14 But even if ye should suffer for righteousness’ sake, blessed are ye: and fear not their fear, neither be troubled;
15 but sanctify in your hearts Christ as Lord: being ready always to give answer to every man that asketh you a reason concerning the hope that is in you, yet with meekness and fear:
16 having a good conscience; that, wherein ye are spoken against, they may be put to shame who revile your good manner of life in Christ.
Answering can be easy (genuine seekers) or tough (hardcore atheists looking to trip you up). Are you ready & prepared? In the above verse, Peter means “prepared “ as an Olympic athlete prepares for the games. And the “reason” he speaks of translates to an “apologia“, a defense/apologetic…meaning well thought out, scripturally accurate & Christ honoring.
If you’re “ready”, great. If not, fell free to wander around the blog &…prepare yourself!
A few suggestions: