Is Hell Real?

March 13, 2014By Apologetics Resource CenterCommon Objections

Eternal Punishment: The Biblical Evidence By E. Ray Clendenen – The church traditionally has taught that God will send every person to hell to suffer forever who hasn’t trusted Jesus Christ as the only source of forgiveness, mercy, and goodness. Is this really what the Bible teaches? Could it be that God applies the work … Read More

Apologetics and Evangelism

March 12, 2014By Apologetics Resource CenterCommon Objections

Author: Jimmy Williams – Today as never before, Christians are being called upon to give reasons for the hope that is within them. Often in the evangelistic context seekers raise questions about the validity of the gospel message. Removing intellectual objections will not make one a Christian; a change of heart wrought by the Spirit … Read More

Evaluating the Book of Mormon

Evaluating the Book of Mormon

November 10, 2012By Apologetics Resource CenterGeneral Apologetics

The Claim The Book of Mormon professes to be the record of the original inhabitants of the Americas who are descended from the Jews in Israel. These Jews migrated from Jerusalem in approximately 600 B.C., shortly before its destruction. After arriving in the Americas, this small group of individuals became divided due to strife. Those … Read More

Unity School of Christianity

November 10, 2012By Apologetics Resource CenterGeneral Apologetics

History and Development “ I am a child of God and therefore I do not inherit sickness.” (1) These words, spoken by Dr. E.B. Weeks, a former follower of Mary Baker Eddy and representative of the Illinois Metaphysical College were the original inspiration for the movement that would become known as Unity School of Christianity … Read More

Wicca: The New, Old Religion

November 10, 2012By Apologetics Resource CenterGeneral Apologetics

The religion of Witchcraft is known by many names, Wicca, Paganism, Neo-paganism, the Old Religion and the Craft. Some practitioners insist that there are distinct differences between Wiccans, Pagans and Neo-pagans. However, there is little agreement on exactly what these differences are and almost all authors admit that there is a great deal of similarity … Read More

Overcoming the Bondage of Re-Victimization: A Response to “Overcoming the Bondage of Victimization by Robert and Gretchen Passantino

November 10, 2012By Apologetics Resource CenterGeneral Apologetics

By by Paul R. Martin, Ph.D. and Lawrence A. Pile with Ron Burks, M.A. and Stephen D. Martin, M.Div. GENERAL COMMENTS In their article long-time cult researchers Bob and Gretchen Passantino criticize the radical concept of cult conversion which says that many people’s lives are drastically and negatively altered by powerful and sophisticated thought reform … Read More

Samford Symposium on Environmentalism

November 10, 2012By Apologetics Resource CenterGeneral Apologetics

{This article is an abstract of the presentation given by ARC Director Craig Branch at Samford University on April 21, 2007.} The University of Connecticut’s Center for Survey Research and Analysis released a study last Earth Day (4/19/06) which indicated 66% of Americans believe that gradual global warming is true and is caused by carbon … Read More

Gwen Shamblin Weighed in the Balance

November 10, 2012By Apologetics Resource CenterGeneral Apologetics

Popular Weigh Down Workshop founder, Gwen Shamblin has moved rapidly down the road toward cultism. Mrs. Shamblin has now publicly indicated that she denies the trinity and calls all other churches “false,” “worthless” and “an abomination,” especially those whose emphasis is a grace message. Gwen’s Weigh Down message, which always contained somewhat legalistic Lordship emphasis … Read More