I had the very special privilege to hear a fairly well known apologist recently. He was speaking on the reasons behind why the church is losing its youth and young adults. After the first presentation she was asking about material for kids. As is my wont, I suggested the book Living Loud by Norman Geisler and Joseph Holden. This is an outstanding book written for high school age kids, though my 5th grade son is able to understand and process the ideas it presents.
For those who don’t know, Norman Geisler is one of the most brilliant Christian apologists alive today. His book Christian Apologetics is a standard text at University and Seminary. His in a skilled debater often on the front lines defending the faith against skeptics and atheists. Yes, he had that unfortunate feud with Licona, but his scholarship in apologetics is nevertheless brilliant.
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