In 1 Peter 3:15, the disciple urges his fellow Christians to “always be prepared to give a defense to everyone who asks you to give the reason of the hope that you have.”
“Peter knew that the gospel would be most effectively shared in [his] culture through hopeful living and strategic conversations,” said Kevin Blackwell, Samford University’s assistant to the president for church relations and executive director of the university’s Ministry Training Institute (MTI).
In the same way, Blackwell said, “we live in a time when traditional orthodox beliefs are being questioned and challenged and most believers are not properly prepared to ‘give a defense’ for the hope we have.” (continued…)
Read the full article from The Alabama Baptist Newspaper – http://www.thealabamabaptist.org/conference-to-prepare-participants-to-give-defense-for-faith/
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