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  • A Practical Guide to Culture By Brett Kunkle and John Stonestreet: A Review

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    John Stonestreet is a speaker and fellow of the Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview, as well as the co-host with Eric Metaxas of "Breakpoint", the Christian worldview radio program founded by Chuck Colson. John is a sought-after speaker at conferences, colleges, and churches on the subjects of theology, apologetics, and faith and culture. He holds degrees from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School and Bryan College and is the coauthor of "Making Sense of Your World".<...   More

  • Book Review: A Grander Story

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    A Grander Story: An Invitation to Christian Professors

    Two CRU Faculty Commons staff members (Richard Hove and Heather Holleman) and a half-dozen dedicated Christian faculty members at secular universities have teamed up to create an incredibly engaging and helpful resource for all Christ...   More

  • Things Jesus said...

    One of the most frustrating things, when writing blogs, is to come up with the opening paragraph. I always try to write something original. Something to grab the reader’s attention. I’m not sure it is always successful. The idea, in my head, is to somehow write something that, in a way, must do with the blog. If I can figure out the first paragraph, the blog, or meat of the writing seems to come much easier. As with this opening for example. You are probably wondering what I am...   More

  • 260,000 Reasons to Not Let Your Giving Take a Vacation

    Dear Readers,

    A special letter is coming from our President, Dr. Corey Miller. It's full of exciting news about what Ratio Christi is accomplishing through the teaching of apologetics to college and high school students, the networking and inroads we are experiencing with schools, churches, families and communities, and the expansion of strategic alliances with new and possible partner organizations.

    Every piece of exciting news comes with the...   More

  • Socrates and Socialism

    Equality is a word on everyone’s lips. You might say it’s ‘all the rage’ these days. There are calls for equal pay, equal opportunity, equal voices, equal preferences, equal choices. Of all the American ideals, equality is at the top of the list (recreation & individual autonomy are up there, too). Equality, of course, is a good thing; its application to human affairs is a necessary component to a just, fruitful society. And that is the key question: what is the...   More

  • Why Katy Perry’s Rejection of Her Childhood Faith Should Concern Every Bible-Believing Christian

    By Jenna Shackelford, RC Journalism Intern and RC College Prep alumnus. Full article published at Faithwire.com. Here is a first glance:

    Katy Perry’s intimate conversation about her religious upbringing shows the desperate need for apologetics in the church.

    Perry, while promoting her newest album, “Witness” — as well as her tour — decided to stage a therapy session and air it on Viceland and Youtube. In the session, she pushed aside...   More

  • Jesus loves you, Noah's ark, and a big fish...

    Working from home has its advantages. But, like most things, advantages bring disadvantages as well. Typically, for those able to work from home means many things. Such as not showering, wearing what you slept in to work, and setting your own schedule. Yes, I know, not showering may not appear to be an advantage. Anyway, setting your own schedule is nice! Except when your wife is a teacher. You see, teachers and kids stay home during the summer. This my friend’s changes everything! In...   More

  • Sociopathy and Responsibility for Crime

    For people who lack the ability to feel emotions or to empathize i.e. sociopaths, they still held responsible for their crimes. Of course. But, if humans are only material beings, and if their sociopathy is a brain disorder, and if the center of knowing right and wrong is in the brain, how can we hold someone responsible for their crimes? After all, it's a brain disorder, and the brain determines behavior. Nothing else does.

    But if humans have a soul, this makes things entirely...   More

  • The Problem of Evil...A Q&A

    Common questions and answers for the problem of evil. Taken from a class I attended at Biola University

    1. Christians offer two explanations of why people suffer for the sin of Adam committed long ago.

    2. The first explanation is called federal headship.  Federal headship simply stated is that God put Adam in charge of all things, to be the representative of the family, as with a typical Christian family today, the husband is the head of the home.  So, when Adam...   More