“What do you mean by ‘Serious Christianity’?”

This is our term for an approach to the Christian faith that applies

itself to every dimension of life, not just the religious.  Read more.

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To investigate, communicate, and impart to others a Christian worldview

to the end of making true disciples of Jesus Christ

"That in everything Christ might be preeminent"

Colossians 1:18


Serious Christian Blog

Quick & current commentary, links


A selection of writings by Garry D. Nation covering various topics in biblical, theological, and worldview studies.  Some previously published, some scholarly, some informal. 


Talks, sermons, and lectures by Garry D. Nation, along with some others, including Dr. Nation's long-running "Insight" Bible class.


Some things can be said better in lines  of verse than in paragraphs of prose.  None dare call it poetry.  Includes an exclusive review of the contemporary oratorio Savior, along with an original narration.


Here are links to some resources that may be useful and valuable for anyone who takes Christianity seriously.

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Who is Garry D. Nation and what is Serious Christian Ministries?  Find out here.


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The shield is the bulkiest and probably the most uncomfortable and tiring item in the panoply, but it is the one that gives the soldier the fullest and greatest protection in battle. Paul compares it to faith.

All of this is in the context of a war we are engaged in that is being fought “against the world rulers of this darkness, against the spiritual forces of evil in the heavens."

For the present I want to focus on what I perceive to be the most forgotten, most neglected, most unsung, most un-remarked upon element of spiritual warfare. Do you see it? It’s embedded in the very imagery of the shield of faith, but we miss it--not because it's hidden, but because we don’t know how the Romans fought their battles and conquered the world.