Links

Here are some of my favorite links providing further resources. . .

AII Institute Areopagus II America, d.b.a. AIIA Institute (AIIA) is a contemporary, adapted construct of the original Areopagus, offering information and perspective on various worldviews and thought forms.

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.

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.

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.

Institute for Religious Research (IRR) – a nondenominational, evangelical Christian ministry of apologetics and discernment. IRR is committed to helping you recognize spiritually dangerous religious groups and respond with love and biblical truth. They  offer research and resources that equip you to reach people in these groups with confidence and compassion.

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.

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.

Reason for Truth – The mission of Reason For Truth is to equip both the hearts and the minds of today’s Christians in the twenty-first century church. RFT’s desire is to assist churches and para church organizations to defend and advance the Gospel by identifying objections to the Christian faith and refuting those objections with rational arguments based on Biblical truth.

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.

Reasons for JesusReasons for Jesus is an apologetics-based website dedicated to providing justification for a Biblical worldview and a rational defense for faith in Jesus Christ.

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.

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.

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

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?

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Spirit of Error.org – The website by Holly Pivec who the former managing editor of Biola University’s magazine, Biola Magazine, and a former contributing writer to the Christian Research Journal.  Her website alerts believers on the movement New Apostolic Reformation (NAR),  — a fast-growing movement within charismatic and Pentecostal churches that promotes modern-day apostles and prophets with great authority, supernatural powers, and the ability to give new doctrinal revelation.