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7 Tips on Engaging Skeptics Like Paul Did in Athens [Part 2]

3 More Cultural Engagement Tips  Today, we’re moving on in my new series of posts called, “7 Tips on Engaging Skeptics Like Paul Did in Athens.” In part one, we took a brief look at some historical background and focused on two simple lessons from Paul’s encounter in Acts 17: Care About People Prepare for Insults […]

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Student Guest Post: “One of the Greatest Things I’ve Ever Done”

Today, I’m pleased to feature an exclusive guest post from one of my former undergraduate students, Haley Morris—a recent graduate from William Jessup University (WJU) in Rocklin, CA who says that taking my World Religions course was one of the best things she ever did. See how Haley got more grounded in her faith and more confident as […]

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7 Tips on Engaging Skeptics Like Paul Did in Athens [Part 1]

Cultural Engagement Tips My studies at Dallas Theological Seminary have challenged me to think about practical lessons we can learn from Paul’s engagement in Acts 17. I recently had a conversation about this passage with my mentor, Dr. Darrell Bock, and I’ve discovered some cultural engagement tips that every defender of the faith should know. So […]

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3 Lessons I Learned from My Mentor, Darrell Bock

My Internship at Dallas Theological Seminary This semester, I’ve had the privilege of beginning a mentoring relationship with Dr. Darrell Bock. This is part of my Master of Theology (Th.M) internship, working with the Howard G. Hendricks Center for Christian Leadership and Cultural Engagement. Dr. Bock is a Senior Research Professor of New Testament Studies […]

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Is Good Friday a Myth? What 5 Ancient, Non-Christian Writings Reveal

Is Good Friday a Myth? “Good Friday? What’s the difference between Good Friday and a fairytale?” Imagine a skeptical relative asked you this question at a family gathering. I know–Awkward. But really, what would you say? Something similar happened to me when I was a teenager. But what was odd about it was that this […]

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DVD Review – What’s in the Bible? (Vol. 10) “Jesus is the Good News!”

Bible, Theology and Apologetics for kids A couple of months ago, I reviewed a fun series of 9 DVDs for kids from Veggie Tales Creator Phil Vischer, called Buck Denver Asks, “What’s in the Bible?” This month, Phil’s team sent me a review copy of the 10th DVD in this fun series: “Jesus is the […]

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7 Apologetics Ministry Highlights from 2012

Ever since last year, I’ve been amazed at how God has been directing my teaching, speaking and training ministry and taking me to places I never thought I’d go. In this post, I’ll share a few apologetics ministry highlights from 2012. Don’t forget, we’re in this thing together. Like I always say, “If God can […]

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DVD Review – What’s In the Bible? Series for Kids

9 Fine DVDs for Children Looking for a great gift for a kid? This DVD series from Veggie Tales creator Phil Vischer caught my attention when me and my 8-year old saw a clip playing at the Dallas Theological Seminary bookstore. Why? Cause it had a puppet named Buck Denver in it. And I instantly remembered […]

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Did Jesus Have a Wife? – A Simple Response to The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife

The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife So your skeptical friend just heard about something called, “The Gospel of Jesus’ Wife.” But unlike the fiction Dan Brown created in the Da Vinci Code, this wasn’t in a movie or a novel. She just caught another sensational segment on the evening news talking about how controversial this new find is and […]

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