In church we are doing a apologetics video series study and then discussion groups. In class tonight a question prompted me to give a basic synopsis on the doctrine of Total Depravity and Election, but to my shock the teacher affirmed what I said was true. This shocked me as the church believes in "soul winning" which is Arminian view of evangelism in that the soul can be persuaded by the soul winner to come to faith, and the soul has a choice and a WILL to do so, which totally goes against Total Depravity which teaches man's will is corrupted. The book Share Jesus without fear has allot of good ideas, but is a spit in the face of the doctrine of Total Depravity as the book thinks a sinner can be persuaded to come to faith by human efforts on the part of the soul winner. This all amazed me as the teacher endorsed a Lee Strobel book and his books do not appear to teach Total Depravity but rely on evidence based apologetics. I am confused as to how someone can believe in Total Depravity and at the same time believe in the Arminian view of soul winning. Can someone explain what I am confused about and about the different views of Apologetics as this book speaks about? Soul Winning is a Jack Hyles term. Our church seems to model itself after that of Paul Chappell and he is very far from Reformed. Paul Chappell book on evangelism.