Category Archives: Apologetics

The Message of God’s Word Does Not Change But It Does Translate!

The following excerpt is from Gerhard Bode’s article, “Knowing How to Live and Die: Luther and the Teaching of the Christian Faith” in the Concordia Journal. Lamin Sanneh observed that in its history, the Christian church has been adept at … Continue reading

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Richard Swinburne on Arguments for Atheism

Robert Kuhn interviews Richard Swinburne, Professor of the Philosophy of the Christian Religion at Oxford, who here has a try at the basic arguments for Atheism.

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“Defending the Faith” — A Free Online Four Session Apologetics Course

“Defending the Faith” with Dr. Jonathan Strand (Principal, School of Theology, Ethics, and Leadership, Concordia University College of Alberta) will be the next Quest course offered by Concordia Lutheran Seminary in Edmonton. There will be four sessions: Jan. 20, 27, … Continue reading

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Questioning Evangelism: Engaging People’s Hearts the Way Jesus Did

Randy Newman notes in his book, Questioning Evangelism that evangelism is essential to following Jesus.  In his book, Newman discusses the importance of asking questions and listening to the responses people give to those questions as we dialogue about God. … Continue reading

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Is the New Testament Missing a Few Books?

With hits like The Da Vinci Code and television specials on cracking cryptic codes and unburying ancient secrets, people want to know if the Bible is reliable. Conspiracy theorists suggest a cover up by the Roman Catholic Church. Seekers wonder … Continue reading

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Worth the Read! The Defense Never Rests: A Lawyer’s Quest for the Gospel by Craig Parton

The Defense Never Rests is a unique book divided into two parts: 1. A spiritual autobiography of the author, describing his journey from unbelief to American Evangelicalism and Campus Crusade staff work to his home in the Lutheran church; 2. … Continue reading

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Teaching for Life Online

Lutheran For Life’s has made available online its latest means of “equipping Lutherans to be Gospel-motivated voices For Life”! This self-study, online course is designed for junior high through adult. And it’s FREE! The course is based on nine key … Continue reading

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Webinar: Defending Your Faith — Easy as A-B-C

Lutheran Hour Ministries is hosting a free webinar about sharing the Christian message with other people.  Here is some information provided by Lutheran Hour Ministries: Jesus is the only way. He is the Truth and the Life. Simple, right? So … Continue reading

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Equipping Yourself to Engage Your Church on Life Issues — Scott Klusendorf

The following video is Scott Klusendorf’s (Life Training Institute) eighth lecture from an Advanced Life Training Apologetic’s course at Biola University. The “Go!” blog has been posting these lectures so that God’s missionary people might speak for the life of … Continue reading

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Bill Nye (“The Science Guy”) Debates Ken Ham (“Answers in Genesis”) — Live Streaming FREE on Feb. 4 at 7 PM ET

Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern, scientific era? Leading creation apologist and bestselling Christian author Ken Ham is joined at the Creation Museum by popular TV personality and evolution apologist Bill Nye. Ham, a former science … Continue reading

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