But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, 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; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

Reasons for Hope - Apologetic Report
Tuesday, 14 August 2018 01:42

Truth will Change People

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19 And this is the judgment: the light has come into the world, and people loved the darkness rather than the light because their works were evil. 20 For everyone who does wicked things hates the light and does not come to the light, lest his works should be exposed. 21 But whoever does what ...

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Tuesday, 07 August 2018 04:46

Dinosaur Toe Bone

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There is a way that seems right to man, but its end is the way of death. Proverbs 14:12   I thought I’d share one more lesson I learned on the recent dinosaur dig we led in Glendive, Montana.   I was very blessed to be able and have worked on a dinosaur toe bone. ...

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Monday, 30 July 2018 11:04

Dinosaur Dig Spray Can

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  Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; – Proverbs 3:5   Recently, I was blessed to take some folks on a dinosaur dig in Glendive, Montana!  We found amazing bones and had experiences that will last a lifetime. Please allow me to...

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Monday, 23 July 2018 22:22

Doors Wide Open

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We have turned a corner! Something has changed! For many years, doors in Latin America were closed to the field of apologetics. That is no longer the case. In the last 2-3 years I have seen some amazing things happen. Earlier this year I spent 10 days in the Dominican Republic, alongside 3 other...

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Monday, 09 July 2018 22:15

The Real War of Worldviews!

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Recently, I was exposed to something that truly shows how powerful worldviews are.  I say all the time that what you believe about the past impacts the way that you live your life.  What I saw clearly shows the impact of believing that man is nothing more than just another animal, and...

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Monday, 02 July 2018 01:12

Evangelism is Not an Art Form

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I’m not sure if you are like me, but sometimes I feel like to share my faith with people I have to have this holy moment or have to build up a “friendship” with whomever I’m talking to, or know the Evangelism 101 program notes by heart.  The fact of the matter is;...

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Monday, 25 June 2018 02:54

The Extrra Letter and the Origin of Life

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Random Thought!   Please pray for us here at rforh.  We’re in the process of transferring all of the folks that are on our database to a new software that will help me immensely in staying in contact with folks.  The problem is getting everything accurately moved over.  ...

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Monday, 11 June 2018 17:00

Missed It By That Much!

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As Maxwell Smart used to say in the old TV show ​Get Smart​, “Missed it by that much.”     You may not be aware of this, but we missed the rapture. That’s right! Did you know that the rapture was supposed to have come by May 18?   Where did that idea...

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Monday, 04 June 2018 10:00

Are Humans Animals? Depends on Your Worldview!

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Matthew 15:7-9 7 You hypocrites, rightly did Isaiah prophesy of you: 8 ‘This people honors Me with their lips, But their heart is far away from Me. 9 ‘But in vain do they worship Me, Teaching as doctrines the precepts of men.’”   To say that it’s an interesting...

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Monday, 28 May 2018 09:14

Racism: It’s Time To Speak Up Church!

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It’s taken me a little bit, but I finally decided to make a couple of comments about National Geographic’s April special issue.   The headline on the cover reads, “Black and White” and the subtitle, “These twin sisters make us rethink everything we know about...

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Friday, 11 May 2018 22:33

Are You Ready For Player One?

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Recently I heard a number of the younger generation commenting on the movie “Ready Player One”.  So, I took my son and we went and watched it. It’s based on a book by the same title written by Ernest Cline.  Even though I’d never heard of the book, after watching...

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While millions and millions of Christians across the globe celebrated the resurrection of Jesus this past Easter, a group of about 850 atheists gathered in Oklahoma City to celebrate…I’m not sure what. It was the American Atheist National Convention.  This is not a new event, but...

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Monday, 09 April 2018 05:52

“Without a Doubt” a TRUE STORY

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Please let me tell you a true story that I’m praying to one day get turned into a movie.  This isn’t like the movies you see that have, “Based on a true story.” at the beginning.  This IS a true story.  You’ll have to use your imagination to...

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Wednesday, 04 April 2018 04:25

App update

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I recently was given some information that totally surprised me.  It is a VERY quiet part of our ministry that’s having a big impact, and truth be told, I didn’t have a clue how big of an impact.   In April of 2015, long before many other ministries, Reasons for Hope invested...

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Wednesday, 28 March 2018 20:00

Journey of Life

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Two weeks ago Juan and I had the opportunity to speak with a number of young men and women.  We always count it a privilege to do these types of meetings.   One point we try to make is summarized like this: what we believe about where we come from has profound effects on how ...

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Wednesday, 14 March 2018 20:00

Hope* Update

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Hey Everyone,   I thought you’d like to hear a few highlights from the first Homeschool Convention for 2018 which was in Greenville, South Carolina.   First of all, THANK YOU for praying. There is no doubt your prayers were effective. I spoke to a men’s group after...

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Wednesday, 07 March 2018 19:00

Prayer Survives Parkland Shooting Attack!

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Frustration and anger are inevitable when we are confronted by the horrors of a tragedy as overwhelming as a school shooting. As parents and grandparents, when we hear “Sandy Hook Elementary” or “Columbine” we are immediately flooded with images of pain and suffering in...

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Wednesday, 21 February 2018 22:17

Ricky!

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Thy word is a lamp unto my feet, and a light unto my path. Psalm 119:105   Over the years I’ve had the privilege to work with a number of young people.  I count it a blessing to be given these opportunities to serve.  One of the most memorable teaching moments that I’ve...

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Thursday, 15 February 2018 03:51

“Welcome to Team Norway!”

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For the word of God is living and active, sharper than any two-edged sword, piercing to the division of soul and of spirit, of joints and of marrow, and discerning the thoughts and intentions of the heart. – Hebrews 4:12   One exciting opportunity that I get is...

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Thursday, 08 February 2018 03:44

Assignment Time: Darwin Day!

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Because they exchanged the truth about God for a lie and worshiped and served the creature rather than the Creator, who is blessed forever!  Amen. Romans 1:25 This Saturday, February 10 an atheist group called the Tri-State Freethinkers is celebrating Darwin Day (February 12) with a Scavenger...

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Be strong and of a good courage , fear not, nor be afraid of them: for the LORD thy God, he it is that doth go with thee; he will not fail thee, nor forsake thee. Deuteronomy 31:6   How’d...

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Thursday, 25 January 2018 01:41

Do You Believe What You Want to Believe?

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People have different presuppositions. They don’t look at life the same from the start.  Based upon their presuppositions, or dispositions, they interpret evidence differently.  Some believe in God, others don’t. So when they observe something, they all have a built-in bias....

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Thursday, 18 January 2018 05:32

A Closer Look at: The Greatest Showman

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So Jesus said to the Jew who had believed him, “If you abide in my word, you are truly my disciples, and you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.”  – John 8:31-32   I just watched the movie, “The Greatest Showman” with my wife.  Truth be...

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Thursday, 11 January 2018 03:26

Why Should I Care What Genesis Says?! (Part 2)

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What we lost to Satan, we gain back in Christ – plus more. In the last installment, we looked at all that we had in Adam. (Read it here: https://www.rforh.com/resources/know-it/know-it-featured/care-genesis-says.)   We could have lived forever in a perfect world with perfect...

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Thursday, 04 January 2018 03:34

Human Evolution Class

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December was a slow travel month for me personally.  We were still doing ministry though.  For instance, Juan taught in Colombia and Bob had speaking as well.  And even though I did not travel, I did and have been teaching locally.  I’ve been teaching a class that...

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