Posts Tagged: apologetics

How Do We Identify Our Biases?

  [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.

Should Students Be Exposed to Arguments Against Christianity?

[Original post by Sean McDowell found here.] Sheltering students from beliefs contrary to Christianity is a big mistake. Let me say it again, to be sure it sinks in: Sheltering students from arguments for other religions, or against Christianity, is a bad strategy for developing them as disciples in the faith. In his book You… Read more »

3 Arguments Critics Use to Judge Christianity

3 critics arguments

Christians, say critics, are primarily hypocritical, intolerant, and judging. That should bother us, dear Christ follower. As Paul makes clear in his letter to the Corinthians, Christianity is a historical religion tied to the life, teachings, death, and resurrection of Jesus. These claims are testable, in that anyone can determine historically whether they are reliable…. Read more »

What is a Worldview?

  [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.  

5 Reasons Apologists Get a Bad Rep

Apologetics Bad Rap

No one appreciates a callous apologist! Last week we started our new blog series on apologetics, which we defined as the defense of Christianity, not our apology for believing in Christ. As we also stated last week, we must be cognizant of how we come across as we share our proof for the accuracy of… Read more »

Apologetics: Apologizing for Believing in God?

Our directive: “Have a ready answer for what you believe.” Contrary to what the world thinks, Jesus did not ask His followers to believe with “blind” faith. Because He didn’t need to. He wasn’t a swindler, a magician, or a con artist. He was God. He spoke the truth, and demonstrated it time and time… Read more »