Editor’s Note: The following is a report on the practical applications of Alex McFarland‘s book, The 10 Most Common Objections to Christianity (Regal Books).

People in today’s society have many questions about faith, and every question deserves an honest answer. If you’ve taken the time to think through exactly what you believe and why you believe it, you’ll be prepared to give people the answers they need to genuinely seek – and find – Christ. Here’s how you can answer the most common objections to Christianity:

* Make your responses theological, reasonable, and practical. Ask yourself: “Does what I have to say square up with the Bible?”, “Does what I say make sense?”, “Is it credible and factually correct?”, “Am I giving people truth in a way that they can understand and relate to?” and “Have I successfully bridged the gap from the ‘ivory towers of academia’ to the ‘real world’ where people live their day-to-day lives?”.

* Understand the questions behind the questions. Get to know why people are asking the questions they’re asking in the first place. Find out what issues are stirring their souls and motivating them to seek answers.

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