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What We Need to Learn about Prayer from the Early Church

The book of Acts provides a recorded history of the vital role prayer played in the lives of the disciples. If we want improve our prayer life, it might be helpful to look to them for direction.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | February 5, 2020

Apologetics Removes Obstacles to the Gospel (Video)

Why apologetics? Tim explains how apologetics does the work of pre-evangelism by responding to people’s ideas at the worldview level, removing obstacles to the gospel.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | January 20, 2020

Talking to Jehovah’s Witnesses? Start Here

Tim compiled some tactics, tools, and information to help you respond to Jehovah’s Witnesses’ common beliefs and challenges to the deity of Jesus and personhood of the Spirit.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | January 7, 2020

How to Deal with Criticism

When criticism comes—and it will come—remember this three-step strategy for dealing with it.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | December 10, 2019

If We Condemn Modern-Day Genocide, Why Don’t We Condemn God for Destroying the Canaanites?

A crucial difference between human beings and God explains His command to destroy the Canaanites, as this analogy makes clear.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | November 25, 2019

Anti-Intellectualism in the Church (Video)

In this third part of the “Why Apologetics?” series, Tim talks about the value of developing the mind through apologetics as a way of pushing back against anti-intellectualism in the church.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | November 18, 2019

The Sons Are Exempt from the Law

Some argue against Paul’s teachings about the Law by pointing to Jesus' words about following the Law in Matthew 5:17–20, but another passage in Matthew helps to clarify Jesus’ agreement with Paul.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | November 14, 2019

What Is the Kingdom of Heaven?

Some Bible terminology can seem strange to our modern ears, and understanding its meaning can require some work. Here are some thoughts on the meaning of “the kingdom of heaven.”

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | November 13, 2019

Why Studying Apologetics Makes Me Worship

If you’ve ever seen an item that belonged to someone in history, you know the feeling of awe and wonder as you’re brought close to the reality of that historical person. The same thing happens with apologetics.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Amy K. Hall | November 7, 2019

A Reminder of the Beauty of Justification by Faith and the Power of the Bible

Martin Luther sparked the Reformation when he began asking questions about how we can be righteous enough to escape God’s wrath. The answer he found in the Bible changed everything.

Blog Post | Theology | Amy K. Hall | October 30, 2019