Approaching Damascus

Monthly Archives: February 2012

One of the most interesting fields of theological study is apologetics. The term comes from the Greek word (apologia) that means to give a verbal defense. The use of this word in 1 Peter 3:15 has become the foundation for apologetics: but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense [give an apologetic] to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that… Read More

“I would rather be a preacher in a pulpit than a prince on a throne” —Christopher Love Paranoia was the lethal, guiding principle of the seventeeth-century English government. Having beheaded King Charles for treason, Parliament was deeply embroiled in a tug-of-war struggle with Scotland and Ireland for British power. In the absence of a king’s authority, Parliament fingered anyone critical of its rule as traitorous. Suspicion of conspiracy effectively muzzled Puritan preachers… Read More

Think about it. Endless translations and editions of the Bible, conferences, blogs, mp3 downloads, live streams, video sermons, books, Christian music, CD’s, podcasts, radio shows, social media, and the weekly classes and sermons we take in… Never has there been a generation with more access to biblical truth. But is the church any better for it? Are believer’s more holy, more content, more committed to “grow in the grace and knowledge of… Read More