10 Free Apologetics Apps Fit for Bereans (and Teens)

Ah, smartphones. They’re in our pockets, in our hands, and (often) in the way of deeper relationships. They’re also (often) the keepers of our schedule, the collectors of our thoughts, and the consumers of our time. Let’s be good stewards of the smart!

In the interest of using our resources wisely, I’ve compiled a list of apologetics apps from fantastic organizations and universities to assist you with sharing the Gospel, and to turn that device in your (or your teen’s) hand into a tool for the Kingdom.

  1. Reasons to Believe
    Apologetics topics and articles at your fingertips.
  2. Reasonable Faith
    “With this free app you get access to Dr. William Lane Craig’s weekly Q&A, articles, audio and video of debates and talks, including Dr. Craig’s popular Reasonable Faith Podcast and Defenders Podcast.”
    Available on iTunes, Android, Windows Phone & Amazon App Store
  3. Cross Examined
    “Featuring a “Quick Answers” section that helps you respond to popular objections to Christianity, the Cross Examined blog, speaker schedule, and radio recordings- this app can help you grow and defend the faith. Share your discoveries via Twitter, Facebook or email.”
    Available on iTunes, Android, Windows Phone & Amazon App Store 
  4. RZIM
    “The RZIM iPhone App allows you to have on-demand access to the latest and best RZIM content directly from your iPhone/iPod Touch.”
    Available on iTunes & Android
  5. The Gospel Coalition
    “• biblically and theologically informed essays on the gospel and contemporary life;
    • video interviews on cutting-edge issues of concern in education, the family, biblical studies, and pastoral ministry;
    • blog posts from a diverse collection of writers;
    • reviews of the latest books on theology, history, counseling, and the Christian life;
    • and the latest links to news and commentary for church leaders.”
    Available on iTunes, Android & Windows Phone
  6. Stand to Reason App
    “Get Greg Koukl’s weekly radio and video podcasts, STR’s daily blog, the weekly featured article, a selection of Solid Ground and mentoring letters, and a some of the essential articles on topics key to defending Christianity and building your own faith and confidence.”
    Available on iTunes, Android, Windows Phone & Amazon App Store
  7. Stand to Reason Quick Reference Guide
    “Stand to Reason’s Quick-Reference App summarizes the information you need to know about tactics, abortion, and other relevant topics through text and video, equipping you to engage in thoughtful conversation about the most important issues of life from a classical Christian perspective.”
    Available on iTunes, Android, Windows Phone & Web
  8. SES Veritas (Southern Evangelical Seminary & Bible College)
    “Get the very best in Christian apologetics. Articles, Audio, Video, Blogs, and more from today’s best defenders of the Christian Faith… Including William Lane Craig, Lee Strobel, Josh McDowell, William Dembski, Frank Turek, Hugh Ross, Dinesh D’Souza, Gary Habermas, and many more!”
    Available on iTunes, Android, Windows Phone & Amazon App Store
  9. GotQuestions?
    “This application has over 4,400 of our most frequently asked questions about the Bible organized by topic, with a built-in search function, the ability to bookmark articles for easier future access, automatic downloading of new/updated articles, and the option to ask us a question if the answer to your question is not already available in the app.”
    Available on iTunes
  10. C.S. Lewis Institute 
    Available on iTunes, Android & Windows Phone


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