Buddhism is a religion and dharma that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and spiritual practices largely based on original teachings attributed to the Buddha and resulting interpreted philosophies. Buddhism originated in Ancient India sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE, from where it spread through much of Asia, where after it declined in... Continue Reading →
Acts 13:47 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 47 For so the Lord has commanded us, saying, “‘I have appointed you a light for the Gentiles, that you may bring salvation to the end of the earth.’” Not only did the apostle Paul say the above words, but he also understood and appreciated the seriousness of it. After he... Continue Reading →
Examples of Paul’s effective strategies are provided for the reader to apply in teaching others. Explaining the good news to new believers effectively will assist readers in being ambassadors for Christ. Paul’s teaching strategies for individual ministry and small groups, and, mentoring other future teachers are highlighted.
You Can Be a Better Teacher! One of the most rewarding aspects of the being a Christian is teaching someone the truth. How can you improve your effectiveness as teachers?
Christians need and should continue to grow as apologetic evangelistic ministers of God. This is why Jesus did not tell his disciples everything about what made Jesus Christ's teaching, preaching, evangelism, and apologetics outstandingly effective in one discussion but rather, he progressively trained them in the preaching, teaching, and disciple-making work throughout his three and... Continue Reading →
First, it should be noted that the suggestions herein can work for online evangelism or in person. Most persons that we meet online are polite. However, with the anonymity of social media, it is even more so as Jesus prophesied, 'the world has hated true Christians, because they are not of the world, even as... Continue Reading →
Paul said, “I am a Jew, born in Tarsus in Cilicia, but brought up in this city, educated at the feet of Gamaliel according to the strict manner of the law of our fathers, being zealous for God as all of you are this day.”
Christian apologetics [Greek: apologia, “verbal defense, speech in defense”] is a field of Christian theology which endeavors to offer a reasonable and sensible basis for the Christian faith, defending the faith against objections. It is reasoning from the Scriptures, explaining and proving, as one instructs in sound doctrine, many times having to overturn false reasoning before he can plant... Continue Reading →
Luke 10:25 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 25 And behold, a lawyer stood up to put him to the test, saying, “Teacher, what shall I do to inherit eternal life?” A historical note here, “a lawyer” or “an expert in the law,” (HCSB), is not a lawyer, as we would think of one today. A lawyer... Continue Reading →
Matthew 28:19-20 Updated American Standard Version (UASV) 19 Go therefore and make disciples of all the nations ... 20 teaching them to observe all that I commanded you ...” Many men and women of every country throughout history has chosen the profession of being a teacher. In a sense, on a small scale to a large scale, we have been... Continue Reading →