APOLOGETICS

Christianity rests solidly on facts you can use to defend your faith against skeptics and people who discredit your faith.

The Apostles’ Creed: I Believe

By JA Show Staff | September 12, 2019

by: R.L. Wilson I believe. There is a wealth of information to be gleaned from those first two words of the Apostles’ Creed. The Creed outlines the basic beliefs of…

Are the Creeds Important for Christians Today?

By JA Show Staff | August 16, 2019

We recently aired a short series with Dr. Gary Habermas regarding the creedal statements found in the New Testament. But why should we really care about those statements or about the creeds used in our churches today (e.g., the Apostles’ Creed, the Nicene Creed and others)?

How Many People Saw Jesus Alive Again?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | March 28, 2019

Christians base their faith on the belief Jesus physically and litearily rose from the dead. But who were the people who saw Jesus alive again? How many people saw Him?…

What Is Apologetics?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | December 7, 2018

In the New Testament, the Greek word apologia is used in various places regarding a defense or answer. For example, 1 Peter 3:15-16 states, “But in your hearts revere Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer [a form of the Greek apologia] to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have.

What is Baptism?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | November 14, 2018

Christians practice baptism, a Greek word that means to go into water. When a person believed in Jesus in the New Testament, the person would be baptized in front of other people to show he or she was a follower of Jesus.

What Are Some of the Differences Between Roman Catholic and Protestant Teachings?

By Dr. Dillon Burroughs | November 12, 2018

In the 1500s, a group of European Christians called Protestant Reformers separated from the Roman Catholic Church over a variety of differences in beliefs. What are some of these differences?

How Do We Know There Is Only One True God?

By Dr. John Weldon | September 8, 2018

The Bible does not teach any form of tritheism or polytheism, as in the Mormon faith, but that there is only one true God from all eternity. As Jesus taught: “Now this is eter­nal life: that they may know you, the only true God, and Jesus Christ, whom you have sent” (John 17:3).

Are the Generations Listed in Matthew Wrong?

By Rev. Sam Harris | May 21, 2018

In Matthew 1:1-16, it mentions 14 generations 3 times, then in verse 17 it says again 14 generations 3 times for a total of 42. But when you count there are only 41 generations. Could you please explain this to me?…

Do Humans Inherently Know God?

By John Ankerberg Show Staff | May 21, 2018

The Westminster Confession of Faith declares that the chief end of man is to glorify God and to enjoy Him forever. At the time it was written, few Westerners had any real doubts as to which God it referred to. Today it is a different story entirely. The sheer number of religions confuses people when it comes to truth claims…

5 Ways Apologetics Strengthens Our Faith

By The John Ankerberg Show | April 2, 2018

When people hear the word “apologetics,” they often wonder why you are apologizing. However, apologetics is from the Greek word apologeia meaning a defense. Christians use the word apologetics to…