Here are some of my favorite links providing further resources. . .
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).
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.
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 case-makers (downloads, and videos with Jim and Susie).
J. Warner Wallace also has a new outreach in conjunction with Cold Case Christianity. Being a cold case detective, his burden has progress to reaching our public servants who wear the blue uniform committing to serve and protect the public. The webpage is call Bridging the Thin Blue Line.
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.
Also check out a new website reaching out to our public servants in blue, at The Thin Blue Life.
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.
Defending Inerrancy – It’s been said that a table must have at least three legs to stand. Take away any of the three legs and it will surely topple. In much the same way, the Christian faith stands on three legs. These three legs are the inspiration, infallibility, and inerrancy of Scripture. Take away one, and like the table, the divine authority of the Christian faith will surely topple. Defending Inerrancy is a page that will help you understand the issues at stake and how to defend the Bible as the inerrant Word of God as set forth by the framers of the Chicago Statement of Inerrancy.
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.
Ray Ciervo Ministries – a ministry that helps teens and adults find answers for why Christianity is true and equips them to be confident and give answers to those who ask for the reason for the hope they have in Christ.
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 Fixed Point Debates Page – If you are looking for a page with some great debates between atheists, agnostics and theists, Larry Taunton’s page will not disappoint you. Check it out!
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. Engage360 – This ministry is an extension of The Poached Egg and 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 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.
Tactical Evangelism – a ministry founded to train and equip believers to mitigate risk and spread the Gospel in any place or environment throughout the world, Relentlessly.
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 Apologetics Resource Ministry (CARM.ORG) – a nonprofit, non-denominational, multi-staffed Christian Apologetics Ministry that supports evangelism, radio outreach, and provides full-time support for several foreign missionaries
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.
The Library of Historical Apologetics – At the Library of Historical Apologetics, their mission is to be the world’s leading resource for lay apologists, pastors, students, and scholars seeking historical apologetics materials for self-study, church classes, sermon preparation, and research. They have a growing digital collection currently containing references to about 3,000 items with a focus on works in English from the 17th through the early 20th centuries.
MINISTRIES INVOLVED IN ANSWERING & REACHING MUSLIMS
Answering Islam – Many people send us emails asking who we are, what are our qualifications to speak on Islam, what is our statement of faith, etc. Some say, that they love our site, and would like to recommend it to others, but cannot do so before they know who we are and what exactly we believe. If you are one who seeks answers to these questions, we would like to ask you: What would you need these answers for? Why is the (usually acknowledged) quality of our material not enough for you?
CIRA International – CIRA’s mission and goal is to; create awareness about Islam as a religion and political movement; inform and challenge the Church concerning outreach and evangelism to Muslims, equip the believers with effective outreach tools, and advance the Gospel message among our Muslim neighbors & communities so that the vast majority of Muslims will begin a Gospel conversation with a Christ-follower.
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.
The Straight Way – If you are a Christian, you may want to learn more about the religion of Islam and how you might effectively reach out to Muslims with the word of our Savior. The folks at The Straight Way believe that every American needs to learn the truth about Islam and how it is destroying the entire Muslim world and quickly infiltrating the West. Please contact us if you would like us to personally visit your church or organization and share “Revealing the Truth about Islam” with an emphasis on the hope that is found only in the Gospel of Jesus Christ!
The Religion of Peace -The Religion of Peace.com is a pluralistic, non-partisan site concerned with Islam’s political and religious teachings according to its own texts. The purpose is to counter whitewashing and explain the threat that Islam truly poses to human dignity and freedom, as well as the violence and dysfunction that ensues as a direct consequence of this religion’s supremacist ideology.