We are fast approaching the end of the Apologetics Awareness Week (September 10-17) and I have shared with you somethings about the purpose and the importance of apologetics. My previous post was about what apologetics cannot do without the aide of the Holy Spirit. In this post I want to do double duty in sharing with you about what apologetics can do and why we should do apologetics. Continue reading
We have a few more days before the beginning of the Apologetics Awareness Week (Sept 10-17). Be sure to check out your local LifeWay stores to find if and when there will be a workshop during the week. The Tuesday event is a workshop that will be held by a staff member of the LifeWay store walking the participants through the free Apologetics workbook. Make sure that if you have thought of learning about apologetics, these events might be a good activity to whet your appetite.
In this post, I want to share with you about four (4) things that apologetics cannot do. Let’s address them and get to the real issue. Tomorrow’s post will be on the things that apologetics can do as we wrap up the week of posts.
As we continue some short posts in preparation for next week’s nationwide Apologetics Awareness Week (Sept 10-17), I am often told by folks who really don’t understand the goal of apologetics or the purpose of apologetics that apologetics is divisive. Many think it is about winning an argument. But this posting is going to show that apologetics has a broader purpose than winning a debate in a formal setting, or demolishing arguments or giving reason.
The goal of apologetics, in a one to one conversation should be evangelism. No way! Really? Yes. Really!