Category Archive: Apologetics Training

Is the age of the earth an important issue for Christians?

There is a heated battle within the church about the age of the earth. Does it really matter if it is old or young? Is the age of the earth an important issue for Christians? Watch this 6-minute video and find out the answer.

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Critical Thinking Examining Their words

In this video Mike shows how to use critical thinking methods to analyze statements made by evolutionists. Mike reveals four different types of words to look for in books and conversations: 1. Magic words 2. Fuzzy words 3. Red-flag words 4. Logical fallacies

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Responding to Foolish Statements -Part 2

  In part 2 of “Responding to Foolish Statements,” Mike answers the following challenges: Why are Christians against a woman’s right to choose (abortion)? Why are Christians so intolerant of other viewpoints? We shouldn’t teach creation because it is too divisive. God could have used evolution. Life must be on other planets. It’s arrogant to …

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Responding to Foolish Statements

Christians are often challenged with foolish statements. There are three elements that make these statements foolish. 1. The challenge shows the person’s lack of knowledge of the Bible. 2. The challenge has inconsistent elements. 3. The challenge is arrogant. In this session Mike not only answers the challenges but also shows why each is a …

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The Gap Theory

  The Gap Theory has been used to explain how to add millions of years into the Bible. The Gap Theory places a large gap of time (millions of years) between the first two verses of the Bible. During this gap the original creation was destroyed by Satan and this catastrophe was responsible for most …

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Who Should Christians Blame?

In this session, Mike discusses four philosophies that are attacking the church and Christian families. (1) evolutionism, (2) moral relativism, (3) abortion, and (4) same sex marriage. Hundreds of millions of dollars are being spent to promote these philosophies. The important question that is asked in the video is, “Who should Christians blame for all …

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Apologetics with Dr. Anthony Silvestro

Why all Christians should know and practice apologetics What it means to be sanctified (1 Peter 3:15) Two things all Christians must believe to have a biblical worldview The difference between evidential and presuppositional apologetics The two questions Dr. Silvestro gets asked most often

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Evidence for the Existence of God, Part 4

In this fourth session on evidence for the existence of God, Mike demonstrates through empirical science that the worldview of materialism (secular humanism) is false. In the talk Mike explains why information is nonmaterial and that information can only come from an intelligent sender and never from random processes.

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CTI’s 5-Day Creation Apologetics Teachers College

  In this session Mike gives the seven steps it takes to become an effective speaker/teacher on creation apologetics. He also answers important questions about CTI’s 5-day Creation Apologetics Teachers College. Why we need this course? Where do we hold this course? How much does the courses cost? Who should attend? What are some of …

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Evidence for the Existence of God, Part 2

The Evidence for the Existence of God is the subject Mike is teaching about in a five session series. Cosmological evidence Evidence from design Evidence from the existence of moral absolutes Evidence from the existence of non-material entities The reality of God’s Word   In this second session Mike examines design in the universe and …

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Evidence for the Existence of God, Part 1

The Evidence for the Existence of God is the subject Mike will teach about over the next five sessions. Cosmological evidence Evidence from design Evidence from the existence of moral absolutes Evidence from the existence of non-material entities The reality of God’s Word   In this first session Mike examines the cosmological evidence for God’s …

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Why America Will Fall

This is a hard hitting and very alarming presentation. The fact that America was founded upon biblical principles is well documented. But why has America changed? Why has the public education system as well as the secular universities abandoned these principles? In addition, how did secular humanism make its way into many churches, Christian schools …

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Mike interviews Dan Biddle (Ph.D.) and Dave Bisbee from Genesis Apologetics

  In this session, two creation speakers and teachers, Dan Biddle (Ph.D.) and Dave Bisbee answer some important questions about our youth. What are they being taught and how are they responding? When do students begin to have doubts about the Bible and why? Why is it important to teach a young earth? Is there …

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Mike interviews Dr. Guliuzza

In this interview Dr. Guliuzza shows why the very foundation of evolution (natural selection) is false and nothing more than a modern day “golden calf” worshipped by many. Dr. Guliuzza explains that God, from the beginning, is the One who gave all organisms built-in design mechanisms to adapt to their environment and not “natural selection”.

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Interview with a former Mormon

In this session Roger Patterson, a former Mormon, answers some questions about what he was taught as a Mormon. Is Mormonism similar to Christianity? According to the Mormon faith, who goes to heaven? What books do Mormons use and where did they come from? Do Mormons believe in many gods? Do Mormons believe in the …

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A Model for Christian Education

In this interview with Doug Rolfe, Mike and Doug discuss a model for Christian education that is highly successful. Doug talks about the recent course he attended called Creation Apologetics Teachers College and how it has better prepared him to be a teacher and evangelist. Mike and Doug discuss the techniques used in the course …

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The Bible: the First Three Chapters

In this session Mike gives 20 important teachings in the first three chapters of Genesis that are critical to understanding the rest of the Bible. Some of these include: • Who God is (His Character) • The foundation for a Christian worldview • Why we call Him Lord • The beginning of the universe (space, …

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Genesis and End Times -Part 2

In part 2 of Genesis and End Times, Mike goes through the final three topics: 1. Tools for understanding language in the Bible 2. An incredible beginning 3. An incredible ending Mike continues with the theme, “Paradise Created, Paradise Lost, Paradise Restored and it all Points to Jesus Christ”. Mike shows that without a proper …

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Genesis and End Times -Part 1

In this first of two sessions on Genesis and End Times, Mike goes through the first two parts: Session 1 1. The Book of Revelation in 5 minutes 2. Tools for understanding numbers in the Bible Session 2 3. Tools for understanding language in the Bible 4. An incredible beginning 5. An incredible ending Mike …

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Apologetics 3, two challenges by Mike Riddle

In this session Mike answers two important questions: 1. What is a biblical worldview? 2. Is the battle really between science and the Bible? The Bible defines what it means to have a biblical worldview in Matthew 22:37 and Romans 12:2. Mike also outlines the three major worldviews. 1. Secular worldview 2. Religious worldview (the …

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Apologetics 2, Mike answers three challenges

In apologetics part-1 Mike answered the two challenges: 1. How could Adam name all the animals in one day? 2. Who did Cain marry? In this session (apologetics part 2) Mike answers four more challenges. 1. How could first three days of creation be literal days of the sun was not created until day 4? …

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Apologetics 1, Mike answers three challenges

In this first lesson on apologetics Mike answers three challenges. What is apologetics and why is it important for all Christians to learn and practice apologetics? Three Scriptures are given that mandate all Christians to be able to defend their faith (1 Peter 3:15; Jude 3; 2 Corinthians 10:4-5)  Who did Cain marry? How could …

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