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Apologetics Resource Center

The Apologetics Resource Center is about the process of understanding the times and the alien philosophies opposed to God’s truth, as well as understanding and effecting the antidote of both knowing God’s truth and being the truth in our home, neighborhood, and culture. Now is the time for the Church to be served a wake up call, to be motivated, equipped and deployed into our world as radical change agents, redemptively as salt and light.

The Absurdity of Life Without God

By William Lane Craig – One of the apologetic questions that contemporary Christian theology must treat is what has been called “the human predicament,” that is to say, the significance of human life in a post-theistic universe.   In dealing with this question, Christian theology in a sense does not even attempt to show in any […]

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Five Urgent Apologetic Issues

By Steven B. Cowan – Times change.  And because times change the challenges or objections that arise against the Christian faith change.  In the first century, the biggest challenge that the early church faced was that posed by unbelieving Jews both within and without the church.  The Jewish authorities outside the church persecuted the new […]

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Our Dying Culture

By David F. Wells – What is striking about our culture today is that its corruption is not simply at the edges.  It is not simply found among the cultured elite, the New Class that stands at the gates of our national institutions to bar entry to those whose views are judged to be intolerable.  […]

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Against Heresies: Liberation Theology

By Clete Hux With the presidential  candidacy  of Barack Obama, Liberation Theology has come to the forefront of public attention. This attention is mainly due to Obama’s outspoken pastor, Jeremiah Wright, of the Trinity United  Church  of  Christ  (UCOC) in Chicago, Illinois. The controversy caused by Wright raises questions that many people would like answered […]

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The Genuine Article: The Essential Doctrines of the Christian Faith

by Steven B. Cowan – Cults and other false religions deviate from the truth of God’s Word. But how? In what way? If cults and false religions are “counterfeit,” then what is the “feit”? That is, what is the truth from which they deviate? What is the “genuine article”? This question is important because having […]

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How the Cults Misinterpret the Bible

by Thomas A. Howe – Interpreting the Bible, indeed interpreting anything at all, is a topic of critical importance in this Postmodern world. No one has the right, according to the current wisdom, to tell anyone else that he has misinterpreted something. Everyone’s interpretation is right . . . for him. No one’s interpretation can […]

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Four Major World Religions

Judaism Worldwide Population: 14.1 million* Place and Date of Origin: Israel, 1440 B.C. Founder: Moses (?) Organization/Authority: Judaism has no official organizational structure. Jewish life centers around individual synagogues led by Rabbis who are teachers trained in the Jewish Scriptures and the Talmud. For orthodox Jews, the Torah (first five books of Moses) is the […]

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Science and Christianity Compatible!

By Brandon Robbins – Science and Christianity: can they be reconciled? Paul Kurtz thinks not. In Kurtz’s article, “Are Science and Religion Compatible?” [Skeptical InquirerSkeptical Inquirer 45), he asked the question: “Can we live a full life in the face of the ultimate human extinction?” In the final analysis of religion, Kurtz states that the […]

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What Is a Cult?

By Clete Hux – What do you think of when you hear the word “cult”? For many of us, that word conjures up images of Jim Jones and Jonestown, Guiana, where some 900 people in Jones’ People’s Temple followed his instructions and committed suicide by drinking kool-aid laced with cyanide. Or we may think of […]

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