Category Archives: Apologetics

Practical notes for real-life spiritual conversations

Islam: What’s it all about?

Scenario: While talking to your co-worker, the subject of Christmas comes up. Since he’s a Muslim, you ask him his thoughts concerning it. He says he believes Jesus was a great prophet. How do you answer? Obviously, there are lots … Continue reading

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Jesus Among Bumper Stickers

Scenario: In a conversation with your neighbor, you notice a new bumper sticker on their car. It spells C-O-E-X-I-S-T using different religious symbols, including a cross. You ask, ‘What does that sticker mean?” They answer, “It means everyone can get … Continue reading

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Egg Rolls & Enlightenment

Series: Consider this… “A Conversational Defense of our Faith” Lesson 7: “Egg Rolls & Enlightenment” Scenario: During dinner at a Chinese restaurant your child asks, “What does the gold fat statue near the door mean?” How do you answer? Most of … Continue reading

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Karma, Yoga, and Cosmic “Do-Overs”

Series: Consider this… “A Conversational Defense of our Faith” Lesson 6: Karma, Yoga & Cosmic “Do-overs”  Scenario: After a meeting at work, you’re having coffee with a co-worker and they say, “I’m doing the yoga class HR mentioned, and it … Continue reading

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Horoscopes, Curiosity, and Faith

Series: Consider this… “A Conversational Defense of our Faith” Lesson #5: Horoscopes, Curiosity, and Faith Scenario: You’re at lunch with a friend. As you’re both checking phones for email, you’re friend says, “Hey, looks like a good day for me … Continue reading

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“Hey, what’s that babbling I hear?”

Series: Consider this… “A Conversational Defense of our Faith” Lesson #4: Hey, what’s that babbling I hear? Scenario: You’re at a birthday party. The kids are busy playing and a conversation starts with other parents about the news of the … Continue reading

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The Flood-Literal or Legend?

Series: Consider this… “A Conversational Defense of our Faith” Lesson #3: The Flood – Literal or Legend? Scenario: You’re in a conversation with someone about the Bible, and you begin to talk specifics. The person says, “Well, I choose a … Continue reading

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