Posts by Apologetics Speaker/Trainer

What Do You Mean By “Literally”?

Biblical skeptics often ridicule Bible-believing Christians by asking the rhetorical question, “You don’t read the Bible literally do you?” Behind their condescension is the notion that intelligent, educated people know better than this, while Christians (evangelicals in particular) read the Bible in a wooden, one-dimensional sense. The problem with this is a misunderstanding of the…

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Apologetics: One-on-One Using Meet The Skeptic

One of the most encouraging responses I’ve received about Meet The Skeptic came from a young woman who sent me a Q&A tract she had made from the 4-category model in the book. She had taken the key components from the 4 worldviews (moral, spiritual, scientific, and biblical) and customized them into a multiple-choice question…

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Apologetics: Group Study using Meet The Skeptic

In light of recent positive feedback, I wanted to do a short series of posts reporting how my apologetics resource, Meet the Skeptic, is being used to equip the Body; the first being as an apologetics group study guide. From personal notifications I’ve received from group leaders, I am aware of Meet The Skeptic being…

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INTERSTELLAR and the 6 Days of Genesis

The new film, Interstellar, starring Matthew McConaughey incorporates some serious science amid the impressive special effects and sci-fi plot. One of the most interesting principles the film depicts is a phenomenon known as time dilation which has implications for understanding the days of Genesis 1. Far from being science fiction, time dilation is an observed phenomenon…

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Elysium: sweaty, juvenile Socialism

I really wanted to see Elysium on the big screen but my wife refused to pay theater price for what we both knew was a propaganda film. Still, I really thought the visually artistic aspects and the performances of two A-list actors would redeem it. WROOONNNNG. Props to my wife for seeing through this one–we…

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Christians, it’s ok to be a little weird

Kirsten Powers, a Fox News contributor, self-described liberal, and former atheist recently made public her conversion several years ago to evangelical Christianity. She explains how her boyfriend at the time asked her point-blank if she believed Jesus was her savior. She goes on to say that this “creeped her out” and she thought, “Who says…

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