December 4, 2022

Category: knowledge

Hoaxes, “Fake News”, False Sources And How To Be Discerning
apologetics, bias, deception, education, knowledge, logic, reason, truth, wisdom

Hoaxes, “Fake News”, False Sources And How To Be Discerning

Internet hoaxes, questionable sources, the overly abused modern phrase “fake news”, click-bait sites and crazy memes bombard our daily life. We are deluged with questionable “new finds” and crazy conspiracy theories. As a society, we have been taken in by the promise of “hidden knowledge” as the gnostics of old. As I sit back and […]

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apologetics, Bible, Christian, deception, discipleship, education, inoculation, knowledge, logic, teachers

The Truth Ain’t Enough. Why You Should Inoculate, Not Isolate

Click for credit. Just The Truth Please? A counterfeiter once walked into a gas station, slapped down a seven and asked for change. Without skipping a beat, the attendant handed him a three and four dollar bill and said “good day.” One of the most annoying “Christian” myths is that many think law enforcement, who […]

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apologetics, deception, discipleship, education, inoculation, knowledge, questions, social networking, students, teachers

3 Essential Tools to Own Your Knowledge for Deception Prevention (And Why Doubting Is Not a Sin)

Car in snow. Public Domain. Click for credit. The air was cold and crisp as I started driving home. The roads were clear so I zoned out. About the same instant as I noticed white flakes in the air and the white fluffy stuff on the road, was when I started losing control. Going down […]

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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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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, education, knowledge, Philosophy, reason, science, self-refuting statements, wisdom

The One View Some Christians and Some Atheists Agree On – And Why It is Wrong!

Interestingly, prominent agnostics, atheists [1] and Christians of various persuasions agree on at least one thing, philosophy is of little worth. Other Christians are afraid of the enterprise. Our Western culture downplays classical education – such as philosophy. Even so, philosophy is pivotal, yes pivotal. Especially for our days. We all have a philosophy and use it, […]

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apologetics, Bible, brainwash, Christ-like, Christian, church, discipleship, education, internet, knowledge, wisdom

Should Christians Bury Their Head in the Sand?

The Index Librorum Prohibitorum was a list of banned books by the Roman Catholic church from centuries ago. It included two notable books: Johannes Kepler’s Epitome astronomiae Copernicanae, which was on the index from 1621 to 1835. The second notable book was, in various editions of the index, some translations and editions of the Bible. […]

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apologetics, Bible, Christ-like, Christian, church, discipleship, education, evangelism, faith, Jesus, kingdom of God, knowledge, leadership, life, true Christian, wisdom

The Call To Action

As a troop with no training, as a military with no will, as a soldier who has dropped his weapons for naught, many Christians have grown strong in apathy. Many shun dialogue, promote the degenerate view of ignorance as a higher plane of spirituality and simple faith is touted as turning a blind eye to […]

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