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Today's Top Christian Apologist

Updated on November 14, 2010

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Salt and Light

 "You are the salt of the earth. But if the salt loses its saltiness, how can it be made salty again? It is no longer good for anything, except to be thrown out and trampled by men.

 14"You are the light of the world. A city on a hill cannot be hidden. 15Neither do people light a lamp and put it under a bowl. Instead they put it on its stand, and it gives light to everyone in the house. 16In the same way, let your light shine before men, that they may see your good deeds and praise your Father in heaven." Matthew 5:13-16

 

1 Peter 3:15"...sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you, yet with gentleness and reverence;"

 

We are called as Christian to defend to faith, and give an answer for why we hold this faith. We educate ourselves and speak with knowlegde of God and His Word. We are living in a time where truth has become hate speech. I encourage you not to be discouraged when it gets harder. I'd like to so you some amazing videos of todays top Christian apologist. Enjoy!

Ravi Zacharias: If you don't know him, you should

William Lane Craig- One of the Best Debaters I've seen

Frank Turek- Great Delivery and Passion

He died for you. Will you stand for HIM?

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      JimLow 7 years ago

      Pam,

      Another Christian apologist that used to appear regularly on television was John Ankerberg. I remember watching him starting in about 1982 and the last time was about a year ago but I believe the ministry went off the air due to lack of finances. They certainly had some impressive debates on that show.

      I'm going to take a look at the videos you added, I'm betting they're really good.

      Thanks also for the Hub!

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      spiderpam 7 years ago from USA

      Hey Jim,

      I'm always glad when you stop by. I've never heard of John Ankerberg. I should look into him. I hope you enjoy the vids.

      God Bless

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      JimLow 7 years ago

      Just do a search using his name, then look for the google link - "Video results for John Ankerberg" < which will show ones with really good topics.

      I did enjoy the videos you posted above - very good!

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      Williamjordan 7 years ago from Houston TX

      Great Insight keep sharing God is moving the time is now to give the World a loving God who cares.

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      spiderpam 7 years ago from USA

      Hi William thanks reading and droping a line God Bless

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      James A Watkins 7 years ago from Chicago

      I love Ravi! I saw him in person here in Orlando a couple years ago and he is featured in "The Truth Project" which is a great small group teaching DVD set. Great work, Pam. Thank you very much for the edification.

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      Barbara 7 years ago from Stepping past clutter

      First I need a definition. How about this from Wikipedia, "Christian apologetics is a field of Christian theology that aims to present a rational basis for the Christian faith, defend the faith against objections, and expose the perceived flaws of other world views."

      Or this one from the Christian Apologetics and Research Institute, "that field of Christian study that defends biblical truth against anything that opposes it."

      Having discovered this, I am curious why an approach to one's faith should be so exclusive and argumentative considering other spiritual approaches have much to share with Christians.

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      spiderpam 7 years ago from USA

      Hey James,

      Thanks for coming by. I love em' all.

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      spiderpam 7 years ago from USA

      Story- I like apologetics. I have no need to seek I've peace through Jesus Christ!

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      Brenda Durham 7 years ago

      So cool and so true! "We're living in a time when truth has become hate speech".......you certainly speak truth there!

      I've gotta find time to listen to all of these.

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      spiderpam 7 years ago from USA

      Amen! Thanks for stopping by.

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      Right Black 7 years ago from Huntington Beach, California

      spiderpam, thanks for the enjoyable audio and videos. I'm a Craig person myself, having met him the first time in 1996 when he wore a beard and having the opportunity to clarify some issues on the problem of evil with him on another occasion. All these guys are great apologists and worthy of mention. My favorite apologist of all time was my best friend. He died 2003, way to young. He was lovingly called the apologist's apologist or some called him the apologist trainer. He worked to help many apologists with their books and debates. He was the one who introduced me to Dr. Craig along with Francis Beckwith, Hank Hanegraaff, Lee Strobel and many others. He was the original Bible Answer Man Walter Martin's research department. He would always say, "anytime you hear Walter refer to his research department, that's me." When the Heavens Gate Cult killed themselves back in the late 1990's he was the only person who had comprehensive work on them for the media. We would always go and evangelize at the New Age Fairs here is So Cal and they would be there with some other strange people like Timothy Leary. Look him up, his name was Robert (Bob) Passantino.

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      spiderpam 7 years ago from USA

      Hi Right Black,

      First off thanks for visting my hub. I'm a big fan of all of these apologists, Sorry to hear of your loss. I'll have to look some of those you've mentioned. Lee S has a very passionate style, but some of the others I'll look into.

      Thanks again

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      Joseph 5 years ago

      MMM I wouldnt recommened John Ankerberg - a few of his historical views on the Church are way out. Hed get fried alive by any intellectual.

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      saltygranny 5 years ago

      Just found your website while looking for more info on

      Ravi Zacharias - he is my favorite apologist. When I listen to Ravi debate it is like listen to a symphony. He

      is so gifted. Thrilled to find your site and the other

      apologists whom you presented thru these videos. Your salt and light presentation also caught my attention because I have a website called: seasaltandlight.com which I simply put together from images of God's creation out the front window of our home. I will continue to visit your site often.

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      Mani 5 years ago

      Professor John Lennox of oxford is in my view one of the top Christian apologist out there. He has a number of lectures on Youtube, check him out. Hes quiet simply brilliant.

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      Justin 5 years ago

      By far John lennox, Ravi zacharias and william lane craig.

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