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  • Ratio Christi Chapter Lawsuit over Requirement for non-Christians to lead Christian group

    PRESS RELEASE:

    INDIAN TRAIL, N.C., November 15, 2018 – Ratio Christi Campus Apologetics Alliance’s chapter at University of Colorado, Colorado Springs filed a federal lawsuit yesterday against the University for forcing the group to accept members that don’t support the group’s purpose and officers that don’t share the group’s beliefs. The university refused t...   More

  • Something Wicca this Way Comes

    by Anna Kitko, Ratio Christi Regional Director for Tennessee and South Carolina

    There have been numerous articles circulating about the resurgence of “Wicca,” a modern-day twist on an ancient practice. But what exactly does that mean and why should we care? And is it Witchcraft? What’s the difference?

    Fear not, loved ones. Your trusty Cults and New Religions Specialist has got you covered.

    First things first: understanding...   More

  • Straight to Hell?

    If those that have never heard the gospel get a free pass to heaven, why would we ever send missionaries to convict them to hell?

    What about babies? If we are all born with a sin nature would it not follow babies that die, go to hell? If so, why not kill all babies? Seriously, babies are evil… have you ever left a 2-year-old alone? Okay, so we kill all two-year old’s and younger. That doesn’t seem right. What would be a fair age to stop killing babies? My eldest...   More

  • Spotlight on 'Women in Apologetics' Conference January 11-12, 2019

    Laurie Stewart is president of Women in Apologetics (WIA), a Christian non-profit organization focused on equipping, encouraging, and educating women in Christian apologetics. WIA purposefully gives women a chance to share content that is theologically, philosophically, and apologetically centered, and supports women in the church who are interested in learning how to think deeply and intelligently about their...   More

  • Feel, felt, found...

    To be a recruiter in the Air Force one must volunteer, go through a screening process and be selected. Once selected, the individual is given a free trip to San Antonio for a six to eight-week intense sales training school. Those attending are taught a script from "hello, can I help you" to "press hard four copies." Meaning what to say from the time someone arrives for an appointment to closing the "sale." Among, such things as "closing the sale", to "handling interruptions" and "overcoming...   More

  • Confessions from a Privileged White Male Christian

    Corey Miller, Ratio Christi CEO and President

    I'm a white male Christian and am certainly privileged! But my privilege isn't what your paradigm might imagine. 

    As a child I was molested by a female babysitter. I was also forced by yet another female babysitter to remove my clothing and have one of my other young male relatives stare at me naked while I had to stare at him as she looked on with a twisted approval. I grew up in a tough neighborh...   More

  • A blog about "nothing"

    Today’s blog obviously is not about nothing, that is not logically possible. However, I would not say it is about any particular subject. In fact, I should write after going to bed at night. I have these thoughts that literally keep me awake. I have considered getting up and writing them down. Yet, here I am trying to remember them. So, instead of being about nothing, this blog consists of some random thoughts I am putting together and calling it a blog.   More

  • RC President Corey Miller on Popular "Eric Metaxas Show"

    Because we had been attempting to coordinate our President Corey Miller and streaming radio host Eric Metaxas to get together for so long, we thought we'd share some snippets from their long-awaited October 23, 2018 interview with our readers. To hear the whole interview, go here at The Eric Metaxas show where Corey comes on at about the 20 minute mark. Here are a few labeled 3...   More

  • Oprah's New Spirituality Not Really New

    by Anna Kitko, Ratio Christi Regional Director for Tennessee and South Carolina  

    Oprah Winfrey once provided a candid interview at the headquarters of her Hollywood studios television network (OWN). The topic: Oprah’s spiritual beliefs. We take notice because these beliefs are representative of the so-called “New S...   More

  • Heaven, Hell, and Halloween

    Happy(?) Halloween

    Do you celebrate Halloween? Does your church shy away from it or even strongly forbid it? There are a variety of views on this topic.

    A LOT of people celebrate it, obviously. Several news sources say that Americans spend 8 to 9 billion dollars on Halloween food, drinks, costumes, and decorations.
    What IS Halloween?


    Halloween is a shortened form of the phrase All Hallows Eve.
    November 1st is the Feast of All Saints (All Hall...   More

  • The Perceived Problem of Science and Faith | Part 1: Putting Faith in its Place

    Corey Miller, Ratio Christi CEO and President

    Science and faith are hot topics. There are scores of books, articles, and videos covering how they relate to each other. Perhaps your interest is in learning more for yourself. Or perhaps you would like to be better prepared to weigh in while talking with friends or colleagues. This is a three part series that will help you understand the relationship between faith and science. This first article addresses the very nat...   More

  • Do We Not Understand or Just Not Care?

    Last week I discussed not using the bible and quoting scripture to the lost. I’m not sure I made the point I was attempting to make which was basically the Bible itself states the lost do not understand. Yet, for some reason, be it reformed theology or presuppositional apologetics, or whatever, for some reason we still want to quote scripture to non-believers. And sadly, often out of context.   More

  • Classical Challenges and Arguments For Christianity

    The October 22nd Meeting was on Classical Arguments for Christianity, and was posed around three common challenges to Christianity:

    • The Problem of Pain
    • The reliability/historicity of Scripture
    • The evidence for the resurrection of Jesus

    Here is the slideshow from that meeting.

    Of course, it doesn't capture the excellent discussion. For that, you will have to come visit us - Monday nights at 6:30 PM in CFS 123.

    E...   More

  • Kennesaw State University Removes Restrictive “Speech Zones” for Ratio Christi Chapter

    PRESS RELEASE:

    INDIAN TRAIL, N.C., October 22, 2018 – Through a lawsuit last February, the Kennesaw State University chapter of Ratio Christi Campus Apologetics Alliance has prompted KSU to change its “speech zones” policies. On several occasions, KSU had relegated Ratio Christi’s pro-life displays to be presented in a “speech zone” that made up less than 0.08 percent of the...   More

  • Stop Using the Bible and Quoting Scripture!

    Last week, on the RC Talk podcast, I discussed two reasons concerning why we, as Christians, are not sharing the truth. The first being if no one is upset with you, then you are not talking to anyone, and second, if you are talking to people about truth they will have questions. I have not heard of anyone being upset with any Christian’s, except me of course, and if most were being asked questions, apologetics would be a lot more popular!   More

  • Unite Your Voice

    Ratio Christi is a team of apologists and evangelists looking to transform culture. Our goal is to see Christianity thriving on every college campus. In the recent past it was common for people to freely express their competing ideas in civil discourse. Now it is commonplace to see professors, students, and administrations actively drowning out the voices of Christians...and it’s working. Christian college students are leaving the church at record rates. For many, this departure resul...   More

  • Film For Thought

    Our October 15th Meeting featured our second Film for Thought. 

    We let the attendees vote between the Case for Christ - the story of Lee Strobel's conversion and C. S. Lewis On Stage - The Most Reluctant Convert - the story of C. S. Lewis's conversion. 

    The group voted for the C. S. Lewis movie. Thanks to Treston Smith for purchasing the DVD last Spring when we all went to Houston to view this play live. 

    Here is our slideshow from the meeti...   More

  • 2018 Fall Schedule

    Dates and Topics

    9 - 20 - 2018 - Beauty and Brokenness
    9 - 27 - 2018 - Beauty and Brokenness Pt. 2 - Christopher Yuan’s Nature vs. Nurture DVD
    10 - 4 - 2018 - Classic Argument
    10 - 11 - 2018 - Questions Session

    Switch to Monday Nights at 6:30 PM CFS 123.

    10 - 15 - 2018 - Film for Thought
    10 - 22 - 2018 - Halloween - Reformation Discussion - ScrewTape!
    10 - 29 - 2018 - Classic A...   More