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Christian Apologetics

Exploring Approaches to Apologetics

"Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have” (I Peter 3:15). Peter's words ring true in today's world.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 24| Time Required: 34 Hours Minimum
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Messianic Prophecy

From the protoevangellum in Genesis 3:15, proceeding through the other various Old Testament covenants, God’s people anticipated the coming Messiah.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 24| Time Required: 24 Hours Minimum
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Christian Evidences

Christians are told to give an explanation for the hope they have in Christ and believers through the ages have prepared themselves accordingly for such a task.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 12| Time Required: 12 Hours Minimum
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We Believe in the Holy Spirit

Practically speaking, the Holy Spirit is the person of the Trinity who is most involved in our daily lives. But many Christians know far more about the Father and the Son than they do about the Spirit. In this series we’ll discover how the doctrine of the Holy Spirit developed historically.

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 4| Time Required: 8 Hours Minimum
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We Believe in God

This course briefly surveys what theologians call theology proper or the doctrine of God. It deals with questions such as: Who is God? What are his attributes? What is his eternal plan? What are his works in history?

Level: Advanced| Number of Lessons: 4| Time Required: 6 Hours Minimum
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Ten Reasons to Believe in a God Who Allows Suffering

This study is intended to challenge us to wrestle with difficult issues of faith. The Bible calls us to “test all things” (1 Thessalonians 5:21), and we can do that because our faith is grounded in fact and well-reasoned thought.

Level: Intermediate| Number of Lessons: 10| Time Required: 4 Hours Minimum
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The Miracles of Jesus

In the history of the world, many religious leaders making stupendous claims have come and gone. Why then has the life and message of Jesus endured as it has? The biblical answer to this is that his claims were shown to be true by supernatural acts. This course considers the reasons for Jesus’ miraculous life.

Level: Intermediate| Number of Lessons: 6| Time Required: 3 Hours Minimum
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Ten Reasons to Believe in the Bible

In a world full of religious books, all claiming authority over the lives of the followers, is there good reason to believe the Bible is any different? Any better? Any more reliable?

Level: Intermediate| Number of Lessons: 10| Time Required: 4 Hours Minimum
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Ten Reasons to Believe in Christ Rather than Religion

We live in an extremely religious world—a world that can be very confusing, even bewildering. Is it enough to say that all beliefs are of equal value as long as you are sincere? Is there spiritual security in being a “religious” person?

Level: Intermediate| Number of Lessons: 10| Time Required: 4 Hours Minimum
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Christian Counseling

Ministering to People in Pain

All of us experience pain in different ways at different times in our lives. For most of us, pain is a common experience that we don’t want.

Level: Intermediate| Number of Lessons: 10| Time Required: 7 Hours Minimum
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SoulCare Foundations IV: Community-Where SoulCare Happens

In this fourth course in the SoulCare series, Dr. Larry Crabb suggests ways in which SoulCare can become a reality in your life. What does it mean to join someone else where they are and walk with them on the journey to the center of their heart?

Level: Intermediate| Number of Lessons: 10| Time Required: 10 Hours Minimum
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SoulCare Foundations III: Provisions And Practices

Welcome to SoulCare Foundations III: Provisions and Practices. In this third course in the four-course SoulCare series, Dr. Larry Crabb probes the provisions of the New Covenant that, when understood, will empower, enable, and liberate the SoulCarer to move into the life of another and make a difference.

Level: Intermediate| Number of Lessons: 10| Time Required: 10 Hours Minimum
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SoulCare Foundations I: The Basic Model

This course is designed to help you enter people’s interior lives at a meaningful level and make a lasting difference as they deal with life’s struggles and crises. Some people call this type of help “counseling.” Others call this help “pastoring.” And perhaps others think of this kind of involvement as what one friend does for another friend.

Level: Intermediate| Number of Lessons: 10| Time Required: 10 Hours Minimum
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