Sunday, January 05, 2014

Jill Carattini on Apologetics for Whom

“…When apologetics becomes something aimed to help us fight, or to help us feel secure, the gospel itself seems somehow lost in the battle. Sadly for many, the work of apologetics remains far more about ourselves than our neighbors, far more about the Christian arsenal than the love of God and creation. Subsequently, the gospel is not presented as good news, or even average news. On the contrary, the gospel is presented as something that proves: I am right.”
(read more here…)

—Jill Carattini
Managing editor of A Slice of Infinity at Ravi Zacharias International Ministries in Atlanta, Georgia. Excerpt from this article.


2 Comments

  1. Unknown March 5, 2016

    I agree, so how do we who wish to defend our faith avoid this pitfall.
    Blessings,
    Pat

  2. InHisName May 12, 2016

    ..but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence; (1 Peter 3:15)