“He proclaimed that he was advocating a “Relational Apologetics” and that “all truth is through relationships.”
At first I thought McDowell would advocate a mere reasoned apologetics and a fight for the concept of propositional truth. While he certainly insisted on the concept of “Absolute Truth” and believed that the younger generation’s rejection of this concept was a deeply troubling thing, he was not arguing for churches to fight the battle to make this generation believe in this concept. Instead, he was arguing for churches to create opportunities for young people to have genuine relationships with Christians so that they can experience what its like to live out their Christian convictions in real-life situations.
He was arguing for incarnational apologetics….”