As of 9/2019 and 9/2020 the questions for the Apologetics Event have been changed. You can find the new OFFICIAL list of questions here on the NCFCA website.

While this does not change our topics, it does change the questions you are responsible for. We have listed the dropped questions below sorted in two different ways: by topics in the Fearless System and by the NCFCA list.

Removed Questions sorted by the Topics in Fearless Apologetics Table of Contents

  • Topic 3: God is All-Knowing and Eternal
  • Removed: Explain the meaning and significance of the eternality of God.
    Topic 5: God is Holy
  • Removed: Explain the meaning and significance of the holiness of God.
  • Changed: Analyze and respond to the statement, “If God understands my humanity and sin nature better than I do, why does He still hold me accountable for what I cannot help doing?” -Anonymous. Remove [For what I cannot help doing.]
  • Removed: Evaluate and respond to the following statement, “He’s only human.” (as a justification for sin and the need for leniency).- Anonymous
    Topic 7: God Exists
  • Removed: Analyze and respond to the statement, “If God did not exist, it would be necessary to invent Him.” -Voltaire
    Topic 8: Mankind’s Image and Purpose
  • Removed: If God is invisible (1 Tim 1:17), how can man be made in the image of God?
  • Removed: What is the essential duty of man?
    Topic 9: Mankind’s Sin and Fall
  • Removed: Explain the meaning and significance of the sin nature.
  • Added: Analyze and respond to the statement, “Religion is as much a living spring of violence today as it was at any time in the past.” -Sam Harris.
    Topic 10: Mankind’s Destiny
  • Removed: What is the destiny of man?
    Topic 11: Mankind’s Suffering
  • Removed: How does a Christian account for natural disasters?
    Topic 14: Jesus is Both God and Man through the Incarnation
  • Removed: Why is the virgin birth essential to Christianity?
    Topic 15: Jesus Rose From the Dead
  • Removed: Analyze and respond to the following statement, “Heaven is only a state of mind.” -Anonymous
    Topic 16: What did Christ Accomplish on the Cross?
  • Removed: Explain the meaning and significance of propitiation.
  • Removed: What is the meaning and significance of Jesus as the Lamb of God?
    Topic 17: What is the Gospel? (Is Heaven Earned by Good Works?)
  • Removed: Analyze and respond to the following statement, “Every charitable act is a stepping stone to heaven.” -Henry Ward Beecher
    Topic 18: Is There Only One Way to Heaven?
  • Removed: Analyze and respond to the following statement, “I don’t need Jesus. I can just relate to God myself.” -Anonymous
    Topic 20: God Reveals Himself
  • Removed: In what ways has God revealed Himself to man?
    Topic 21: Scripture is Inspired and Inerrant
  • Removed: Explain the meaning and significance¬†of higher (historical) criticism and lower (textual) criticism.
    Topic 22: How Did We Get Our Bible?
  • Removed: How did the church decide what should be included in the canon of Scripture?
  • Removed: Analyze and respond to the statement, “The gospels were simply a collaborative effort of the church written after the time of Christ.” Anonymous.
    Topic 23: The New Testament is Reliable
  • Removed: How does the reliability of Biblical manuscripts compare to other ancient texts?Removed: Analyze and respond to the statement,
  • Analyze and respond to the statement, “The Bible was written to look like Jesus fulfilled prophecy.” -Anonymous