The Biblical Mandate for Apologetics
This is an introduction to the biblical understanding of apologetics. The session deals with a definition of apologetics, rooting it firmly as a spiritual exercise indispensable to and indivisible from evangelism.
The problem of suffering is one of the most intimidating objections a non-Christian can raise. This session will look at how suffering can open up gospel-directed conversations rather than shut them down.
The Nature of Truth
The very concept of truth is under fire in our time from many different directions. This session seeks to give a biblical understanding of truth and to equip each participant to defend truth in the marketplace of ideas.
Logic and Fallacies
This interactive session explores some basic principles of philosophy, dissects different kinds of fallacious reasoning, and shows how these techniques are often used to trip up Christians in conversation. This session should teach you to begin thinking around issues and problems as they come in the form of different questions and statements.
The Ontological Root of the Gospel
This session explores the fact that God has created us as beings; the gospel is not simply on the level of thinking, feeling or doing. In salvation, God takes our very being and changes us.
Questions and Answers
Lara Buchanan, Tom Price and Vlad Criznic
This session discusses the most difficult questions that non-Christians ask and help each person to begin thinking of different ways of answering them. This interactive session is designed to help each person grow in confidence in their personal evangelism.
Using Film in Evangelism
Contemporary movies can provide a relevant and engaging point of contact with those who have turned their back on religious/spiritual answers to the big questions of life. This session will show you why talking about and showing contemporary film is one of the most fruitful ways to go about engaging with those who need Jesus Christ, as well as giving you practical advice, film recommendations, and tips for those conversations and discussions.
Preaching Evangelistically and Commission
Vlad Criznic and Lara Buchanan
This session will consist of a short talk on how to preach an evangelistic message with practical examples and pointers, followed by prayer for one another and a commission to be sent out.