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Oct 23

Apologetics for Tweens – October Blog

National Conference on Christian Apologetics (NCAA) Last week was the annual National Christian Conference on Apologetics (NCCA). I have attended 8 years in a row and delivered a speaking engagement for the third year in a row. My topic was of course, Apologetics for Tweens. The key message from my discussion is that we need …

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Sep 08

New developments in apologetics

Apologetics for Tweens Recently, a Christian organization ordered 25 sets each of my 5th thru 8th grade scripture and apologetics curriculum. This brings the total of books sold to 150 this year. How exciting to see the interest in apologetics and the need to help prepare our youth to understand and defend their faith. Check …

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Aug 02

Why Do You Believe? – 7 Apologetics Audio Sessions

Welcome again to Apologetics for Tweens! This month I decided to provide audio sessions from our summer apologetics training series conducted in my church, First Baptist in Peachtree City, GA. Each audio link is about an hour and was given to a group of 50 to over 100 adults, college students, high school youth and even …

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Jun 09

Faith Radio interviews Thomas Griffin on raising kids to keep their faith

Listen Here to Faith Radio’s interview of Thomas Griffin on apologetics and youth.

May 05

How young is too young for apologetics?

By Tom Griffin Many people are surprised to find out that I taught apologetics to fifth graders (10-11 yr olds) for 13 years. The typical reaction is, “Isn’t that too young?” Indeed, I would have thought so myself and had no intention to teach apologetics when I began all those years ago. But the questions …

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Apr 05

Homeschool Apologetics Energy

By Tom Griffin Recently I attended the Great Homeschool Southeast Convention in Greenville, South Carolina. Some 2000 homeschool teachers attended to search and review homeschool curriculum material and to listen to speaker workshops pertinent to homeschool teacher issues. It was gratifying and somewhat surprising how many stopped by my exhibitor booth to say they had …

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Mar 06

Smarter than a 5th grader part 2

This video  is from my class discussion on the morning of February 25. See how brilliant these kids are! This is unrehearsed and unscripted. These answers are typical of what I see each week. It is gratifying for me, and should be for the parents, to know I am not just talking and no one is listening. They …

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Feb 26

Smarter than a 5th grader part 1

This video  is from my class discussion this morning. See how brilliant these kids are! This is unrehearsed and unscripted. These answers are typical of what I see each week. It is gratifying for me, and should be for the parents, to know I am not just talking and no one is listening. They get it! This is …

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Feb 01

Alarms Sound for Gen Z!

By Tom Griffin. My main focus in apologetics over the last 20 years has been for our youth. When I began, it was over concerns for Christian youth and nonbelievers entering the primarily secular, liberal world of college. The statistic that drove concern was from decades of research by LifeWay and Barna that 70% of …

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Jan 16

Apologetics Impact Accelerating

Happy New Year to everyone! This month there are a number of impactful results to discuss from our apologetics efforts along with an upcoming opportunity in March. 5th Grade Sunday School During our first teaching Sunday of the new year recently, two parent couples of students in my fifth grade church Sunday School class walked …

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