Posts Tagged: apologetics

Student Blogs on “Truth or Coincidence”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   Truth or Coincidence: The Coincidence Myth     Many predictions (Nostradamus, fortune-cookies, horoscopes, etc.) are purposefully vague, allowing people to apply them pretty much no matter what happens. Many people assume the predictions of Scripture are the same–made-up and only accurate by accident or coincidence. But look… Read more »

Student Blogs on “One Among Many”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   One Among Many: The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth     The Bible was written on Three continents in three languages on hundreds of controversial subjects. It contains flashes of inspired poetry as well as detailed history, captivating biography, letters, memoirs, and prophetic writings. Yet this astoundingly diverse book speaks… Read more »

Were Some Books Left out of the Bible? Quick VIDEO

  [Original post by Sean McDowell found here] Sean McDowell, Ph.D. is a professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, best-selling author, popular speaker, part-time high school teacher, and the Resident Scholar for Summit Ministries, California. Follow him on Twitter: @sean_mcdowell and his blog: seanmcdowell.org.

Critical Tactic: Surfacing the Question Beneath the Question

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here.] One difficult lesson I have learned in apologetics and evangelism is to identify the question beneath the question. To be honest, I have spent considerable time answering questions I thought people were asking, but because I was operating under false assumptions, I missed the heart of their query…. Read more »

Can We Know Anything At All? Quick Video.

  [Original post by Sean McDowell found here] Sean McDowell, Ph.D. is a professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, best-selling author, popular speaker, part-time high school teacher, and the Resident Scholar for Summit Ministries, California. Follow him on Twitter: @sean_mcdowell and his blog: seanmcdowell.org.

Making Apologetics Personal: A Quick Lesson from John 4

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here]   It’s no secret that I love apologetics. I love to read apologetics blogs, study apologetics books, and have apologetics conversations. But there is a constant temptation I have to battle that I believe is common among many apologists: the temptation to simply study apologetics but not put it… Read more »

How Do We Communicate with Winsome Persuasion in our Hostile Culture?

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here]   Tim Muehlhoff and Richard Langer are two of my colleagues at Biola University. Dr. Muehlhoff teaches Communications and Dr. Langer teaches Biblical Studies and Theology. They recently partnered up to tackle a vital issue for today—how do Christians communicate with winsome persuasion in a culture that seems to be increasingly at odds… Read more »

How Do You Talk to Kids About God? Interview with Author Natasha Crain.

(Original post by Sean McDowell here.) With the popularity of her blog and books, Natasha Crain has exploded onto the scene as an important voice in the world of parenting and apologetics (and beyond!). Her story, which she briefly shares below, is both encouraging and motivating for those of us who deeply care about equipping and reaching the… Read more »

The Work of Textual Criticism

For those of you who have engaged with Christian apologetics, you probably understand that a common objection to the Bible is that it has been changed or corrupted over time. Our response is to point out the number of manuscripts we have of the Bible, the early date of many of the manuscripts, and give… Read more »