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So You Think Critical Race Theory Is a Useful Analytical Tool?

I was with my new friend Howard that afternoon, and he was pumping me with questions about some of my projects so he could do some graphic design work. That's still in process, and you'll see the result when we're ...
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At Last! Moving Forward Into the Heat to Light Pastors’ Equipping Series!

The time has come, at last, tell some of the story, and then very soon to launch the new church-equipping initiative that I’ve been building toward for months, or maybe for most of a lifetime. It's called Heat to Light: ...
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Cincinnati Apologetics Conference with Alisa Childers September 10-11!

I'll be speaking as well. Kudos to Tim Waugh, pastor of Faith Community United Methodist Church, who wants to be a light for the truth of Christ in his community and among United Methodists! Click for the full-definition flier, downloadable: ...
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Creative Common-Sense Apologetics — Video Here!

They say you can't use the Bible to prove the Bible; it's circular reasoning. Yes. Except... there are exceptions. Valid ones, not fallacious. The Bible actually demonstrates its own reality through its own internal character, along with some general common-sense ...
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‘It’s The Best Book on Jesus’ Character in Generations, Second Only to G. K. Chesterton’

(Image: G. K. Chesterton in 1931) That headline's a paraphrase. What author and columnist John Zmirak actually said about my book Too Good to be False (just out on Kindle!) was this: For months I’ve been telling anyone who’d listen ...
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Update on Pastor Equipping Ministry: ‘Heat to Light: Guiding Your People Through Cultural Conflict to Spiritual Transformation’

It's coming together in ways I never expected, and that's a good thing. If you've been following me here on the blog or the podcast, you may be wondering exactly what it's going to look like, and when it begins ...
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Apologists and Pastors Connecting for Ministry: Stories of How You Can Do It

(Hear more of the story at the Thinking Christian podcast.) Apologists need to connect with pastors, and vice versa. We need each other. Pastors need the best possible understanding of changes in our culture, which apologists are uniquely equipped to ...
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RELEASED TODAY ON KINDLE! Too Good to be False: How Jesus’ Incomparable Character Reveals His Reality

It came a day or two earlier than I expected, so I'm scrambling to catch up — but I'm very excited to announce the release at last on Kindle — of Too Good to be False: How Jesus' Incomparable Character ...
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Apologists and Pastors, Here’s How We Can Finally Work Together (And We’d Better Get To It!)

I met a pastor from my home town at a conference a couple years ago, actually a pastors' pastor, who ministered to dozens of others in our area. I was grateful when he agreed to meet for lunch. As we ...
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Pastor, Your Job Is About Cross-Cultural Missions Now. Could You Use Some Help?

Listen to the Thinking Christian podcast on this topic! Dorothy's line was prescient: “Toto, I have a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore.” Today you could almost say Kansas itself isn't in Kansas anymore, as if the whole world got ...
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