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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That said, containing a steamroller can be quite challenging. I admit, I profited greatly from this little book. Try to understand better what the other person just stated. This book helps Christians, a la Francis Schaeffer, to better engage I welcome any tactucs that can make me a more effective and winsome communicator of the gospel.

Apr 24, Garren rated it it was ok. Ever noticed how a lot of confrontations with atheists seem to end up with you being in the hot seat? A book to read over again I simply loved this book and will reread it, and hopefully teach these lessons in logic, reason, and tactics to my children well.

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It’s just that simple. View all 4 comments. My aim is to manage, not manipulate; to control, not coerce; to finesse, not fight.

Dec 29, Travis rated it it was amazing. It has been effective as I just want to have that stone in their shoes. Strategy concerns the overall big picture of Apologetics. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. I have a bit of an aversion to books on apologetics.

Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions

To those who want to engage better with those around them. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The other reason for 4 stars is somewhat more complicated. It is essentially a primer on logic written in a very helpful and engaging manner.

This is a different type of book about apologetics. You will realize that this is a book about truth. Under the influence of the Holy Spirit, love persuades.

Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Koukl begins by looking at three basics skills the Christian will need if he wishes to be an effective apologist. Even with those critiques, “Tactics” is officially my go-to tactisc for those who want to better understand apologetics.

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I felt the two halves of the book had the opposite problems. See all reviews. It’s really unique for its genre–as explained in the book’s introduction, instead of one more apologetics book with the facts and evidence, this one is more of a how-to.

But when they are wrong, those questions may help them to see where they went wrong. He not only provides a useful game plan for defending your faith, he also gives some gentle and non-hostile tactics to use that goes on the offensive with critics and skeptics; ways to help remove the mental roadblocks of those we are trying to reach. See all customer images. Preview — Tactics by Gregory Koukl. On one hand, I was excited to see in book form what I have heard Koukl demonstrate so many times on his live radio program: Greg Koukl doesn’t tacticcs highlight on the content of the Christian arguments but rather focuses on how to apply these arguments in discussion in a Jesus-like way.

Because the reader may not examined okukl tactics and the benefits of them, the book will allow the reader to become more cognitive of those tactics, allowing the reader to understand them better and to refine them in daily use.

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

And the author dealt with so many good things. This little book contains some examples of ways to ask the right questions to help another person to reason and see possible inconsistencies and holes in their worldview. In the first part, he explains the concepts well but doesn’t show enough examples of what treg his methods looks like.

Again, Koukl, “In any grrg, the person who advances an opinion, claim, or point of view has the job of defending it. Sep 27, Brandon H.

I have mixed feelings about this book. Instead he engages in the tactics needed in order to get to the end goal of proving Christianity and debunking all arguments against it. To ask other readers questions about Tacticsplease sign up. In the same way, we need a plan to artfully manage the details of dialogues we have with others.

One of the greatest takeaways from this book is a goal Koukl has adopted and recommends to the reader as well. This week I received my copy of Tactics: I was turned off by this book called Tactics This seemed a double standard to me–others don’t have a right to ask us these kind of leading questions for reasons x,y, and z, and yet we should be going around asking non-Christians such questions? I seriously learned so much from this book.

Without using a single philosophical term, he takes some of the greatest tools of logic and debate and makes them palatable to any reader. You’ll learn how to maneuver comfortably and graciously through the minefields, stop tactice in their tracks, turn the tables and-most importantly-get people thinking about Jesus.

Koukl writes, “A sharp lawyer needs more than facts to make his case in court.

The best books on apologetics I’ve encountered are those that focus on preparing your mind ahead of time for an encounter, which means more than just having the right things to say, it also means knowing how to say them. In Part 2 of the book, Koukl offers guidance in finding flaws in the way people reason. Great book by Gregory Koukl!