Don't be Fooled by What You Hear and See in the Media and Culture
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Understanding the Times and the Alien Philosophies Opposed to God’s Truth
Become the antidote by knowing God’s truth and being the truth in your home, neighborhood, and culture.
by Rev. Clete Hux A few months ago I got a call from a friend wanting to know my opinion of The Chosen, a television series that has become very popular. I had not really watched much of it, just a few snippets here and there. So, I decided to do some research and discovered … Read More
By Rev. Clete Hux Have you ever been in the position of trying to educate someone on what their particular religion believes and practices? As a teacher of comparative religions for over thirty years, I’ve been confronted with that situation many times. It happens often with Catholics, especially on the topic of Mary. Today, … Read More
by Rev. Clete Hux – Today, more and more, Mary the mother of Jesus is being given a prominence in Roman Catholicism which finds little or no support in the Bible. When a contrast is made between the biblical Mary and the Mary of Roman Catholic tradition, the result is two very different portraits of … Read More
https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/priority-talk-show-8-15-2022/id1619643355?i=1000576189554 Greg is joined by Clete Hux with arcapologetics.org to continue a discussion began on May 17th’s show about How America became pagan.
By Brandon Showalter, Senior Investigative Reporter – The population of self-identified witches has risen dramatically in the United States in recent decades, as interest in astrology and witchcraft practices have become increasingly mainstreamed. While data is sparse, Quartz noted, the practice of witchcraft has grown significantly in recent decades; those who identify as witches has risen concurrently … Read More
by Dr. Peter Jones -The latest critics of the Christian faith accuse Christians of being selfish, out-of-date, non-constitutional “Christian nationalists” who would impose all the Christian rules on everyone around them. Think Ku Klux Klanners parading through Washington, DC in the 1920s to defend “Protestant America.” Or the The Handmaid’s Tale or a Christian version of 1984. Christians will, … Read More
What is Apologetics?
Apologetics is a word derived from the Greek word apologia, which means to give a reasoned defense (1 Pet. 3:15). In its Biblical context, apologetics is a branch of Christian theology and philosophy through which the Christian mind expresses itself in the task of evangelism.
The vindication of Christian truth claims and philosophy of life against the various forms of non-Christian philosophies of life. It is the responsibility of every Christian to be equipped in some knowledge and use of apologetics.
The work of apologetics should include the following three dimensions: (a) Apologetics as proof – presenting a rational basis for faith that confronts unbelief in the believer as well as in the unbeliever; (b) Apologetics as defense – answering the objections and overcoming the barriers of unbelief; (c) Apologetics as offense – demonstrating or revealing the foolishness of unbelieving thought and world-views in conflict with the Christian faith.
Seek the Truth
Apologetics seeks to provide rational grounds for believing the truth claims of Christianity in whole or in part and to respond to objections raised against the true knowledge of God in whole or in part in the Christian faith (2 Corinthians 10:3-5).
We Have a Passion for Christ
Apologetics should stress that God is interested in the character of the Christian and in the manner in which truth is communicated. The Christian must speak the truth in love, not being quarrelsome, able to teach, correcting the error with gentleness, kindness, patience, and humility. (2 Timothy 2:24-26)