Who Needs Apologetics? Message #1 in the series

Who Needs Apologetics? Message #1 in the series C. David Ragland, Jr Apologia411.com   Over the years, I’ve had many people ask me why I bother responding to Christianity’s critics. After all, shouldn’t we simply live out our faith, share it with those who are receptive, and let God deal…

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The Two Gates: An Inescapable Dichotomy

The Two Gates: An Inescapable Dichotomy C. David Ragland, Jr. Apologia411.com     “Enter ye in at the strait gate: for wide is the gate, and broad is the way, that leadeth to destruction, and many there be which go in thereat: Because strait is the gate, and narrow is…

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Christianity vs Atheism 1

Christianity vs Atheism: The Political Divide Message 001 The fact that atheists and Christians are at odds on multiple topics is definitely no secret. It is also a grand understatement to say that theism and atheism will never coalesce ideologically. While the God debate ungirds this polarization, it is arguably…

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Taking Apologetics Seriously: An Organized Approach

P1 Important topics garner a serious/organized approach, not asinine banter P2 Topics concerning God are [extremely] important C1: We ought to hold ourselves and others to a high standard in such discussions C2: Everyone involved in [serious] discussions about God ought to be open and honest regarding their philosophical stance…

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Causality, principle of

Causality, principle of (speaking to origins regarding same) December 26, 2017 Thesis Statement The Universe is an effect which was [caused] by an [uncaused] Necessary Being. I.    Defining operative terms 1.1 An “act or agency which produces an effect” is a cause (causation).[1] 1.2 “A causal quality or agency”…

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Christian perspectives on morality Section 1.1 morality, its definition and importance December 24, 2017 Defining morality We understand morality to be a set of guiding principles by which we know right from wrong behavior. Yet this definition is incomplete as it overlooks the reality, the necessity of moral intuition. In…

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General Revelation 1.1

General Revelation Of God Section 1.1 December 23, 2017   1.)  General revelation is general truth disclosed by God through nature. 2.)  General revelation, while given to all men regarding God, is insufficient to give us a saving knowledge of God (cf special revelation).  Simply stated, general revelation is natural…

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