Joshua Erlien is Chapter Director and Community Apologist with Ratio Christi. He has served as the director for the UNC Charlotte Ratio Christi chapter since 2011. Joshua also has had the privilege of working with TEAM at Southern Evangelical Seminary including participating in a lecture tour in Italy, and panel Q & A forums locally. As a Community Apologist, Joshua speaks to churches, community groups, and families on apologetics issues with a focus on commending Jesus Christ through winsome conversation. Joshua and his wife, Nita, have four children and reside in Charlotte. They are passionate about helping families and students thrive by passing on the faith to the next generation in an intellectually credible and compelling way.