Tony Gurule (pronounced Ger-lay’) is Ratio Christi’s Social Media, IT and HR Support Specialist and Assistant to the National Director of Chapter Formation. Yes, it’s a mouthful of a title and he sounds pretty busy, but wait until you see all of the activities Gurule ventures into for the Kingdom on behalf of RC and in addition to his work with us. With a heart for the Lord as big as his schedule, we wanted our readers to meet him! More
In our December journal we featured “Christmas and Hanukkah – Thinking of our Jewish Friends,” with advice from some Ratio Christi folks about how to approach Jewish people for the Gospel. This month, we’re telling you about a chapter that’s making amazing progress with atheists on campus – thanks to some club members with Je... More
On Wednesday, October 8, 2014, the Ratio Christi chapter at San Jose State University (SJSU) received a letter from the university stating that the club had been “de-recognized.” In the letter, school officials explained their actions to be in compliance with a new California State University Executive Order regarding how an organization selects its officers.
Four women associated with Ratio Christi were speakers for the first online women's apologetics conference. This was the fifth online conference put on by Athanatos Christian Ministry but the first with a slate of only women presenters. The 2014 theme was Women Equipping Women. Men were welcome to register! Chapter Directors Lori Peters (University of New Hampshire) and Letitia Wong (Missouri Baptist University) and RC Boosters team members Julie Loos and Kathryn Camp represent... More
Did you know there are great deals available on Kindle books through Ratio Christi and The Poached Egg websites? And that buying a Kindle isn't the only way to get Kindle books? Get the free Kindle App directly on your smart phone, ipad, or tablet. The best part of this is that you’ll save beaucoup bucks on the books you desire most and benefit Ratio... More
Brandon Katz may have been an unlikely candidate to help start a Ratio Christi chapter, but God didn’t think so! Although he comes from a Jewish home, he became a believer in Jesus in 2011, and partly through learning apologetics has also been used to bring his mother to Christ. But let’s start at the beginning. More
Trinity Academy in Raleigh, N.C. invited our president, Rick Schenker, to talk about what he believes could be "The Next Great Awakening" and why today's Christian youth should learn how to express, defend and strengthen their faith through Christian apologetics. We've just received the video of this September 2014 presentation. More
The Ratio Christi 2014 Symposium and Student Retreat was both great fun and three days of serious learning. We started out at the annual Southern Evangelical Seminary Conference, with our staff, leadership and over 80 Ratio Christi students from various colleges attending breakout sessions on a wide variety of topics. See the slide show at the bottom of the page. More
Grant Willey was the first student to help form the Ratio Christi chapter at the University of Alabama in Huntsville (UAH) in 2010, along with its first Chapter Director, Patrick Collins. Collins recently departed for seminary training, and student Willey will now be the co-director under Billie Goodson.
Before leaving, Collins praised this new leadership team in a More
Speaker and best-selling author David Limbaugh has endorsed Ratio Christi on YouTube. He spoke at our Annual Symposium Dinner on October 11, 2014 and spent time with our attending members and other presenters in the field of Christian apologetics. This fed his desire to tell more people how important and impactful our training can be in today's culture. More
Ratio Christi and Kregel Publications are pleased to announce that Ratio Christi will have an imprint partnership with Kregel for book publication.
The agreement came about when Tom Gilson, Ratio Christi’s National Field Director, was in the editing process with Kregel for his co-edited (with Carson Weitnauer) book, True Reason: Confronting the Irrationality o... More
FOR THE FOURTH YEAR, Ratio Christi is holding an exciting event for both students and adults – members and non-members. On Friday, Saturday and Sunday, October 10-12, 2014, we’ll have a series of events to choose from. Join us at the Heritage International Ministries Conference Retreat Center in Fort Mill, South Carolina (very close to Charlotte, North Carolina). There's still time to regist... More
Our latest Legatus Christi recipient comes to us from the Ratio Christi chapter at Shepherd University in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Chris Korcsmaros has demonstrated a keen talent and appetite for Christian apologetics and has put them to work on the college campus and elsewhere. He served as his RC chapter’s founding president and lat... More
Have you ever heard the statistics about how many teens fall away from church and their faith during or after high school or shortly after entering college? The statistics in various studies run anywhere from 39 to 80 percent for people between the ages of 15 and 21. For example, a 2011 Barna study shows that nearly three out of every five young Christians (59 percent) disconnect either permanently or for an extended period of time from church life after age 15.*
Here's a great MP3 of an interview with RC's President, Rick Schenker, which was broadcast across Bible Broadcasting Network's radio stations on 9/13/14. Thanks to host Hank Farrior of the "Weekend Connection" program and BBN Manager Jason Padgett for giving Rick a chance to explain what we do at Ratio Christi. Scroll down to listen. More
Ratio Christi’s chapter at the University of Georgia (UGA) is sending a graduate off to law school as another ambassador for Christ. Jackson Turner was recently recognized with RC’s Legatus Christi certificate for his grasp on Christian apologetics and the way it can be used to reach more people.
“I really feel like I truly hadn't earned it yet,” Turner says of his surprise in being presented with... More
Ratio Christi is saying goodbye to a great Chapter Director for a great reason. After four years of leading our chapter at the University of Alabama Huntsville campus (UAH), Patrick Collins is leaving us to go to Southwestern Theological Seminary. Collins, who’s a graduate of UAH himself and helped establish Ratio Christi on campus, achieved his Master of Arts in Theological Studies at Liberty Baptist Theological Se... More
Scott Cherry is a full-time ordained minister and RC’s founding Chapter Director at the University of Michigan at Dearborn, now going into his third year with us. He also serves as faculty advisor for the chapter in addition to his own outreach, Advance Ministries. Cherry chose three outstanding students for Ratio Christi’s Legatus Christi certificates this past school year, and presented all the same evening. More