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Why Is Apologetics so Important? (Video)

Tim introduces a series of videos he’ll be presenting called “Why Apologetics?” that explains what apologetics is and why it’s so vital.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | September 9, 2019

Eight Lessons on Being an A-Paul-ogist

If we want to be effective apologists, we should imitate how Paul engaged his audience. Here’s what we learn about his approach from Acts 17.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | September 4, 2019

Go Where the Evidence Leads (Video)

Tim explains how many scientists exclude possible conclusions based on philosophical ideas before looking at the evidence.

Blog Post | Science | Tim Barnett | May 6, 2019

The Single Biggest Threat to Faith: Apologetics?

An author has called apologetics “the single biggest threat to genuine Christian faith that we face today,” but it’s anti-intellectualism—not apologetics—that is arguably the greatest threat.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | March 21, 2019

The Counter-Cultural Definition of Faith (Video)

Tim gives a helpful analogy for biblical faith.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Tim Barnett | March 18, 2019

An Apologetic for Apologetics with Alisa Childers

Not everyone is a fan of apologetics, but there reasons why we should all be prepared to give an apologetic for what we believe.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | March 6, 2019

Can You Ground Objective Morality in a God That Does Not Exist?

Can a person who believes in a God that does not exist still have a good grounding for objective morality? The distinction between “in principle” and “in reality” is crucial to answering this question.

Blog Post | Philosophy | Tim Barnett | February 19, 2019

Is Faith Just Wishful Thinking? (Video)

What is faith according to the Bible? Are science and faith at odds?

Blog Post | Philosophy | Tim Barnett | February 18, 2019

A Manual for Creating Atheists Who Create Straw Men

The misrepresentations of Christianity in Peter Boghossian’s A Manual for Creating Atheists are a good reminder that you can only properly respond to a view after you understand it.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | February 5, 2019

Why Evidence Will Not Convince Some Atheists

It’s tempting to think belief in God comes down to the evidence and nothing else. But is it really that simple? Does belief in God merely depend on evidence?

Blog Post | Philosophy | Tim Barnett | January 22, 2019