Culture

How Should We Share Our Faith On-line (or Should We Do It At All)?

The growth of the Internet has given all of us the opportunity to reach and connect with people we would never otherwise meet. There are many places where people post what they believe on any number of topics, including issues related to faith and reason. Twitter, Facebook, Christian and non-Christian

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The First Book You Need to Read in 2015

A disclaimer: Frank Turek, President of CrossExamined.org and author of I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be An Atheist is a friend of mine. More than that, I consider Frank one of my closest friends and a true partner in ministry. But that’s not why I’m writing about his new

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Enjoy Christmas Tomorrow, Even Though It’s Probably Not Jesus’ Birthday

I celebrate Christmas. Growing up as an atheist, December 25th was about a lot of things, but not the birth of Jesus. For many centuries before the birth of Christ, December 25th was similarly non-Christian. The present date for Christmas traces back to the 4th Century. When Constantine declared Christianity

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Religious Expression Ought to Be Timely

I’ve lived in the same city for nearly twenty years now, and there’s a tradition here every Christmas season. The city allows religious expression at a street intersection in our town. It’s become a distinctly festive portion of the city during the weeks leading up to Christmas; it’s heavily decorated

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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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Is the Church A Cruise Ship Or A Rescue Boat?

When describing the difficulty in creating a more thoughtful version of Christianity in America, I sometimes describe the Church as a large ocean liner. If we, as Christian Case Makers, hope to have a significant impact on what appears to be a sometimes uninformed (or apathetic) Christian culture, we must

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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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Christian Leaders: Here’s the Quickest Way to Change Our Christian Culture

I’ve been both a youth and a lead pastor, and as such, I’ve struggled to find a way to change the culture of the groups I’ve led. There were times when I fretted about the theological maturity of my group or their ability to defend the truth claims of Christianity.

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