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Featured Thinking Matters Articles

Five Practical Reasons for Apologetics

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Apologetics is critically important for every Christian, and will help you point people to Christ. Here are five more reasons you should look into it.

Destroying and Annoying: Why would God create mosquitos, viruses, and bacteria?

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'If God exists, it is certainly within His power to prevent such things. Why wouldn’t He?' Surely the Prince of Darkness was not co-Creator of our world, but the Prince of Peace. Yet the death and suffering we observe due to a myriad of seemingly evil micro-critters bids us seek an answer to the question. This article will explore the trifecta of organisms most well-known for their destruction and annoyance of the human race; namely, mosquitos, viruses, and bacteria.
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Review: The RZIM Academy Core Module

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The Core Module will teach you to better answer difficult questions about the Christian faith. Elle Shaw reviews the RZIM Academy's foundational online course.
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Thoughts on the Christmas Child: Myth or Miracle?

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‘What Child is This?’ is a favourite Christmas hymn. It is based on the poem The Manger Throne by William C. Dix and sung to the tune of Greensleeves. The combination of religious lyrics and a 16th Century folk tune result in a powerful song evoking a sense of expectancy and awe over the scene of a baby born in a stable in the Middle East more than two millennia ago. The wonder, the questioning that must have dwelt in the hearts of those who were part of and involved in the birth story of Jesus is expressed well in the words of this song. This was an extraordinary event at the end of a line of extraordinary events that involved angelic visitations, a miraculous conception, prophecy, and a moving star from the east that guided three gift bearing visitors from far off lands.

About Thinking Matters

Thinking Matters is a ministry encouraging New Zealand Christians to explore WHAT they believe and WHY they believe it, so they can engage culture and present the Christian faith both gracefully and persuasively. We do this through training in apologetics, worldview, culture, and evangelism.