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Traction Workshop Resources

Greetings from the Traction Conference! This post is mostly a follow-up for young adults who attended my workshops, although I hope it’ll be helpful to everyone who’s reading this. There’s no way I could totally cover everything I wanted to share at the event, so I’ve included a few extra resources right here.  Enjoy! (more…)

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Traction Student Conference

This week, the 2011 Traction Conference is going on at Bridgeway Christian Church in Rocklin, CA. I’m leading a couple of workshops for college students and young adults around the greater Sacramento area. Check out my video introduction, featured at the very top of the list of 70 workshops happening at the event: Here’s my […]

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New Year’s Challenge

Guess what my 6-year old did with some Christmas money he got from his great grandma this year. He bought this NIV Gift and Award Bible for himself. He was so excited to have “a big boy Bible,” and not a children’s Bible to read. He took it out of the packaging as soon as […]

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No Room in the Inn? Why the Traditional Christmas Story is Wrong

Why History Matters I once heard a well-meaning Christian say something like, “Why study all this history stuff? The Bible says it. I believe, it. That’s the end of it!” But what about this? Reading what “the Bible says” is one thing. Getting “what the Bible means” is another. Case in point: Most people summarize […]

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Apologetics Lesson for Youth – Faith Is Not Wishing

How to Teach Apologetics to Teenagers How should I teach apologetics to teenagers? That’s a question I was faced with when I was invited to introduce apologetics into the curriculum at Mosaic Christian Academy. Here’s what I did:  I lead an 8-week apologetics discussion series for high school students and it was very well-received. Much of our […]

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Apologetics Lesson for Youth – Truth Is Not Ice Cream

How to Teach Apologetics to Teenagers Ever wonder how to teach apologetics to teenagers? I once had the opportunity to facilitate the very first youth apologetics series at Mosaic Christian Academy—a ministry that offers homeschooling students a classroom environment a couple of times a week. Truth Is Not Ice Cream We celebrated with an ice cream […]

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Accessible Apologetics: The Complete Course

Want to bring accessible apologetics to your group? Today, I’m releasing all 5 lessons of the Accessible Apologetics curriculum in one convenient download: Accessible Apologetics: The Complete Course (5 to 10-week series). You’ll have the same materials I use to teach my workshops—the leader’s guides, students guides, professionally-designed PowerPoint presentations and more. I’m talking about […]

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Audio: Atheists Turned Apologists

Listen to This You might remember how I met Holly Ordway and Steven Notman—2 atheists turned apologists—while leading a seminar at the Bayside Apologetics Conference featuring J.P. Moreland and William Lane Craig. I never got to hear their presentation, cause I was lecturing at the exact same time. But I did read Holly’s book, Not […]

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New Lesson on Jesus’ Resurrection

Did Jesus Rise from the Dead? What evidence do we have? Today, I’m releasing Lesson 5  of my new Accessible Apologetics curriculum: “Dead or Alive: Did Jesus Rise from the Dead?” I’ve had a lot of people requesting my notes from this workshop. Now, you can have the exact same materials I use—down to the […]

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Top Picks: 7 Books to Give as Gifts

Ever wondered what to give that agnostic friend or family member who’s open to a book about the evidence for the Christian worldview? How about the Christian teen heading off to college in a few months? Or maybe you’ve finally got some time to sit down with a good book yourself. Check out some excellent […]

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