Top Apologetics Books for Beginners

Sean McDowell, professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University, on his blog, lists the top ten apologetic books for beginners with short descriptions of each. He includes: Mere Christianity, by C.S. Lewis More Than a Carpenter, by Sean and Josh McDowell The Reason for God, by Tim Keller The Case for Christ, by Lee Strobel Cold-Case Christianity, by J. Warner Wallace Tactics: A Game Plan for … Continue reading Top Apologetics Books for Beginners

Apologetics Resource: Top Ten Most Misunderstood Verses of the Bible

Sean McDowell, professor of Christian Apologetics at Biola University and part-time high school teacher, has been producing a series of short videos on the most misunderstood verses of the Bible that are definitely worth the little time that it takes to watch them. As of this posting he has done the first five. As they come out I will include the on this post. Some of … Continue reading Apologetics Resource: Top Ten Most Misunderstood Verses of the Bible

Biblical Archaeology: 23 New Testament Figures Confirmed

I posted earlier how archaeology has confirmed over 50 real people from the bible.  It was one of the most popular articles published by Biblical Archaeology Review by Lawrence Mykytiuk, associate professor of library science and the history librarian at Purdue University holding a Ph.D. in Hebrew and Semitic Studies and is the author of the book Identifying Biblical Persons in Northwest Semitic Inscriptions of 1200–539 … Continue reading Biblical Archaeology: 23 New Testament Figures Confirmed

Logic: A Necessary Tool for Truth

Originally posted on Reflections:
As the nonscientist on RTB’s five-person staff scholar team, I sometimes feel like the odd man out. Because I’m a philosopher, I often look at things and think about things very differently than my science colleagues. The questions that I tend to ask, even about science, usually inquire about things from a very different perspective. I typically gravitate toward asking more philosophically… Continue reading Logic: A Necessary Tool for Truth

Christian Thinkers 101: A Crash Course on Martin Luther

Originally posted on Reflections:
? Martin Luther is famous for posting his 95 Theses on the door of the Castle Church at Wittenberg and for attempting to reform the Catholic Church, but what exactly did he believe, and what else did he contribute to Christendom? Here’s your crash course on the life and accomplishments of Martin Luther—and why he still matters today. Who Was Martin… Continue reading Christian Thinkers 101: A Crash Course on Martin Luther

Three Christian Classics

Originally posted on Reflections:
When I get a little money, I buy books. And if there is any left over, I buy food. —Desiderius Erasmus, Dutch Renaissance scholar and theologian Reading books has been an obsession of mine since my conversion to Christianity as a college sophomore. I sensed my mind really mattered in serving the Lord; so I began a serious pursuit of the… Continue reading Three Christian Classics

To Read This Week: Around the Apologetics World Wide Web

1. Rapid Response: “You Can’t Be Certain About the Claims of Christianity” J. Warner Wallace, author of Cold-Case Christianity and God’s Crime Scene, continues his Rapid Response series, in which “we tackle common concerns about (and objections to) the Christian worldview by providing short, conversational responses. These posts are designed to model what our answers might look like in a one-on-one setting, while talking to a friend or … Continue reading To Read This Week: Around the Apologetics World Wide Web

The Most Common Objection to God’s Existence on a College Campus

Originally posted on THINKAPOLOGETICS.COM:
In 2004, I started going to the Ohio State University and engaging students for the truth claims of Christianity. I did hundreds of surveys with students and certainly begin to see some of the objections people had to the Christian faith. Around 2006 I moved away from the survey approach and started using a variety of approaches to reach out… Continue reading The Most Common Objection to God’s Existence on a College Campus

Repost: 10 Things You Should Know About Apologetics

Mitch Stokes has written a great piece for crossway.org. “10 Things You Should Know About Apologetics” Dr. Stokes is a senior fellow of philosophy at New St. Andrews College in Moscow, Idaho earning his PhD from the University of Notre Dame under the guidance of Alvin Plantinga.  Stokes also holds degrees in religion and mechanical engineering, and holds five patents in aeroderivative gas turbine technology. … Continue reading Repost: 10 Things You Should Know About Apologetics