By Bob Hiller - We’ve all been there: You’re having a conversation about the faith with a person who is struggling to believe, or doesn’t at all. In the course of the conversation, they bring up an argument you don’t have an answer for. In fact, the point is way over your head, and you … Continue reading Apologetics as Love of Neighbor
By Bob Hiller - The madness has arrived! As you read this, sixty-four of the nation’s best college basketball teams are playing in the most exciting tournament the American sports calendar has to offer. One of the best parts of the NCAA College basketball tournament is filling out a bracket with friends and co-workers and … Continue reading Know What You Are Talking About
By Scott Keith - I know it may seem weird for me to start talking about Doubting Thomas at this time of the year, but I just can’t help myself. Most of us are still reveling in Christmas, New Years, and Epiphany. In a way, I am too. I have spent the last several weeks … Continue reading Thank God for Thomas
By Scott Keith - I’ve been lucky enough to have been trained under two of the greatest living Lutheran apologists, Dr. Rod Rosenbladt and Dr. John Warwick Montgomery. I've even had some tutoring from others along the way. Shaun C. Henson of Oxford University has done some interesting work with the idea of the universality … Continue reading Evangelism First, Apologetics Second
By Scott Keith - Not so long ago, right here on The Jagged Word, I made an offer to show up at any church within a reasonable distance of my house and participate in a Q & A session with any group of unbelievers a congregation could gather. So far, I have been invited to one congregation … Continue reading Answering the Basic Questions
By Caleb Keith - If you are a Christian, you must be stupid. That’s what I hear from the mainstream media, twitter feeds, public schools, universities and often the federal government, at least. Christians believe in fairytales, hold back science, and have Scriptures that perpetuate sexism and homophobia. The only smart Christians are the ones … Continue reading Stupid Christians?
By Caleb Keith - Thank God the election is over. Now we can move on to talking about more important things like the apologetics series on the Thinking Fellows podcast. On the most recent episode, I was joined by Dr. Rod Rosenbladt, Dr. Adam Francisco, and a good friend Mr. Kurt Winrich. Instead of discussing … Continue reading Apologetics for Young Adults