Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Checkmate


Checkmate.

The signature move of the ultra-famous strategy game of chess.

In today's society, discussion is a lot like chess. When you're clueless about what to say or do, you get beat. When you don't see your opponent's next move, you get beat. When you get angry and act rashly and on impulse, you get beat.

When it comes to defending or sharing our faith, oftentimes the Christian life is a game of chess. Sadly all-to-many Christians start playing this game without really having any idea what they're doing. They don't know how to discuss their faith with a critic, without getting emotional.

Well, that's what Tactics is all about. In this short book, by Gregory Koukl, a new and refreshing approach to apologetics is taken. The concept is that of diplomacy instead of brutal warfare. Strategy instead of combat.

And in my mind, that's the perfect way to think about it.

You can get more information by visiting the resource page here, and then buy it on Amazon or your local bookstore. I highly recommend you check it out!

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What do you think - how should we go about discussing our faith and beliefs with others? Let me know your thoughts in the comments section below!

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