Source: What Real Men Should Do
American society used to be governed by Judeo-Christian do-unto-others morals. But we have drifted (been pushed, really) into a hedonistic YOLO (You Only Live Once) cultural morass.
Evil is a fact, too. And evil is a theological category. The secular worldview cannot use the word with coherence or sense. The acknowledgement of evil requires the affirmation of a moral judgment and a moral reality above human judgment. If we are just accidental beings in an accidental universe, nothing can really be evil. Evil points to a necessary moral judgment made by a moral authority greater than we are — a transcendent and supernatural moral authority: God.
So how do you get those from the outside in?It starts by being something different from the inside out.
Spirited Debate: Eric Metaxas on how Martin Luther’s actions have impacted history, 500 years later, and his new book ‘Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World.’
Previous research confirms that simply hearing a concept over and over again can make people interpret the familiarity as truth.So what’s the best way to combat untruths?Della Sala says it’s crucial to provide a set of facts that can combat the previous statements without restating the myths, or even mentioning them. “Saying ‘this is wrong’ or ‘this is false’ is not enough.”I don’t believe this is being grappled with—at least sufficiently—in regard to Christian apologetics. (Apologetics is a word used for all efforts to defend the gospel against attack, and to put forward arguments for its truth.)Think about the myths people believe about the Christian faith, such as how science contradicts the Bible, or that the Bible is full of errors, or that Jesus was married and had children. The list is endless.
Christians at a Christian school!??? Sad. FH
Five members of a Christian college football team in suburban Chicago face felony charges in the hazing of another team member who alleges they duct-taped his hands and feet and attempted to sodomize him with an object before dumping him half-naked in an off-campus park.
“My conscience is captive to the Word of God. I cannot and I will not recant anything. God help me. Here I stand, I can do no other.”