Apologetics resources for middle school students

Middle School

  • Summit Ministries’ Lightbearers: This series “is a one or two semester video-based curriculum for 8th grade designed to help students clearly understand the tenets of the Christian worldview, and how they compare to the tenets of the leading humanistic worldviews of our day.”
  • The Defense Never Rests: A Workbook for Budding Apologists: “A fill-in-the-blank workbook on Christian Apologetics based on the work of William Lane Craig. Topics include various arguments for God’s existence, the Trinity, incarnation, atoning death, and resurrection of Jesus.” It is reccommended you also get the teacher’s handbook.
  • Apologia Educational Ministries’ What We Believe Series: A great series to teach kids the essentials of the Christian faith.
  • Cornerstone Curriculum: A one year worldview biblical worldview curriculum.
  • Accessible Apologetics Curriculum: “Apologetics Guy” Mikel Del Rosario’s essential apologetics curriculum is a great resource for middle school aged kids who are new to apologetics, but can be taught to all ages. It comes highly reccommended by various apologists.
  • Wrecking Crew Apologetics Curriculum: “The Wrecking Crew Apologetics curriculum utilizes a variety of teaching methods to equip young people to defend their faith, including readings, lectures, note taking, Bible inquiry, internet lessons, games, group discussions, role playing, debates, and mock trials.”
  • Spiritual Formation 4 Youth: “This curriculum is designed to help Christian teachers and youth pastors train students to break through the noise, temptations and fears by focusing on the full life that God offers for them.”
  • FBI: Finding Biblical Intent: “The purpose of the Finding Biblical Intent curriculum is to help teachers teach students how to investigate and understand the Word of God.”
  • 12 Points that Show Christianity is True DVD: From Dr. Geisler’s powerpoint presentations, 12 points that demonstrate the truth of Christianity in this 6 DVD series.
  • GodQuest DVD Series: With apologist Sean McDowell, “a new six-week church series and small group study, answers this most critical challenge facing the church today! It will help your members develop a strong foundation for their faith. And it is an excellent resource for outreach to seekers, offering powerful truths and compelling evidences for faith in Christ.” Good for middle school ages and up.
  • Apologetics for Tweens: A one year curriculum with individual programs for each grade 5th through 8th, with weekly scripture and apologetics lessons going deeper than the normal Bible stories.

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