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

    Dear Readers,

    There's so much 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 challenge of a need and the opportunity to meet that need -- a need to...   More

  • AUDIO: "Impacting & Equipping a Strategic Generation"

    Our director of Prayer, Women's Outreach and Boosters, Julie Loos, was interviewed on the "StoryWave" streaming radio program with host Nancy Wilson. The topic is "Impacting & Equipping a Strategic Generation" - how we can strengthen today's youth for the colliding of many worldviews they face in their educational years. Hear the mp3 below, during which Julie joins the show at about the 8-minute mark.

    This program can also be found at 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

  • 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

  • The State of Christian Free Speech in America

    This report is taken from a series of Public Policy Sessions at the National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Convention 2017. Ratio Christi was blessed to have an exhibit booth at this convention and someone attending the sessions.

    Three clients of the Christian legal firm Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) took the platform at the NRB convention to talk about their legal battles – lawsuits which stem from challenges...   More

  • Our Ministry in the Philippines Keeps Growing

    Ramon and Nini Margallo, RC International’s team leaders to the Philippines, have just returned from their latest mission trip there. Nini shares an update:

    “God’s provision was upon us as Ratio Christi Philippines held a three-event apologetics marathon:
    1) Pasig City, Metro Manila hosted by Baptist Bible College of Asia and Global Surge Ministries.
    2) Iriga City, with the help of InterVarsity student leaders.
    3) San Fernando, Pampanga hosted...   More

  • What to Say in Resurrection Conversations

    Easter is just ahead of us. What will you say if someone asks you about the Resurrection? Tim Hull is RC's (waiting for newer title). He's invited us to use this guest post from his website, Plugged Into Apologetics.

    “How does the death of a guy, even if he is God, do anything for me now?” A friend asked me this a short time ago. This p...   More

  • Ratio Christi's "Truth Matters" adds NRBTV Channels to Viewing Outlets

    We're pleased to announce that Ratio Christi has reached an agreement with NRBTV for our streaming/satellite show, “Truth Matters” to begin airing weekly on NRBTV on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 10:30 PM Eastern, 7:30 PM Pacific. This includes nationwide viewing on DIRECTV channel 378 in the U.S.

    RC-TV’s “Truth Matters” (with host Tony Gurule, pictured here) began airing on various streaming and satellite stations in January 2017. ABN (The A...   More

  • A Personal Letter to Ratio Christi from Author Lee Strobel

    Here's a great letter our Chapter Leaders and Staff received from a good friend of RC's ministry, Lee Strobel, in connection with his movie The Case for Christ coming out on April 7, 2017. But everyone who reads this can use the links and take his message to heart:

    "Dear Ratio Christi leader:
    I want you to know how excited I am about the ministry of Ratio Christi. I thank God for the influence you’re having on university campuses – bringing truth...   More

  • The Big Picture in Indiana and Ohio

    Joe Whitchurch is Ratio Christi’s regional director over the chapters in Indiana and Ohio. In addition, his friendly and outgoing personality made him the perfect choice to be Ratio Christi’s campus operations relations person.

    “I’m a big picture guy,” Joe says, and that fact was obvious early in his work with RC. He has a talent for pulling everything together and challenging students to think ‘Christianly’ and in terms of a biblical world...   More

  • How Important is the Collegiate Day of Prayer?

    The annual Collegiate Day of Prayer is February 23, 2017. RC President Corey Miller explains the importance of prayer on this day in the mp3 audio recording below. "CDOP" is a nationwide initiative asking people to pray for college students and the environment at colleges and universities today. The website link allows people to "Adopt a College, prayer in general, or instructs us as to what to pray specifically. CDOP...   More

  • Charging Bears

    Reprinted with permission from the "Unboxing Faith" blogsite by Jenna Shackelford, RCCP Alumnus and Ratio Christi media intern. 

    “I don’t feel led by the Holy Spirit.”

    “I would preach the Gospel to a lost world, but I just don’t think that’s my calling.”

    Jesus told us in the Great Commission (Matthew 28:16-20 ) to “go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the...   More

  • Exploring Twelve Common Myths About Legal Abortion - Part I

    (In January 1973, the United States Supreme Court made its Roe v. Wade decision legalizing abortion. Each January, the National Right to Life and other pro-life organizations have called for a week of prayer and remembrance of unborn babies called Sanctity of Human Life Week, culminating in Sanctity of Human Life Sunday. This Two-Part Series was written and researched by Sheryl Young, RC's Media Outreach Coordinator, in conjunction with that week.)

    Part I...   More