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Apologetics Event Tip #2 – Define Your Key Messages

Event Planning for Apologetics Ministry Leaders Last month, I started a new series of videos for ministry leaders who have a vision for bringing an apologetics event to their churches. In these clips, I give you a few quick “tips from the road” to help you think through the details of organizing your first event. My first video encouraged you […]

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3 Cultural Engagement Lessons from Acts 17

Cultural Engagement Got a cultural engagement question for you today: Ever wonder how you can better engage with that skeptical co-worker, friend or family member? How should we interact with the broader culture as ambassadors of Christ? Besides teaching Christian Apologetics at William Jessup University, I’m also a cultural engagement fellow at Dallas Theological Seminary. One of […]

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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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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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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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Questioning Evangelism by Randy Newman – Book Review

Questioning Evangelism Looking for a short read that’s insightful and practical? Check out a very accessible book called Questioning Evangelism by Randy Newman. I almost put this on the required reading list for my “Practicing Apologetics and Evangelism” class at Western Seminary, but I ended up leaving it off, thinking the course load was already […]

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The Jesus Myth Theory: Investigating Claims of Copying

Is Jesus a Myth? That’s a question more people are asking, especially after Zeitgeist, the Movie got popular. In this post, my friend, Mary Jo Sharp, shows you 3 simple steps you can use to figure out if Jesus’ story was actually ripped off from other religions. Mary Jo blogs at http://confidentchristianity.blogspot.com Guest Post by […]

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The Foundational Posts

New Here? It’s all good! I’m here to help you and your church defend the faith with confidence. Get started with the apologetics blog for everyday defenders of the faith: Read My Top 10 Articles on the Basics of Apologetics What is Apologetics? It’s a defense. It helps confirm our faith is true. God also uses it […]

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