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  • Why do we invite people to Church?

    You know that awkward moment when you realize that something just isn’t right. Like the time you walked into the wrong bathroom, (though today it may or may not matter), or you stopped to ask for directions and the person, before you can ask, states you are obviously lost. It may have been something as simple as attending a party where you knew no one, or possibly, one of the worst, going to a wake and ending up in the wrong viewing room! Yeah, me too! So, what does any of this have t...   More

  • Quick Answers to the BIG 4 Objections to the Christian Faith

    Having been engaged in the discipline of apologetics for quite a few years now. there are several objections or questions that come to the forefront over and over again. These objections impact in one way or another what I call the BIG FOUR: 1) the matter of whether or not truth is absolute or relative; 2) God's existence; 3) Biblical authority; and 4) the credibility and historicity of Jesus' resurrection.  In this post I would like to just provide for you some quick responses...   More

  • Random thoughts and notes on Moral Relativism

    Concern for church!! Spirit of age is relativism

    Personal preference…. truth is relative to the subject who believes them

    Moral rules exist whether we believe them or not

    It is about going face to face, not just loving that is easy!

    Jesus was one of the most intolerant and confrontational.

    People don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care = cop out!!!

    Gospel is offensive!

    Confidence in the pew, s...   More

  • On Suffering, Evil, and the Goodness of God: Some Basics

    Why do you make me look at injustice?

         Why then do you tolerate the treacherous? Why are you silent while the wicked swallow up those more righteous than themselves? 

         ~Habakkuk 1:3

    We can ignore it by sweeping through our so-called newsfeed, or get lost in a screen somewhere, whether a movie, video game, or something similar.  We can ignore it or bury it with drugs, sex, pornography, fant...   More

  • Podcast blog! Morals and Moral Relativism

    The following coincides with yesterday's and tomorrows podcast. However, it was not written by me! This writing comes from worksheets designed to go along with the book Feet Firmly Planted in Mid - Air Relativism: Baker Books 1998, written by Francis J. Beckwith and Gregory Koukl.   More

  • I AM A LIVING, BREATHING “DOUBTING THOMAS”!

    Testimony time! This guest post is written by Ken Klos, who is an apologist wtih Reasons to Believe, an apologetics ministry which focuses on the intersection between Science and Faith, and a partner with Ratio Christi.  

    By Ken Klos, RTB Apologist:


    I grew up as a Christian, and I never doubted that I believed in Jesus as my Lord and Savior.  But I can remember telling my parents that I believed in evolution “be...   More

  • THE MOST COMMON OBJECTION TO GOD’S EXISTENCE ON A COLLEGE CAMPUS

    Today's Guest Post is brought to you by Eric Chabot, Ratio Christi Chapter Director at The Ohio State University.  

    DISCLAIMER: From what I gather, atheists and skeptics have told me “Well, I never bring up the arguments to theists that are mentioned in this post. Thus, no atheist or skeptic that I know would bring up these objections.” My response: This is based on my experience from the last 12 years of doing apologetics on a major college campus. So whether...   More

  • A Chilled Out Approach to Sharing Your Faith

    Stumbling, tumbling, rumbling, and bent over, we reached the top. My lungs bursting, and veins pulsating in my throat from exhaustion and high altitude, I felt an exuberance at the panoramic view on top of Mt. Mitchell in western North Carolina.  Mt. Mitchell is the highest mountain east of the Mississippi.  My friend Tim, a theologian and a writer, and I hiked 5.6 miles to the top.  The scene from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers plays over and over in my mind: the figh...   More

  • The Reliability of the Bible

    I have always been a little hesitant in buying a used car. Typically, you never truly know the history of the car. I know, in today’s world we have many ways of researching cars. But it still made me a little weary. I liked the reliability of the new car warranty. Most used cars have a limited warranty. The preference of the new car over a used has changed over the past few years. In fact, I have bought more than one used car. It was that first step, that first purchase, that helped o...   More

  • Ratio Christi Offers Students a Chance to Study at Oxford Study Centre in England!

    Ratio Christi is pleased to announce a partnership with The Oxford Study Centre (OSC) in Oxford, England. This is a study abroad program combining a unique worldview approach with the academic strengths of Oxford.

    The Centre fosters scholarly virtues and skills for the sake of church and culture, seeking to propel students forward as capable and significant Christian voices in their respective disciplines and professio...   More