Resources

It’s impossible to sometimes to know where to start when choosing a good book to read.  There are so many out there and although we’re told not to judge a book by its cover it’s hard not to!!  So here are some books that we have found helpful in our thinking through various issues to do with the Christian faith…

Searching IssuesNicky Gumbel

A Life Worth LivingNicky Gumbel

Finding FaithAndrew Knowles

Evidence for JesusRalph Muncaster

Evidence that Demands a VerdictJosh McDowell

Evidence for the ResurrectionJosh McDowell & Sean McDowell

Jesus:  Dead or Alive? Josh McDowell & Sean McDowell

The Case for ChristLee Strobel

Lee is a former atheist and very intelligent and logical man who set out to prove that Jesus Christ and the Biblical story of Him could not have been true and accurate.  In that journey to prove against Christ, he ended up proving Christ so undoubtedly true that Lee had no choice except to believe in Jesus and become a Christian – one who follows Christ and seeks to share Christ with others.  Does any of this sound familiar? Maybe you should read this book…or at least watch the video! (CLICK HERE to watch a video of it)

“The God Delusion” DebateRichard Dawkins (Atheist) vs. John Lennox (Christian)

Discerning Truth Dr. Jason Lisle

Can man live without God?Ravi Zacharias

Jesus among other godsRavi Zacharias

Mere ChristianityC. S. Lewis

I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist –  Norman L. Geisler and Frank Turek (CLICK HERE for a video clip.)

The SourceJohn Clayton assisted by Nils Jansma

John is very similar to Lee Strobel mentioned above in that he was an atheist who set out to prove against the existence of God, only he – like Lee – ended up proving the existence of God and no longer being able to deny it.  To quote directly from his “About Us” page on his website, “The author is John Clayton, a retired physics, chemistry and earth science instructor from the public schools in South Bend, Indiana.  Mr. Clayton holds a B.S. and M.S. from Indiana University in math and physics and a M.S. from the University of Notre Dame in earth science.  He taught in the public schools for 41 years and has been doing presentations on the compatibility of science and faith for 41 years. “

Some Useful Web-sites

www.biblegateway.com On-line Bible and commentaries

www.chrisitianity.com

http://answering-islam.org

http://www.livingwaters.com Ray Comfort‘s website

http://thefearlesstimes.com The Fearless Times online newspaper-format regarding Fear and how to live without it

http://www.maxlucado.com/fearless Come here to see how you can Fear LESS and be Fearless.

http://www.maxlucado.com/articles/category/topical Various helpful, easy-to-read, insightful writings by Max Lucado.

https://www.thehopeline.com Feel like you have lost hope or never had it in the first place?  Check out this site.

http://rzim.org Ravi Zacharias International Ministries (Ministry for those wondering if God is real)

http://groundedradio.com/home Grounded Radio with Ryan Dobson

http://www.solas-cpc.co.uk Solas – Centre for Public Christianity provides training for Christians to communicate the truth in love to a world in need (Statement from their website).  Based in Dundee, Scotland, Solas CPC partners with Ravi Zacharias Ministries and is even hosting a conference in November 2010 featuring Ravi Zacharias, John Lennox, Stuart McAllister, & David Robertson called “Out of the Silent Church.”

http://www.cslewis.com C. S. Lewis website

C. S. Lewis was one of the intellectual giants of the 20th century and arguably the most influential Christian writer of his day.  He was a hard core atheist for many years before converting to Christianity largely due to the influence of some of his great friends including J. R. R. Tolkein of The Lord of the Rings.  CLICK HERE to read his brief biography.

http://crossexamined.org “Cross” Examinations of Scripture and Biblical teachings

http://crossexamined.org/turek-hitchens-debate.asp Debate videos of Frank Turek (Christian) vs. Christopher Hitchens (Atheist)

http://crossexamined.org/videos.asp Video clips of various topics relating to intellectually proving the Bible

http://crossexamined.org/resources.asp Links to many excellent resources for those seeking proof and Truth

http://crossexamined.org/problem.asp Why 3 out of 4 Christian teens walk away from the church after they leave home.

http://www.summit.org/resources Helping young people of all ages learn the Truth behind their faith in God.

http://www.impactapologetics.com Website for those who are searching for truth and proof

http://www.allaboutgod.com

http://www.baseinstitute.org Hey explorers! Check out this real archaeologist’s accounts of his explorations!

http://www.probe.org/site/c.fdKEIMNsEoG/b.4213839/k.AF17/Probe_Ministries.htm Probing for proof

http://www.reasons.org Astrophysicists bridging the gap between science and faith in God.

http://johnlennox.org

http://www.discovery.org/csc The Discovery Institute’s Center for Science and Culture

http://www.icr.org The Institute for Creation Research

http://www.pleaseconvinceme.com

http://www.seanmcdowell.org Sean McDowell’s website

http://doesgodexist.org

http://www.answersingenesis.org

http://www.troubledwith.com

http://www.thepoachedegg.net/the-poached-egg The Poached Egg blog

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