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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.

Gwen Shamblin Weighed in the Balance

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 […]

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Alternative Medicine and the Need for Discernment

By Dónal O’Mathúna, Ph.D. and Walt Larimore, M.D. {This article is adapted from material in our Alternative Medicine: The Christian Handbook, revised and expanded edition (Grand Rapids: Zondervan) to be released January 2007.} Alternative medicine remains very popular. Surveys have found that roughly one-third of adults in the United States use some form of complementary […]

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Faith Healers or Fake Healers?

Among the celebrities in the Word Faith Movement, none is more well known than Benny Hinn. From his lavish life-style to his on-stage performances, Benny Hinn has become the modern stereotype of the faith healers, even providing at least partial inspiration for Steve Martin’s character in the movie Leap of Faith. Hinn claims that thousands […]

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Will You Chase After Dry Chaff? – [Job 13:25]

Imbedded in the chaff is some good wheat. It takes the right process or person to get to it. In recent years much attention has been given to Alternative Medicine. There are a few good things out there, but most of what is promoted is chaff, not wheat. Sorting this is made difficult by the […]

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A Family Affair

You may have seen them in the mall in front of the local toy store or J.C. Penney’s. Friendly people, dressed as clowns, tying balloons and telling dramatic stories of their missionary work around the world, complete with pictures and, of course, accepting donations to help with the on-going ministry. You may have volunteered alongside […]

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Demonstrating the Deity of Christ

Many Christians are intimidated when they find Jehovah’s Witnesses at their door. The myth in the minds of most Christians is that Jehovah’s Witnesses know the bible very well. This is untrue. In reality, Jehovah’s Witnesses do not know the bible well at all. What they actually know is their presentation. Once they are taken […]

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The Ethics of War and the War in Iraq

We are here tonight to talk about the ethics of war. Now to some minds this phrase “the ethics of war” will likely cause raised eyebrows. “The ethics of war? What can ethics possibly have to do with war? Isn’t war evil?” Well, of course it is. War is a terrible thing. The existence and […]

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Dominion Theology

For the creation waits with eager longing for the revealing of the sons of God. Romans 1:19 Apologetics and discernment ministries have a wide range of responsibilities. It is our aim to assist the church in equipping Christians to enter the marketplace of religious ideologies within our culture and present a credible case for the […]

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Public Schools: The Sorcerer’s New Apprentice? Part 4

Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 In Parts 1 and 2 of this series I have asserted that there are a number of endemic New Age religions and problematic psychotherapeutic strategies and curricula widespread in public schools today that are fraught with illegalities, are ineffective and can be harmful to […]

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