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COVID-19: A Coronavirus Primer

You’ve no doubt heard a lot of information about the Coronavirus (COVID-19) through the media, some of which is correct and some that is not.

Zach Jenkins, Pharm.D., BCPS, Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Cedarville University School of Pharmacy, an infectious disease expert, provides the latest, factual COVID-19 information so you can make informed decisions on the health and safety of yourself and your family. You'll learn how COVID-19 originated, how it can be treated, how we can slow its growth, and much more,

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Is Christianity Incompatible With Science?

Science and religion are like oil and water — they just don’t mix. You have to choose: You can either love God or love science, right? Wrong. That's what skeptics want you to believe, but we don’t have to choose between our faith and science. Dr. Dan DeWitt, Associate Professor of Applied Theology, shares 6 reasons why Christianity is not only compatible with science, it is foundational.


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What Is the Ontological Argument?

There are many arguments for the existence of God. Perhaps one of the most famous — and most often misunderstood — is the ontological argument. Dr. J.R. Gilhooly, Assistant Professor of Theology at Cedarville University, explains this argument in the video below. Unlike most arguments that start with an observation about the world and work back to a Creator, the ontological argument starts with the idea that based on the meaning of the word “God,” there has to be a...
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Why Is the Old Testament So Violent?

As Christians, what are we to think about Old Testament passages that seem violent and ruthless? How do we answer those who think the Old Testament is inconsistent with the love of Jesus shown in the New Testament? Dr. Dan DeWitt, Associate Professor of Applied Theology and Apologetics at Cedarville University, examines these questions and offers 5 points we should consider when thinking through the divine war that we find in the Old Testament. We can’t separate God’s promise to...
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How Can I Share the Gospel With a Muslim?

For many Christians, sharing their faith with a Muslim friend or acquaintance can be intimidating. In the video below, Dr. Matt Bennett, Assistant Professor of Missions and Theology at Cedarville University, shares 4 tips to follow when sharing the Gospel with someone from the Muslim faith. Pray for opportunities; the more you pray, the more opportunities you’ll discover! Present Jesus as the One who was anticipated by the prophets and the One to whom all other prophets point ...
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5 Keys to Sharing the Gospel

For many Christians, sharing their faith can be intimidating, especially when it’s with someone who denies the very existence of God. In the video below, Dr. Dan DeWitt, Director of the Center for Apologetics and Public Christianity at Cedarville University, gives 5 Keys to Sharing the Gospel to encourage believes as they live their faith to the world around them:

  1. Be a good friend; make the other person a priority
  2. Pray for them daily
  3. Stay true to your worldview; don't "water down" your beliefs
  4. Ask really good questions; get them thinking about what they believe
  5. Emphasize the Gospel; always bring the discussion back to the big picture of the Bible

 From being a good friend to asking the right questions, Dr. DeWitt explains how to break down barriers and deliver a concise, clear message of salvation through Jesus Christ.


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