Ten Reasons to Believe in the Christian Faith

During this course, students will examine the credibility of its founder, the reliability of its book, its impact on society, and its offer of salvation, among other topics.

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People have many reasons for rejecting the Christian faith. Some may admire Christ but dislike His followers. Others find it difficult to accept any faith that claims to be the only way to God. Why would anyone limit themselves to only one of the world’s great religions? If the Christian faith is the true path to God, what is the evidence for this? This course will examine the credibility of its founder, the reliability of its book, its explanations for life, its impact on society, its offer of salvation, and other topics to discover “Ten Reasons to Believe in the Christian Faith.”

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  1. To introduce students to the basic fundamentals of the Christian faith.
  2. To provide scholarly and historical evidence for the validity of Christianity.
  3. To encourage logical thinking in evaluating the authenticity of the teachings of Jesus and of the Bible.
  • I loved how this course was laid out. It was easy to follow and I learned a lot.

    — Kelly, United States
  • I really do appreciate the thorough searching out of the subject matter, and the resources that ODB provided to enrich the learning process. I hope that you don't mind that I use much of what I learned to help me guide four groups of India Pastors in October and November. My mind was so clouded, and this study has truly helped me to re-focus my mind and to be able to put together a three day seminar for my India brethren. I want to enrich their lives and ministry, and this material will certainly be great tools to do that. God Bless You.

    — Richard, United States
  • I find the course very good and reinforces what I believe to be true. The rational knowledge of knowing something and being more confident to give a somewhat logical answer or an apologia (as learned in other courses). I look forward to taking more courses.

    — Kirby, China
  • Very interesting course. I enjoyed all the booklets, they had very sound doctrine and edifying information.

    — Natalia, United States
  • I was very pleased to find this course for my own personal use as well as the CEU credit for my teaching certification  

    — Michael, United States
  • This helped me to understand more of what I was reading in the Bible. It brought more clarity.

    — Melissa, United States
  • Great course, provided a lot of knowledge and readings to help one understand the Christian faith and why people believe.  

    — Rebecca, United States
  • I am encouraged by taking this course.

    — Timothy, United States
  • The course was enlightening, however, some of the assessment questions were irrelevant.

    — Felicia, United States
  • Some of the readings seemed pretty old. Not that the material ever goes out of date, I just enjoy reading non-fiction that is more recent. Has being a Christian changed these days from being a Christian in the 1980s? No, but the world around us sure has. I guess that's what I'm trying to say. Thanks!!

    — Jonathan, United States
  • Very interesting and throught provoking, I am happy I signed up for this and Praise Yah I have learnt more about His Word and am motivated to continue learning growing in faith!

    — Stephanie, Netherlands
  • The course was good. I found the quizzes a bit trivial.

    — Karma, United States
  • Great scripture reading.

    — Christine, United States
  • I took this course to maintain my ACSI accreditation, but walked away with valuable wisdom for my middle school classroom. I especially enjoyed the PDF articles. I will share many of those in my classroom.

    — Debi, United States
  • I particularly enjoyed this course and would like to have a hard copy of Safe and Secure.

    — Tommie, United States
  • Very informative.

    — Shellie, United States
  • This course confirmed my faith in Jesus Christ and gave me some "tools" to use when discussing my Christian Faith with a person who is searching for Jesus. Thank you!

    — Jessica, United States
  • This course was interesting and thought provoking. I like the way the content was laid out and felt the content was informative.

    — Stephanie, United States
  • Simple format, easy to follow. Interesting and deep content but very useful.

    — Amy, United States
  • I really enjoyed this course!

    — Kellie, United States
  • Good information and easy to understand.

    — Kenneth, United States
  • This course was very informative. There were points made that were new to me and I liked that they caused me to think about my responses more thoughtfully. I would definitely recommend this course to anyone who wants to learn more about reasons to believe in the Christian Faith.

    — Jennifer, United States
  • I really enjoyed this course. I wish the reading could be offered in an audible as well. I am a single mom and work 45 minutes away from home so it was hard to read 30 pages for each lesson. That's approximately 300 pages. I did the best I could. I really enjoyed the lectures on video.

    — Christine, United States
  • I would recommend this course to all my friends. Thank you for the opportunity to take the course. I have moved forward a great deal and feel very comfortable in defending Jesus, his life, and the Bible.

    — Allyn, United States
  • I enjoyed the flexible format of this course (move at your own pace). I also enjoyed that there was a combination of audio/visual and printed materials. The links to passages were helpful and allowed me to work on this anywhere. Overall, a great learning experience.

    — Gwyn, United States
  • I have learned a lot of new scriptures to study in my continuing walk of faith. Some was a refresher for me but it did renew my learning and application to my life. I am looking forwards to starting another course. Thank for the encouragement.

    — Merle, Canada
  • I liked how structured the lessons were. I did not have to guess if I was completing something correctly. I thought the readings were very long and I think it would be helpful to have an audio version available.

    — Tiffany, United States
  • This course was very well done and informative. I enjoyed the natural flow of the lessons as well as the additional reading material.

    — Isabelle, United States
  • This was an excellent course. It was detail oriented, and revealed relevant truths to differentiate Christianity from other major religious thoughts.

    — Ivy, United States
  • I really feel like I learned something new and was able to share what I learned with others.

    — Cory, United States
  • Great course! Thank you!

    — Kevin, United States
  • I thought this was very well done. I liked the readings that went with each lesson. I thought they were logical like they just made sense but, also had a mixture of the faith side of Christianity.

    — Cassie, United States
  • This course was fantastic. In 2019, I received my Th.D from International Theological Seminary, and I must say, I am VERY PLEASED. I have been recommending this to all of my friends.

    — Robert, United States
  • This course has increased my knowledge of the Word of God and my relationship with Jesus my Savior. By going into detail on Biblical Truths from the lessons provided gave me an all-around look at what is proclaimed in His Word, the feasts of God, Jesus' resurrection, the Promise and Person of the Holy Spirit, my security in Salvation in Christ, and the hope of Glory to be with Him in Heaven. I praise God for this course and would that many will be enlightened and blessed by it.

    — Robert, United States
  • I did not think that this old brain could ever work again but you made it tick. I have learned and I am one step higher as I walk up the King's highway.

    — Earlene, United States
  • This course helps one grow as a Christian. There were ample tools to help further the topics that were discussed. It was good that the speakers went over the historical aspects of the bible.Reminders that Jesus is the God of the past present and future: He is very relevant to today's time.

    — Robina, United States
  • Very wonderful course. I learned a lot and gained a closer relationship to my faith.

    — Kenneth, United States
  • Very informative I learned a lot!

    — Calvin, United States
  • Very good. Enlightening.

    — Donald, United States
  • I am not an avid reader, but I sincerely enjoyed the lessons. They were very informative and I learned many new things that I had not considered before. After completing the final exam and while I was trying to review my answers, we experienced a power outage and I was unable to review my answers or do a retest.

    — Nikki, United States
  • I think that the courses was very informative.

    — Stacee, United States
  • What a blessing? I had heard of the apologetics and didn't care to study about it, but now I understand. The lessons are so we'll set up. I'm enjoying the journey.

    — Tondra, United States
  • I enjoyed the layout of the course and the self-paced method.

    — Sara, United States
  • Well worthwhile in doing. Looking forward to doing more courses.

    — James, United States
  • Kind of tough. I learned a lot.

    — Susan, United States
  • I really enjoyed the Course and gained a true blessing. I am looking forward to learning more of the Scripture in the next Course of study thank you so much and God Bless you all. :)

    — Josephine, United States
  • I love the format. The structure gives evidence of the priority for the learner to learn the heart of the course content. It was such an encouragement on my summer break to engage in this course. Many blessings.

    — Diane, United States
  • This course truly strengthen the belief of Jesus Christ died for our sins and He resurrected from the dead and is alive today. Those who believe and accept Him as their personal Savior will have eternal life

    — David, United States
  • I learned a lot from the materials provided in this course. The forums also disciplined me to think through the points presented and share my own thoughts and views about the topic. The materials were also well-written, structured and clear; thus making the study of the lessons easier.

    — Joahna, United States
  • This was good and rich. Not watered down, but a wonderful presentation about the Christian faith. Thank you.

    — Pamela, United States

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  • Medium Effort
  • 10 Lessons
  • 5 Min Average
  • 0.75 CEUs
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