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Did Jesus Say He Was God?

Did Jesus Say He Was God? What would you say if someone asked you, “Did Jesus say He was God?” In this post, I’ll give you a few talking points that you can use to give a thoughtful response to a question like this. But first, let me tell you a little story. One day, I […]

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Former Skeptic: Understanding Apologetics was a Turning Point

Here’s another exclusive guest post from one of my undergraduate Apologetics students. Cameron Thorn is a junior at William Jessup University in Rocklin, CA who says that understanding apologetics was turning point in his life. Like fellow classmate, Corrine Hudson, Cameron was excited by the things we discussed last semester. See why this former skeptic now sees […]

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7 Apologetics Ministry Highlights from 2011

This year, I’ve been blessed to see God using my teaching, speaking and training ministry to develop future defenders of the faith in new ways. In this post, I’ll share just 7 apologetics ministry highlights from 2011. Remember, we’re in this thing together. If God can use me, He can use you! Let me start […]

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Student Guest Post – “My Life-Changing Apologetics Class”

As the Fall semester comes to a close, I’m pleased to feature an exclusive guest post from one of my undergraduate students, Corinne Hudson—a senior at William Jessup University in Rocklin, CA who says that an apologetics class should be required for all Christian college students. See how this semester gave Corinne the confidence she needed to be […]

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Gift Ideas: 8 Great Books that Rocked My World

Gift Books for Christians Wondering what to give that Christian friend or family member who shares your passion for loving God with your mind as well as your emotions? Last year, I featured gift books for both skeptics and believers. This year, I’m focusing in on gifts for your Christian brothers and sisters that will […]

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10 Surprisingly Simple Tips for Talking with Cult Members – Part 3

Here’s Your Chance Want to talk to your Mormon friend about the real Jesus? What about the Jehovah’s Witness who knocks on your door? When an opportunity arises, it might be God saying, “Here’s your chance. Take it.” In this series, I’m sharing 10 surprisingly simple tips for talking to cult members. For this, I’m […]

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Christian Parenting – Raising Your Kids to Be Lifelong Believers

Parenting and Apologetics How is Christian parenting related to apologetics? In this post, my friend, Sarah Ankenman, talks about raising your kids to be life-long believers in Christ. And she explains why both mom and dad need to be equipped to defend the faith. Sarah’s the President of the International Society of Women in Apologetics (ISWA). […]

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10 Surprisingly Simple Tips for Talking with Cult Members – Part 2

Spiritual Talk at Your Door? Last week, I shared two surprisingly simple tips for talking with cult members: Ask, “How much time do you have” and Pray, pray, pray. But many of these aren’t just for talking with cult members. A lot of it’s great for everyday spiritual conversations with just about anyone. Again, I’m […]

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10 Surprisingly Simple Tips for Talking with Cult Members – Part 1

Pop Quiz Here’s the scenario: A couple of clean-cut guys on bikes show up at your door. White shirts. Black name badges. What do you do? A. Pretend you’re not home B. Crack open the door and try to get rid of them C. Stand in the doorway and talk with them D. Invite them […]

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America After 9/11: Is Religion Evil?

Attitude Adjustment How did 9/11 change America’s attitude toward religion? An interesting post on CNN’s Belief Blog says: “Before 9/11, many atheists kept a low profile. Something changed, though, after 9/11. They got loud… Criticism of all religion, not just fanatical cults, was no longer taboo after 9/11.” Indeed. Around the 10-year anniversary of 9/11, American Atheists […]

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