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Apologetics: C.S. Lewis | Christian History Institute
C.S. Lewis, the atheist scholar who became an Anglican, an apologist, and a patron saint of Christians everywhere. From Christian History magazine
Kids and comedy - side-splitting video clip: questions about Jesus
Outnumbered is a BBC sitcom about a long-suffering couple with three smart children. Sadly for those outside UK, it is not streamed or archived on the BBC site (it does have some clips here and here) but it is available worldwide on DVD (Region 2). Here’s an incredibly funny clip that has gone viral, with 9-year-old Ben slow-grilling a minister.
Evangelism starting where people are - and free cardboard apologetics tool
A problem with many gospel presentations is that they are ‘finishing’, ’sealing the deal’ proposals, rather than ‘idea starting’, ‘intriguing the lost’, question posers. People who don’t even know there’s a ‘deal’ available, or who have rejected formulaic agendas that don’t engage, may find something else way more helpful. Peter Scheele’s square round triangle video clip is such a presentation – follow this link to buy a round square triangle (US residents) or download an PDF cutout pattern to make your own.
Christian apologetics: using apologetics answers and discussion in evangelism online outreach
Although many non-Christians have no interest in discussing apologetics issues with Christians, there are some who have the mindset to ask questions and debate issues. Indeed, in the modern world where there is no longer any consensus about truth and values, apologetics can still be strategic.
Book review: The New Media Frontier, by J Reynolds and R Overton
This valuable handbook features sections from 14 contributors, each expert in their fields, and actually covers more ground than the title implies. Its main purpose is to help us understand the digital media and how they are changing communication for ever. Blogging, podcasting, apologetics, evangelism, and the Christian academic world are all examined critically. There’s a helpful section on the development of distance learning. Journalism and ethics are explored too.
How does Buddhism differ from Christianity?
How much do you know about what Buddhists believe? Do you know how the claims of Buddhism compare and contrast with Christianity's?
Speaking your Audience's Language
When you seek to communicate with those outside your faith, do you ever feel like you're not getting through? People speak different psychological, emotional and intellectual languages. To reach them, learn to speak their language.
Why Did God Create Satan?
God created all things in the beginning, including Satan. Why would God deliberately create something so evil and powerful?
Prayer as a powerful means of evangelism
This devotional by noted Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias draws on an unusual experience from a visit to a communist country, Ravi shows that powerful witnessing can take place when we simply model for others what prayer and worship look like.