Christian Living

Why Christian Discipleship Is Critical to Christian Survival

Just before leaving the disciples, Jesus gathered them together and commissioned them with an important task. He told them, “All authority has been given to Me in heaven and on earth. Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the …

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Three Good Reasons to Celebrate Your Christian Worldview

I had the great honor of speaking at the National Religious Broadcasters Apologetics Conference two weeks ago, along with Frank Turek, Abdu Murray, Alex McFarland, Stephen C. Meyer, Ed Stetzer and Troy Miller. In case you weren’t aware, the NRB Network (available on Direct TV) features many Christian Case Making …

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The Importance of Community for Christian Case Makers

Over the years I’ve had the opportunity to speak to (and train) a number of Christian apologetics clubs on the campuses of high schools and universities across the country. One student I’ve trained over the past four years recently graduated high school and is now leading an apologetics group at …

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Why the First Part of the Greatest Commandment Is Even More Important Than the Second

I was an atheist for the first thirty-five years of my life. While I was a committed (and often aggressive) non-believer, most people who knew me would probably have described me as a “nice guy”. My behavior wasn’t all that different than many of my Christian friends. I worked with …

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No One’s Too Tough to Trust the Truth

I love cops. I loved working in Law Enforcement for over 25 years and I loved growing up in a police family. I hope my kids feel the same way. Now that I’m a Christian, I especially love hanging out with cops who are Jesus followers. Last Friday while speaking …

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Four Character Lessons From a Godly Football Coach

On Monday I spoke at Bethel University and had the chance to visit with several students and professors afterward. Campus Pastor Laurel Bunker invited me to teach as part of their Tru?tworthy Chapel series. I challenged the student body to go the extra mile to learn why Christianity is true …

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How the Curse of Knowledge Can Become the Cause of Cursing

I follow and post in several Christian internet groups. Some of them are evangelistic groups, some are theological, and some are philosophical or apologetics based. Some groups are simply people who love Jesus and want to talk about Him. I enjoy reading the posts, but like others who visit or …

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How to Turn the Christian Ocean Liner, One Degree at a Time

Last weekend I had the great privilege of partnering with Tactical Faith, a Christian Case Making ministry in the State of Alabama. Matt Burford formed this non-profit organization to bring apologetics to the local Church in his region. Matt lives in a part of the country where most people have …

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