When asking whether Jesus was a real historical figure, people are really saying, “Does anything other than the Bible prove Jesus lived?” As good apologists, it is our responsibility to help remove the obstacles have to the faith. This means we must do research.
Every Christian should be an apologist. No, this is not someone who apologizes for their faith. An apologist is a person who can defend their faith. The word comes from the Latin apologia, which means, “speaking in defense.”