Only One Question: Compelling Answers to the Abortion Rights Challenge

February 28, 2019By ARCCulture

By Gregory Koukl – No one really talks about abortion. Certainly there are discussions about choice and privacy. There are debates about the risk of back-alley abortions, the hardship of teen pregnancy, and the trauma of pregnancies due to rape and incest. Plus there is concern about the abuse of unwanted children. Responding to any … Read More

Discerning The Voice of God: The Apologetic Function of Miracles

February 28, 2019By ARCCulture

by Steven B. Cowan- Christians believe in a miracle-working God. Since he is the sovereign creator of the physical universe and the natural laws by which it operates, we believe that there is no obstacle to his intervening in the course of world history to do spectacular, out of the ordinary things that defy natural … Read More

The Story of God with Morgan Freeman

February 25, 2019By ARCComparative Religions

By Rev. Clete Hux –  Most Christians have grown accustomed to seeing the media give questionable reports in documentary form of so-called historical accounts of the life of Jesus. Although, there has been a progression of such, this is nothing new. It has been going on for decades. Whether produced by Newsweek, USA Today, the … Read More

The Absurdity of Life Without God

November 9, 2018By ARCCulture

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 … Read More

Five Urgent Apologetic Issues

November 8, 2018By ARCCulture

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 … Read More

Our Dying Culture

November 8, 2018By ARCCulture

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.  … Read More

Against Heresies: Liberation Theology

November 8, 2018By ARCComparative Religions

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 … Read More

How the Cults Misinterpret the Bible

November 7, 2018By ARCComparative Religions

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 … Read More

Four Major World Religions

November 7, 2018By ARCComparative 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 … Read More

Science and Christianity Compatible!

November 7, 2018By ARCCommon Objections

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 … Read More

What Is a Cult?

November 7, 2018By ARCCommon Objections

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 … Read More

The (True/False) Origin of (True/False) Religion

November 7, 2018By ARCCommon Objections

By Winfried Corduan – You may; you may not. You may; you may not. Okay, you may—but only on my terms!” How did religion begin? The above litany seems to characterize a contemporary approach to this question. Tomoko Masuzawa begins her acclaimed study, In Search of Dreamtime, with the declaration: “It has been some time … Read More

A Christian Apologetics Manifesto Sixteen Theses

November 7, 2018By ARCCommon Objections

By Douglas Groothuis – This is a manifesto to ignite the holy fire of apologetic passion and action.  It is not a sustained argument or a development of themes. (I have written and lectured about these matters elsewhere). It is, rather, a short series of interrelated propositions crying out for both immediate and protracted action.  … Read More