Josh McDowell


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Since beginning ministry in 1961, Josh has given more than 24,000 talks to over 10 million young people in 118 countries. He is the author or coauthor of 112 books, selling over 51 million copies worldwide, including More Than a Carpenter (more than 15 million copies in print worldwide), which has been translated into over 85 languages, and The New Evidence That Demands a Verdict, recognized by World magazine as one of the twentieth century's top 40 books.

Josh continues to travel throughout the United States and countries around the world, helping young people and adults bolster their faith and scriptural beliefs. Josh will tell you that his family does not come before his ministry—his family is his ministry. He and his wife, Dottie, have
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Can We Talk About Jesus?

Reading Time: 3 minutesOur anxious world needs to know the peace of Jesus. His great love for each of us. His desire to walk daily with each of us, to buoy us with joy, strength, and wisdom. We’re not in this alone!

So why aren’t we excitedly telling people about Jesus? One reason is because it feels hard to bring Him up, given that the world so stridently asserts that God and the Bible are fiction

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“Rules without relationship leads to rebellion.”
Josh McDowell

“Many people entertain the idea that Christianity,like almost any other religion,is basically a system of beliefs-you know, a set of doctrines or a code of behavior, a philosophy, an ideology.
But that's a myth.
Christianity is not at all like Buddhism or Islam or Confucianism. The founders of those religions said (in effect), 'Here is what I teach. Believe my teachings. Follow my philosophy.' Jesus said, 'Follow me'(Matthew 9:9).
Leaders of the world's religions said, 'What do you think about what I teach?' Jesus said, 'Who do you say I am?'(Luke 9:20)”
Josh McDowell, Don't Check Your Brains At The Door

“Christianity is not a religion. Religion is humans trying to work their way to God through good works. Christianity is God coming to men and women through Jesus Christ.”
Josh McDowell, More Than a Carpenter

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