"It's still an ongoing Christian responsibility to be ready to give an answer, and at times all you have is a couple of minutes. Do your best in a couple of minutes. At other times, you've got a long relationship; maximize that opportunity... There are a couple of things I'd like to encourage here. Number one: Show up. Number two is, Show up smart. And number three: Show up respectful. Or you might say, humble. You know, you have to show up with some sort of argument. A lot of Christians really kinda 'let the team down' because all they know is, 'This is what I believe, and--that's all I have to say.' We've got to be better than that. I mean, after all, we are told to 'be ready to give an answer for the hope that is in us,' you know, some explanation... If Jesus Christ is the 'most important thing' in your life, and all you have are three pat sentences to say about him, you've got a problem."
--Dr. Al Mohler, from an interview on today's Boundless podcast