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    Spring semester meetings!

    Our first meeting of the spring semester will be held Janusry 17th at 7"00 pm! We meet in the student resource center, upstairs in the student center, every Thursday. This semester we are focusing on science with such topics as Philosophy of Science, what science can and can't answer and Methodological Naturalism. Check our Facebook page or twitter each week for what topic will be discussed.

    Fall semester meetings!

    Our fall semester meetings begin during the first week of classes, on August 23rd at 7:00 pm! We meet weekly upstairs at the student center in the student resource center. Everyone is welcome!

    Apologists Needed! We're Hiring!

    Please contact John Mays at, 304-688-8856 or the following website for more information:

    Spring meetings

    Ratio Christi will meet each Thursday evening at 7:00 pm in the Student Resource Center! The SRC is located on the second floor of the Memorial Student Center! Everyone is welcome!

    Fall Semester comes to an end

    Our final meeting of the fall semester was held on December 7th at Fat Pattys! Thank you to everyone for a great semester!

    Discipleship 101! On Guard class

    We are planning to present a class based on Dr. William Lane Criag's book On Guard! It is supposed to be an introductory type class but, it is a little more in-depth than many expect. If you are interested in finding out more or attending this 8 week class please email

    Summer classes continue!

    Defending the Truth of Christianity, apologetic class, will continue each Sunday evening until further notice. The classes are held in Scott Depot at the Devonshire subdivision clubhouse. The topics vary, and the class starts at 6:30 pm. For more information contact John Mays at 304-688-8856 or

    Summer apologetics classes!

    John Mays will be conducting apologetic classes, on a variety of topics, every other week beginning June 4th during the summer! For more information, and a list of topics, please visit our Facebook event at:

    Another semester comes to an end...

    We held our final meeting with a huge event outside the student center on April 20th! Look for us at your local church and freshman orientation over the summer. See you in the Fall!

    Meeting cancelled

    Our regularly scheduled meeting for this Thursday is cancelled due to our outreach event the same day from 12-3pm! Join us there for Live music, free food, drinks, and other giveaways!

    Mark Phillips to present on "Natural Law"

    Mark is an educator and designer. He teaches Christian Counseling at Tri State Bible College, and currently has an international client base for his graphic design work for publishers. Mark resides in Proctorville, Ohio, where he leads an apologetics group for high school students at his church, teaches adult Sunday school, and leads regular Bible studies on matters such as apologetics, church history, and hermeneutics. 

    Mark will be teaching on the subject of Natural Law - What Paul uses in Romans 1-2 to establish the guilt of the gentiles. His discussion Includes a discussion of objective morality, especially a close look at Nuremberg. 

    Marks education includes: 

    Southern Evangelical Seminary, Pursuing D.Min. Apologetics

    Luther Rice University & Seminary, MDiv Apologetics (2014)

    Liberty Theological Seminary, M.A.R., Biblical Studies (2008)

    The Ohio State University, B.S., Industrial Design (1985)

    The meeting is free to everyone and will be stremed live on Facebook at 6:30 pm Thursday, April 13th.

    Buddhist to present at Ratio Christi meeting "Live"!

    Next Thursday, Adam Hamby, a professing Buddhist, will be presenting what he has titled "Polar Opposites: Comparing morality in Christianity and Buddhism." The event will be streamed "live" on Facebook. Adam is a junior at Marshall University majoring in Psychology. This presentation is part of our regular meeting in room 2W37 upstairs at the Memorial Student Center. Everyone is welcome to attend or watch live on the Ratio Christi Marshall University Facebook page.

    Student to lead "Live" Facebook class!

    In an attempt to strengthen the follower, reach the lost and change culture, Jon Muncy, a sophomore at Marshall University, and treasurer of Ratio Christi, will present Did Jesus really Rise from the Dead! Muncy, a native of Kermit WV, will be live at approximately 7:00 pm Thursday, March 30th! This is a free presentation and part of the mission of Ratio Christi in training ambassadors for Christ. Tune in to the Ratio Christi at Marshall University Facebook page to see how God is moving in this movement on the campus of Marshall University and beyond!

    John Mays to be guest on Truth Matters!

    John Mays, Chapter Director at Marshall University, will be a guest on the RC TV show Truth Matters. The show airs Monday March 13th at 7:00 pm. Please follow the link for availability:

    Live! On Facebook! The Reliability of the Bible

    On Thursday, March 9th, Ratio Christi at Marshall University will be going "Live on Facebook"! John Mays will be presenting the Reliability of the Bible at our regularly scheduled meeting! Join us on campus, upstairs in the student center room 2W37, or watch live beginning at 7:00 pm!

    February Newsletter!

    If you would like to receive our bi-monthly newsletter directly to your inbox send us your email! This month's Newsltter can be read at the following link:

    Meeting Topic

    The topic for our meeting to be held on February 16th will be Eithical Concerns with Human/animal Chimera Research. Our club president, Jake Shuck, will be teaching! Everyone is welcome! We meet in room 2W37, upstairs, in the student center on the campus of Marshall University!!

    Thursday February 9th Meeting topic!

    This Thursday, February 9th, Tobin Little will be teaching on the subject of Bibliolgy! Our meetings are open to everyone and very casual. Join us for a discussion on a very important topic! 

    Location: Upstairs in the Memorial Student Center, on campus, room 2W37 at 6:30 pm!

    Thursday January 19 meeting information!

    This Thursday evening, January 19th, Tobin Little will be presenting on the Doctine of Christ. Specifically, this teaching will primarily focus on the Incarnation Of Christ. Join us at 6:30 pm, upstairs in the student center, room 2W37!

    Spring semester meeting topics!

    We are pleased to share our topics for the spring 2017 semester! Our meetings are casual, open, and very laid back. Everyone is invited to attend.

    Christianity and the Nature of Science
    Jesus, The Smartest Man Who Ever Lived
    Miracles and the Modern Mind
    In Defense of the Soul
    Apologetics and the Spiritual Life
    Answers to Bioethical Questions
    Prolegomena to Theology - Introduction to the study of Theology
    Bibliogy - Doctrine of the Bible
    Theology Proper - Doctrine of God
    Christology - Doctrine of Christ
    Pneumatology - Doctrine of the Holy Spirit
    Angelology - Doctrine of Angels

    Our hope is to provide an overview of each subject, with a basic understanding to use as a foundation for what and why we believe what we believe.
    One subject a week, but obviously may take more than a week on any given topic.