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Apologetics Bonus Level!

I’ve gone back and updated all the posts on my apologetics series with my notes. You can now read the lessons as they were written.

And as an extra bonus, here are the notes from the lesson that didn’t get recorded.

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“Because the Bible says so” isn’t going to cut it with many of the people we talk to. Here are a few reasons why.

We claim not only that our God is the only god, but that the Bible is the Word of God. These are outlandish claims in a relativistic culture. People may be tempted to dismiss them outright – how could they possibly be true in a world with so many religions and holy books? Read the rest of this entry

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Apologetics is Not the Art of Saying Sorry

Ravi Zacharias is a genius. No exaggeration.

Dr. Zacharias is one of today’s preeminent Christian apologists. That is, he provides a defense of the faith in historical, scientific, and philosophical terms.

This guy goes to college campuses, businesses, and pretty much any other organization that will listen and gives talks on why Christianity best represents reality. He then opens the floor for questions. For most Christians, this is a terrifying thought. For him, it’s ministry.

His podcast Just Thinking typically features a segment of a question and answer session on Friday. I’ve gone through the archives and dug up all the series I could find. If you want to hear some solid arguments for the Christian worldview, do yourself a favor and listen to a few.

After Easter, I’m going to be teaching an apologetics series during our Sunday School hour. I’m going to be taking much of my material from these discussions.

Utah Q&A (part 1 of 4)

Utah Q&A (part 2 of 4)

Utah Q&A (part 3 of 4)

Utah Q&A (part 4 of 4)

Georgia Tech, Q&A (part 1 of 3)

Georgia Tech, Q&A (part 2 of 3)

Georgia Tech, Q&A (part 3 of 3)

Mind and Heart Q&A (part 1 of 4)

Mind and Heart Q&A (part 2 of 4)

Mind and Heart Q&A (part 3 of 4)

Mind and Heart Q&A (part 4 of 4)

Is There Meaning in Evil and Suffering? Q&A (part 1 of 3)

Is There Meaning in Evil and Suffering? Q&A (part 2 of 3)

Is There Meaning in Evil and Suffering? Q&A (part 3 of 3)

Muskoka Q&A (part 1 of 2)

Muskoka Q&A (part 2 of 2)

Cornell Q&A (part 1 of 2)

Cornell Q&A (part 2 of 2)

Calvary Chapel Q&A (part 1 of 2)

Calvary Chapel Q&A (part 2 of 2)

Fourth Presbyterian Q&A (part 1 of 3)

Fourth Presbyterian Q&A (part 2 of 3)

Fourth Presbyterian Q&A (part 3 of 3)

Oxford Q&A (part 1 of 6)

Oxford Q&A (part 2 of 6)

Oxford Q&A (part 3 of 6)

Oxford Q&A (part 4 of 6)

Oxford Q&A (part 5 of 6)

Oxford Q&A (part 6 of 6)

Weber State Q&A (part 1 of 4)

Weber State Q&A (part 2 of 4)

Weber State Q&A (part 3 of 4)

Weber State Q&A (part 4 of 4)

Penn State University Q&A (part 1 of 3)

Penn State University Q&A (part 2 of 3)

Penn State University Q&A (part 3 of 3)

Michael Coren Q&A (part 1 of 2)

Michael Coren Q&A (part 2 of 2)