• Redeemer Stillwater

Lament as Apologetic

Updated: Oct 15, 2019

This is part three of a three-part series on the nature of suffering and God's discipline. Read part one here and part two here.

The discipline of Christian apologetics means arguing for the Christian worldview as true, rational, and pertinent to all of life. This includes both responding to objections to Christianity as well as presenting positive arguments in favor of Christianity. The goals of this enterprise are to strengthen the faith of Christians and to bring non-Christians to faith in Jesus. Often, engaging in apologetics means engaging in the realms of science, history, and philosophy. But the example of a life well lived for Christ can also be an apologetic to a watching world.

Truth and Experience

Culture is constantly looking at Christians to see if their life matches up with their theological convictions. They want to know if they actually believe the things they claim to believe or if their Christianity is merely a private set of beliefs that does not inform their daily action