Every social order has an implicit creed, and this creed defines the order and informs it. When a social order begins to crumble, it is because the basic faith, its creed, has been undermined.
This presentation of a defense of Biblical inerrancy is in a novel format: dialogue. The value of a dialogue format over an essay is that it is more real-life; rare is the opportunity to give an entire exposition to the doubter. In real life you are often interrupted, have limited time, don't have access to your…
"So, what does a missionary do?"
My ready answer was:
"A missionary changes the rhetoric of a culture."
Otherwise, a missionary is not doing anything of value.
It is not surprising that a lawgiver, Solomon, spoke of the feverish desire for violence on the part of wicked men. They cannot sleep, he observed, unless they do evil: it is their life and joy to do harm, "and their sleep is taken away, unless they cause some to fall" (Prov. 4:16). Their…