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Am I Effectively Using Apologetics? (Video)

Are there times when your efforts to share the truth of Christianity seem to fall on deaf ears? What can we do when our attempt to talk about apologetics seems less than effective? Detective Jimmy Wallace (J. Warner’s son) tackles this important issue as part of his Incarnate Investigation Video Series.

To see more training videos with J. Warner Wallace, visit the YouTube playlist.

For more information about the nature of Biblical faith and a strategy for communicating the truth of Christianity, please read Forensic Faith: A Homicide Detective Makes the Case for a More Reasonable, Evidential Christian Faith. This book teaches readers four reasonable, evidential characteristics of Christianity and provides a strategy for sharing Christianity with others. The book is accompanied by an eight-session Forensic Faith DVD Set (and Participant’s Guide) to help individuals or small groups examine the evidence and make the case.

Detective Jimmy Wallace (J. Warner’s son) is a Police Investigator in Los Angeles County, a Christian Case Maker, host of the Incarnate Investigation Podcast and Incarnate Investigation Video Series (featured at

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Jimmy Wallace is a detective who holds a BA in Psychology (from UCLA) and an MA in Theology - Applied Apologetics (from Colorado Christian University).

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  1. Octavian Ioachim

    November 11, 2020 at 8:27 am

    I totally understand you Jimmy, sometimes I ask myself if I should continue to try to bring people to christian faith. As hard I try to do so as much i fail, it is like I achieve opposite of what I want.
    I struggle so much to bring to the truth two of my colleagues at work and it was as I was pushing them away of the Christian faith and not to bring them to it. One day I fed up of their stupid argumentation against my reasoning and I said: OK guys let’s close it here: If god exist you will be judged, and you will not be able to say: “Oh God I did not know” because now you know, Octavian)( that’s me) told you already.
    Days after I was surprised that they tried to open new discussions about Christianity and started to be a lot more interested. I suppose that it was always God’s work not mine and I was only the instrument of the delivery. So what I learned is that we should not beat up ourselves too much about our success in this matter we should spread the seed and God will do the rest. Sometimes the seed would die in the most fertile soil and sometimes would grow strong in the most hostile one!
    The second lesson I learned is that people don’t give up their freewill so easy and our work is trying to take that from them, and unless it them, and their freewill which decide to come to faith they will never accept to follow us. The worst scenario is of a child growing in a hard working family of Christian priests: it is a perfect condition for pushing the child away, because the poor guy has no choice and no chance to make up his own mind, it was already decided.
    Opposite to this I try to bring my children to faith through reasoning and through personal example. It takes a lot more time but at least I don’t see them going away that’s for sure. Reasoning is the key because there is a strong one and loose the old : “Believe and don’t ask questions”. Jesus did not say that to Thomas . Thanks and glad to see you following your father’s work, at least for me, he gave me the reasoning I was need for.

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