Resurrection Chat: Minimal Facts with Kids

I saw Reese’s Peanut Butter eggs on the supermarket shelf this week, and it can mean only one thing: Easter approaches! Granted, its approach is heralded really early this year, but it’s never too early to discuss the resurrection of Jesus with our kids. Fortunately, the “Minimal Facts” approach is a fantastic starting point for addressing objections to the resurrection, and it can be easily adapted for explaining to kiddos.

What is the “Minimal Facts” Approach?

Dr. Gary Habermas has compiled a list of 12 facts that are 95% agreed upon (even by critics!), have strong evidence to support them, and are best explained by the historical resurrection of Jesus Christ. There are many resources (books, videos, audio, you name it) available online that lay out these facts and provide greater detail than we are writing today, so we’d highly recommend that if this interests you, or your kids have follow-up questions…

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