Understanding The Nature of The Question Central to examining the question of this post are three related topics, the efficacy of general revelation, the necessity of special revelation, and the depravity of man. First of all, the universal or general revelation of God is that revelation by which He communicates to all persons at all times and in all places. As one … [Read more...] about Are Those Who Never Hear The Gospel Saved?
Today, I want to break down five very practical tips when it comes to engaging others in worldview/theology/evangelistic conversations. Many Christians have questions around not only what to say, but also how to say it well in the multitudes of scenarios which arise. Let’s get started! Be Purposeful This one is important, even though we might think it to be a bit … [Read more...] about Practical Tips For Apologetics
Examples of Improper Interpretation One of the foundational aspects of Christian growth is to study the Bible. Fundamental to following Christ is understanding and obeying His commandments. As you traverse this path, you are going to need to read His Word to grasp what His commandments are in the first place! Knowing how to properly interpret and comprehend the Bible is … [Read more...] about How Do We Properly Interpret Scripture?
Engaging That Thing Between Your Ears One of the saddening debacles in America right now is the absence of robust biblical thinking. Instead of holding to a biblical worldview, over 94% of our country is said to hold to a non-Christian belief system.1 Only 2% of millennials maintain a biblical worldview, yet 61% profess Christianity. These facts show us two truths. … [Read more...] about How To Be A Thoughtful Christian
Perceptions . . . Perceptions . . . Perceptions In a viral social media age, it can be rather difficult for individuals to handle the assaults which come as a result of sharing the truth. One of the arguments I have stumbled across on more than one occasion is that we as Christians are responsible not only to share truth, but we are also responsible for how the other person … [Read more...] about Does It Matter How People Perceive Our Proclamation of Truth?