mid-week apologetics booster (11-20-2014)

Good morning,

Hope you’re enjoying the weather!  Here are some items for you to consider:

  1. Proposed Creationism Ban In Scotland Schools ‘Bigoted, Anti-Religious,’ Says Church Leader – very interesting…  I didn’t even realize that it was allowed in Scotland to teach creationism.  It’s definitely not allowed here!  http://www.inquisitr.com/1595054/proposed-creationism-ban-in-scotland-schools-bigoted-anti-religious-says-church-leader/
  2. Former Super Bowl-Winning QB Kurt Warner Slammed For Stance On Evolution: http://stlouis.cbslocal.com/2014/11/10/former-super-bowl-winning-qb-kurt-warner-slammed-for-stance-on-evolution/
  3. Nabeel Qureshi: Jesus of Islam vs Jesus of Christianity – Apologetics to Islam (1 Hour 13 minute video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QGR08BizLq8
  4. Help! My Teen Is Losing His Faith! I thought this article had some good advice summarized in 10 points: https://beyondtm.wordpress.com/2014/11/12/help-my-teen-is-losing-his-faith/
  5. How Well Are You Preparing Your Kids For This? https://beyondtm.wordpress.com/2014/06/26/how-well-are-you-preparing-your-kids-for-this/
  6. What does the Bible say about illegal immigration?  http://www.gotquestions.org/illegal-immigration.html
  7. How Do I Share What I Believe? The Relationship Between Respect and Reach – J. Warner Wallace: http://coldcasechristianity.com/2014/how-do-i-share-what-i-believe-the-relationship-between-respect-and-reach/ 4 points are emphasized:
    1. Have I Shown Them Respect by Carefully Listening?
    2. Have I Shown Them Respect by Examining Their View?
    3. Have I Shown Them Respect When Re-Communicating Their Position?
    4. Have I Shown Them Respect by Giving Them My Time?
  8. How Certain Can We Be That Jesus Actually Died and Rose Again From the Dead?  https://beyondtm.wordpress.com/2014/03/19/how-certain-can-we-be-that-jesus-actually-died-and-rose-again-from-the-dead/
  9. 10 Things I Wish Everyone Knew About Evangelicals: http://www.faithstreet.com/onfaith/2014/11/17/10-things-i-wish-everyone-knew-about-evangelicals/35067
  10. Evaluating different religions: 5 reasons to start your spiritual search with Christianity: http://4simpsons.wordpress.com/2010/10/19/evaluating-different-religions-5-reasons-to-start-your-spiritual-search-with-christianity/
  11. Intelligent Design – The Snowflake Objection: http://www.uncommondescent.com/intelligent-design/the-snowflake-objection/
  12. 5 Metaphors for Christian Apologetics: http://hopebeyondreason.com/2014/08/17/5-metaphors-for-christian-apologetics/
    1. APOLOGETICS IS WARFARE
    2. APOLOGETICS IS DIALOGUE
    3. APOLOGETICS IS HEALING
    4. APOLOGETICS IS GARDENING
    5. APOLOGETICS IS LOVE
  13. Tips for Sharing Your Faith: #3 – Give them enough rope: http://apologetics-notes.comereason.org/2014/11/tips-for-sharing-your-faith-3-give-them.html
  14. Tips for Sharing Your Faith #4 – Avoid Smokescreens and Dodges: http://apologetics-notes.comereason.org/2014/11/tips-for-sharing-your-faith-4-avoid.html
  15. Is Mormonism really necessary?  http://www.mbcpathway.com/2014/05/08/mormonism-really-necessary/
  16. Is Your Church Raising an Army of Skeptics?  http://www.becauseitstrue.com/blogarticles/is-your-church-raising-an-army-of-skeptics
  17. How to Be An Effective Witness for Christ: Evangelism 101 WITNESSING FOR THE NON-EVANGELIST: http://goddoesexistuknowit.blogspot.com/2014/10/how-to-be-effective-witness-for-christ.html?m=1
  18. A blog I wrote: https://1peter41216.wordpress.com/2014/11/15/evidence-of-design-in-the-biological-realm/
  19. Why Moms Need Apologetics: http://ratiochristi.org/boosters/blog/post/why-moms-need-apologetics/#.VG3oNcmCdk4
  20. Jane Pantig, Apologist by God’s Design: http://ratiochristi.org/blog/post/jane-pantig-apologist-by-gods-design
  21. ERLC: Town’s sign code violates church freedom (Gilbert,AZ): http://www.mbcpathway.com/2014/09/29/erlc-towns-sign-code-violates-church-freedom/
  22. RTB Scholars’ Thoughts on Pope Francis and Evolution: http://www.reasons.org/articles/rtb-scholars-thoughts-on-pope-francis-and-evolution
  23. Christians and the Public Square: The Necessity of Apologetics in the Marketplace of Ideas: http://www.servantsofgraceapologetics.org/christians-and-the-public-square-the-necessity-of-apologetics-in-the-marketplace-of-ideas/
  24. Cashier tells mom she should have aborted her Down syndrome son, mom’s response is legendary: http://www.youngcons.com/cashier-tells-mom-she-should-have-aborted-her-down-syndrome-son-moms-response-is-legendary/
  25. 10 Arguments for the Existence of God: http://www.plainsimplefaith.com/2013/05/10-arguments-for-the-existence-of-god/
  26. Epigenetics: Why it is a problem for Darwinism: http://www.uncommondescent.com/epigenetics/epigenetics-why-it-is-a-problem-for-darwinism/
  27. Kill Humans to Save Humans? | Taking the Heat: http://str.typepad.com/weblog/2014/11/kill-humans-to-save-humans-taking-the-heat.html
  28. Pray for them: Christian persecution at ‘biblical proportions’: http://www.foxnews.com/opinion/2014/11/14/pray-for-them-christian-persecution-at-biblical-proportions/
  29. “I Only Believe in What I Can See” Nope!  http://goddoesexistuknowit.blogspot.com/2014/09/i-only-believe-in-what-i-can-see-nope.html?m=1
  30. Faulty Logic and Sense Perception (1/2 hour message by Dr. R.C. Sproul): http://renewingyourmind.org/broadcasts/2014/11/14/faulty-logic-and-sense-perception

Lots of stuff!  Pick and choose something that looks interesting to you and learn – be prepared (1 Peter 3:15)!

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