Links

Here are some links to build your resource portfolio. . .

GENERAL

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.

Adventurous Apologeticsequipping and guiding adventurous Christians on apologetics missions, empowering emerging leaders with the Why Behind the What to create self-sustaining apologetics communities around the world.

All About Worldview— Whether or not we realize it, everybody has a worldview.  We each have presuppositions which influence our outlook on life, God, origins, being, meaning and purpose, morals, and our destiny.  A worldview has been compared to a lens which alters the way we view life and how we perceive the world we live in. There are a variety of worldviews. What is your worldview? Is your lens altering your outlook?

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.

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.

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.

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.

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).

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 LineAlso check out a new website reaching out to our public servants in blue, at The Thin Blue Life.

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.

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.

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.

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.

J. P. Moreland – Distinguished Professor of Philosophy at Talbot School of TheologyBiola University in La Mirada, California.  Author of The Kingdom Triangle, Love God with All Your Mind (one of my favorites), the God Question, Does God Exist (Debate with Kai Nielsen), Scaling the Secular City (the first book of J. P.’s I read) and more.

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.

Probe Ministries – Probe is a tried and true resource on the subject of Christian worldview and culture issues engagement. Probe’s mission is to present the Gospel to communities, nationally and internationally, by providing life-long opportunities to integrate faith and learning through balanced, biblically based scholarship, training people to love God by renewing their minds and equipping the Church to engage the world for Christ.

The Colson CenterThe Colson Center for Christian Worldview is a ministry that equips Christians to live out their faith with clarity, confidence, and courage in this cultural moment.  Also look at the Colson Fellows program that will help Christian leaders to live out “a biblical view of all of life.” Today, Colson Fellows are on the front lines of Christian ministry and influence.

Kristen Davis – Kristen has studied World Religions in India and Biblical Archaeology in Israel. She has done apologetics mission work in South Africa for many years. Her passion is to defend the truth of Christianity through the use of both philosophy and archaeology.  Kristen’s website is called 
Eat Steak Not Cake, a ministry answering the many questions from people like you wanting to know if what they’re listening to and reading is true. “We believe the Holy Spirit is calling us to guide you to go ‘beyond the basics’ to fortify your faith in God and strengthen your discernment in your daily walk. In other words, help you eat steak, not cake!” 

On Solid Rock Resources – OSR is a Christian discernment site to help those who wish to research current trends in the Church, Christian teachers, the cults, abortion, creation-evolution debate, heresy, occult practices, social justice, spiritual warfare, yoga, and much more. In order to become discerning, you must have good information at your fingertips and the time and patience to do the necessary research. The goal for every Christian is to eliminate aberrant and heretical teaching and all that this includes form Christ’s church. The only way for this to happen is for each of us to become a Berean. So with this in mind, those who love the Lord Jesus must “contend [fight in its defense] for the faith that was once for all delivered to the saints.” (Jude 1:3)

Christian Answers for the New Age – Are you exploring different paths that claim to lead to truth or to holistic spirituality? Or maybe you are wondering about the supernatural. If you are exploring or just mildly curious, please check out the information on this site. Be open to it and see for yourself what is here. Don’t let any preconceived ideas be a barrier. Your exploration may lead to something interesting.

This site is owned by Marcia Montenegro, a former professional astrologer for 8 years and teacher of astrology; a former practitioner for many years of Eastern-type meditation and beliefs, and who engaged in various occult practices such as having a spirit guide and doing astral travel. To read her story, click on “Marcia’s Story.”

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

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.

Reasons for JesusReasons for Jesus is an apologetics-based website dedicated to providing justification for a Biblical worldview and a rational defense for faith in Jesus Christ.  This site answers questions, responds to objections toward the Christian faith, and provides positive reasons for why Jesus is exactly who He claimed to be: The Son of God and the only means of salvation.

Watchman Fellowship – Watchman Fellowship is an independent Christian research and apologetics ministry focusing on new religious movements, cults, the occult and the New Age.

David Henke founded Watchman Fellowship in Columbus, Georgia in 1979. Today, Watchman Fellowship has grown to several offices in the United States.

Watchman Fellowship serves the Christian and secular community as a resource for education, counseling, and non-coercive intervention and evangelism training. We accomplish these tasks through our church presentations, personal counseling, this website, and other activities. We have served almost every denomination including Baptist, Presbyterian, Methodist, Episcopal, Assemblies of God, Church of God, Lutheran, Nazarene, non-denominational, etc., as well as schools, law enforcement agencies, and civic groups.

Women in Apologetics – The vision and mission is to engage, inspire, and equip Christian females to develop an evidential faith.

Alisa Childers –  Whether you’re a seeker, a doubting Christian, or strong Christian wanting to become better at articulating your faith, Alisa’s page will encourage you and equip you.

Christian Mom Thoughts – Natasha Crain will help you get better equipped for Christian parenting in a secular world! Check out her page and posts.

Evangetics – Cathryn Neracher’s ministry devoted to teaching people how to love the Lord with all their hearts, minds, bodies and souls through fellowship, study, sharing the Good News and serving the less fortunate in the community.

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.

Spirit of Error.org – The website by Holly Pivec who the former managing editor of Biola University’s magazine, Biola Magazine, and a former contributing writer to the Christian Research Journal.  Her website alerts believers on the movement New Apostolic Reformation (NAR),  — a fast-growing movement within charismatic and Pentecostal churches that promotes modern-day apostles and prophets with great authority, supernatural powers, and the ability to give new doctrinal revelation.

ONLINE LIBRARIES

Christian Classics Ethereal Library –  The mission of the Christian Classics Ethereal Library (CCEL) is to build up the church by making classic Christian literature widely available and promoting its use for edification and study by interested Christians, seekers and scholars. The CCEL accomplishes this by selecting, collecting, distributing, and promoting valuable literature through the World Wide Web and other media.

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.

Early Christian Writings and Ancient WritingsThe purpose of this web site is to set out all of the Christian writings that are believed to have been written in the first and second centuries, as well as a few selected from the early third.  Also included are non-Christian documents that may have special bearing on the study of early Christianity in order to make this web site a comprehensive sourcebook. There are also links to English translations for all of these documents. 

LOGICAL FALLACIES RESOURCES (Beginner to Advanced) (NEW!)

Logical Fallacies Information Page
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