The Biggest Change in My Theology

Apologetics and Theology

My theology has changed in many areas, from my understanding of creation to my view of the end times. But I would say that the biggest change has been my theology of conversion. I grew […]

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Apologetics Will Not Make Anyone a Christian

Apologetics and Theology

There are those within the church who are critical of Christian apologetics who point out its limitations. They will argue that presenting an apologetic for Christianity will not result in the person becoming a Christian. […]

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My Thoughts on Hank Hanegraaff and Orthodox Conversion

Apologetics and Theology

There has been much talk over the last couple of weeks about Hank Hannegraaff (known as the Bible Answer Man) converting to the Greek Orthodox Church on Palm Sunday. There have been some pretty negative […]

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Thoughts on Baptism

Baptism

My understanding of baptism has evolved quite a bit over the years. Obviously moving from my Anglican upbringing to my current Baptist pastoral ministry required some change. However, even that change has been complex. When […]

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Do Acts 9:27 and Acts 22:9 Contradict Each Other?

Luke records Paul’s conversion three times in the book of Acts. First in the third person in chapter 9 and then twice in the first person in Acts 22 and 26. The problem is that […]

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What About the Sinner’s Prayer?

Apologetics and Theology

Growing up in a mainline church, I never heard anything about a sinner’s prayer. Moving to a pentecostal church in my early-20s, the sinner’s prayer was talked about all the time. What is the sinner’s […]

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My Testimony

Apologetics and Theology

I thought I would take some time and share my testimony of how I became a follower of Jesus. You may learn more about me in this 20-minute video than you ever wanted.

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Is Apologetics Trying to Reason Oneself to God?

Apologetics and Theology

I had a friend recently tell me that they heard a highly educated Christian define apologetics as trying to reason oneself to God. What?! I have no problem with people not liking apologetics. But if […]

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How Did I Become a Christian?

Apologetics and Theology

I have been asked many times about how I became a Christian. What people really mean is, “Tell me a short tale of how you encountered the message of Jesus and how you immediately responded.” […]

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6 Steps in My Christian Conversion

I hate when people ask me how I became a Christian. It is not that I am embarrassed or am afraid of sharing my faith. Rather my conversion story is long and complicated. Some people […]

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Apologetics and Testimony

Apologetics and Theology

What role should personal testimonies play in apologetics? I know this is a controversial topic among apologists. For many, testimonies are too subjective and they would rather the emphasis be on more logical evidences for […]

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When It’s Wrong to Be Right: Conversion

Apologetics and Theology

One of the things that some people do not like about conservative Christianity is the focus on converting people who are not Christians.  The attractive thing about liberal Christianity is that it can focus on […]

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