Apologetics books

Creation apologetics have their own section, but some books are also listed here. Some listed here are also listed under Outreach books.

ADULTS / TEENS:

“Answers in Genesis Pocket Guides” on various topics by “Answers in Genesis” (AIG); can be purchased individually, for parents with kids in public school (5 guides), or as a set.

“Faith & Reason Made Simple: Rationally Defend What You Believe In A Culture of Skepticism” – by Rev. Rick McGough, founder of “Local Church Apologetics”; leader guide and video study package also available.

Talking with your Kids about God: 30 Conversations Every Christian Parent Must Have” – by Natasha Crain, founder of “Christian Mom Thoughts”; addresses apologetics for kids; see 2-minute video interview with “One Minute Apologist”.

“The Case for Christ” – by Lee Strobel, former atheist investigative reporter; his story as movie on DVD.

“The Third Day: The Reality of the Resurrection” – by Hank Hanegraaff, known from radio shows as “The Bible Answer Man” and is president of “Christian Research Institute” (CRI).

KIDS:

“Fact or Fantasy: a Study in Christian Apologetics for Children” – by David Walters, author of books for preteens, ie.“Kids in Combat: Training Children and Youth to Be Powerful for God” & “The Armor of God”: a Children’s Bible Study in Ephesians 6:10-18″.

Is God Real? Prove It! A Child’s Defense” – by Pam Antoun.

“Jesus Is Not the Answer to Every Sunday School Question: Book 1: Foundations” – by Dan Kreft, founder of “Dan Kreft: Seven Foot Apologist”; excellent apologetic resource for preteens, leaders, and parents, but also for teens and adults; one of three books in series – each covering different aspects of apologetics; “tells the story of his journey as a Sunday school teacher, introduces the unusual class format in a sample letter to the parents, and then goes on to tackle the following questions: Why should anyone believe the Bible? What and when was the beginning? Did God use the big bang?, and Why is the age of the earth is such a big deal?” (site founder favorite).

“Jesus Is Not the Answer to Every Sunday School Question: Book 2: Who is God?,” – by Dan Kreft, founder of “Dan Kreft: Seven Foot Apologist”; excellent apologetic resource for preteens, leaders, and parents, but also for teens and adults; one of three books in series – each covering different aspects of apologetics; “addresses in compact and entertaining form the question of God’s identity. As one popular theologian aptly put it, ‘Nearly every single theological heresy stems from a misunderstanding of who God is’.” (site founder favorite).

“Jesus Is Not the Answer to Every Sunday School Question: Book 3: Practical Apologetics,” – by Dan Kreft, founder of “Dan Kreft: Seven Foot Apologist”; excellent apologetic resource for preteens, leaders, and parents, but also for teens and adults; one of three books in series; “takes the principles learned in the first two volumes of his book (“Foundations,” and “Who is God?”) and applies them to situations from everyday life”; “also presents biblical answers to questions that come from our culture“; (site founder favorite).

“Men of Science, Men of God:  Great Scientists Who Believed the Bible” – by Henry M. Morris, founder of “Institute for Creation Research” (ICR) and Co-author of “The Genesis Flood (the book credited with a rebirth of Creation science).

“One Blood for Kids: What the Bible Says About Race” – by Ken Ham, founder of “Answers in Genesis” (AIG).

“The Fallacy Detective: Thirty-Eight Lessons on How to Recognize Bad Reasoning” 4th Edition – by Nathaniel Bluedorn & Hans Bluedorn; much needed resource on logic and identifying false arguments for preteens & up.

“Young Defenders” series of 4 books on apologetics for kids – by Melissa Cain Travis; image from “How Do We Know God Is Really There?”.

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