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First They Change the Definition, and Then They Claim the Right

The other day, I retweeted Brian Seagraves’ tweet: “The transgender community wants a right no one has had: the right to use a bathroom that doesn’t match your sex.” Someone replied that transgender people are just looking for the same right that everyone has already had – to use a bathroom that matches their gender identity.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | June 11, 2016

The Back of the Book

One of the tactics in Greg’s book is “the back of the book.” Some people like to jump to the end of the book to find out how it ends before reading the whole thing. Sometimes you know the end of the story so you notice things about the narrative that you wouldn’t otherwise. Knowing the ending gives you some insight.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | June 10, 2016

How We Should Treat Political Opponents

Mark Galli has a good editorial in the current Christianity Today issue. I disagree with a couple of points.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | June 4, 2016

Why We Need to Go Back to Basics and Make a Case for Our Worldview

I wrote a brief post a couple of weeks ago making the point that ambassadors are sent to foreign countries. It’s increasingly clear that where we sit in our own country, where we have grown up and lived, is becoming foreign territory. We haven’t moved, but the territory around us is foreign. But that’s exactly where ambassadors belong. God is giving us a clearer mission field without moving us.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | June 3, 2016

Give Greg a Call Today

Greg is live on the broadcast today, looking forward to talking to callers. Ask your question. Share a piece of your mind. Call with your question or comment at (855) 243-9975, outside the U.S. (562) 424-8229. The broadcast is live today 4-6 p.m. P.T. – commentary and your calls. Streaming live online. Listen live online. Join us on Twitter during the program @STRtweets.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | May 31, 2016

Special Broadcast Time Tomorrow – Call Early with Your Questions!

Greg is back from vacation and doing the broadcast tomorrow, but we're doing it early so he can get to the airport. Give him a call 1:00–3:00 p.m. PT Tuesday with your questions and comments: (855) 243-9975. COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | May 23, 2016

The New Apostolic Reformation (NAR)

The May issue of Christianity Today features a cover story on Bethel Church in Redding, CA. Their pastor, Bill Johnson, was asked about his association with the New Apostolic Reformation.

Blog Post | Theology | Melinda Penner | May 21, 2016

We're Meant to Represent our King in This Foreign Land

The Bible says that Christians are ambassadors for Christ. At STR, we’ve highlighted three skills an ambassador needs to develop to be effective representing our King: knowledge, wisdom, and character.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | May 10, 2016

Questions about Transgender Theories to Consider

On today’s podcast, Greg talks about an article discussing how people who object to radical changes in our society, like transgender bathrooms, are being bullied to abandon their reasonable sensibilities and objections.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Melinda Penner | May 4, 2016

The Fundamental Premise behind Ehrman's Claims

Listen to Greg Koukl and Michael Kruger discuss the Ehrman article.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | March 23, 2016