Seven……What is the best argument against Christianity?……Strange as it may sound, one of my seminary professors makes a habit out of reading atheist literature during his devotional times. That might seem a little odd, but actually it's a very smart practice. "The good ones keep us honest," […]

Strive Not About Words… 2 Timothy 2:14…“Remind everyone about these things, and command them in God's presence to stop fighting over words. Such arguments are useless, and they can ruin those who hear them.“ This command emphasizes the necessity to avoid “word fights.” The apostle Paul has much to say about this in other passages. […]

7 Questions Skeptics Ask About the Validity of Christianity Written by Rusty Wright Rusty Wright considers some common questions skeptics ask about our belief in Christianity. He shows us how to answer these questions from an informed biblical worldview. Questions of Faith Picture the scene. You’re discussing your faith with a coworker or neighbor, perhaps […]

An Answer in Suffering…1 Peter 3:13-17…Now, who will want to harm you if you are eager to do good?But even if you suffer for doing what is right, God will reward you for it. So don't worry or be afraid of their threats.Instead, you must worship Christ as Lord of your life. And if someone […]