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Review: “O” God – A Dialogue on Truth and Oprah’s Spirituality

Summer is here! If you’re looking for some light reading that helps you understand where a lot of people are coming from when they think about spirituality, check out the book by Josh McDowell and Dave Sterret that’s been getting a lot of press recently: “O” God: A Dialogue on Truth and Oprah’s Spirituality. Even […]

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The Foundational Posts

New Here? It’s all good! I’m here to help you and your church defend the faith with confidence. Get started with the apologetics blog for everyday defenders of the faith: Read My Top 10 Articles on the Basics of Apologetics What is Apologetics? It’s a defense. It helps confirm our faith is true. God also uses it […]

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3 Essential Elements of Everyday Apologetics

New to apologetics? Here are 3 things I think every Christian should do with the information I bring to my presentations and workshops. I like to call these the 3 Essential Elements of Every Day Apologetics. #1. Find answers for yourself. If you’re new to this whole thing, one of the first things you should […]

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Faith and Doubt – How to Honor God in the Midst of Your Doubts

Today, I’m pleased to feature an exclusive guest post by my friend, Dena Jackson, who is working hard to bring accessible apologetics training to our local area. Dena recently graduated with an M.A. in Christian Apologetics from Biola University. She currently trains college students at Bayside Church, where she also coordinated the 2010 Apologetics Conference […]

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Harold Camping – Is May 21, 2011 Judgment Day?

End of  Days? Doing anything this Saturday? I’ve actually got a faculty meeting with a number of Religion professors at University of Phoenix. Should be an interesting one, too. Most of us in the greater Sacramento area have seen the Family Radio billboards advertising Harold Camping’s Judgment Day prophecy: Jesus will return on May 21, […]

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Review: Why Trust Jesus?

Why Trust Jesus? Today, I’m reviewing Dave Sterrett’s Why Trust Jesus? An Honest Look at Doubts, Plans, Hurts, Desires, Fears, Questions and Pleasures. I first connected with Dave through an apologetics group on Facebook and he recently sent me a signed copy of his book for my review. If you’ve never heard of Dave, the […]

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Review: Now I Walk on Death Row

Looking for something different? Check out Dale Recinella‘s challenging true story: Now I Walk on Death Row: A Wall Street Finance Lawyer Stumbles into the Arms of a Loving God. Dale is an engaging storyteller. At one point, you are immersed in the luxurious world of a driven attorney closing next-to-impossible deals representing millions of […]

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Review: If God, Why Evil?

Interested in some good summer reading? Over the next few posts, I’ll be talking about some books that authors or publishers recently asked me to review. Let’s get started with the new book from Norman Geisler: If God, Why Evil? Probably the number one reason people say they have a hard time believing in God […]

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Rocklin Apologetics Report

Last weekend, I had the honor of presenting alongside J.P. Moreland, Craig Hazen and Clay Jones at Reasonable Faith in an Uncertain World at Bridgeway Christian Church in Rocklin, CA. My talk was called, “Everyday Apologetics: Using Stories, Objects and Illustrations to Explain Your Faith.” Here’s a summary of the weekend. Friday Craig Hazen & […]

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Choosing My Religion

Today, I’m featuring a special audio guest post by Dr. Craig Hazen, Director of the Christian Apologetics program at Biola University. Dr. Hazen will be will me at Reasonable Faith in an Uncertain World in Rocklin, CA this weekend! Special Audio Guest Post by Dr. Craig Hazen Ever wonder how to recommend someone go about […]

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