Apologetics and its Effects on Early Stages of Faith

Earlier this summer I asked my good friend Blake Wallace to answer the question of how apologetics had impacted his early years as a Christian. This was his response: I would consider my conversion to Christianity a unique experience. I was not evangelized to by men but rather by God through the Word. Therefore, IContinue reading “Apologetics and its Effects on Early Stages of Faith”

Contemporary Donatism: A Heretical Response to Scandal in the Church

When I first sat down to pen this article in March of 2021, it was in the midst of a wave of scandal breaking out from the evangelical church. While it is beautiful to see the truth coming to light, I am admittedly troubled as a historian and student of our ancient fathers. One ofContinue reading “Contemporary Donatism: A Heretical Response to Scandal in the Church”

Rehashing Piety in the Modern World

On April 20th, of the year 2020, I began a journey through the Institutes of the Christian Religion, by John Calvin. Today is July 9th of the year 2021. My perspective on the meaning of piety has changed more in the past year than in the preceding years. Over the past year, Calvin’s insights alongsideContinue reading “Rehashing Piety in the Modern World”

Mark 14:53-65, An Examination

Developing a Taste for Dramatic Flair: Understanding Dramatic Elements in the Gospel of Mark By JT Martin Introduction Mark’s Gospel is one of the most memorable New Testament books, this is likely due to the author’s skill with storytelling1. Unlike its contemporaries Matthew and Luke, the Gospel of Mark is unique in that it employsContinue reading “Mark 14:53-65, An Examination”

The Preservation of Orthodox Christianity

This is an extremely delicate problem, as many who enter into the preservation of orthodoxy from an apologetic background have a tendency to fight for the preservation of their specific tradition rather than that of all traditions within the scope of orthodox Christianity. These methods are meant to be used within the context of discourseContinue reading “The Preservation of Orthodox Christianity”