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Student Guest Post: “One of the Greatest Things I’ve Ever Done”

Today, I’m pleased to feature an exclusive guest post from one of my former undergraduate students, Haley Morris—a recent graduate from William Jessup University (WJU) in Rocklin, CA who says that taking my World Religions course was one of the best things she ever did. See how Haley got more grounded in her faith and more confident as […]

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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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Is the Bible from God?

Is the Bible really from God? I just did a workshop on this very topic for about 60 5th and 6th graders at Bayside Church in Granite Bay, CA. I wanted to help Christian kids talk about this stuff with their friends. But I knew it had to be simple to get and easy to […]

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Review: Generation Ex-Christian

Let’s talk about Drew Dyck’s book, Generation Ex-Christian: Why Young Adults are Leaving the Faith… And How to Bring them Back. As a former youth pastor, I heard the stat over and over again: “70% of young people leave the church by the time they’re 22.” But why? This book sheds some light on this […]

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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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New Lesson on Faith and Reason

Want to bring accessible apologetics training to your group? I’m calling November “Accessible Apologetics” month! Each Friday, I’ll be releasing a new offering from the new Accessible Apologetics curriculum I wrote for just you. Today, I’m officially releasing Lesson 2, which is called, “Faith and Reason: How Do I Know Christianity is True?” It’s Christians […]

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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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Do Faith & Reason Mix?

You just saw me use Lego Indiana Jones to begin a discussion about faith and reason. Here’s what came next. See how I help students discover that Christians don’t need to check their brains at the door in order to have faith. I take 5 minutes to teach a simple concept: biblical faith requires reason. But that’s not all. Biblical faith requires that we […]

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