To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.org.As Christians, you and I are on a rescue mission. You see, as followers of Jesus Christ, we have received the cure for the world’s disease that is the consequences of sin. And so now, as the Church, we are called to go out into the world and rescue people from their disease. And I tell you, when you get involved in that rescue mission, your Christian life will be infused with so much passion!I know this bec … [Read more...]
To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.org.We have good historical evidence that Jesus rose from the dead. And the best explanation of the historical data is that Jesus rose from the dead ultimately to verify his claims (1. That He is the only way to God; 2. He is equal to God Himself; 3. He was able to forgive the sins of mankind; 4. He was worthy of receiving worship) So this verifies that He is the way the truth and the life – God in human fles … [Read more...]
To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgTo learn what the truth is about Jesus, we need to look at the primary source documents that tell us about him. Now, it just so happens that the earliest documents containing information pertaining to Jesus’ life are the Gospels of Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John.However, notice that we refer to these books as “primary source documents” rather than simply saying, “What does the Bible say about Jesus?”Too ofte … [Read more...]
To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgIsn’t it narrow-minded to say that Christianity is the only way? By insisting that it is, doesn’t this just make you a bigoted, intolerant fundamentalist?I basically have a few responses to this:Firstly, I help them understand that their very question is an ad hominum logical fallacy, where they are attacking me instead of my view. You see, by labeling Christians as bigoted, intolerant or narrow-minded, th … [Read more...]
To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgAren’t all religions basically the same?Consider the “Coexist” bumper stickers and t-shirts. At its core, the campaign encourages everyone to commune together – not focusing on the differences between the different religions, but only focusing on their similarities.Or, to quote The Modern Thinker’s Creed by Stephen Turner:“We believe that all religions are basically the same… They all believe in lov … [Read more...]
The Summit Lecture Series 21: The Problem with Pluralism: Is Christ the Only Way? with Brett Kunkle?
There may be no more controversial statement that we Christians will make then to claim that Jesus is the only way to God.You will find that people are going to take offense to this claim, but we should actually expect this. The Bible says in 1 Peter 2:8 that Jesus is “a stone of stumbling and the rock of offense.” It’s Biblical: we should expect people to get offended when we talk about Jesus. So, if you make the claim that Jesus is the only way, the response is going to be quick and fas … [Read more...]