About

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Hi! I’m Mikel

I’m not the next Josh McDowell. I’m not a huge name like William Lane Craig—although I did study under him at Biola!

I’m just a regular guy who’s had the honor of studying under and working with leading Christian apologists while earning my Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics at Biola University and completing my Master of Theology (Th.M) at Dallas Theological Seminary.

apologetics-speaking-mikelToday, I teach Christian Apologetics and World Religion for William Jessup University.

Here in Dallas, I also get to work with Darrell Bock at the Hendricks Center at DTS where I manage the Table Podcast, and write cultural engagement articles for the theological journal, Bibliotheca Sacra. 

In short, I help Christians defend the faith with confidence.

My story

I was born in Illinois but grew up in the Philippines. That’s where I decided to become a follower Jesus when I was about 6 years old. Even though I grew up on a Christian home, I had questions about the faith: “Can I trust the Bible?” “Is Christianity true?”

During my teenage years, I began to discover that there are good answers to the hard questions. The more I looked into the case for Christianity, the stronger my faith became. I want that same confidence for you.

So why read my blog?

mikel-delrosario-borderBecause the content I make available can help you—and your church—defend the faith with confidence.

On this site, you’ll discover some of the most important lessons I learned during my graduate work in apologetics, my current studies in theology, and practical training tips from over 14 years of teaching apologetics to students, adults and even on the mission field—in a way that’s really accessible.

If you’re new here, “Welcome!” Start off with my top 10 articles on the basics of defending the faith. 

After that, check out some of my greatest hits from around the blog:

One more thing…

workbook-smallIf you’re interested in getting started with an apologetics study, check out my Accessible Apologetics Workbook. It includes full access to the complete audio recordings of an entire 5-week training program I did at Bridgeway Christian Church based on my Accessible Apologetics Curriculum.

I’m not a nationally-recognized speaker or a big name. But I’m here to help.

My name is Mikel. Welcome to my blog.

Mikel Del Rosario
Apologetics Guy℠

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Professional bio

Stage Introduction

Mikel Del Rosario helps Christians defend the faith with confidence. Mikel is an Apologetics professor who specializes in making apologetics accessible to the church. He’s taught for Western Seminary, Biola University and William Jessup University.

Mikel is the author of the Accessible Apologetics curriculum. He holds a Master’s Degree in Christian Apologetics with Highest Honors from Biola University. He is also completing a Master of Theology, focusing on Historical Jesus Studies at Dallas Theological Seminary where he does Cultural Engagement work at the Hendricks Center. Mikel is the Apologetics Guy at ApologeticsGuy.com.

Education

I completed my B.A. in Communications with an minor in Biblical Studies at Biola University (1999). After this, I earned my M.A. in Christian Apologetics with highest honors from Biola University (2003). I’m currently completing a Master of Theology (Th.M) at Dallas Theological Seminary, with my sights on entering Stage 2 of the Ph.D program in New Testament by the end of 2016.

Teaching

I’ve taught college courses as a missionary professor in the Philippines and at Biola University. I’ve also taught a Christian Apologetics and Evangelism course at Western Seminary. I teach Christian Apologetics and World Religion at William Jessup University.

Speaking

I’m an active speaker for both youth and adult audiences at churches, schools and conferences. I’ve presented at small, medium and large apologetics events alongside expert apologists like J.P. Moreland and Craig Hazen.

Publications

I’m the author of the Accessible Apologetics Curriculum and the companion Accessible Apologetics Workbook. I have also co-authored a number of cultural engagement articles with Darrell Bock, which appear in the theological journal Bibliotheca Sacra.

I’ve also edited publications for Moody publishers, such as William Lane Craig and Joe Gorra‘s A Reasonable Response: Answers to Tough Questions on God, Christianity, and the Bible and Paul M. Gould and Richard Brian Davis’ Loving God with Your Mind: Essays in Honor of J. P. Moreland.

Appearances

I’ve been a guest on the nationally-syndicated Janet Mefford Show, Dallas Theological Seminary’s The Table PodcastU2 Have Hope, and a featured apologetics panelist on KKLA 99.5 FM. I’ve also appeared in Focus on the Family’Citizen Magazine and Biola Magazine. I’m also the only Christian Apologist to appear as a Defender of the Faith in Guitar World magazine!

Affiliations

In 2003, I was ordained as a missionary by the Baptist General Conference. I’m a current member of the Evangelical Theological Society.

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