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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 Utopian Vision and Cultural Hostility

by Dr. Paul Cleveland The contentiousness of the recent presidential election provides an apt occasion for us to ask the question, “Are we ‘coming apart’?” to borrow from the title of Charles Murray’s recent book. To understand the nature of the current hostility we must first find its roots. Indeed, the seeds of it were […]

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The Deception of Environmentalism

By Dr. Paul A. Cleveland The environmental movement was spawned in the 1960s by an assortment of radicals who viewed the problems of society as stemming from human action. Following the musings of Rousseau, they saw civilization itself as the ultimate source of human ills. They rejected the reality that the ills of this world […]

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Economic Goods and the Problem of Greed

By. Dr. Paul Cleveland It is sometimes thought that capitalism promotes greed. Indeed, critics of the free market routinely argue that people left to their own devices in the economic arena engage in all sorts of greedy behavior. But is this criticism valid? The proliferation of economic goods may indeed give us the appearance that […]

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What’s Cookin’ in IHOP’s Kitchen?

“Do you have any information on IHOP? What’s your impression of what’s going on there? My child just got involved in IHOP, should I be concerned?” The questions come in a number of forms but are basically seeking the same information. I receive multiple inquiries at ARC weekly concerning the International House of Prayer. We […]

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Jesus vs. Muhammad

It was the intern year of my seminary education when I met Barrack, a Muslim college student studying in the U.S. Some students in our college and career department at church had befriended him and brought him to a social function in a church member’s home. Barrack was very friendly and outgoing. His wealthy Iranian […]

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The Qur’an vs The Bible

By Steven B. Cowan Both Christianity and Islam claim to be revealed religions. That is, we both claim to have been the recipients of infallible, divine revelation which marks out our respective religion as exclusively true. What is more, we both claim that what God revealed to us about himself and his will for us […]

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Religious Freedom and Discrimination: Why the Debate Continues

By Albert Mohler – This is a first for me—writing a book review while flying over the northern reaches of the Atlantic Ocean. I’m returning to the United States after responsibilities in the United Kingdom, speaking mostly to pastors and other Christian leaders. Everywhere I went, from central London to rural Kent, the same urgent […]

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Veritas: The Cross and the Crescent

by Craig Branch – The attack on Pearl Harbor, December 7, 1941, has been remembered as “a date that will live in infamy” by Americans for the past 60 years. But September 11, 2001 is another date to add to it. Even though in the recent past, many Americans and Christians have been brutalized and […]

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