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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 PhD in biology from Newcastle University and works as an assistant professor of biology at Sattler College in Boston, Massachusetts. He is also a fellow of the Discovery Institute Center for Science and Culture and has written extensively about evidence of design in nature and the case for Christianity.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #30, Fall 2014 Copyright © 2024 Salvo |


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