Should we answer a fool according to his folly, or not? Proverbs seems to say both.
Questions often come from a place of personal need, not intellectual curiosity. We need to identify that and be sensitive to it.
We look at an argument against evolution based on the answers to the following questions: Does DNA contain information and where does information come from?
We discuss objections and responses to Christian bakers/florists/photographers not participating in same-sex ceremonies.
What is penal substitutionary atonement and is it biblical?
Is it Islamaphobic to say that Muslims stand comdemned before God? Bernie thinks so.
Why do people reject good arguments? Sometimes it’s because of their presuppositions and hardness of heart.
Surprisingly, many people trust Jesus for salvation, but reject his viewd of the scriptures. Find out what those views are on this episode.
Ideas have consequences and bad ideas have casualties.
We look at some tactics to keep in mind when discussing God and Christianity with Mormons.
People argue against God in meultiple way that are only possible because he exists.
Some people deny the existence of morality, but then smuggle in moral ideas into the conversion. Learn how to spot this.
I discuss the newly released book with my friend and co-author, Hunter Leavine.
How did we get out English Bible and why are there more verses in some than others? Are verses missing?
How much should we focus on history vs. theology when presenting and discussing the gospel?
Does all faith save? And how should we think about the relationship of works to faith?
Sometimes atheists require Christians to explain all parts of their beliefs when they don’t apply that standard to themselves. This gives us an opportunity for conversation.
We look at five common claims you’re liking to hear that all self-destruct.
It’s often claimed that the doctrine of the Trinity is self-contradictory, but is it?
How should Christians respond when called a “Pharisee?”
What happens to people with no access to the gospel? Is it just for God to punish them for their sin?
What is transgenderism and how should Christians think about it and respond?
We cover four ways to response to the charge that the church is full of hypocties.
Does Artificial Intelligence post a threat to Christianity, and how should we think about the Image of God?
We cover some basics about Islam and also how we should look at Muslims coming here.
We need to reclaim the weight and importance of scripture’s sufficiency. It’s everything we need, and it should be everything we want.
What’s a covenant, and do Christians have to keep the Old Covenant?
The Gospels are unique, and in order to read them well and not create problems where none exist, we need to know what they are!
Should we entrust this year to Mary as the Pope has said? And can Mary actually bring us peace?
The context of Genesis 1 has great importance in how we interpret it. We look at that context and discuss how importance the age of the earth really is.
This week we look at Greg Koukl’s newly released book, “The Story of Reality.” Christianity is the TRUE story of reality.
There are two virgin births. Which do you believe in? And why is the virgin birth of Jesus actually important?
Since people who deny God still live in a world he created, they will live inconsistently with their beliefs. This week, we address how to identify and use these inconsistancies.
How trustworthy are our modern translations and the process used to create them?
How does the bible go from copies of manuscripts to the Bible on our coffee table?
Is everything that happens God’s will, or are there multiple wills in God? How should we think about God’s will in relation to the election?
How should we weight scripture, prayer, and authority sources in forming our positions on homosexuality and other areas.
Do we still have to be discerning in the Christian book store, and how should we evaulate books and other non-biblical material?
We address the claim that the Old Testament teaches that the unborn isn’t as valuable as a born person, along with several other bad arguments.
Does being a “Jesus Follower” mean you can believe whatever you want?
There are multiple reasons to reject an evolutionary worldview. But if evolution is true, we actually couldn’t know it for sure.
What does it look like to live on mission for Christ?
Can we trust the bible, even though we only have copies? And how do we go from the copies to the Bible on our nightstands?
Bible translations keep changing, but does this mean God’s word keeps changing?
Can we walk through a door to have our sins forgiven at the Vatican? And what does the answer to this tell us about what Jesus did on the cross?
Was it child abuse for God the Father to send the innocent Son to die for the crimes of guilty people?
We don’t always get to choose the questions that will be asked of us, but we must take the oppertunities when they come.
If true holiness results in health, wealth, and prosperity, then where do Jesus and Paul fit in that definition?
There are many reasons for Christians to care about the gender identity issues; we look at three on this episode.
Many times, we pray aganist the very means God wants to use to conform us to the likeness of Jesus.