To my friends and supporters, I am excited to announce that as of August 15, 2015 I will be joining the Ezra Institute for Contemporary Christianity (EICC) as Staff Apologist and Junior Scholar in Residence. The EICC was founded by Dr. Joseph Boot, former Canadian Director of RZIM, and current Senior Pastor of Westminster Chapel … Continue reading Steven Martins is Joining EICC
This Article is filed under the Culture Archive and explains the heart and root cause for the founding of Nicene International Ministries. By: Steven Martins Introduction It’s a common trend nowadays to hear from pastors and ministry leaders about the increased absentee rate of young adults and teenagers in church pews. South of the border, the … Continue reading Young Adults are Leaving the Church
The long-awaited video footage for the second of two debates in Trinidad & Tobago between Ijaz Ahmad of Calling Christians and Rev. Steven Martins is now available. Be sure to share with friends and family!
This week we are featuring and endorsing the next Resource of the Week as RZIM Canada's wonderfully produced TV series called Burning Questions, which aired on Yes TV in 2014. It was certainly one of the most exciting documentary series of the year in which some of life's biggest questions were posed towards atheists, muslims, … Continue reading Resource of the Week: Burning Questions
By: Steven Martins It’s a debate that has raged in scholarly circles and even within local church communities. Does the Gospel of Mark end at chapter 16 verse 8, or verse 20? If it ends at verse 8, then should verses 9 to 20 be considered inspired by God? Before attempting to answer this question, … Continue reading The Debate of the Gospel of Mark’s Conclusion
E&AM presents "The Case for the Resurrection" by apologists Steven Martins, Luis Dizon and George Simopoulos. Hosted by the Glenridge Bible Chapel of St. Catharines, Ontario, the E&AM team covers the historicity of the Crucifixion, the Hoax Theories, and the Positive Case for the Resurrection. Watch the full Video Here:
This week we are featuring and endorsing the next Resource of the Week as Dr. Andy Bannister's An Oral-Formulaic Study of the Qur'an. Dr. Andy (Andrew) G. Bannister is an adjunct research fellow at the Centre for the Study of Islam and Other Faiths, Melbourne School of Theology, and visiting lecturer at the Centre for … Continue reading Resource of the Week: An Oral-Formulaic Study of the Qur’an
As a ministry we’ve been receiving many book recommendation requests from our followers and supporters, and to better equip other believers in apologetics we’ve now started the Resource of the Week article release. Each week we’ll be featuring a resource that we highly recommend and endorse, followed by the book or product description and where … Continue reading Resource of the Week: Worship and the Risen Jesus in the Pauline Letters
Watch the debate in its entirety between Jay Smith and Dr. Shabir Ally: http://new.livestream.com/accounts/291710/events/3400440 A Classical Debate unfolded between Christian apologist Jay Smith & Muslim apologist Dr. Shabir Ally on "The Bible or the Qur'an - Which is the Word of God?" at North York Chinese Baptist Church, 685 Sheppard Avenue East, Toronto, Ontario. Jay … Continue reading Watch the Recording of the Classical Debate
Brought to you by E&AM Christianity and Islam have always debated over the nature of God's revelation, and as to whether the Christian Bible or the Qur'an is the Word of the living God. This September 27, 2014, Christian scholar Jay Smith from the UK will be visiting the City of Toronto to debate with … Continue reading A Classical Debate – Which is the Word of God?