Conversations from Campus: The Forbidden Subject

Rick Mattson Apologetics 0 Comments

I learned in my growing up years that with certain people there are certain subjects you simply do not broach. So I asked the Lord for courage to talk to Jim, a guy who admittedly intimidates me. After bantering over some contemporary political issues, I turned the conversation a bit: “Do you ever pray or do anything with your spiritual …

Conversations from Campus: The Invitation

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Fifty students watched as I drew the above diagram on the board. I explained it something like this: “In Christian theology the Fall away from God was so severe — and God was so grieved — that he didn’t fix the world all at once. He let it fall.  He allowed the consequences of rebellion to be played out in …

Conversations from Campus: The Apostate

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I hadn’t seen him in a year so we had a nice warm handshake when he showed up. Two minutes later he announced he’d left the faith. He could no longer condone the morality of God as seen in the OT: the slaughter of the Canaanites. the Mosaic law allowing men to force themselves upon women and take them as …