Sharing Your Faith with Atheists Doesn’t Have to Be Scary
According to a 2016 Pew Research Center study, the number of Americans who identify as atheists has nearly doubled. As atheism has expanded, we’ve seen a rise of high-profile atheists. Outspoken personalities like Richard Dawkins, Sam Harris, Daniel Dennett, and the late Christopher Hitchens have proffered popular arguments against religion in general—and Christianity specifically.
The proliferation of atheist social-media groups has helped bolster the arguments of the average atheist, and empowered them to be more vocal about their beliefs.
While we shouldn’t be intimidated by vocal atheists, many in the church have found it difficult to defend their faith against them. They don’t feel prepared to debate an atheist, and when they try, it devolves into an argument.
The idea of talking to an atheist doesn’t have to fill you with fear. In fact, you can…
Why People are Reluctant to Talk about Their Christian Convictions
We recently sat down with Greg Koukl to talk about what prevents people from articulating their faith to non-believers. Take a look at what he said:
The best way to start
In the Tactics online course, Gregory Koukl offers practical strategies to help you stay in the driver’s seat as you maneuver comfortably and graciously in any conversation about your Christian convictions.
In fact, we think this is so important that we’re giving away free access to the first lesson.
Greg Koukl Blog Tour Starts Today
Greg Koukl, author of TACTICS: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions, begins his blog tour today on http://www.challies.com He'll be stopping by a number of blogs this week to answer questions and share his passion for using "artful diplomacy" when discussing Christianity. The tour schedule is listed below:
Tues. 2/17 http://www.apologetics315.comTues. 2/17 http://rdtwot.wordpress.com/Wed. 2/18 http://www.truthbomb.blogspot.comWed. 2/18 http://www.apologetics.comThurs. 2/19 http://www.zondervan.typepad.com/koinoniaThurs. 2/19 http://midwestoutreach.org/blogs/Fri. 2/20 http://www.str.org/– he'll be answering questions via video-blog
Greg Koukl Blog Tour
—– TACTICS BLOG TOUR SCHEDULE —–Beginning Monday, Feb. 16 Greg Koukl will be touring the blogosphere in support of Tactics. Be sure to visit these sites and support Greg as he stops at each one to answer questions and share his passion for diplomacy instead of D-Day. Throughout the tour Greg will be answering questions provided by Koinonia readers. The tour will make a stop here on Thursday, 2/19.
Mon. 2/16 http://www.challies.com
Tues. 2/17 http://www.apologetics315.comTues. 2/17 http://rdtwot.wordpress.com/Wed. 2/18 http://www.truthbomb.blogspot.comWed. 2/18 http://www.apologetics.comThurs. 2/19 http://www.zondervan.typepad.com/koinoniaThurs. 2/19 http://midwestoutreach.org/blogs/Fri. 2/20…