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  • "Apologetics and RC Kept Me from Leaving Christianity"

    Matthew Adamson is the current president of the Ratio Christi chapter at the University of Alabama Huntsville (UAH). This aerospace engineering major says he likely would have abandoned Christianity if he had not discovered apologetics through our chapter there.

    “Apologetics and RC saved me from leaving the faith after high school,” he says. “I had experienced a couple years of extreme doubt and had...   More

  • February 25: One United Day of Prayer for Colleges by Christians in America!

    The Collegiate Day of Prayer, Thursday, February 25. (Adapted from the Collegiate Day of Prayer website with thanks to Dave Smithers.)

    One day. February 25, 2016. The Collegiate Day of Prayer. 4,706 colleges and universities in America. 21 million students.  1.5 million professors.

    One example. In the 1800s, evangelist D. L. Moody called on 300 moms to pray for college students who had been resistant to his message. M...   More

  • Saving Apologetics

    The Christian community goes by many names, sometimes we are called the church, the Bride of Christ, early in our history we were called the followers of the Way.  One name that we really never use to refer to ourselves by is ‘family’.  However, it is one of the names we most often live up to, unfortunately, it is as a dysfunctional family.  Seldom does any family take such joy at attacking their own as the Christian family.  However, unlike most highly dysfu...   More

  • Viewing God's Not Dead as a Father

    God's Not Dead is a new movie release by Pure Flix. It focuses on a series of individuals connected through a university. The central figure is Josh Wheaton, a young incoming freshman who needs his humanities elective and decides Dr. Radisson's Philosophy class fits the need. In the first class Dr. Radisson wants to skip over the boring parts of the class that he says most students will struggle with the most and just asks each student to write three simple words, "God is dead" on a...   More

  • Militant Atheists and the 'Other' Holocausts

    Where Are the New Atheists Leading Us?

    By Rick Schenker, President of Ratio Christi

    In a letter that General Dwight Eisenhower wrote to General George Marshall on April 15, 1945, he described some of the horrors he saw in Nazi Germany’s Holocaust. He indicated that it was necessary to preserve the evidence so that, “if ever, in the future, there develops the tendency to charge these allegation...   More

  • What Do Ratio Christi Meetings Look Like?

    by Glenn Smith, Chapter Director at Texas A&M University

    Ratio Christi operates differently from how Christian apologetics have traditionally been done. In the past, apologists were alone, doing work that was breaking new ground. Therefore, the only avenue available to them was through teaching, writing books and articles, and debates. So, when Ratio Christi came along, many Christians and apologists simply did not understand how we went about our work. From the perspectiv...   More

  • Chasing Away the White Elephant in the Room

    “We MUST double the number of students getting an M.A. in Apologetics”
                                                    Rick Schenker, President of Ratio Christi

    Ratio Christi is deploying apologists to gras...   More