Resources

Suggested Reading

Growing Young, Six Essential Strategies to Help Young People Discover and Love Your Church, Kara Powell, Jake Mulder, and Brad Griffin

Good Faith, Being a Christian When Society Thinks You’re Irrelevant and Extreme, David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons

You Lost Me. Why Young Christians are Leaving Church…and Rethinking Faith, David Kinnaman

Generational IQ, Haydn Shaw

Sticky Faith, Everyday Ideas to Build Faith in Your Kids, Dr. Kara E. Powell and Dr. Chap Clark

The Last Christian Generation, Josh McDowell

Almost Christian, What the Faith of Our Teenagers is Telling the American Church, Kenda Creasy Dean

Revisiting Relational Youth Ministry, From a Strategy of Influence to a Theology of Incarnation, Andrew Root

Mere Christianity, C.S. Lewis

Finding God in the Ruins, Matt Bays

Youth Culture 101, Walt Mueller

Apologetics

Why So Many Gods?, Tim Baker and Kate Etue

The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict, Josh McDowell

The Unshakable Truth, How You Can Experience the Twelve Essentials of a Relevant Faith, Josh McDowell and Sean McDowell

The Case for Faith, The Case for the Creator, or The Case for Christ, Lee Strobel

I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist, Norman L. Geisler and Frank Turek

Unanswered, Lasting Truth for Trending Questions, Jeremiah J. Johnston

The Apologetics Study Bible, Real Questions, Straight Answers, Stronger Faith, Holman Christian Standard Bible

Organizations and Websites

Anchorsaway Ministries: http://www.anchorsaway.org

Anchorsaway is a college-level Christian worldview educational experience targeting high school juniors and seniors and college students.

The mission of Anchorsaway is to instruct, challenge and inspire students and adults to think Christianly in all areas of life, to passionately live out their faith and to love others unconditionally to the glory of God. Several curricula have been written to fulfill this mission. Our hope is, through the work of the Holy Spirit, to develop in students an authentic faith that will bring about personal regeneration, moral revival and cultural restoration.

Ravi Zacharias International Ministries: http://www.rzim.org

The primary mission of Ravi Zacharias International Ministries is to reach and challenge those who shape the ideas of a culture with the credibility of the Gospel of Jesus Christ. Distinctive in its strong evangelistic and apologetic foundation, the ministry of RZIM is intended to touch both the heart and the intellect of the thinkers and influencers of society through the support of the visionary leadership of Ravi Zacharias.

CrossExamined.org: http://www.crossexamined.org

CrossExamined.org is a non-profit ministry started in 2006 that conducts dynamic I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be An Atheist seminars on college campuses, churches, and high schools. Led by Frank Turek and other Christian apologists, CrossExamined.org exists to address the problem that 3-out-of-4 Christian youth leave the church while in college, many because they are intellectually skeptical. In addition to I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be An Atheist, CrossExamined.org presenters address other topics faced by young people today.

Reasonable Faith: http://www.reasonablefaith.org

Reasonable Faith aims to provide in the public arena an intelligent, articulate, and uncompromising yet gracious Christian perspective on the most important issues concerning the truth of the Christian faith today, such as:

  • the existence of God
  • the meaning of life
  • the objectivity of truth
  • the foundation of moral values
  • the creation of the universe
  • intelligent design
  • the reliability of the Gospels
  • the uniqueness of Jesus
  • the historicity of the resurrection
  • the challenge of religious pluralism

Reasonable Faith features the work of philosopher and theologian Dr. William Lane Craig in order to carry out its three-fold mission:

  • to provide an articulate, intelligent voice for biblical Christianity in the public arena.
  • to challenge unbelievers with the truth of biblical Christianity.
  • to train Christians to state and defend Christian truth claims with greater effectiveness.

Read more: http://www.reasonablefaith.org/about-reasonable-faith#ixzz4rRpDchxA