Perhaps like you, I wear a lot of hats. I am a simple lover of truth. I’m also a husband in progress and a father of two. Heather is the love of my life and Dawson and Haley are our two young heroes. At this site, I hope to offer you credible answers to life's most curious questions and to apply the ancient truths of God's Word to your everyday life.
I’m the founder and host of the rapidly-growing video ministry, The One Minute Apologist, which can be seen on YouTube and at my website.
If you find yourself asking bigger than life questions, then you’ve come to the right spot. These videos provide quick, credible answers to apologetic questions that are designed to resource you with a hunger to defend or even explore the truths of the Christian faith.
I serve as lead pastor of Life Fellowship and my primary duties include: vision casting, developing leaders, preaching God’s Word and defending the faith through Christian apologetics.
We are a non-denominational Bible teaching church that is passionate about equipping people to pursue at all costs a passionate God-centered life.
I have a passion for connecting people to God’s Word through teaching Scripture. I love seeing truth click for people. I enjoy sharing God’s Word with others in a host of contexts: be it schools, churches, seminars, camps, or overseas. My wife and I also have the privilege of speaking on Family Life’s Weekend To Remember national speaking team, where we travel the country helping couples move from isolation to a renewed sense of oneness in their marriages.
That's right, quick credible answers to apologetic questions that resource people with a hunger to defend their Christian faith.
The Bible says, "...always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect." (1 Peter 3:15).
To help you engage in conversation, this ministry seeks to help you answer tough questions about Christianity, Bible Difficulties, Faith, Religion, Jesus, God, Atheism, Cults, Doctrine, Theology, Ethics, Science, Philosophy, World Religions, and more.
More than ever before there is a great urgency for Christians to exercise their minds for the glory of God. When we study apologetics it not only strengthens our own faith, but it also helps us to engage those without a Christian faith. You could say apologetics is our way of loving the world with our minds—by being equipped to dialogue with non-believers about life and death issues.
I grew up in California with dreams of playing professional baseball, but my priorities were messed up and my dream fizzled! I partied too much, didn’t know Jesus and had seriously neglected my schooling. But everything changed when I became a follower of Jesus while playing college baseball at Saddleback Community College in South Orange County. My teammate took me to hear Pastor Greg Laurie preach, and my heart saw my desperate need for Jesus. I so gave up my old trappings and began to passionately follow Jesus Christ.
After becoming a Christian and getting my life cleaned up, I developed such a passion for God that I couldn’t imagine doing anything but being in full-time ministry. I hung up the cleats and headed off to Conway, Arkansas where I would eventually go to Bible College. During my time in Arkansas, I served as a staff evangelist and a teaching pastor. With a desire to be better equipped for ministry, I went to Dallas Theological Seminary where I earned my Masters of Theology. I also have a Doctorate of Ministry in Apologetics from Southern Evangelical Seminary and I’m currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Birmingham (UK) in the Philosophy of Religion department.
Recently, I’ve been burdened to do more writing and now I’m the author of Hell, Rob Bell and What Happens When People Die and have recently completed my newest book, The Fifth Gospel which is being published by Harvest House and will release in July of 2014. I’m also the founder and host of the rapidly-growing ministry, The One-Minute Apologist, which is found on YouTube and on our website. Since 1996, I’ve been married to my bride Heather, and together we have two children: Dawson and Haley. My wife and I enjoy speaking on Family Life’s, Weekend To Remember national speaking team, where together we travel the country helping couples experience God’s best in their marriages. My hobbies include: date nights with my bride, family time with my kids, traveling and reading lots of books that many people would describe as boring!