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Choosing My Religion

Today, I’m featuring a special audio guest post by Dr. Craig Hazen, Director of the Christian Apologetics program at Biola University. Dr. Hazen will be will me at Reasonable Faith in an Uncertain World in Rocklin, CA this weekend! Special Audio Guest Post by Dr. Craig Hazen Ever wonder how to recommend someone go about […]

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Clay Jones: “Sin is Stupid”

Today, I’m pleased to feature an exclusive guest post by my friend, Dr. Clay Jones, Assistant Professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University. Dr. Jones is  also a fellow apologetics blogger. He blogs at http://www.clayjones.net Exclusive Guest Post by Dr. Clay Jones Some years ago I was taking a class from Dallas Willard and one […]

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Public Speaking Tip: Introductions

Ever struggle with getting your apologetics talks started? You’ve got some great content you’re excited to share, but maybe you aren’t sure what to say before diving into the material. How can you grab their attention and give them a reason to listen? I’ve helped students learn how to write, refine and deliver effective speeches […]

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Are You Good Without God? Why this Atheist Billboard is Wrong

Are You Good without God? While I was driving from Sacramento to the Bay Area, I saw a huge billboard that read, “Are you good without God? Millions Are.” I also noticed a theistic tagger added the words, “Also Lost?” at the end of the message. At first, I wondered if the original question could […]

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Why Apologetics Matters

Audio Post Here’s a short talk I did for young adults at Bridgeway Christian Church in Rocklin, CA on why defending the faith matters. In this lesson, we cover basic introductory material like defining apologetics, reasons to engage in it and how it can help you in your faith. Part of this talk comes straight […]

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No Room in the Inn? Why the Traditional Christmas Story is Wrong

Why History Matters I once heard a well-meaning Christian say something like, “Why study all this history stuff? The Bible says it. I believe, it. That’s the end of it!” But what about this? Reading what “the Bible says” is one thing. Getting “what the Bible means” is another. Case in point: Most people summarize […]

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Apologetics Lesson for Youth – Faith Is Not Wishing

How to Teach Apologetics to Teenagers How should I teach apologetics to teenagers? That’s a question I was faced with when I was invited to introduce apologetics into the curriculum at Mosaic Christian Academy. Here’s what I did:  I lead an 8-week apologetics discussion series for high school students and it was very well-received. Much of our […]

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Apologetics Lesson for Youth – Truth Is Not Ice Cream

How to Teach Apologetics to Teenagers Ever wonder how to teach apologetics to teenagers? I once had the opportunity to facilitate the very first youth apologetics series at Mosaic Christian Academy—a ministry that offers homeschooling students a classroom environment a couple of times a week. Truth Is Not Ice Cream We celebrated with an ice cream […]

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Accessible Apologetics: The Complete Course

Want to bring accessible apologetics to your group? Today, I’m releasing all 5 lessons of the Accessible Apologetics curriculum in one convenient download: Accessible Apologetics: The Complete Course (5 to 10-week series). You’ll have the same materials I use to teach my workshops—the leader’s guides, students guides, professionally-designed PowerPoint presentations and more. I’m talking about […]

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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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