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Sorry - Greg is on vacation and the others busy with teaching events.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | July 31, 2013

Burden or Freedom

Rachael Slick, the daughter of an apologist, has written an article recounting her theological and apologetic training growing up – and her subsequent rejection of Christianity. I don't intend to comment on the details, especially about her family and what did or didn't happen, because we only have her account from her perspective.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | July 17, 2013

Presuppositions and the Gospel of John

John Shelby Spong, a retired bishop of the Episcopal church and participant in the Jesus Seminar, has a new book he summarized in a recent article. He gives six reasons his book expands on for why the Gospel of John is not a reliable, historical source. J.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | July 11, 2013

Webcast Tuesday

Tuesday is the live weekly webcast 4-7 p.m. PT. J. Warner Wallace is guest hosting. Give him a call with your question or comment at (855) 243-9975. Jim will interview James Boccardo about his book Unsilenced: How to Give Voice to the Gospel. Listen live online. Join us on Twitter during the program @STRtweets #STRtalk.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | July 9, 2013

Is the Bible Legend?

C.S. Lewis, who was a literary scholar long before he was a Christian, makes the scholarly point that the Gospel accounts read nothing like legend or myth. Some critics compare them to historical fiction, but Lewis also points out that that is a fairly modern genre of literature that was unknown until about 400 years ago. Lewis wrote:

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | July 9, 2013

No Live Webcast Today

Greg and J. Warner are both out of town speaking.  Sorry to miss this week.  We'll be live next Tuesday.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | July 2, 2013

Scott Klusendorf's Anniversary Greeting

Scott, who is now with Life Training Institute but was with STR for several years, made this video greeting that was played at the Biola Apologetics anniversary conference.  #STR20  We really appreciated his comments and reflection.  In truth, what he says is due in large part to his time at STR. COMMENTS

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | May 14, 2013

#STR20 Anniversary Conference Video on Demand

Biola Apologetics @biolapologetics Thanks for joining us for the #STR20 conference this weekend!

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | May 11, 2013

20 Years Ago Today

STR was founded today in 1993. You can read a bit about the history here. God has kept us and allowed us to play a part in His Kingdom. We're very grateful. Our prayer is we bring Him glory and fulfill our mission to equip Christian ambassadors with knowledge, wisdom, and character.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | May 1, 2013

Six Things Christians Should Stop Saying

Greg responds to this column.   6ThingsChristiansShouldStopSaying

Blog Post | Apologetics | Melinda Penner | April 9, 2013