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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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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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The Monthly Report

Mikel is back! Even though apologetics isn’t about apologizing, today’s post begins with an apology to my readers: I’m sorry the blog hasn’t been updated much apart from a daily tweet or two recently. I’ve been super-busy teaching and preparing my apologetics training materials. But the good news is you’ll soon be able to benefit from the […]

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Video: Atheists Turned Apologists

Watch This Some Christians say, “people don’t come to faith through apologetics.” My guess is they just don’t know anybody who came to faith this way. But that doesn’t mean nobody does. For example, Paul’s efforts to persuade Jews and God-fearing Greeks resulted in “large numbers” coming to faith (Acts 17:2-4). We also know Augustine […]

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Apologetics Class at Bridgeway

Hey, local friends! We’re kicking off the first night of my  Defending the Faith series at Bridgeway Christian Church in Rocklin this Saturday. This is a practical, 5-week course on presenting reasons to believe Christianity is true. It’s a user-friendly introduction to Christian Apologetics based on my new Accessible Apologetics Curriculum and the classes are […]

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Apologetics In Your Church

Seen this yet? My friend, Brian Auten, has been running an excellent series of posts called “How to Get Apologetics in Your Church” at Apologetics 315. It’s got stories, experiences, and advice from everyday believers who wanted to start their own local apologetics programs. Check it out and grab some great ideas for your own […]

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Terrorists and Moral Values

“How can you say there are objective moral values when Muslim terrorists sincerely believe it is right to kill infidels?” This was a question William Lane Craig got after his talk, “Arguments for the Existence of God.” Here’s his answer in a nutshell: Just because terrorists think terrorism’s a good thing, that doesn’t mean objective […]

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Missing Ending Exposed

Ever heard the parable of the Blind Men and the Elephant? While teaching Religion at University of Phoenix, I discovered this story in our textbook: “A famous story illustrates the relativity of truth. Several blind men touch the same elephant but experience it quite differently. The first man touches the ear and says it is a […]

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