ISIS 101: What Christians Need to Know

Hello, My name is Zach Turek.  I’m a graduate of Southern Evangelical Seminary, having earned an MA degree in Philosophy.  The title of my session at this year’s National Conference on Christian Apologetics (NCCA) is ISIS 101: What Christians Need to Know.  I am excited to present on this topic that is so crucial to […]

A Fundamental Problem With The Presuppositionalism of Cornelius Van Til

By, David Haines Cornelius Van Til was, without a doubt, one of the most influential apologists of the Neo-Calvinist movement of the twentieth century. Van Til received his philosophical training under W. H. Jellema at Calvin College (a gifted philosopher who had received his training under well-known English Idealists such as Josiah Royce, F. H. […]

What Do the Major Cults Believe?

By Dr. Glenn Pietruski, Serious challenges to the historic Christian faith are initiated by the Jehovah’s Witnesses and Mormons. Because of the large numbers of adherents to these groups, as well as their rates of expansion, they give cause for one of the major concerns among evangelical Christians. At this year’s National Conference on Christian […]

A Preview: The Critical Need for Integrating Apologetics into Youth Ministry

At this year’s National Conference on Christian Apologetics, I will discussing The Critical Need for Integrating Apologetics into Youth Ministry. This talk will examine the data surrounding the youth exodus from the faith, the reasons for this exodus, and how church leadership and youth ministers can counteract this trend by integrating apologetics into their curriculum […]

A Window into Christian Philosophy

I have some sympathies for all of these understandings, and yet, in our little corner of the world at SES, we find something incredibly attractive about philosophy; both its rigor and its relationship to the life of faith. In what follows I’d like to open a window into this latter experience of philosophy, namely, the way philosophy can play a role in the Christian’s devotional life.

Fully Equipped: How to Add Apologetics into a Comprehensive Discipleship Program

Jesus told us to make disciples.  But how?  We might answer, “by teaching them to obey all that Jesus has commanded.” Again, how?  And where do we start?  The dilemma facing the church is this: How can a church create disciples who know when they’ve been discipled, and upon completion disciple others in the same […]