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Alex McFarland

Alex McFarland is a Christian apologist and evangelist who has spoken at hundreds of churches, college campuses and events throughout the United States and abroad. He is a nationally-recognized culture and religion expert who has been interviewed by numerous major media outlets. Alex has published more than 150 articles and authored 16 books including the best-selling The 10 Most Common Objections to Christianity – and How to Answer Them. He is the nationally-syndicated radio host of Exploring the World which airs Monday-Friday on the American Family Radio network. Alex and his wife, Angie, reside in North Carolina. Learn more about Alex by visiting his website, www.alexmcfarland.com.

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The Purpose of Christmas

Jesus Christ was born for a purpose. Help your children understand the reason for His birth.

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Helping Children See God as Relevant to Their Lives

Will your child someday leave Christianity behind? Give them a faith worth holding on to.

The Source of Self-Worth

Our teens’ self-worth must come from their knowledge of who Jesus is and from the assurance of His love and care. Parents can emphasize these truths as they model acceptance, forgiveness and love.

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Why Does God Allow Suffering?

To answer the question: Why does God allow suffering?, you and your children will need some logic, communication, and patience, as well as an understanding of God’s wisdom and the Bible.

Why Does God Allow Evil

Why Does God Allow Evil?

While the problem of evil appears complicated, it’s certainly not a theological showstopper. Using Scripture mixed with a healthy dose of logic, you can adequately address your children’s concerns about why does God allow evil?

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Helping Your Millennial Child Reconnect With God (Part 2 of 2)

Worldview experts Alex McFarland and Jason Jimenez discuss the cultural forces that are shaping Millennials, how the Church has failed to reach them, and ways to lead them back to the Christian faith. (Part 2 of 2)

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Helping Your Millennial Child Reconnect With God (Part 1 of 2)

Worldview experts Alex McFarland and Jason Jimenez discuss the cultural forces that are shaping Millennials, how the Church has failed to reach them, and ways to lead them back to the Christian faith. (Part 1 of 2)

Did Baby Jesus Wear Diapers?

Are you looking for a way to effectively respond to your child’s questions about God?

Evidence for the Resurrection

While we can’t know too many things “for certain,” there are very good reasons for kids to believe that the Resurrection actually happened. 

Defending the Faith

Some people — even self-proclaimed Christians — today have one basic belief about the Bible — that it shouldn’t be believed! But things didn’t used to be that way. Prior to the late 20th century, virtually all people who claimed to be Christians unders …