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Why Share Reasons to Believe?

*This article is also available in Spanish. [Leer en Español] Why Share Reasons? Maybe you’ve encountered well-meaning Christians who look down on the practice of providing evidence for the truth of Christianity. I used to get that a lot. How should you respond? Just Point to Jesus What’s his example look like? Turns out, Jesus provided […]

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Argue Without Being Argumentative

Who likes to argue? Depends what you mean. Unfortunately, apologists use words which could give people the wrong impression: “Apologetics” sounds like apologizing. “Defense” sounds like training for hand-to-hand combat. And “argue” sounds like the thing you hate doing with your family on the way to church! Clarifying key terms can help you overcome a few challenges associated with […]

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Three Conversation Tips

I recently caught up with my friend, Lance Amerman, whose local ministry–Worldview Questions–takes him around the streets of Sacramento armed with a camera, a microphone and thought-provoking questions about God, life and the world. After approaching people and filming their responses for the Web site, he often gets into off-camera conversations about the claims of Christ.   […]

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Defend Without Getting Defensive

Listen Up! Ever get uncomfortable listening to a religious view that’s different from yours? Sometimes, talking about morality and relgion can really get some people going—even to the point where you find it tough to get a word in edgewise. But allowing your skeptical friend to share their ideas or experiences is a key part of […]

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A Dead Guy’s Facebook Page

A couple of weeks ago, I got an alert on Facebook. One of my friends had a birthday coming up. But what Facebook didn’t know is that the guy had been dead for almost a year. A dead guy’s Facebook page is a freaky thing. His status hadn’t been updated since June 26, 2009. His last post: “Just saying, best night ever.” I […]

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What William Lane Craig Taught Me About Truth, Love & Apologetics

What I Learned About Truth and Love While I was doing my graduate work in apologetics at Biola University, I learned an important, practical lesson from William Lane Craig about speaking the truth in love. I remember how he began our “Philosophical Issues for Apologists” course by saying he often signs his books with 2 Corinthians 10:5 […]

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