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How The West Was Lost

David E. Schroeder President, Pillar College Steve W. Lemke began a lecture on “World Views in Our Culture” at the 1995 annual seminar of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission at Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary with these insightful comments: “The pluralism of our age has brought an incredible diversity of world views within our culture. Only a few decades ago, one dominant world view was accepted by consensus in American culture – a world view with conservative values shaped largely by the Judeo-Christian tradition.” Patrick Henry, a ratifier of the … Read More »

Miracles: What Are They?

By Elias Ayala MDiv & M.A.T. Christianity is a religion of miracles. We read of the famous accounts of God delivering His people through the parting of the Red Sea, Jesus turning water into wine, healing the sick, and raising the dead. Countless miracles are recorded throughout the scriptures; but what exactly is a “miracle”? The answer to this question is actually quite important, for it touches on the issue of how God is providentially involved in the world. Some have described miracles as God breaking the laws of nature … Read More »

10 Minute Apologetics

Did you ever want straight answers to life’s toughest questions, but just don’t have the time to put in hours of reading and studying? 10 Minute Apologetics is the resource for you. The scriptures teach us that we must always be ready to give an answer to everyone who asks for the reason for the hope that is in us (1 Peter 3:15). Our goal is to equip you with quick, straightforward answers about the Christian faith to share with your friends, family, or anyone. Check out our blog where … Read More »

Tomahawks, Totem Poles, Teepees and a Tower

Distant Memories of Eternal Truth By Rob Sullivan One afternoon I decided it might be fun to ride the gondola up Whiteface Mountain in Upstate New York. At the top of the 4,867-foot tall mountain, is one of the more impressive views. With my nephew and niece in tow, up the mountain we went. The day we were there – a Native American Festival was being held. Tribal dances and Native American art were there for the viewing. What really caught my attention though were the ancient legends conveyed by … Read More »

Contributor: Elias Ayala

Elias Ayala is a Christian apologist and a graduate of Liberty Baptist Theological Seminary where he earned his Master of Arts in Theological Studies & Master of Divinity. Growing up in a Christian home he always had a love for the scriptures and asking deep questions. However, in his early years in college, he was challenged in his faith by a skeptical professor who caused him to doubt the biblical record. In a quest for answers he was drawn into research and discovered the field of apologetics, where he was … Read More »

Contributor: Dr. David E. Schroeder

Dr. David E. Schroeder has been in ministry since 1969 when he started working for Christian Publications. Church, missions and Christian higher education have been the arenas of Dr. Schroeder’s ministry since the mid 70’s. In August of 2007, he was appointed to be president of Pillar College, where he continues to serve. As New Jersey’s only accredited Christian college, Pillar plays a key role in strengthening urban churches. A graduate of Nyack College, Manhattanville College, New York Theological Seminary and New York University, Dr. Schroeder pastored churches in New … Read More »

Contributor: Rob Sullivan

Robert Sullivan was born in Yonkers, New York. At the age of 11, he came to know Christ as his Savior while attending Daily Vacation Bible School at Bethany Chapel in Yonkers. Shortly thereafter, he joined the meeting and has been in fellowship ever since. Rob is a graduate of Emmaus Bible College (Biblical Studies) and the University of Notre Dame (Finance and Business Economics). From 1996 thru 2014, he worked at Morgan Stanley, achieving the title of Executive Director and Information Risk Officer. His accomplishments include helping to launch … Read More »

Contributor: Daniel P. Buttafuoco

Born in the 1950’s, Daniel Buttafuoco, was brought up in a Christian home of Ministers and Missionaries. With a family history rooted deeply in faith and spending most of his life defending people in a courtroom, it seemed only natural for Dan to pursue a Masters Degree in Theology. His once teacher now friend, Ravi Zacharias, inspired Dan to continue in his pursuit of helping others defend their faith and to truly understand why they believe, what they believe. Dan was forever transformed with the acquisition of his very first … Read More »