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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.

Social Justice: Neither Social nor Just

Author: Paul A. Cleveland What is the Social Justice Movement About? In his book, The Flight from Reality, Clarence Carson explores the fundamental issues and problems associated with the social reform movement that was spawned in the late nineteenth century and has continued to this day.1 While there are some today who see the concept of social […]

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Genetic Engineering: Benefits and Dangers

By Mark W. Foreman In the 1997 film, Gattaca, we are introduced to a brave new world where genetic screening of newborns is routine and embryonic genetic manipulation is preferred over traditional conception. We are told the story of two boys in the Freeman family. The elder son, Vincent, is conceived naturally while his younger […]

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Should Christians seek political power

or should we only focus on charity and evangelism? By Bill Suggs This question is misleading. It brings to mind a negative image of government and politics, and it also implies that the freedom to evangelize is secure and could never be taken away. If the first part of the question is actually, “should Christians […]

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The Physician-Assisted Suicide: Is It Ever Justified?

Calling Evil Good By Robert D. Orr, M.D. Jennie was only forty-eight when she found the breast lump.  The surgeon had been hopeful, but the pathology report showed the cancer was very aggressive and had already spread to the lymph nodes. Radiation and chemotherapy were completed; everyone wished for the best, hoping and waiting. Sadly, […]

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Counterpoint: Puzzling Over Global Warming Alarmism

By Paul A. Cleveland It puzzles me why so many people, often very well educated, have bought into global warming alarmism hook, line, and sinker. As an economist, I have been skeptical of such doom – saying throughout my career and I see nothing in the current campaign to political action that convinces me that […]

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To Clone or Not to Clone?

by Donal P. O’Mathuna and Walter L. Larimore The world awakened on December 27, 2002 to the news that the first human clone had been born—or so the claim went, anyway.1 A cloning company called Clonaid, set up by a cult-group called the Raelians, claimed to have produced a baby named Eve who was cloned from […]

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Capital Punishment

By 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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Are We Still Amusing Ourselves to Death?

Why Look Critically at Culture? Revisiting Neal Postman’s Challenge By Brandon Robbins In Acts 17 we read how the apostle Paul observed the society of Athens and the cultural influences around him. He looked at that culture with its philosophies and practices and used the popular thoughts of the day as a jumping-off point to […]

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Christian Economics

A Christian Understanding of Economics: Mutual Gains from Trade By Eric Schansberg It is common for Christians to be relatively uninterested in economics. Within politics, those who are socially and theologically conservative tend to focus on matters of personal righteousness (e.g., gambling), community standards (e.g., prayer in schools), and especially “social justice” (e.g., “life” issues […]

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Does God Exist?

Author: Craig Branch – Atheism: from the Greek a (without) and theos (deity or God). It is a word commonly understood as meaning a denial of the existence of gods. The most fundamental question of religion, of spiritual experience, and of philosophy is: Is there a God? And if there is a God, what difference […]

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