Here are a some of the best links in Christian apologetics . . .
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.
Apologetics 315 — A virtual apologetics library. Developed by Brian Auten, it is a place where you can get daily apologetics resources including MP3 audio, debates, podcasts, book reviews, quotes, and more.
Apologetics.Bible – This site is dedicated to listing “best in class” training in Christian apologetics in an effort to equip believer’s in Jesus Christ to give an answer for the hope that lies within them.
Apologetics Resource Center (ARC) – Located in Alabama and ministering to the Southeast region, ARC works closely with churches, groups, youth, and leader to deepen and strengthen the faith of believers and to integrate apologetics into the evangelism efforts of the church and beyond. They have many useful articles, provide teaching and training and form apologetics based study groups.
AIIA (Areopagus II America) – AIIA is the premier front line apologetics resource and training organization in the New England Region. They have a Study Center location in northern Maine, many online resources, newsletter, experienced teachers, and more. AIIA provides teaching and training for churches, youth events, retreats, and conferences on a wide array of apologetics and worldview topics throughout New England.
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.
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.
Christian Apologetics Resource Ministry (CARM) — Christian Apologetics and Research Ministries–material on doctrine, cults, evolution.
Chuck Colson Center for Christian Worldview – A ministry of BreakPoint, the worldview ministry that is closely associated with Prison Fellowship Ministries. Their mission is to seek the transformation of believers as they apply biblical thinking to all of life, enabling them to transform their communities through the grace and truth of Jesus Christ.
Come Reason –Lenny Esposito’s organization dedicated to demonstrating Christianity as a logical, defensible faith.
Discovery Institute — is a non-profit public policy think tank based in Seattle, Washington, best known for its advocacy of intelligent design. Founded in 1990, the institute describes its purpose as promoting “ideas in the common sense tradition of representative government, the free market and individual liberty.”
Christian Apologetics Alliance – A rapidly growing group of Christian bloggers, writers, teachers, clergy, students, and others dedicated to the idea that the Christian faith is not only a reasonable faith but that it is also rationally supportable. In making their case for Christianity, they employ the tools of logic, philosophical argument, science, and history.
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.
Cross Examined – 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.
Faculty Commons – The faculty wing of Campus Crusade for Christ, Faculty Commons provides vital support for Christian teaching in academia.
Faith Ascent Ministries – Faith Ascent is a denominationally neutral Christian ministry in Saint Louis, MO. Through their annual summer camp, church seminars, discussion groups, and college connection programs they are working hard to reverse the trend of student drop out from Christianity.
IDEA Center – The Intelligent Design and Evolution Awareness (IDEA) Center is dedicated to promoting intelligent design theory and fostering good – spirited discussion and a better understanding of intelligent design theory and the creation – evolution issue among students, educators, churches, and anyone else interested.
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.
Logos Research Associates – a network of scientists that are challenging the naturalist view of origins in many different areas of science including biology and genetics. The group is led by John Sanford, Ph.D., a Cornell University geneticist for over 25 years, inventor of the “gene gun,” and author of Genetic Entropy & Mystery of the Genome.
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.
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.
Reasonable Faith — William Lane Craig’s organization, 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.
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, aPermanent Private Hall of Oxford University. A life transforming experience, combining effective evangelism with academic rigor for lay people, students, and academics.
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.
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.
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.
ReasonForTruth.org – Speaking and training ministry founded by Steven Garofalo, author of “Right for You, But Not For Me: A Response to Moral Relativism”, and based out of Charlotte, NC.
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.
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.
Tactical Faith – Tactical Faith is a group of people with a heart to connect local churches and universities in Alabama with quality apologetics training. Their board of directors is a mix of clergy and lay-persons that want to see more apologetics training going on, and are working to try and make that happen through financial assistance and consulting.
Traverse City Apologetics – Traverse City Apologetics is a place where budding apologists could gather in the Traverse City Michigan area, to discuss their shared interest in apologetics, and where those new to the subject could come and learn from them.
Truth Made Easy – Rory McRorty’s video training course containing 33 individual videos. The goal in the course is to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that God exists (without using the Bible), that miracles are possible, that the New Testament is a good history book, that Jesus is God, and that the Bible is the Word of God. The course also touches a little on the major world religions and the topic of evolution.
Women in Apologetics – The vision and mission is to engage, inspire, and equip Christian females to develop an evidential faith.
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Biola University–Apologetics Program — Graduate and Certificate programs offering a broad study in the defense of the faith. Its purpose is to train a generation of believers, from all walks of life, to articulate, defend, and contend for the faith. Biola graduates serve as chapter directors for Ratio Christi at various universities.
Liberty University PhD Program in Apologetics – Under the direction of Leo Percer the Doctor of Philosophy in Theology and Apologetics program at Liberty University is training students at a high level to develop the abilities and knowledge to influence our world with a uniquely Christian apologetic.
Oklahoma Wesleyan University – The Josh McDowell Institute of Christian Apologetics is housed on the OKWU campus as is the Josh McDowell Legacy Library. They also host the annual Josh McDowell Conference on Christian Apologetics and will be offering a Certificate in Christian Apologetics and Masters in Theology and Apologetics.
Southern Evangelical Seminary — Graduate School specializes in the defense of the orthodox Christian Faith against the attacks of non-Christian religions, cults, and others opposed to it.
Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary and the L. Russ Bush Center for Faith and Culture – Directed by Dr. Bruce Little, the Center for Faith and Culture exists to engage culture as salt and light, bringing the Christian faith to bear upon all areas of the human experience in a spirit of Christian love and respect. It is dedicated to providing a responsible voice in the public square to the issues and concerns facing contemporary culture. In addition, the Center is committed to supporting, encouraging and helping the community of faith in all aspects of its mission and ministry.
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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