If you were charged with being a Christian, would there be enough evidence to convict you? Over the years, that question has been used to challenge Christians to add action to our faith. The Hollywood movie now playing in theatres called “Do You Believe?” puts it this way: ‘if you believe in the cross of Christ, what are you going to do about it’?
When we created the write-up for the My Ready Defense life group, we set the target age as 16 to adult, knowing that there would be a lot of scientific info that may lose the interest of younger participants. Abby, a 13 year old young lady told me that she was quite interested in creation science and asked if she could attend, so I agreed to make an exception. Rather than lose interest, she soaked up all the information and was an active participant in our discussions.
When the group was over, I encouraged everyone to stay connected so that we could work together to defend our faith. Abby’s response left no doubt that there would be enough evidence to convict her of being a Christian. With Abby’s permission, I’m posting her comments below, so that you can be as encouraged as I was when I read them. [Read more…]