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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

Adam Harwood’s Argument against Original Guilt

Tim looks at Adam Harwood’s argument that infants inherit only a sinful nature from Adam, not guilt.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | August 8, 2019

Training Students for War

We are at war. It’s not a war of bombs and bayonets. It’s not a war against flesh and blood. In fact, it’s not a physical war at all. It’s a spiritual war, and here’s how we fight.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | April 30, 2019

Did Jesus Die on a Torture Stake?

Christians and Jehovah’s Witnesses have fundamentally different views not only on why Jesus died on the cross but also on whether Jesus died on a cross. Here are five reasons to think He did.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | April 4, 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

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

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 Apologetics?

What is apologetics, and why is it important? Here are four broad responses to the objection that Christians don’t need to know apologetics.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | December 26, 2018

How Apologetics Can Address the Six Reasons Why Young People Leave the Church

A study on why young people are leaving the Church shows we’re not taking the life of the mind seriously enough.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | November 27, 2018