Welcome to Athanatos Christian Ministries

“He has set eternity in the hearts of men.”(Ecclesiastes 3:11)

Athanatos Christian Ministries is committed to applying the Christian worldview, with an emphasis on pro-life issues, in creative contexts that range from writing workshops, to literary apologetics education and publishing, to a local arts festival. ACM is explicitly oriented towards using the arts to defend and strengthen the case for Christianity.

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Coming in August: 

Athanatos Fest in Greenwood, WI

(Winners of the 2017 Christian Writing Contest will be announced at the festival)

The Festival will feature The Passion Experience!

An interactive Passion Play

Browse our most recent newsletter: 6/7/2017 – #1 New Release in “Religious Intolerance & Persecution” category


On Saturday, March 18th, 2017, Dr. Anthony Horvath presented at St. Martin Lutheran Church, at 717 Memorial Drive in Chilton, WI on the topics of “Who Moved the Stone” (a ‘forensic’ examination of Jesus’ resurrection) and “Tracking the Culture of Death” (connecting abortion, euthanasia, etc, to a common ideology).

Download the flyer: Who Moved the Stone – Flyer-ACM

March 25-26th, Dr. Horvath tabled at the Intelligent Faith conference in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.


What seemed like a statistical oddity is now a problem that is obvious to most Christians, whether they are involved in apologetics or not.

The rise in the number of people who have walked away from the faith are brothers, sisters, and friends.  What explains this?

ACM’s director, Anthony Horvath, has issued a report which sheds light on core reasons for the decline in America’s churches, and by extension, the serious cultural shifts that have emerged as a consequence.  Read the Report.



Read Dr. Holly Ordway’s The Vision of Literary Apologetics.

From the Director:

Naturally, you want to know what Athanatos means. Athanatos is Greek for ‘immortality’ or, ‘not dying.’ If Christianity is true, that’s what we are: immortal. We are adventurers unleashed for glory, freed from the burden of sin and made fearless in the face of death.  This ministry is the outgrowth of my apologetics ministries over the last decade.

No longer do I believe that the best, exclusive use of my time is to reach out to and contend with atheists. Today I believe that the Church needs to expand its vision and methods in order to keep people from falling away in the first place.

The United States is a mission field. There are some things that matter to people today (like stories, movies, etc) that we can use but have been needlessly abandoned to secularists. It is partly the aim of this ministry to re-capture and re-employ what was always properly within the domain of Christian thought.

That means that Athanatos Christian Ministries will strive to produce thoughtful educational programs that are consistent with historic, orthodox, creedal Christianity, but also seek to connect through literature, through music, through story, among other methods we might imagine. Athanatos Christian Ministries is a big picture organization. Anyone interested in joining us or learning more is invited to contact us to see just what can be done.

Anthony Horvath, PhD

ACM Ministry Needs

ACM has the following needs.  Your help in meeting those needs would be greatly appreciated.  Use the ‘donate‘ link or email Anthony at director@athanatosministries.org for more information. Athanatos Festival 2016 Athanatos Festival Debt: $8,000 — new total: 7,800. 2017 Athanatos Festival Budget (with Passion Experience): $15,000 to $20,000 $3,000 – tent rental ***** $5,000 – …

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