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Apologetics Class at Bridgeway

Hey, local friends! We’re kicking off the first night of my  Defending the Faith series at Bridgeway Christian Church in Rocklin this Saturday. This is a practical, 5-week course on presenting reasons to believe Christianity is true. It’s a user-friendly introduction to Christian Apologetics based on my new Accessible Apologetics Curriculum and the classes are […]

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Accessible Apologetics Curriculum

Big news. I’m launching my brand-new Accessible Apologetics curriculum soon! I feel like my readers are a part of my ministry and I want to celebrate with you! [Edit: The curriculum is now available here! ] Check out a sample lesson right now—totally FREE. This isn’t just a bunch of blog posts thrown together in […]

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Small Church Apologetics

Want to get apologetics into your church? Don’t think you’re too small to start something powerful that equips your people to defend the faith. Over the next few posts, Ill show you how I worked to get apologetics training into small, medium and large churches—both as a pastor and volunteer apologist. The first time I […]

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Apologetics In Your Church

Seen this yet? My friend, Brian Auten, has been running an excellent series of posts called “How to Get Apologetics in Your Church” at Apologetics 315. It’s got stories, experiences, and advice from everyday believers who wanted to start their own local apologetics programs. Check it out and grab some great ideas for your own […]

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Terrorists and Moral Values

“How can you say there are objective moral values when Muslim terrorists sincerely believe it is right to kill infidels?” This was a question William Lane Craig got after his talk, “Arguments for the Existence of God.” Here’s his answer in a nutshell: Just because terrorists think terrorism’s a good thing, that doesn’t mean objective […]

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Missing Ending Exposed

Ever heard the parable of the Blind Men and the Elephant? While teaching Religion at University of Phoenix, I discovered this story in our textbook: “A famous story illustrates the relativity of truth. Several blind men touch the same elephant but experience it quite differently. The first man touches the ear and says it is a […]

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Athletes and Apologetics

Can apologetics really play a role in talking with these sports-types? Many students think, “apologetics might be good for these intellectual-types, but it won’t help me talk to my friends in soccer.” Don’t discount the value of being ready with answers at the little league game, on the basketball court or even on the golf course. As a student ministries pastor, I used […]

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The Monthly Report

Ready for something new? Each month, you’ll hear about my recent opportunities to equip defenders of the faith. We’re in this thing together and I’d love to encourage you to bring apologetics training to your church and beyond. If God can use me, he can use you. August was huge. I shared a talk called, “Why Does […]

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A Lighthearted Approach

Does apologetics always have to be all stuffy? Craig Hazen says “No.” Last Friday, I attended a BBQ for area pastors before the Bayside Apologetics Seminar officially began. Dr. Hazen spoke to about 30 people who showed up to this event, saying that “apologetics is a tool in the hands of the Holy Spirit and we need […]

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Bayside Apologetics Report

About 1,350 people showed up to the Bayside Apologetics Seminar last weekend and about 200 of them packed out the Bayside Video Cafe for my 8:00 AM talk: “Why Does God Allow Suffering?” It was an honor to speak at a high-profile event featuring J.P. Moreland and William Lane Craig—two of the top Christian philosophers in the world. My […]

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