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Advice from a Young Christian Apologist

I am sometimes asked to offer advice to up-and-coming young Christian apologists. As one who is of the younger generation myself (25 years old) and who has been active in public apologetics from a relatively young age (20), I can speak from experience on this topic. In this article, I want to address young people (in their late teens or twenties) who aspire to do public work in apologetics. In particular, I want to pass on the lessons I have learned over the past five years—some of them, unfortunately, the hard way.

Lesson 1: Take Your Youth & Inexperience into Account.

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holds a Masters (M.Res) degree in Evolutionary Biology and has written extensively on intelligent design. He is also a contributor to various apologetics websites, including,, and

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #30, Fall 2014 Copyright © 2021 Salvo |


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