• Blogs,  Dave Lenehan's Weekly Thoughts

    Dust Off The Sword

    Written by Dave Lenehan You’ve got to admit that swords are cool.  Maybe it’s because we don’t see them in use on a daily basis (and that’s probably a good thing). Perhaps it’s because our first memory of seeing or even holding a sword likely has a cool story to go along with the blade’s cool factor (watching Braveheart, Gladiator, Lord of the Rings or Narnia included). When I was in high school, I won newspaper Carrier of the Year from our local Cape Cod Times  through Parade magazine; that award carried with it an all-expense-paid trip to Spain for 10 days.  I had only flown a few times in my life and never out…

  • Blogs,  Vic Stanley

    A Little Apologetics

    Written by Victor Stanley Jr. Christians seem to have mixed feelings about Apologetics. Some think it is divisive and fuels arrogant debate that drives people away from Christianity. Others think that Apologetics is the end all be all to evangelism. To be frank, both sides are wrong. Yet two questions remain: Is there a Biblical mandate for Apologetics? Do the Scriptures provide examples of Apologetics in practice? I contend that the answers are Yes and Yes.

  • Blogs,  Vic Stanley

    Some Thoughts On The Qur’an

    Written by Victor Stanley Jr. The Qur’an is the sacred text of Islam, and with Islam being the second largest religion in the world behind Christianity it is a widely read book. The Qur’an is claimed to be the final revelation of God handed down to the prophet Muhammad through the angel Gabriel. The second Súra of the Qur’an is intended to condense the entirety of the teachings of the Qur’an into 286 Áyats[1], which in English would be best understood as a verse similar to how chapters of the Bible are divided. It presents several arguments for the validity and authority of the Qur’an, as well as reasons why…