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New Lesson on Trusting the Bible

Anyone ever ask you if we can really trust our Bibles? Today, I’m releasing Lesson 4 of my new Accessible Apologetics curriculum: “Fact or Fiction: Can I Trust My Bible?” You get flexibility with these. Each lesson can go for two 45-minute sessions or you can teach it straight through, depending on your group. You’ll […]

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William Lane Craig Talks About Debating Richard Dawkins

Better Than Boxing Last weekend, I was probably one of the only Filipino guys more excited about a philosophical debate than the Pacquiao/Margarito fight. But hey, that’s me! Of course, I’m talking about the panel debate, Does the Universe Have a Purpose? which happened at Complejo Cultural Universitario in Pueblo, Mexico. Get in the Ring […]

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Why Study Apologetics?

Ever met a Christian who told you not waste your time studying apologetics? I’ve known some well-meaning, but seriously misinformed believers who look down on the practice of providing evidence for the truth of Christianity. Why learn to give people reasons to believe? Here’s a quick response: Because Jesus gave people reasons to believe (See […]

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Watch William Lane Craig Debate Richard Dawkins

The Live Debate I’m watching the panel debate, “Does the Universe Have a Purpose?” LIVE from Complejo Cultural Universitario in Puebla, Mexico—right now via this link (11/13/2010). The affirmative aside is being argued by Rabbi David Wolpe, William Lane Craig, Douglas Geivett. The negative side is being argued by Matt Ridley, Michael Shermer, Richard Dawkins. […]

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Craig Meets Dawkins

This morning, William Lane Craig is in Mexico participating in a panel debate at La Cuidad De Las Ideas called, “Does the Universe Have a Purpose?” It’s part of the third annual Festival Internacional de Mentes Brillantes (International Festival of Great Minds). This year, the conference theme is: “The Origins of the Future—A Life Experience: […]

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New Lesson on Evidence for God

Want to train your group to defend the faith? Today, I’m officially releasing Lesson 3 of the Accessible Apologetics curriculum: “Evidence for God: Does God Exist?” It’s full of good stuff I learned from people like William Lane Craig, J.P. Moreland, William Dembski, and others—presented in a way that’s totally approachable. You’ll have fun teaching […]

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What is Apologetics?

*This article is also available in Spanish. [Leer en Español] Let’s revisit the basics. Like the idea that our discipline’s got a weird name. People who come to my workshops still ask, “Why does it sound like apologizing?” I still get odd responses at family gatherings when this comes up! An “apologetic” just means a defense. Peter commanded […]

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New Lesson on Faith and Reason

Want to bring accessible apologetics training to your group? I’m calling November “Accessible Apologetics” month! Each Friday, I’ll be releasing a new offering from the new Accessible Apologetics curriculum I wrote for just you. Today, I’m officially releasing Lesson 2, which is called, “Faith and Reason: How Do I Know Christianity is True?” It’s Christians […]

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New Book on the Resurrection

6 years ago, one of my favorite books on defending the historical resurrection of Jesus was published: “The Case for the Resurrection of Jesus” by Gary Habermas and Mike Licona. I’m indebted to both of these authors for a lot of my knowledge in this area. Ever attended one of my workshops on Jesus’ resurrection? […]

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The Monthly Report

Mikel is back! Even though apologetics isn’t about apologizing, today’s post begins with an apology to my readers: I’m sorry the blog hasn’t been updated much apart from a daily tweet or two recently. I’ve been super-busy teaching and preparing my apologetics training materials. But the good news is you’ll soon be able to benefit from the […]

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