Links

Here are some website resources that I would like to recommend. . .

Apologetics.org – The goal of this ministry is to partner with other ministries that work on campuses or focus on apologetics, in and to disciple students, scholars, and skeptics around the world. As we work to analyze and critique the philosophies and worldviews of modern man that are opposed to biblical faith — especially metaphysical materialism that dominates the thinking of most atheists— we seek to show the solid foundations for the truth of Christ and Christianity.

Apologetics 315 — The mission of Apologetics 315 is to provide educational resources for the defense of the Christian faith, with the goal of strengthening the faith of believers and engaging the questions and challenges of other worldviews. By providing an accessible and growing repository of teaching materials, as well as providing a means of networking within the apologetics community, our vision is to be a significant educational resource for churches, campus groups, and Christians around the world.

Always Be Ready! – ABR is a Christian apologetics ministry dedicated to equipping Christians to answer the challenging objections and questions that atheists, skeptics, and people in the cults have about the trustworthiness of the Bible. Our desire is to help Christians stand strong in the truth, and “always be ready” (1 Peter 3:15) to lovingly share the gospel and “contend for the faith” (Jude 1:3).

Bethinking – Be Thinking.org is UCCS’s Apologetics Website full of resources to enhance Christian thinking in the marketplace of ideas. On this page are resources from some of the ministries linked here to this website. You can also sign up for email updates on new resources to help you be a thinker, in your concentric circle of concern.

Cold Case Christianity – J. Warner Wallace is a cold-case homicide detective, popular national speaker and best-selling author. This website is loaded with resources for you to become a “forensic thinker” so that you will be able to articulate your faith in a winsome and intelligent manner. Also check out Jim and Susie Wallace’s Casemakers Academy (for kids ages 8-12) – A website academy for young people that trains young students to be Christian casemakers (downloads, and videos with Jim and Susie).

Cross Examined.Org – 3 out of 4 Christian teens walk away from the church after they leave home. The CrossExamined team, led by Frank Turek, is committed to reversing this alarming trend. Frank Turek is one of the premier and most recommended speakers for university campus groups. Check out Cross Examined’s ReasonU page as well for more equipping opportunities.

Free Thinking MinistriesFreeThinking Ministries is devoted to helping all people see God for who He truly is so that they can fall in love with Him – and all people – as they were created to do.

The Virtual Office of Richard G. Howe  Richard G. Howe is a writer as well as a public speaker and debater in churches, conferences, and university campuses on issues concerning Christian apologetics and philosophy. He is Professor Emeritus of Philosophy and Apologetics at Southern Evangelical Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina where he still teaches part-time. Dr. Howe is Past President of the International Society of Christian Apologetics.

Impact 360 – Impact 360 Institute was born out of the vision of the Lifeshape, Inc.: to transform communities with the message of Jesus Christ by equipping young adults to become Christ-centered servant leaders.  Check out Impact 360’s  5 Things Every Teenager Needs – Helping parents help their student build a lasting faith.

Intelligent Christian Faith – Dr. John Ferrer’s blog on cultivating an intelligent Christian faith. One of the greatest cultural assets in world history is the positive influence of Christianity.

Dan Brannon & I Will Go Ministries – This ministry is about teaching high school and college students as well as college students who are entering the field of youth ministry.

The Institute of Biblical Defense (IBD) – a Christian apologetics ministry, led by Phil Fernandes, dedicated to helping train Christians to boldly defend the faith. The Institute provides training in theology, philosophy, Christian apologetics, world religions, counter cult studies and much more.

Is Jesus Alive – Erik Manning’s site geared to share the evidence that Jesus has been raised from the dead from what we know from history. Use it to study up on the evidence for the resurrection yourself. You can also use it to help steer the conversation in dialogue with a friend.

Maven – The culture is speaking to our kids. Every. Single. Day.  Gender identity. Sexual orientation. Pornography. Casual sex. Consumerism. Affluence. Substance abuse. Violence. Technology. Social media. Entertainment. Racial tension. Pluralism. Secularism. Atheism. Are they ready for these conversations? Are we? Maven’s ministry seeks to do it in culturally-savvy and relevant ways.

Midwest Christian Outreach – mission of Midwest Christian Outreach is to give clear answers, and a solid defense of the orthodox biblical faith, to all types of unbelievers — atheists, agnostics, as well as members of cults and new religious groups such as the Jehovah’s Witnesses, Mormons, the International Churches of Christ, and so on.

Neil Shenvi Apologetics – Christian apologetics from a homeschooling theoretical chemist. If you want a down to earth defense from a thinking Christian, Neil is a great source for understanding the cultural “buzz.”  Check out his research on the very important topic of critical theory.

Norman Geisler International Ministries – Norm Geisler International Ministries (NGIM) is dedicated to equipping the body of Christ around the world to meet the challenges posed by non-Christian beliefs today in our efforts to help fulfill the Great Commission (Matthew 28:18-20).  Also check out Impact Apologetics for high impact apologetics resources!  Also check out Norman Geisler.com for his blog and other resources.

The Poached Egg – The Poached Egg, a subsidiary of Ratio Christi, is a daily blog where Christian apologetics, history, philosophy, science, theology, and pop culture collide. Their goal is to help guide believers, seekers, and skeptics alike to the Ultimate Source of Truth and to a better understanding of what it means to have a Christian worldview.

Probe.org – Probe’s mission is to present the Gospel to communities, nationally and internationally, by providing life-long opportunities to integrate faith and learning through balanced, biblically based scholarship, training people to love God by renewing their minds and equipping the Church to engage the world for Christ.

Project360 – Led by Tim McGrew, the team at Project 360 combats the erosion of the Christian faith, utilizing the best content of the past and present to create high-quality, low-cost resources that will make an enduring impact on the future.Project 360 aims to create a community of passionate, articulate defenders of the Christian faith who use our resources to engage with honest seekers and to build up the character and confidence of believers, one person at a time.

The Spiritual Readiness Project – A Project 360 Initiative. Every Christian in every age has faced challenges that are common to all of us: health, problems, family heartaches, financial straits, and conflict near and far. We’re not here to cover those familiar challenges. The church is experienced in them already. We’re focusing on the new, rapidly-rising, and unfamiliar challenge of anti-Christian hostility in our culture.  The Spiritual Readiness Project exists to help prepare Christians for those challenges. We do it by promoting (a) strong teaching of comprehensive biblical truth, and (b) reasons for confidence that it is both true and good.

RZIM – Ravi Zacharias International Ministries is a global apologetics speaking ministry led by Ravi Zacharias. RZIM has speakers and offices in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Romania, Turkey, the Middle East, India, Singapore, and Hong Kong. An extension of RZIM is the Oxford Center for Christian Apologetics – Programs in length from 1 week to 2 years. OCCA is a partnership between Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (RZIM) and Wycliffe Hall, a Permanent Private Hall of Oxford University.   A life transforming experience, combining effective evangelism with academic rigor for lay people, students, and academics.

Ray Ciervo Ministries— New Jersey-Ray conducts seminars, conferences, and classes on subjects including building a biblical worldview, creation vs. evolution, world religions, the reliability of the Bible, moral relativism and the necessity of truth. Ray focuses on showing the historical evidence for the resurrection of Jesus Christ, God’s Son.

Reasonable Faith – Reasonable Faith aims to provide in the public arena an intelligent, articulate, and uncompromising yet gracious Christian perspective on the most important issues concerning the truth of the Christian faith today,

Saints and Sceptics (UK) – To use rational persuasion to communicate the central claims of Christianity and to encourage and equip the Church to respond to the questions raised by sceptics.

Solas Centre for Public Christianity – Solas Centre for Public Christianity is a ministry organisation based in Scotland seeking to persuasively communicate the transforming truth of who Jesus is and empowering Christians to do the same.

Stand to Reason – Led by Greg Koukl, Stand to Reason is one of the premier organizations training Christians to think more clearly about their faith and to make an even-handed, incisive, yet gracious defense for classical Christianity and classical Christian values in the public square.

Tactical Faith –  In Essentials, UNITY! In Nonessentials, LIBERTY! In All Things, LOVE!  Bank on it!

RESOURCE MINISTRIES (LIBRARIES)

AllAboutGod.com – We write compelling websites that reach out to skeptics, seekers, believers, and a hurting world with powerful evidence for God and the Good News of Jesus.  We believe truth transforms lives. Therefore, we place our content on the first few pages of the most popular search engines in the world. That way, when people seek answers on the Web, we’re there with the truth at the top!

Apologetics Index — The Apologetics Index is a ‘family of web sites’ providing 47,912 pages of research resources on religious cults, sects, new religious movements, alternative religions, apologetics-, anticult-, and countercult organizations, doctrines, religious practices and world views.

Christian Classics Ethereal Library –  The mission of the Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL) is to build up the church by making classic Christian literature widely available and promoting its use for edification and study by interested Christians, seekers and scholars. The CCEL accomplishes this by selecting, collecting, distributing, and promoting valuable literature through the World Wide Web and other media.

Got Questions.org – Do you have a question about God, Jesus, the Bible, or theology? Do you need help understanding a Bible verse or passage? Are there any spiritual issues in your life for which you need advice or counsel? Got questions? Gotquestions.org has answers.


SEMINARIES & UNIVERSITIES W/APOLOGETICS PROGRAMS OR CONCENTRATIONS

Southern Evangelical Seminary – The mission of SES is to train men and women, based on the inerrant and infallible written Word of God, for the evangelization of the world and defense of the historic Christian faith.

Veritas International Seminary –  As an evangelical non-profit independent university, offering nine degree programs, VIU strives to give each student the opportunity to learn apologetics, archaeology, Bible, theology, and pastoral studies from some of the most humble, experienced, and knowledgeable evangelical scholars in the country.

Biola University – Biola University is a nationally ranked Christian university in the heart of Southern California. Founded in 1908, Biola offers biblically centered education, intentional spiritual development and vocational preparation within a unique learning community where all faculty, staff and students are professing Christians.

Talbot Theological Seminary – At Talbot, you’ll learn to think biblically. Live faithfully. Lead graciously. And you’ll receive a seminary education that is both grounded in the unchanging truth of God’s Word and abundant in practical, integrated ministry expertise.


APOLOGETICS/EVANGELISM WEBSITES

Belief Map – An apologetics tool designed as a comprehensive research to investigate questions of faith in great depth. It maps academic responses and counter-responses to these questions. BeliefMap is designed as an encyclopedia to be quickly navigated, in an interactive choose-your-own path format that feels like a conversation with an expert.

Engage360 –  This ministry exists to come alongside churches and Christian groups to help them to better know their faith and to be able to effectively share it with others.

The God Test – THEGODTEST helps begin dialogue on the critical issues of faith, skepticism, and the meaning of life

Out of the Question (OOTQ) – OOTQ addresses this urgent need to train and inspire Christian young people to defend their faith. The first series focuses on foundational questions of the role of trust in the worldviews young people see around them as well as the trustworthiness of the Bible. Through humour and the narrative of the daily lives of Chris, Holly, and Beth, young people will see how they can engage their friends in a conversation where they don’t have to just answer questions, they can ask them too.

Solas Centre for Public Christianity – Solas Centre for Public Christianity is a ministry organisation based in Scotland seeking to persuasively communicate the transforming truth of who Jesus is and empowering Christians to do the same.


WORLDVIEWS & MORE

Summit Ministries — Summit Ministries is an educational Christian ministry whose very existence is a response to our current post-Christian culture. Today, countless Christian youth have fallen victim to the popular ideas of our modern world. Most have adopted these ideas into their own worldview, while still others go on to renounce their Christian faith altogether. Summit views its role in God’s kingdom as a catalyst to counteract this alarming trend. However, our ultimate goal supersedes simply training. As Christians are challenged to stand strong in their faith and defend truth, they will also be equipped to have a positive influence on the society in which they live.

All About Worldview— Whether or not we realize it, everybody has a worldview.  We each have presuppositions which influence our outlook on life, God, origins, being, meaning and purpose, morals, and our destiny.  A worldview has been compared to a lens which alters the way we view life and how we perceive the world we live in. There are a variety of worldviews. What is your worldview? Is your lens altering your outlook?

The Colson Center – The Colson Center for Christian Worldview is a ministry that equips Christians to live out their faith with clarity, confidence, and courage in this cultural moment.  Also look at the Colson Fellows program that will help Christian leaders to live out “a biblical view of all of life.” Today, Colson Fellows are on the front lines of Christian ministry and influence.

Anchorsaway Ministries – Anchorsaway is a college-level Christian worldview educational experience targeting high school juniors and seniors and college students. Their purpose is to encourage each student’s biblical and spiritual growth as they confidently live out their faith in every area of life. Anchorsaway offers curriculum, downloads and conferences for teachers, group facilitators, and homeschool groups to ensure the anchoring of authentic faith in Christ and students’ ability to give a reason for their faith when encountering tough questions.

Worldview Academy – a non-denominational organization dedicated to helping Christians to think and to live in accord with a biblical worldview so that they will serve Christ and lead the culture.


WOMEN’S MINISTRIES ENGAGING IN APOLOGETICS

Women in Apologetics – The vision and mission is to engage, inspire, and equip Christian females to develop an evidential faith.

Alisa Childers –  Whether you’re a seeker, a doubting Christian, or strong Christian wanting to become better at articulating your faith, Alisa’s page will encourage you and equip you.

Evangetics – Cathryn Neracher’s ministry devoted to teaching people how to love the Lord with all their hearts, minds, bodies and souls through fellowship, study, sharing the Good News and serving the less fortunate in the community.

Christian Mom Thoughts – Natasha Crain will help you get better equipped for Christian parenting in a secular world! Check out her page and posts.

Mama Bear Apologetics – Apologetics teaching, encouragement, and articles written by women and moms for women and moms. A Mama Bear has two primary instincts: nurturing and protecting. This website will help get moms involved in spiritually equipping their children for the real world.


MINISTRIES INVOLVED IN ANSWERING & REACHING MUSLIMS

Answering Islam – Many people send us emails asking who we are, what are our qualifications to speak on Islam, what is our statement of faith, etc. Some say, that they love our site, and would like to recommend it to others, but cannot do so before they know who we are and what exactly we believe. If you are one who seeks answers to these questions, we would like to ask you: What would you need these answers for? Why is the (usually acknowledged) quality of our material not enough for you?

Debate Website (Jay Smith, et al)

Muslim Journey to Hope

Pfander Center for Apologetics — Pfander engages Islam through research, writing, film, informal and formal debates. The primary aim of this website is to provide an environment where we are free to engage the ideas of Islam, by asking questions, presenting material that probes the historical and theological reliability of the Islamic texts, whilst also providing a Christian response to it.

The Good Way

Radical Truth –The mission of Radical Truth is to equip the body of Christ with the training necessary to effectively engage Muslims with the gospel of Jesus Christ and to remove stumbling blocks to a Muslim accepting the gospel. We mobilize the body of Christ to apply the principles of The Great Commission among the Muslim world.

The Straight Way

Crescent Project

Wiki Islam


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Logical Fallacies Information Page

Logically Fallacious (Ultimate Collection of Over 300 Fallacies) 

University of Purdue Online Writing Lab (Logical Fallacies)

University of Texas El Paso Master List of Logical Fallacies