Jason B. Ladd

Author | Apologist | Entrepreneur

3 Radical Practices of a Christian Apologist

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What happened to philosophy? Have all the thoughts been thunk? I guess we’re tired Of truth now mired In apathetic funk I ask these questions from time to time, but I ask them more frequently after hearing men like Dr. Ravi Zacharias. Rightfully touted as the world’s most renown living Christian apologist, his recent visit to […]

Fighter Pilot: Fighting for Rights and Freedom

One fighter pilot is fighting to stay true to his faith.  Jonathan C. Dowty is an F-16 pilot and author of Christian Fighter Pilot is Not An Oxymoron and runs the website Christianfighterpilot.com. While his book focuses more on fighter pilot subculture, this post will address being a Christian fighter pilot in the broader cultural […]

Just War Theory and Evangelism Part 5: Jus post Bellum

Today’s post is part 5 in a 5-part series relating components of just war theory to the field of evangelism. We’ll continue to juxtapose physical and spiritual warfare by comparing the rightness of waging war with the rightness of sharing your faith. Here is a review of the concepts covered in this series (click on each […]

Just War Theory and Evangelism Part 4: Proportionate Response

I recently spoke with someone who held different beliefs than my own.  At one point, my familiarity with proportionate response kept me from doing thoughtless damage. Today’s post is part 4 in a 5-part series relating components of just war theory to the field of evangelism. We’ll continue to juxtapose physical and spiritual warfare by comparing […]

Just War Theory and Evangelism Part 3: Escalation of Force

Have you ever gotten defensive with someone who didn’t agree with you?  Are you unsure about the proper way to respond when things heat up?  Are you passionate about your faith, confident about your future, and burdened with a desire to share a sacred truth? Today’s study on escalation of force may help you share […]

Just War Theory and Evangelism Part 2: Jus in Bello

  This week we continue our 5-part series on just war theory and evangelism by looking at jus in bello, or the “rightness of the conduct of war.” Have you ever felt like a failure after sharing your faith?  Have you felt like you were barking up the wrong tree or going down the wrong path? There […]

Just War Theory and Evangelism Part 1: Jus ad Bellum

This post introduces the concept of jus ad bellum, or “the rightness in going to war,” and marks the beginning of a 5-part series which relates components of just war theory to the field of evangelism. A common theme on this blog will be the juxtaposition of physical and spiritual warfare.  Just war theory is studied by politicians, […]