Three Challenges in Apologetics
by Darryl Dash
When I started as a church planter in a secular city, I thought I’d face a sophisticated set of questions about Christianity. I was surprised to discover that many people don’t have questions about Christianity: that would assume that they’ve thought about Christianity. I had my arguments lined up, and discovered that I was trying to answer questions that most weren’t asking.
I also discovered that many people believe in the supernatural. I’ve encountered some atheists, but not many. Generally speaking, I don’t find myself arguing for the existence of God with most people.
People seem to accept that God may exist, and most aren’t asking the old issues I expected. Instead, I’m encountering three issues I hadn’t expected…