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Quick Thought - Rules of Engagement

There are two basic rules of engagement that must be remembered when discussing your spiritual and moral convictions. Here are the rules: Rule #1: If you get angry, you lose. Rule #2: If they get angry, you lose.

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | June 12, 2015

Quick Thought - Biblical Case for the Trinity

The Bible clearly teaches that there’s only one God in Deuteronomy 6:4, Isaiah 43:10, Isaiah 44:6&8, John 17:3, and more. There’s the “oneness” part of the Trinity.  The baptism of Jesus in Matthew 3 is a great example that distinguishes the Father, the Holy Spirit, and Jesus. Clearly, they are distinct persons.

Quick Thought | Theology | Brett Kunkle | June 11, 2015

Quick Thought - The Power of Context

Several years ago I went to a state prison because the chaplain wanted me to equip the Christians prisoners to witness to the Muslim prisoners.

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | June 4, 2015

Quick Thought - Baptism

Is baptism purely symbolic, or is baptism necessary for regeneration?

Quick Thought | Theology | Greg Koukl | May 27, 2015

Quick Thought - Making Apologetics Understandable

Most of the basic arguments for the existence of God, though they can be detailed in sophisticated ways, are easy to understand on a fundamental level. Three arguments are:

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | May 6, 2015

Quick Thought - Inerrancy and Inspiration

Do we have to think the Bible is the word of God in order to benefit from it? 2nd Timothy 3 talks about the Bible being God-breathed. Inerrancy is the idea that everything the Bible affirms as true is actually true.  

Quick Thought | Theology | Brett Kunkle | April 9, 2015

Quick Thought - Animal Death before the Fall?

When the Bible was written, writers and historians were free to shift some things around a to make a point, and it wasn’t considered deceptive or an error. It was a different way of writing. It's the same with Genesis.

Quick Thought | Theology | Greg Koukl | April 9, 2015

Quick Thought - Combating Apathy among Youth

How do we combat apathy within our youth? Number one, question them. Start forcing them to answer questions about what they believe and why they believe it. Introduce questions and challenges, and help them to see that they don’t know as much as they think they know. 

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | April 2, 2015

God of the Gaps?

When scientists claim that any intelligent design inference is an example of God of the Gaps, they are presuming that there actually is an explanation gap, that is, there simply is no explanation for the phenomena in question. The “God of the Gaps” complaint comes up when theists suggest that design is a better explanation than a naturalistic one in certain areas of science, particularly the beginning of the universe, the origin of life, and the development of life from simple to complex over time.

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | June 10, 2014

"Red Letter" Christians

Arguing a point based on what Jesus, allegedly, did not say betrays a misunderstanding about the Bible that so-called “red letter” Christians seem to fall into. The mistake is thinking that red-letter verses (the words of Jesus) have more authority than the rest of the Bible.

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | May 13, 2014