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Study Guide and DVD now available for bestselling
Tactics by master apologist Gregory Koukl

Introduces Believers to Effective Ways to Defend
Their Christian Faith

Grand Rapids, Mich., May 5, 2017 — Since its release in 2009, Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your Christian Convictions by apologist and radio host Gregory Koukl has engendered a devoted following and has sold over 100,000 copies.

Now Zondervan has partnered with Koukl to create the Tactics Study Guide with DVD (on sale May 9). In this new curriculum, Koukl demonstrates how to get in the driver’s seat in discussions about faith, keeping any conversation moving with thoughtful, artful tact. Readers will learn how to maneuver comfortably and graciously through the minefields, stop challengers in their tracks, turn the tables and—most importantly—get people thinking about Jesus with conversations that look more like diplomacy than D-Day.

“‘Tactics’ changed my life.” That’s exactly what people tell me, over and over again, every place I go,” says Koukl. “And I believe them, because the tactical approach changed my life, too. I’m confident this course will do the same for you.”

Drawing on extensive experience defending Christianity in the public square, Koukl demonstrates how to:

  • Initiate conversations effortlessly
  • Present the truth clearly, cleverly, and persuasively
  • Graciously and effectively expose faulty thinking
  • Skillfully manage the details of dialogue
  • Maintain an engaging, disarming style even under attack
“Followers of Christ need to be equipped to communicate with those who do not speak their language or accept their source of authority,” says Stanley N. Gundry, SVP and publisher, Zondervan. “Tactics has done just that since 2009, and we are pleased to offer this new study guide and DVD to help Christians have a game plan to communicate the truth with confidence and grace.”

The Tactics Study Guide with DVD are available for purchase separately, together, or in a kit along with the softcover Tactics book. To learn more, visit

Gregory Koukl holds MA degrees in both apologetics and philosophy. He’s spoken on over 70 university campuses and hosted his own radio talk show for 27 years defending “Christianity worth thinking about.”  Greg is founder and president of Stand to Reason ( and serves as adjunct professor of Christian apologetics at Biola University.

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