When a pastor attempts to integrate apologetics into his sermons, many times he is accused of being “too academic.” If he attempts to water down his apologetic, then he is accused of misrepresenting arguments and promoting intellectual laziness. Establishing a balanced integration of apologetics and exegesis is no easy task, but it is something that […]
By Gerard Figurelli, How should we answer the perennial question regarding the relation of “Jerusalem” and “Athens” as it pertains to the use of philosophy in the local church? At this year’s National Conference on Christian Apologetics, my presentation titled “Philosophy, Theology, and the Local Church” will address this important question. From the pastoral level, […]
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 […]
I can remember eagerly awaiting the conference, encouraging my friends and family to attend, and buying my ticket. For an old or young eager Christian apologist, there is nothing else like it.
By SES Alumnus Josh Erlien, Danny was a religious kid and active in his church. But he began to be troubled by something. Let me tell it to you in his own words. I was raised Episcopalian, and I was very religious as a kid. Then, in eighth or ninth grade, I studied astronomy, cosmology, and […]
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