Letter to an Aspiring Apologist

Apologist

So you want to become an apologist. Good for you. There is more of a need for quality apologetics now than ever before. But the key is quality. The internet is a great means of […]

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Richard Carrier is an Apologist

Richard Carrier

Richard Carrier has recently had an ongoing debate with New Testament scholar Larry Hurtado. I have not been following the debate because frankly I don’t care. Plus, I find that Carrier just gets nasty and […]

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Ravi Zacharias, Credentials and Perspective

Ravi Zacharias

I have already blogged about the controversy over Ravi Zacharias and the exaggeration of his credentials. To be honest, I think that RZIM was simply sloppy and careless about this and they should have known […]

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Required Books for an Apologetics Library

Apologetics

The tools of the trade when it comes to apologetics is a good library. But what kind of books should an apologist have? There are thousands of books out there but you can’t read them […]

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5 Ways to Grow as an Apologist This Year

Apologetics and Theology

Many people are attempting to follow new year’s resolutions. This is good for every area of life. This includes those interested in apologetics. It is not too late to take steps to grow as an […]

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7 Skills of an Effective Apologist

Apologist

There are those who are interested in apologetics and those who are involved in apologetics. If you want to be an effective apologist, it requires more than just reading a few books. Here are seven […]

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4 Reasons Why I Am an Apologist

Apologetics and Theology

I have been involved in apologetics almost right from the beginning of when I made a personal faith commitment. But this was no phase I was going through. Apologetics has only become more important to […]

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The Four Cs of Good Apologetics

Apologetics

I recently wrote a post on the four Rs of good apologetics. I decided that I would follow this up with a post on the four Cs of good apologetics. Here they are: Character Are […]

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Don’t Be That Apologist

Apologetics and Theology

It is easy to call oneself an apologist. It is a different thing to be a good and effective apologist. There are plenty of bad examples of apologetics for us to learn from. Obviously, I […]

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5 Steps to Becoming a Better Apologist

Apologetics and Theology

Are you an apologist? If you are serious about apologetics, you should be seeking to improve. Being an apologist is so much more than starting a blog and posting about apologetics-related topics. I do not […]

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5 Tips For Beginner Apologists

Apologetics and Theology

I hear from time to time about people who have been bitten by the “apologetics bug.” Perhaps they have heard a famous apologist speak or read a great book on apologetics. It may be that they […]

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What is an Apologist?

Apologetics and Theology

What makes a person an apologist? Does setting up an apologetics blog make a person an apologist? What about a large collection of well-read apologetics books? It is easy for a Christian to self-identify as […]

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The Biggest Mistake For an Apologist

This is a mistake that you don’t have to be an apologist to make. Every Christian stumbles on this at some point. Whatever your role, never, ever do this: Do not assume what another person […]

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Unapologetically Apologetic: A Conversation With Andy Bannister

Apologetics and Theology

I first met Andy Bannister when he was doing some lectures at Tyndale University College. I was impressed with how he communicated but even more so with his content. I have been able to hear […]

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Apologist, Know Thy Audience

The problem with some apologists is that they do apologetics. Not that there is anything wrong with apologetics. The problem is that they just drop a generic apologetics bomb and hope that it damages some […]

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5 Tips to Prevent Apologist Burnout

Apologetics and Theology

I recently posted on how to prevent pastor burnout. Those who dedicate their time to apologetics also need to be watchful of this danger. There are enough stories of apologists who not only gave up […]

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Skills for the Apologist

Would you like to be active as an apologist? Great! So what do you need to know to be an apologist? The common sense answer would be that an apologist needs to know about apologetics. […]

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So You Want to Be an Atheist Apologist?

Somehow you have found yourself believing that there is no God.  Perhaps you never had faith, perhaps you lost faith along the way.  At first it was just nice to sleep in on Sundays and […]

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James 1:19-27 and the Apologist

Apologetics and Theology

I am preaching on this passage at my church and while I was writing my sermon, I was reflecting on the application for apologetics. “Know this, my beloved brothers: let every person be quick to […]

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So You Want to Be an Apologist?

First of all, what do you mean by that?  Are you saying that you want to be a “professional” apologist or you want apologetics to be a part of your life as a Christian?  This […]

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