What Do Non-Christians Think of Christians and Christianity?
by Keith Plummer
Each semester, I teach an introductory apologetics course to undergrads who are in either their junior or senior year. The class is designed to be comprehensive, covering topics such as the biblical basis for apologetics, defending and commending the faith by our words and our lives, understanding and responding to cultural assumptions that make Christianity seem implausible, engaging people at the level of their desires and imaginations as well as their intellects, and responding to frequently encountered objections. Our required text is Apologetics at the Cross by Joshua Chatraw and Mark Allen, a volume which I highly recommend.
One of the assignments I require of students is that they interview a non-Christian using a series of questions…