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Atheism and Evil in the Name of God

Evil in the Name of God I recently saw an animated short created by an atheist on YouTube. In this video, a bunch of theists were trying to tell an atheist about God. But then the theists began to threaten each other with weapons and argue over whose religion was right! Not surprisingly, the atheist character came […]

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Apologetics Event Tip #2 – Define Your Key Messages

Event Planning for Apologetics Ministry Leaders Last month, I started a new series of videos for ministry leaders who have a vision for bringing an apologetics event to their churches. In these clips, I give you a few quick “tips from the road” to help you think through the details of organizing your first event. My first video encouraged you […]

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What Everyone Should Know About The Problem of Evil

The Problem of Evil Over the past couple of years, I’ve heard from hundreds of high school and college students who say that the number one challenge to the existence of God is the evil and suffering we see in the world. But how well does the problem of evil really argue for the atheist conclusion? Does […]

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Apologetics Event Tip #1 – Build a Leadership Team

Event Planning Tips for Apologetics Ministry Leaders Ever dream of bringing a special apologetics conference to your church? Today, I’m launching a new series of monthly videos for ministry leaders who have a vision for organizing their first apologetics event. In these clips, I’ll share some quick “tips from the road” that will help you begin to think about […]

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My Radio Interview – Can God and Evil Co-Exist?

My Interview on U2 Have Hope On this episode of U2 Have Hope, Carrie Cooper talks with me about the question “Can God and Evil Co-exist?” But this isn’t just a philosophical thing for Carrie. For years, she suffered with a debilitating disease, struggling with pain, isolation and depression. But after several years, her health improved and she founded […]

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Forgery in the Bible: Was Mark’s Gospel Forged?

Forgery in the Bible? Was the Gospel of Mark really just an old forgery? That’s something you might hear liberal scholars say about a lot of books in the New Testament. For example, Timothy Freke and Peter Gandy wrote this in a book called the Jesus Mysteries: In the first four centuries, every single [New Testament] document was at […]

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What is the Ultimate Apologetic?

The Apologetics of You What’s the ultimate apologetic? When I was in college, my favorite book was the 2nd edition of Reasonable Faith by William Lane Craig. And after providing a philosophical defense of Christian truth claims, he wrote this: “More often than not, it is what you are rather than what you say that will […]

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3 Cultural Engagement Lessons from Acts 17

Cultural Engagement Got a cultural engagement question for you today: Ever wonder how you can better engage with that skeptical co-worker, friend or family member? How should we interact with the broader culture as ambassadors of Christ? Besides teaching Christian Apologetics at William Jessup University, I’m also a cultural engagement fellow at Dallas Theological Seminary. One of […]

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5 Useful Facts for Defending the Resurrection of Jesus

Defending the Resurrection of Jesus in Everyday Conversations In this accessible apologetics video, I train Christians to defend the resurrection of Jesus in everyday conversations, focusing on the “minimal facts” approach I learned from Dr. Gary Habermas. My goal here is to help you remember some good talking points, so you’ll have them ready when you need […]

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Truth Matters – Confident Faith in a Confusing World

Speaking of Faith When I was a student ministries pastor in Northern California, a parent in our church gave me a book called, Soul Searching: The Religious and Spiritual Lives of American Teenagers. According to the authors, most teens aren’t well-equipped to talk about their faith or spiritual things in general. This was something I saw […]

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