Aplogetics

Faith in Focus Speakers Bureau

I’m humbled and honored that Alex McFarland invited me to be one of the speakers for Faith in Focus.  I’m not a apologetic genius, I’m not a public figure, I’m not immersed in politics.  What I am is a guy who has been serving in the church for 25 years.  Both in the roles of Student Pastor and also as Ministry Teams Pastor.  In those years God has helped me grow in my knowledge of both student ministry and ministry…

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Let’s Put The Resurrection on Trial! A Christian School teacher asked her class the week before Easter if they knew what happened on Easter and why it was so important. One little girl spoke up saying: “Easter is when the whole family gets together, and you eat turkey and sing about the pilgrims and all that.” “No, that’s not it,” said the teacher. “I know what Easter is,” a second student responded. “Easter is when you get a tree and…

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Core Truth #5 (bump)

This is what we are tackling tonight at Contagious This week at Contagious we are looking at Core Truth #5: Resurrection We are nearing the end of our study that has been based out of Alex McFarland’s book, Stand, Core Truths You Must Know for an Unshakable Faith. The statistic says that 3 out of 4 Christian students leave their faith and church after graduating from high school.  The biggest reason is they don’t know what they believe or why…

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Core Truth #2 – The Virgin Birth – Part 2

The following “short” version of our Wednesday night youth group lesson is from Alex McFarland’s book, Stand.  Core Truths for an Unshakable Faith.  The bottom of this post contains some discussion questions for parents and their teens. Core Truth #2 – The Virgin Birth This is the follow up to Part 1 Common Objections to Belief in the Virgin Birth the first objection some scholars raise centers on the language of the Bible.  Some translations of  Isaiah 7:14 read “ a young woman…

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