10 Feb So it was with perhaps just a bit of reluctance that I began reading Gregory Koukl’s Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian. Gregory Koukl Very helpfully though, before getting into the tactic, Koukl addresses some of the key reservations all Christians have with sharing their. Professor Greg Koukl has successfully defended the Christian faith under fire and he wants to show you how a few relatively easy tactics can help you as well.

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However, Christian readers may also have to overlook Koukl’s treatment of their religion, particularly if they think modern accoun Solid rhetorical advice for anyone who wants to calmly and constructively discuss controversial topics.

Tactics: A game plan for discussing your Christian convictions, by Greg Koukl

I’ll outline some of these below: The underlying truth about genuine repentance being from the Holy Spirit is in there and Koukl does a good job kouukl explaining why apologetics is so important to help remove false ideas or lines of reasoning that can keep someone from trusting in Jesus, especially when the person holding those views is unaware of the logical consequences of doing so. For example the statement “There is no absolute truth” cannot possibly be true if absolute truth doesn’t exist.

Koukl writes, “A sharp lawyer needs more than facts to make his case in court. Soon, your conversations will look more like diplomacy than D-Day. The Columbo method – named in honor of the television detective from a bygone era. Koukl consistently reiterates the needs of the Christian to be kind and courteous but also to always be ready to give an answer. This section will help any Christian think more carefully about their own convictions tatics therefore as a result be more consistent in hactics them to gteg.

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In addition to the expanded and fresh material, I found the summaries at the end of each chapter to be particularly helpful. Norman Geisler also talks about this: I think this would be a great resource to walk through as a small group or with students to equip them to share their faith.

Tactics shows you how to reverse the question arrow so it’s pointing toward your conversation mate. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. It contained many arguments that critics use and how to kkukl them quickly and effectively. Jun 06, Christopher rated it really liked it Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.

Tactics: A game plan for discussing your Christian convictions, by Greg Koukl

And that is the tactic: I’ve learned a lot of interesting things that I can apply in my life. Another brilliant point made is that our goal should not be to koukk the conversation with the other person converted to the Christian faith, but to put a stone in their shoes.

Apologetics is a non-profit ministry. I have been in several situations like that: Feb 26, Rueben Rosalez rated it it was amazing. You may even be a brand new Christian.

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But rather than addressing how not to offend someone who has the ability to influence your grade, Koukl approaches this from the standpoint of how to share your faith. Not only does the book instruct the reader how to engage others in conversation, but also teaches kkukl reader to spot errors in argumentation.


If you read through this work and then want to review it to see what you may have missed, Koukl has made it possible with this very helpful section at the end of every chapter. Greg Koukl doesn’t necessarily highlight on the content of the Christian arguments but rather focuses on how to apply these arguments in discussion in a Jesus-like way. This book i I first heard about this book several years ago at a homeschool conference, when I was A great book on how to engage with people.

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I appreciated your review! If you would like to write a letter to the editor, you can do so here. Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Unfortunately, I have been in a number of those D-Day conversations where kooukl was intended to be a constructive discussion on Christianity ended up in a disastrous argument.

Although much of the substance is philosophical in nature, Koukl drops the jargon and replaces it with practical expressions.