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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.

Speaking for God?

A Response to the Apostolic and Prophetic Movement By Keith Gibson “I heard what I call the internal audible voice of the Lord . . .It was as  clear as crystal. I heard the actual words. There was no guess-work. It was not impressions.   It was the word of the Lord came to me. […]

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Capital Punishment

Author: Kerby Anderson Should Christians support the death penalty? The answer to that question is controversial. Many Christians feel that the Bible has spoken to the issue, but others believe that the New Testament ethic of love replaces the Old Testament law. Old Testament Examples Throughout the Old Testament we find many cases in which […]

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Abandoning Nature:  Some Reasons Why Homosexuality is Wrong

WARNING:  This article contains sexually explicit language that may not be suitable for younger readers.—Editor Author: Steve Cowan Today homosexuality is considered by many people to be a normal and perfectly acceptable practice.  It is, they say, a legitimate “alternative lifestyle.”  The Bible, of course, says otherwise (see the article in this volume by Terry […]

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War What Is It Good For?

War! What is it good for?-Absolutely nothing! War is something that I despise, for it means destruction of innocent lives, for it means tears in thousands of mothers’ eyes. When their sons go out to fight and give their lives. War! What is it good for?-Absolutely nothing! So begins the number one hit written in […]

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Why Same-Sex Marriage Is A Bad Idea

On September 7, 2005, the California legislature passed a bill allowing same-sex marriages in that state.1 It is the first state legislature to do so. Governor Schwarzenegger has vowed to veto the bill, but it seems that a dangerous trend is in the making. The passage of this bill was precipitated a few months ago by […]

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Veritas: What is Social Justice?

The short version of the mission statement for the Apologetics Resource Center is “to equip the Church to understand, live, defend, and advance the Christian gospel and worldview.” The full version is “to reach the minds and hearts of people with the message and truth claims of the gospel of Jesus Christ, and to equip Christians with […]

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What Does the Bible Teach About Abortion?

By John Ankerberg and John Weldon In the Old Testament, the Bible uses the same Hebrew words to describe the pre-born child, infants, and children.  In the New Testament, the same Greek words also describe the pre-born child, infants and children which indicates a continuity from conception to childhood and on into adulthood. The Greek […]

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The Pornography Plague

Author: Kerby Anderson Pornography is tearing apart the very fabric of our society. Yet Christians are often ignorant of its impact and apathetic about the need to control this menace. Pornography is an $8 billion a year business with close ties to organized crime.(!) The wages of sin are enormous when pornography is involved. Purveyors […]

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The Christian Worldview

By Steven B. Cowan Every person has a worldview, but not every person has the same worldview.  In fact, there are several worldviews from which a person might choose if he were shopping for one. 1  A person who has committed his life to following Jesus Christ, of course, is not shopping for a worldview. […]

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Morality and Capitalism

By Paul A. Cleveland         Critics of capitalism often argue that free enterprise promotes the worst kind of human behavior and, therefore, must be rejected if moral human action is to prevail. They argue that free enterprise promotes jealousy, envy, and greed. In their opinion, life on this planet would be better served if we substituted […]

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