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  • 5 Reasons to Support God's Ministry through Ratio Christi and John Mays

    “You will never know the answer unless you ask the question.” I am not sure where the quote came from, but I have used, and heard others use, it many times. Typically, in my experience, it is like saying “what is the worst that could happen?” Meaning, even if not given the answer desired, one will never know until they ask. During high school, my friends and I, would spend our break and lunch time asking other students for a quarter. We asked everyone! Many would say...   More

  • What if? Christianity is false...

    Once upon a time, many of us believed in Santa. However, as we matured, that belief changed based on our knowledge of the truth. To some it was sad learning the truth about Santa. To others, discovering the truth was enlightening. You see, people like to think what they believe is true. Yet, simply because one believes something to be true, does not necessarily make it true. So, what does any of this have to do with Christianity being false? I'm glad you ask.   More

  • RC Youth Student to RC on-Campus Student Leader: Nick's Journey

    In addition to the college ministry of Ratio Christi at Winthrop University, it has been a blessing to have the most awesome high school students as a part of Ratio Christi College Prep- York County, meeting in our home to dig deep and to get training in how to defend and live out the faith! The goal of RC College Prep is to help students become equipped in an encuraging environment so that they can engage the culture. It's been a year and half of meeting with high schoolers in our home...   More

  • Obstacles to Apologetics

    How to recognize obstacles to effectively defending the Christian faith and how to overcome them

    In order to know that A is an obstacle to B, we have to know the specific ends that B is aiming towards that determine the very purpose of B (or what B is all about) and the relevant activities that B is engaged in which are designed to contribute to/bring about/realize B’s ends. An obstacle is something that hinders or obstructs B’s ends and the re...
  • A Christian Understanding of Personhood and Human Rights

    What is the value of human life? When does this life begin? What constitutes a person? What rights do the unborn have? And who has the right to end another’s life? The answers to these questions all address the issue of personhood and human rights and underlie one’s view on abortion. One’s belief on the issue of personhood and human rights is based on the presumptions which flow from their worldview. Accordingly, in order to clearly apprehend one’s view of a...
  • Huntington WV!

    I normally follow my Tuesday podcast, RC Talk, with my blog to provide more details about the podcast. Today, I am going to break the routine. Why break something that is working? I am glad you ask!   More

  • RC Chapter at Ashland University

    We have a vibrant Ratio Christi student apologetics alliance chapter at Ashland University in Ohio. In addition to being academically rigorous in discussions about the history, science and philosophy that supports the Bible as truth, you will find us to be very warm and hospitable. For now, please find the meeting day, time, location and contact person on our Facebook page.  

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  • Why are you a Christian?

    Part of the interview process, during my time as an Air Force recruiter, was to ask the applicant numerous questions. The first few questions consisted of what the person enjoyed doing, such as hobbies, interests, and entertainment. It was a way of establishing rapport. However, as the interview progressed, the questions became more focused. Many times, it was a little uncomfortable, due to the nature of the question. You see, every answer given, had a purpose behind it. Basically, everythi...   More

  • Top Ten Reasons to Support Ratio Christi

    Please take the rest of the holiday season as your opportunity to help Ratio Christi bring our Vision onto school campuses:

    Thoughtful Christianity—Transforming Lives on Campus Today, Changing Culture Tomorrow.

    Through December 31, you can help us match an offered Grant up to $22,000! Here are the Top Ten Reasons why you might consider Ratio Christi for your holiday season giving:

    1. Ratio Christi defends truth and...   More