Jason B. Ladd

Ask the Questions. Embrace the Answers. Make the Leap.

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 […]

Father’s Day: Revelation Through Prayer

Father's Day Revelation Through Prayer

I love my father. I am thankful for him today, as I am every day. A few years back, I captured that sentiment in a Father’s Day post titled “A Father’s Legacy: Memories From a Thankful Son.” But this Father’s Day, I want to tell you a story about another father, and the answer he gave to a […]

The Difficult Truth Series: People Don’t Change

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“People don’t change.” I hear that every so often, usually after someone’s feelings have been hurt. Sometimes I lean toward disagreement. “No,” I will say “people can change.” And off we go.

The Difficult Truth Series: You Didn’t Choose Him, He Chose You

After a rigorous evaluation of various worldviews, I have chosen to put my faith in Jesus Christ.” This is a natural line of thinking when a new believer begins his walk with the Lord. He is excited by the promise of new life following his decision for Christ—dare I say, proud. 

A Test of Faith: Saying Goodbye to Boone

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When I began this blog, I decided to focus on topics related to leadership, parenthood, and worldview development. My wife and I are currently experiencing our biggest parenting challenge yet. If you’ve ever had to say goodbye to a loved one, you will understand. Somewhat. I say somewhat because our situation brought us challenges we […]

Veterans Day: Thanking Military Veterans and Kingdom Veterans

Soon America will celebrate Veterans Day.  Millions of Americans will graciously give thanks to our military veterans at home and abroad.  Of all the professions to choose from, they chose to serve. But they’re not the only ones who serve.  They’re not the only ones at war. This Veterans Day, another side of life is […]

A History of Thanksgiving in the New Testament

Thanksgiving is upon us.  It is a time to understand the history of Thanksgiving and express our gratitude for all we have been given. It’s a time to be thankful not only for things, but for circumstances. This post will look at the history of thanksgiving in the Pauline Epistles.  We are far removed from […]

Apologetics: It’s Not About Saying You’re Sorry

Apologetics.  It sounds like you want to apologize for something.  Actually, it’s quite the opposite. The word apologetics comes from the Greek word apologia (áπολογíα), pronounced appo-LOH-jiyah. Apologia means “speaking in defense” or “to give a defense of.” Apologetics is the discipline of defending a position through the systematic use of information. Your Faith Is Not […]

A Glimpse of the Future: Paul Predicts Crazytown

Welcome to Crazytown!  I’m glad you’re all here. Before I show you around, I should let you know some things have changed.  Let me just go right down the list: Here in Crazytown, good is bad. Bad can be good. We now use the word truth and belief interchangeably (we get along much better that […]

There is a Time for Everything: Don’t Be Late!

“15 minutes early is on time.  On time is late.  Late is dead.” These were there words staring down at me from above the chalk board in my junior high school music classroom.  I’m pretty sure there was a skull and crossbones next to the world “dead.” I never thought it made sense–taken literally and […]