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Apologetics  Symposium

Monthly 1st Wednesday
Cedar Park Church 
Bothell, WA

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Apologetics Symposium

Refuting Textbook Arguments for Evolution
Wednesday June 1st 6:30 – 8pm
by Dr. Thomas Kindell

Cedar Park Church - Main Sanctuary

Join us the 1st Wednesday for educational programs addressing the conflicts that exist between naturalism and the Biblical worldview. Features a different speaker each month and is available through live webcast.
  • Multimedia seminar followed by Q&A
  • Dinner at 6pm - (for donation) in the gymnasium down the hall from the sanctuary.
  • Childcare and kids programs - available for all age groups.
  • Live Webcast provided for those unable to attend in person (Wed 6:30pm Pacific)
  • Books and Videos for purchase in a variety of apologetics subjects and levels.
  • Coffee and Snacks are available - bring your favorite snack to share.
  • Free to Attend open to all Bible-believers and suitable for ages 11 and up.
  • WA Teacher Clock Hours may be obtained for attending 2 programs (3 hours).


LocationCedar Park Church

Cedar Park Church
Main Sanctuary
16300 112th Ave NE
Bothell, WA 98011

The Apologetics Symposium is now part of a weekly Wednesday evening program. Join us on Wednesday each week for additional teachings by Pastor Joe Fuiten and Chris Ashcraft.
  • 1st Wed Special Guest Speakers - Apologetics Symposium
  • 2nd Wed Chris Ashcraft - Apologetics
  • 3rd Wed Pastory Joe Fuiten - Bible People and Places
  • 4th Wed Pastory Joe Fuiten - Bible People and Places
  • 5th Wed (when it occurs) Chris Ashcraft - Apologetics


What is Apologetics?

Apologetics is an important part of discipleship in preparing the Church to provide answers to the challenges that may impede or lead to a loss of faith. 1Peter 3:15

Apologetics is derived from the Greek word απολογία (apología) meaning "defense" or "answer." Apologists take on the particular task of defending a particular idea or belief system and answering its critics. The origin of the concept of apologetics lies in the beginnings of Christianity. Between the second and fourth centuries, a number of Christian teachers wrote defenses of Christianity against pagan critics. Since the development of the theory of evolution in the 19th century, creation science has become an extremely important Biblical apologetic.

For those who hold to the Bible as the inerrant Word of God, Biblical apologetics is an important branch of theology involved with the defense of the history and teachings given within. Loss of faith is often associated with challenges to the historical content of the Bible by atheistic scientists and philosophers, and one goal of apologetics is to provide answers to these questions. Read more at the Creation Wiki...

I have spoken to you of earthly things and you do not believe; how then will you believe if I speak of heavenly things? John 3:12

2016 Upcoming Programs (1st Wednesday of each month)

  • June 1st 6:30 – 8pm Refuting Textbook Arguments for Evolution by Dr. Thomas Kindell
  • June 8th 6:30 – 8pm The Wonders of the Cell with Chris Ashcraft
  • July 6th 6:30 – 8pm TBD by Paul Taylor
  • July 13th 6:30 – 8pm Apologetics with Chris Ashcraft
  • August 3rd 6:30 – 8pm Answering Recent Attacks on the Jesus of the Bible  by Dr. Phil Fernandes.
  • August 10th 6:30 – 8pm Apologetics with Chris Ashcraft
  • September 7th 6:30 – 8pm  Apologetics Symposium
  • September 13th 6:30 – 8pm Apologetics with Chris Ashcraft
  • October 5th 6:30 – 8pm
  •  October 14-15 Seattle Creation Conference
  • November 2nd 6:30 – 8pm
  • December 7th – (Facility unavailable)
  • December 14th Apologetics Symposium

Videos of Past Programs

Dr. Larry Vardiman - March 16, 2016

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Apologetics Symposium