Resources for leaving atheism and becoming a Christian
- 1 Evidence and arguments for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ
- 2 Ex-atheist testimonies
- 3 Videos on atheism
- 4 Atheism website resources
- 5 A Sermon on Christ for Atheists by Paul Washer
- 6 Tips on choosing a Christian church
- 7 Spiritual growth
- 8 See also
- 9 External links
Evidence and arguments for the Resurrection of Jesus Christ
The resurrection of Jesus Christ is critical to the Christian faith. The Apostle Paul wrote, "if Christ has not been raised, then our preaching is vain, your faith also is vain" (I Corinthians:15:14).
There is a great amount of compelling evidence from multiple lines of evidence for the resurrection of Jesus Christ (See: Evidence of the resurrection of Jesus Christ).
Traditionally, Christianity has believed in a physical resurrection of Jesus Christ. The Christian apologist Michael Horner of CRU has an excellent resource which offers a defense of the resurrection of Jesus Christ entitled Did Jesus really rise from the dead?. In addition, Dr. Gary Habermas offers an online audio library which defends the resurrection of Jesus Christ.
In recent history, Dr. Gary Habermas is considered the foremost Christian apologist for defending the resurrection of Jesus. Dr. Habermas had a debate against the philosopher Antony Flew regarding the resurrection which was chronicled in the work Did Jesus Rise from the Dead? The Resurrection Debate and the debate had a panel of debate judges. J. Hampton Keathley, III, Th.M. in his essay Evidences for the Resurrection wrote: "The decision of the judges were as follows. The panel of philosophers judging content cast four votes for Habermas who argued for the fact of the resurrection, none for Flew, and one draw. The panel of professional debate judges voted three to two, also in favor of Habermas, this time regarding the method of argumentation technique." 
In recent history some notable defenders of the resurrection include: William Lane Craig, Ben Witherington, Lee Strobel, Josh McDowell, Edwin M. Yamauchi, N.T. Wright and Michael Horner.
Legal scholars, legal authorities, and eminent lawyers such as Simon Greenleaf, John Warwick Montgomery, Lord Darling, John Singleton Copley, Hugo Grotius, Lord Caldecote, J. N. D. Anderson, Lionel Luckhoo, and many others have asserted that western legal standards argue for the resurrection of Christ. See also: Christian legal apologetics
- See also: Ex-atheist testimonies
Video Testimonies of ex-atheists
- From Atheist to Christian at Yale - Dr. Paul Lim
- From atheism to Christianity: My testimony, Part 1
- From atheism to Christianity: My testimony, Part 2
Ex-atheist Lee Strobel's Christian video testimony:
Peter Hitchen videos - brother of atheist Christopher Hitchens
C.S. Lewis video:
Other Christian video testimonies
Audio testimonials of ex-atheists
Text testimonials of ex-atheists
- Why I left atheism
- Testimony of an ex-atheist
- My Testimony of How I Went From Being a Christian, to Being an Atheist, to being...
Videos on atheism
Atheism website resources
A Sermon on Christ for Atheists by Paul Washer
Tips on choosing a Christian church
- Rebuttals to atheist arguments
- Atheism vs. Christianity
- Conversion from atheism to Christianity
- Atheism and Hell
- Former atheists and agnostics