February 24, 2024

Category: discipleship

Why Truth Ain’t Enough to Protect you from Error, Here’s What Else is Needed
apologetics, Christian, deception, discipleship, education, inoculation, knowledge, logic, Philosophy, reason, simple faith, truth, understanding, wisdom

Why Truth Ain’t Enough to Protect you from Error, Here’s What Else is Needed

Flash floods. Bad storm. The dam overflows…then brakes. Billy hears the rush of water hit his house as he awakes. Floods rise as he climbs on his table, but the water is getting higher. Standing upon a chair on the table he grabs the beam, he swings, smashing the window that leads out to the […]

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Wisdom, Credibility & The Only Way To Find Truth
apologetics, Christian, deception, discipleship, inoculation, Philosophy, truth

Wisdom, Credibility & The Only Way To Find Truth

Join me, if you would, and think about a magician’s act, who’s not mesmerized by the “trickery”? We all know the card tricks, “death defying” antics, and captivating“disappearing” and then “reappearing” moves are basically misdirection, sleight of hand and skill. Simply: a type of deception we like. Try sleight of hand on small children, they […]

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What Are Cultic Type Groups And Why Is There “Trouble In Amish Paradise”?
apologetics, Bible, brainwash, Christian, Cult, deception, discipleship, education, inoculation, mind control, religion, true Christian

What Are Cultic Type Groups And Why Is There “Trouble In Amish Paradise”?

Cults vs. Cultic type Groups We have been talking about spotting deception for a number of posts now, and there’s more to come. However, here’s a ripe example of how a little knowledge can help prevent deception: understanding the cults and, specifically for this post, cultic groups. While many abuse the word “cult” without proper […]

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3 Essential Tools to Build Your ‘Mental Filter’ In The Art Of Deception Prevention
apologetics, Bible, brainwash, Christian, deception, discipleship, education, inoculation, knowledge

3 Essential Tools to Build Your ‘Mental Filter’ In The Art Of Deception Prevention

Should Christians approve same-sex marriage? This was the question that one book author was trying to address. His answer was in the affirmative. While I only got through the first chapter or two, what I read stunned me. What struck me was not his arguments or even his position, he did not bring anything new […]

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apologetics, Bible, Christ-like, Christian, conversation, deception, discipleship, evangelism, exegesis, knowledge, self-refuting statements

Six Concerning “Christian” Ideas, And What The Bible Says About Them

A recent conversation got me concerned. The ideas were not new to me, but what was interesting was the volley of ideas that kept coming, kept coming without biblical justification. A Christian of a number of years, explained it is not good when Christians have “head knowledge”. In other-words, we should not study the Bible […]

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apologetics, Bible, Biblical word definitions, Christian, conversation, discipleship, evangelism, faith, kingdom of God, KJV, understanding, wisdom

An Urologist’s Principle You Can Use in Communicating Christ

While I was assisting in an urology procedure, the type where the patient wants to be knocked out and hopes he is unknown by staff, the doctor explained his patient communication method. His “technique” was his vocabulary, the type that would make great grandma Elsa blush in embarrassment. Very easy to understand terms – crude. […]

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