Advanced Apologetics Training

This course is designed to provide the Christian with biblical tools that can be used in discussions with nonbelievers. Students will learn to use questioning techniques and presupppositional apologetics for breaking down the strongholds of evolution and moral relativism.

Course Goal

To equip Christians with biblical tools and questioning techniques for engaging nonbelievers, using presuppositional apologetics to address and dismantle the strongholds of evolution and moral relativism.

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Instructional Method/Format

Lecture, class participation, and exercises

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Course Length

1 day (8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.)

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Target Audience

High school and above.

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Course Cost

Pricing for our courses is affordable for individuals, churches, and schools.

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Course Outline

Chapter 1: Foundations: Worldviews and Apologetics (page 4)

  • Biblical Authority
  • Defining a worldview
  • Apologetics and the Biblical Mandate
  • Three things we know for sure about unbelievers
  • Class workshop

Chapter 2: Critical Thinking Skills and Tactics (page 14)

  • The critical thinking method
  • Three critical thinking questions
  • A power question
  • Biology and critical thinking
  • Fuzzy words and magic words
  • Red-flag words
  • Strategies and tactics
  • Class workshop 

Chapter 3: Presuppositional Apologetics (page 26)

  • Presuppositions and worldviews
  • Three types of Christian apologetics
  • Tactics, strategy, and the Bible
  • The rights fight
  • The source of knowledge
  • Class workshop 

Chapter 4: Applying Apologetics – Application (page 56)

  • Introduction
  • Eight challenges
    • Why did God create Satan if He knew what would happen?
    • Given that God is love, how can He send people to hell to be tortured forever and ever?
    • The Abortion Issue
    • In Genesis 2:4 (part of the creation account), the word “day” does not mean a literal day; therefore, the days of creation are not limited to literal days.
    • Considering that Christians are intolerant. What is your stance on transgenderism?
    • We don’t need God to live a moral life.
    • Scientists have proven the Bible is false.
    • It is arrogant to say that anyone who doesn’t believe, just like you, is going to hell.

Chapter 5: The Problem of Evil and a Good God (page 60)

  • Christianity’s greatest challenge
  • Defining good and evil.
  • Did God create evil?
  • Why does God allow evil?
    • Answering the believer
    • Answering the unbeliever
  • How can God be good when He allows bad things to happen?
  • Why does God allow evil to continue?

Chapter 6: Recognizing and Responding to Logical Fallacies (page 80)

  • What are logical fallacies?
  • Ad Hominem
  • Equivocation (also bait and switch)
  • Reification
  • Strawman
  • Ad Populum
  • Begging the question