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Your Church: Ready and Equipped for What’s Coming?

We’re teetering on the edge of persecution, near a tipping point. It might never happen, but on the other hand it could start at any moment. Is your church ready? At Any Moment… Historian Michael Kruger says that in the second century, persecution was often regional, rather than empire-wide. Persecution could hit you without affecting […]

How Knowing Apologetics Can Reduce Argumentativeness

Apologetics is about being argumentative, right? That’s the reputation. The reality can and should be very different. Jonathan McLatchie demonstrates the real effect of knowing apologetics in this 10 minute video exchange with atheistDouglas Letkeman. Watch and observe: Watch how easily he answers. He doesn’t say more than necessary, because this is an artificial “intervention” […]

Creed by Adam Hamilton: Blend of Truth and Error

This entry is part 1 of 3 in the series Adam Hamilton’s “Creed” Adam Hamilton pastors the largest mainline Protestant megachurch in America, the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in Kansas City. His recently released book Creed: What Christians Believe and Why is a fascinating blend of great truth and significant error. It’s a […]

Change History Again by Outthinking Our Opponents

From The Stream: Does it feel strange to find Christianity under attack the way it is these days? We see history changing before our eyes, and it doesn’t look good. Take heart: We’re in good company. Historian Michael Kruger tells us Christians in the second century were regarded as haters and as intellectually lightweight. I’d […]