Aug
09
2011

Argumentive Teenagers

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This is where we err: we teach our teens WHAT to think (as opposed to HOW to think), hoping and praying they won’t push back later.

Aug
07
2011

Is Debate Wrong?

I train debaters. My daughters (right) are debating their friends (from our club) at a tournament. There is nothing wrong with the training, and the skills learned are impeccable.

I would argue that those who refuse to debate insist to remain ignorant. Worse yet, they cling to worldviews that are likely wrong, like an atheist clinging to a godless universe when evidence is all around him.

Feb
28
2011

Atheism vs. Christianity

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A friend of mind, Mark Mittelberg, is an apologist. He encouraged me to watch some videos made a few years ago of a debate that was conducted at Willow Creek in Illinois. I just now watched them…and they are excellent.

Feb
17
2011

Josh and Sean McDowell on Debate

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I had the privilege of meeting Josh McDowell and his son, Sean, yesterday at Focus on the Family. The place is crawling with high school debaters this weekend, and that’s something that gets us adults pumped up!