A Bit of Perspective — Jon Mitchell, Editor (Editorial: May/June, 2022)

Paul “(made) it (his) aim to please (God)” because “we must all appear before the judgment seat of Christ, so that each one may receive what is due for what he has done in the body, whether good or evil.”  This is why, “knowing the fear of the Lord,” Paul “persuaded others,” i.e., shared the… Read More A Bit of Perspective — Jon Mitchell, Editor (Editorial: May/June, 2022)

Why Christians Must Be Apologists — Dewayne Bryant, Ph.D.

When we think of a Christian apologist, several images might spring to mind. An accomplished debater, a storied theologian, a university professor, a philosopher, or a public speaker with rapid-fire responses. The common denominator between these different portrayals is simple: someone who is not just your typical Christian. That is one of the most common… Read More Why Christians Must Be Apologists — Dewayne Bryant, Ph.D.

If God Exists, Why Do Evil and Suffering Exist? — Jon Mitchell, Editor (Editorial: March/April, 2022)

I type this as Russian helicopters fly over Ukrainian villages.  People in Ukraine, likely including people I know and have taught and baptized years ago, are suffering and dying.  From my perspective, all of this is happening because of greed and selfishness.  It’s such a waste.  It’s needless and it’s horrible. It’s also nothing new. … Read More If God Exists, Why Do Evil and Suffering Exist? — Jon Mitchell, Editor (Editorial: March/April, 2022)

Human Dignity and the Christian Faith — Dewayne Bryant, Ph.D.

The word “dignity” has different and very important shades of meaning. The traditional concept of human dignity in the Western world is based on recognizing that human beings possess intrinsic value. “Human dignity” has typically been understood as the inherent worth of a human being—people are valuable simply because they are humans. This has been… Read More Human Dignity and the Christian Faith — Dewayne Bryant, Ph.D.