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

The Berean Call - Apologetic Report
December 19, 2017
In his landmark book, The Closing of the American Mind, Chicago philosophy professor Alan Bloom pointed out that the one virtue in America these days seems to be openness to anything and everything...

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Monday, 18 December 2017 17:00

What Do You Expect To Do?

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December 19, 2017
One of the most difficult questions to answer in Christian work is, “What do you expect to do?” You don’t know what you are going to do. The only thing you know is that God knows what He is doing. --Oswald Chambers (My Utmost for His...

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Sunday, 17 December 2017 17:00

Season of the Witch

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December 18, 2017
On a Wednesday evening…I sat in on a class called “Witchcraft 101: Curses, Hexes and Jinxes,” at Catland, a fashionable occult boutique in Bushwick, Brooklyn. More than a dozen people, most of them young women, sat in folding chairs in the...

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December 17, 2017
In an interesting essay in Time magazine (June 15, 1998), its author related an experience that illustrates the foolishness of today’s unwillingness to take a definite stand when it comes to religious...

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December 15, 2017
This attitude has even found its way into theological seminaries and has spilled over from there into the thinking of most religious people. It is not considered presumptive or triumphalistic to...

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Wednesday, 13 December 2017 17:00

Our Best Friend: Many Varieties

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December 14, 2017
“And God made the beast of the earth after his kind, and cattle after their kind, and every thing that creepeth upon the earth after his kind: and God saw that it was good” ( Genesis:1:25 And God made the beast of the earth after his kind,...

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December 13, 2017
Darwin faced a similar problem, which still haunts evolutionists to this day. If we are simply the product of chance motions of atoms, beginning with an inexplicable explosion (of an unknown energy...

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December 13, 2017
In 1517, Martin Luther staked his soul on two revolutionary ideas: sola fide , that justification is dependent on faith alone; and sola scriptura , that Scripture is the only ultimate authority for...

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Monday, 11 December 2017 17:00

The Jews Must Return to Their Land

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December 12, 2017
[Written in 1888] Another remarkable fact in connexion with the signs of renaissance of the Jewish nation is their rapid increase in number. This also had been predicted (Isa. lx. 22; Ezek xxxvi. 37). Basnage, in his "History of the Jews," 175...

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December 11, 2017
Unquestionably, there is nothing more important than having an impeccably factual and rational basis for one’s faith. To the many who think of faith as a belief strongly held and without evidence to...

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Sunday, 10 December 2017 17:00

Hamas Begs Iran for Help to Destroy Israel

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December 11, 2017
Jason Greenblatt, the U.S. Special Representative for International Negotiations, is putting the world on notice that Hamas is now begging Iran for help to destroy Israel . Commenting on the visit of several Hamas leaders to Tehran over the...

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December 9, 2017
Whatever expectations people entertain of life after death, such beliefs are generally categorized as part of their religion. Another word for religion is “faith,” and by that definition, there are...

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December 7, 2017
The first trees to have ever grown on Earth were also the most complex, new research has revealed. Fossils from a 374-million-year-old tree found in north-west China have revealed an interconnected web of...

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December 7, 2017
It is astonishing how many millions of otherwise seemingly intelligent people are willing to risk their eternal destiny upon less evidence than they would require for buying a used car. Thomas Hobbes, for example,...

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Tuesday, 05 December 2017 17:00

Christians Abandoned in Nigeria

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December 6, 2017
Christians abandoned in Nigeria: Endless Massacres by the Muslim Fulani The government of Nigeria needed the support of regional nations in order to tackle the brutal Sunni Islamist forces of Boko Haram. Yet, in the Middle Belt of Nigeria, endless...

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December 5, 2017
Reincarnation is also senseless. Who remembers the details of mistakes made and costly lessons presumably learned in prior lives? No one. Then what is the point of coming back to live on earth again and again if one...

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Monday, 04 December 2017 17:00

His Commandment is Warrant Enough

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December 5, 2017
The gospel Command is a sufficient warrant for a sinner to believe in Jesus Christ. The words of our text [below] imply this—"This is the commandment." My brethren, do you want any warrant for doing a thing better than God's command to do it?...

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Sunday, 03 December 2017 17:00

Has the New Museum of the Bible Left Jesus Out?

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December 4, 2017
Many Christians have been eagerly awaiting the opening of the Museum of the Bible in Washington D.C. next month, but have the museum-creators forgotten what the Bible is really all about? [Some] critics have pointed out that Jesus seems...

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December 3, 2017
Let us consider its amorality first. The horrible truth is that, rather than offering a solution to evil, reincarnation perpetuates evil. Both Karma and reincarnation work according to the alleged “law of...

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December 1, 2017
Closely related to spirit survival is a belief in reincarnation, also called transmigration of souls, another one of the “doctrines of devils” that the “seducing spirits” persuasively teach....

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Wednesday, 29 November 2017 17:00

Echoes of a Big Bang?

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November 30, 2017
"And God said, Let there be a firmament in the midst of the waters, and let it divide the waters from the waters. And God made the firmament, and divided the waters which were under the firmament from the waters which were above the firmament: and it was so....

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November 29, 2017
A decade after Muslims attacked and displaced Christians in a town in northern Nigeria, Kano state officials have forbidden church buildings to be rebuilt there, sources said. Eight church buildings destroyed in late...

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November 27, 2017
Terrence McKenna, who succeeded Timothy Leary as the foremost champion of drugs for the purpose of supposedly “raising consciousness,” has traveled the world sampling psychoactive plants of...

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November 27, 2017
The recent publication of a research paper evoked such headlines as “Massive genetic study shows how humans are evolving.”1,2 Despite the improvement of health-care technology, many other studies indicate that...

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November 25, 2017
Nor could the existence of the human mind ever be explained by evolution. Far from something physical evolving into a nonphysical entity, intelligent life can only be nonphysical, for that is the nature of...

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