It appears I have been labeled as rude, harsh or blunt. That I cause division. Believe it or not, it is not pleasant or anything I strive to be known. I mean, yeah, prior to salvation, I didn’t care. But since becoming a Christ follower, to be blunt, it sucks! Where do I think, this comes from? I am glad you ask! More
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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
So what do you do when you know that you have a live Television interview scheduled? Well, most would prepare accordimgly. But what if you know the material? Most would still prepare accordingly. The following was what my interview on RC TV Truth Matters was supposed to sound like. What happens when you wait until the last minute? I will post the interview to show you when it is available... More
So, believe it or not, I have been working on starting a podcast. However, there is just a little bit more involved than I anticipated. What a surprise. One would think, our I thought, how hard could it be to do a podcast? Everyone has a podcast. There are millions of podcasts. Well, I obviously thought wrong. Or as my dad used to tell me, that is the problem, you thought. More
I am older than my wife’s stepmother. Or as my wife prefers I say it, I am older than my mother in law. Either way, it typically takes people a minute to understand the concept. Basically, my wife is simply younger than me. 14 years to be exact. Yes, I definitely married up. So what does the age of my wife and mother in law have to do with sharing the gospel I am glad you ask! More
I have been to a lot of concerts during my life. I remember my parents taking me to my first; the Doobie Brothers. Don’t ask. Anyway, they also took me to see KISS, with my cousin, and Cheap Trick, of which, my dad said was a dirty trick! They were my transportation, obviously, until I earned my driver’s license during high school. I drove myself and a friend to see Rod Stewart. Many concerts later, one thing has always stuck out in my mind; the song they didn’t sing. So w... More
Some would say I recently lost my “man” card. Shocking, I know! Why you ask? Well, my wife and I owned a Jeep and Dodge Avenger. She drives the Jeep as the family car, and I drove the Avenger. Though it wasn’t a “monster truck”, or any kind of truck, an Avenger didn’t scream “chick” car. Well, the Avenger was sick. I took her to the mechanic and the cost to for life support was over 2000.00 dollars. It was time to say good bye. We were in no h... More
By Eric Chabot
Does the resurrection of Jesus matter? We are presently promoting a large event at a large college campus that will be a discussion/debate between Dr. Michael Licona and Dr. Larry Shapiro on the plausibility of belief the resurrection of Jesus. By the way, if you live in Columbus, Ohio or near here, the event is Feb 26th, 8:00 pm, Mershon Auditorium, 1871 N High St. Columbus, OH 43210.
Not to my surprise, like most events that center on the... More
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
“In the beginning God...” – Genesis 1:1
The Story of Reality begins with God. God is the main character, not us. We come later.
In fact, the flow of the actual events (and of Greg’s book) follow a simple five-point outline: God, Man, Jesus, Cross, and Resurrection.
We begin Part 1: God, this Friday. (If you are new to this series, check out the More
As anyone can see our blog still isn't updated. This is my fault. I have been going through some struggles, physically and mentally. Each day I get up hoping it will be the day of normalcy. I am feeling better, but just not up to blog writing yet. Thank you for understanding! More
Anyone who has been in the apologetics endeavor knows that there is always the need to properly define apologetics. Every now and then, one objection I hear from my Christian friends is that those who are overly committed to apologetics must be somewhat weak in their faith. In other words, why should a Christian need all this reason and evidence stuff? After all, faith, not reason, is what God requires (Heb. 11:6). And if we are growing in our relationship with God, our faith sh... More
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
(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
If you haven't noticed I took the month of December off from blogging. However, starting next week my series on Apologetics scripture and examples in the Bible will continue. Thus far I have covered four different verses that support apologetics. Next week I will give at least one example before going back to scripture. I hope you join me in this journey of the importance of apologetics and the Biblical support! More
Dear Friend of Ratio Christi, More