7 Apologetics Fails to Avoid

Here’s a blog by John Rasmussen that I read recently and greatly appreciated. The article details seven mistakes that we can easily make when speaking with skeptics and non-believers about our faith. I agree with just a bout all of them. 7 Apologetics Fails to Avoid Advertisements

Paul the Apologist

Erik Manning commentates on seven passages from the book of Acts that demonstrate Paul’s use of reason and argumentation in evangelism. When evangelizing Jews, Paul argues from the Scripture. When evangelizing Greeks, Paul finds common ground and of course still quotes the Scriptures. 7 Powerful passages from the Book of Acts that show that theContinue reading “Paul the Apologist”

Ep 43 Matt Queen: Everyday Evangelism

Dr. Matt Queen joins the show to talk evangelism. He is a professor of evangelism at Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary where he regularly leads teams of students into the community to share the good news of Jesus. Join us and learn how you to can conquer your fears and start evangelizing today! Links Bonus Segment/SupportContinue reading “Ep 43 Matt Queen: Everyday Evangelism”

Avoiding Tribalism: Conversations Behind Enemy Lines

It is no secret that we live in a culture that is deeply divided. As it stands, we are polarized to the extreme in our social and political views. This polarization has led to some pretty unfortunate methods of conversation. In years past, when you debated someone you would have to first restate your opponent’sContinue reading “Avoiding Tribalism: Conversations Behind Enemy Lines”

Almost Half of Practicing Christian Millennials Say Evangelism is Wrong

A new Barna study finds that nearly half of Millennials think evangelism is wrong. Yet, they also think evangelism is important, a crucial part of the Christian faith, and that they are gifted at being a witness.  Almost Half of Practicing Christian Millennials Say Evangelism is Wrong

Why It’s Okay Not to Have All the Answers

With all of the questions I have tried to answer through this apologetic resource, let me make one thing clear: I DO NOT HAVE ALL THE ANSWERS. And neither do you. Amanda Fischer from A Clear Lens explains why this is okay and shouldn’t hinder us from speaking to others about our faith. “Why It’sContinue reading “Why It’s Okay Not to Have All the Answers”

The 12 Apologists

I was pondering the other day about who the first Christian apologists were. My first instinct was Justin Martyr, or Tertullian. But I’ve long been convinced that what we consider apologetics is very closely related to evangelism. And so, apologetics would go back much further. Evangelism would be the announcement of good news. In theContinue reading “The 12 Apologists”

The Church as Apologist

Hello! My name is Travis and I have been asked to become a regular contributor for Help Me Believe. Before I begin my first post, let me briefly introduce myself. First of all, I have been married for almost five years and am an expectant father! Secondly, I currently serve in two areas of ministry:Continue reading “The Church as Apologist”