We often think of apologetics as primarily oriented toward non-believers, but in fact it is vitally important within the church as well.
In this piece, Nancy Pearcey makes the case that critical thinking, far from being inimical to faith, actually helps to save it.
A study in Britain found that non-religious parents have a near 100 percent chance of passing on their views to their children, whereas religious parents have only about a 50/50 chance of passing on their views. Clearly, teaching young people to engage critically with secular worldviews is no longer an option. It is a necessary survival skill.
Read her whole article here, at The Pearcey Report.