Why do you make me look at injustice?
Why then do you tolerate the treacherous? Why are you silent while the wicked swallow up those more righteous than themselves?
We can ignore it by sweeping through our so-called newsfeed, or get lost in a screen somewhere, whether a movie, video game, or something similar. We can ignore it or bury it with drugs, sex, pornography, fant... More
Testimony time! This guest post is written by Ken Klos, who is an apologist wtih Reasons to Believe, an apologetics ministry which focuses on the intersection between Science and Faith, and a partner with Ratio Christi.
By Ken Klos, RTB Apologist:
I grew up as a Christian, and I never doubted that I believed in Jesus as my Lord and Savior. But I can remember telling my parents that I believed in evolution “be... More
Today's Guest Post is brought to you by Eric Chabot, Ratio Christi Chapter Director at The Ohio State University.
DISCLAIMER: From what I gather, atheists and skeptics have told me “Well, I never bring up the arguments to theists that are mentioned in this post. Thus, no atheist or skeptic that I know would bring up these objections.” My response: This is based on my experience from the last 12 years of doing apologetics on a major college campus. So whether... More
Stumbling, tumbling, rumbling, and bent over, we reached the top. My lungs bursting, and veins pulsating in my throat from exhaustion and high altitude, I felt an exuberance at the panoramic view on top of Mt. Mitchell in western North Carolina. Mt. Mitchell is the highest mountain east of the Mississippi. My friend Tim, a theologian and a writer, and I hiked 5.6 miles to the top. The scene from The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers plays over and over in my mind: the figh... More
This post is reblogged from Think Apologetics by Eric Chabot, Ratio Christi Chapter Director at The Ohio State University. It was briefly edited by Chris Van Allsburg and has some slight variations from the original.
Greetings with Photos and Videos from our International Team in South Africa!
Simon Brace is Regional Director of Ratio Christi in South Africa where he also serves as RC's Chapter Director at the North West University in Potchefstroom. We've previously brought you news of their 2016 Symposium and the establishment of the chapter... More
Ratio Christi is starting a campus chapter at Moody Bible Institute in Chicago, considered one of the nation's premier Bible colleges. Bob Clapper is our regional director for Illinois. He lives in Wheaton, near the Windy City, and he explains what led up to this opportunity. More
The following article is taken in part from the book, Right For You, But Not For Me, A Response To Moral Relativism by Steven Garofalo. Used with permission.
The year was 1999, and I had just moved to Charlotte, N.C. from Washington, D.C. where I grew up. I joined the YMCA and one of the first people I met at the “Y” was a gentleman named Kent (not his real name). Kent was in his mid-5... More
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
Enter our Drawing!
Ratio Christi is joining with award-winning author and speaker Pamela Christian in a random giveaway in celebration of the launch of her newest book Revive Your Life! Rest for Your Anxious Heart. Every contest entrant will receive a PDF advance copy of the book. Recipients who post an honest review of the book according to the contest rules will be... More
Each spring toward the end of the school year, The Legatus Christi certificate is presented to students from RC chapters whom we recognize as having outstanding capabilities in demonstrating apologetic and evangelistic conversations, both in helping to equip other believers and in sharing their faith with nonbelievers. Legatus Christi represents being an ambassador for Christ. Candidates must meet... More
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.
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
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
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
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
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
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