“Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have” (1 Peter 3:15 NIV). Even in today’s anti-Christian culture, Peter’s words still ring true. Apologetics have long played an important role in explaining and defending Christian truth. Each new generation of believers is told to give an explanation for the hope they have in Christ. Through the ages, Christ’s followers have prepared themselves for such a task. The study of apologetics shows how to grapple with the relationship between faith and facts and will build your confidence in sharing your faith with others.
Apologetic Basics is designed to provide a foundational understanding of what Christian apologetics is and why it’s important. According to 1 Peter 3:15, all believers are called to defend the faith they hold dear. This course will examine that call and seek to provide basic answers to several key issues that are commonly raised against the Christian faith.
This course briefly surveys what theologians call theology proper or the doctrine of God. It deals with questions such as: Who is God? What are his attributes? What is his eternal plan? What are his works in history? At the most fundamental level, the Scriptures were given to teach us about who God is and what he has done for…View
Practically speaking, the Holy Spirit is the person of the Trinity who is most involved in our daily lives. But many Christians know far more about the Father and the Son than they do about the Spirit. In this series we'll discover how the doctrine of the Holy Spirit developed historically, and we'll explore the Spirit's dynamic work in the…View