30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 30

Apologetics

Determine Your Apologetics Goals We have gone through many challenges to take your apologetics ministry to the next level. The expectation was never that you would do all of these things in one month. All […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 29

Apologetics and Theology

Enter into a Mentoring Relationship Apologists should be life long students. Another word for student is a disciple. The New Testament has a lot to say about discipleship. It is worth looking at how Jesus […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 28

Apologetics

Read a Systematic Theology An important skill for any apologist is to have a good general knowledge of theology. You cannot detect counterfeits unless you can recognize the real thing. It is unfortunate that many Christian […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 27

Apologetics and Theology

Integrate Prayer What are the activities required of apologists? Reading. Researching. Speaking. Writing. Praying. Praying? One of the most important aspects of apologetics is prayer. This may not always be highlighted and yet it is […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 26

Apologetics

Write an EBook I believe that people involved in apologetics have something good to say. They have studied the material, interacted with people and have presented good arguments. We have talked about sharing that material […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 25

Apologetics and Theology

Record Your Testimony There is a debate among apologists as to the value of a personal testimony. Some would say that apologists should avoid subjective testimonies and focus only on objective fact. The problem with […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 24

Apologetics and Theology

Have an Apologetic Conversation What is the difference between an apologetics junkie and an apologist? An apologetics junkie enjoys reading and talking about apologetics. An apologist actually does apologetics. One of the best ways to […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 23

Apologetics and Theology

Develop Public Speaking Skills They say that public speaking is the number one fear among people, beating out even fear of death. At the same day, public speaking is a very important skill for apologists. […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 22

Apologetics and Theology

Read Biographies Christians look to the Gospels to understand the words and actions of Jesus without thinking about their genre. The Gospels are considered to be ancient biographies. While not exactly the same as modern […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 21

Apologetics and Theology

Study Hermeneutics If I had to choose the number one need within the church, I would say that it is knowledge of the Bible. If I had to choose number two, it would be the […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 20

Apologetics

Read Some Contemporary Fiction Apologists are not known for having a wide range of reading. Some may be stretching themselves if they are reading books on a number of subjects within philosophy. This may be […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 19

Talk to a Jehovah’s Witness or Mormon What do you do when a Jehovah’s Witness or Mormon comes to your door? Do you pretend you are not home? Do you try to scare them off […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 18

Apologetics

Learn About World Religions We live in an exciting time when people from all over the world are right here in our communities. Religious diversity is no longer about whether you are Baptist or Presbyterian. […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 16

Apologetics

Do an Apologetics Periscope One of the reasons it is a great time to be an apologist is the multitude of social media outlets that can be used. You can post messages on Facebook, Twitter, […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 15

Apologetics and Theology

Talk to Your Pastor About Apologetics This challenge is aimed at laypeople but if you are a pastor, the principles are the same for talking to the leadership in the church. One of the frustrations […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 14

Apologetics and Theology

Read the Qur’an Islam seems to be on everyone’s mind these days. Between the war on ISIS to the welcoming of Syrian refugees, Islam has risen to prominence. But what do we know about Islam? […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 13

Apologetics

Read a Book By an Atheist If you wanted to know about atheism, what would you do? You might read a Christian book or blog post on atheism. There is a place for that but […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 12

Apologetics and Theology

Write a Guest Post for Another Blog You have good things to say. You have studied and learned and want to pass on your knowledge. But how do you do that? You may have your […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 11

Apologetics

Network With Other Apologists One of the things that I appreciate most about being a pastor is networking with other pastors. I attend ministerials and other gatherings where I can learn from and encourage other […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 10

Apologetics and Theology

Discover Academic Journals When many people want to learn about a subject, looking to books is the first thought. There is nothing wrong with books, but they are not the only option. When I teach […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 9

Apologetics

Read Dead People We live in a time when there are quality apologetics books being published all the time. There are so many resources available that we could never have the time to read them […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 8

Apologetics and Theology

Start a Podcast This challenge has much in common with the previous challenge of starting a blog. It is based on the same motivation of getting good apologetic content out to the people who need […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 7

Apologetics and Theology

Start a Blog This section is both for those who do not have a blog or those who want to improve their blog. If you already have a successful blog, feel free to move on […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 6

Apologetics

Become a Specialist Last time I encouraged you to become a generalist, that is to gain a good understanding of a number of subjects. That is important but it does not negate the need to […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 5

Apologetics and Theology

Become a Generalist There is a debate among some apologists about whether it is better to be a specialist or a generalist. My response is that is important to be both. What do I mean […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 4

Apologetics and Theology

Plan Your Education It is definitely possible to become a knowledgable apologist without a formal education. At the same time there is a benefit to following a curriculum and being held accountable to completing a […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 3

Apologetics and Theology

Subscribe to a Good Apologetics Podcast Christian apologists today live in a time of unprecedented free and accessible apologetics information. There was a time that learning required either a taking an in-class course or getting […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 2

Apologetics

Build a Biblical Foundation When some people get a vision for apologetics, they may get excited about all the apologetics books that should be read. Those are great resources but it is skipping a step. […]

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30 Day Apologetics Challenge: Day 1

Apologetics and Theology

I have decided to start the year in a different way. Many of us want to begin the year with an intention of being better. We all know how hard this can be. Because of this, […]

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