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Witnessing in the Post-Modern Age (Part 3)

Beliefs can be useful yet false; for instance, take the belief in Santa Claus. Telling children to be good so Santa will bring presents on Christmas has a certain usefulness to it, but there is no one actually coming down the chimney. Another example of a false belief that can be useful is the political spin [&hellip

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Witnessing in the Post-Modern Age (Part 2)

According to Post-Modern thinking, there is no Truth, just beliefs that are products of human subjectivity. You don’t test whether something is objectively true; you see if it works or has beneficial effects in the lives of people who believe it. For example, does it make them happy or give them meaning? That’s what makes [&hellip

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Witnessing in the Post-Modern Age (Part 1)

We need to remember that all worldviews begin with assumptions. Nancy Pearcey states it like this: others “promote their own views as unbiased and rational, suitable for the public square, while denouncing religious views as biased or prejudiced. This tactic has often cowed Christians into being defensive about our faith…The mistake lies in thinking there [&hellip

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“Do” religions vs. a “Done” religion

While other religions exist on earth, none is more popular than Christianity. About one third of all humans are Christians. Yet something else is distinctive about the faith. In all other religions you “do” something for salvation. You must be good, keep enough laws, or satisfy certain requirements. The pressure of saving yourself is on [&hellip

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Jesus: Lord, Liar, or Lunatic

Since we don’t just die and cease to exist, answering the question, “Who was Jesus?” is one with eternal consequences. The great Christian apologist, professor, and author C. S. Lewis developed the “Lord, Liar, or Lunatic” trilemma to get people to think through this issue of Jesus’ identity. Lewis wrote, “I am trying here to [&hellip

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