“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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Serious Christian


Our Mission:

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

Current commentary, updates, 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. 


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


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

About Us

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

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The word discipline by itself connotes some measure of unpleasantness, of having to make ourselves do something that we otherwise would not want to do. We do not have to exert our will to indulge in something pleasurable. But it is not the whole truth of the matter, or even the main thing. The primary purpose of a discipline is to learn, to acquire a knowledge or skill that we desire to master even if the process is difficult, tedious, even painful. So it is with disciplines of the spirit.

Disciplines of the spirit refer to how believers respond to situations in life in which they must call upon the inner resources of their faith in order to be obedient to God as a follower of Jesus Christ.

There are at least four. They are,




Giving Thanks

Author Announces Book Available for Purchase after Long Hiatus

After almost two years of being out of stock, Dr. Garry D. Nation's book Fool: Identifying and Ovecoming Character Deficiency 2nd ed. is again available for purchase on Amazon.com.

Christians Understanding Islam


A series of talks to help Christians understand Islam

The Gospel According to Mohammed?

This episode explains the basic doctrines and theology of Islam.

The Origins and Foundations of Islam

This episode looks at the foundations and early spread of Islam with Mohammed and the divisions between the leaders who succeeded him.

Decoding the Quran

This episode focuses on Islam's holiest book, the Quran, and how Muslims interpret it.

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