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In this third part of the “Why Apologetics?” series, Tim talks about the value of developing the mind through apologetics as a way of pushing back against anti-intellectualism in the church.
Tim Barnett | Apologetics | November 18, 2019
Some argue against Paul’s teachings about the Law by pointing to Jesus' words about following the Law in Matthew 5:17–20, but another passage in Matthew helps to clarify Jesus’ agreement with Paul.
Amy K. Hall | Theology | November 14, 2019
Some Bible terminology can seem strange to our modern ears, and understanding its meaning can require some work. Here are some thoughts on the meaning of “the kingdom of heaven.”
Tim Barnett | Theology | November 13, 2019
Here’s a simple and clear response from William Lane Craig to the increasingly common charge from atheists, “We’re both atheists about most gods. I just believe in one fewer God than you do.”
Amy K. Hall | Philosophy | November 11, 2019
If you’ve ever seen an item that belonged to someone in history, you know the feeling of awe and wonder as you’re brought close to the reality of that historical person. The same thing happens with apologetics.
Amy K. Hall | Apologetics | November 7, 2019
A new series based on Philip Pullman’s “His Dark Materials” trilogy had a very successful premiere on television this week, and it could open up opportunities to talk to your friends about God.
Amy K. Hall | Christianity & Culture | November 6, 2019

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November 18, 2019
Questions about whether the good works of unbelievers please God, answering children about whether relatives are going to Heaven, and trusting in God though we can’t see Him.
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November 15, 2019
Greg reflects on a Pew Research study about Americans leaving the church, then he answers questions about evangelism strategies, Jesus’ temporal death paying for an eternal punishment, and whether the fine-tuning argument is disprovable.
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November 14, 2019
Alan fills in for Greg and answers questions about the image of God in the mentally disabled, the drawbacks of a homosexual lifestyle, and how to pray for a family member who says she’s bisexual.
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Because we all live in God’s world and are all made in God’s image, there are things all people know—about morality, guilt, etc.—that are embedded deep within their hearts, and this knowledge can make a big difference in our conversations.

Solid Ground | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | November 1, 2019

We commonly use a powerful and rational process to draw conclusions from evidence, and we can use this process to make a case for Christianity. Here’s how.

article | Philosophy | Alan Shlemon | November 1, 2019

According to advocates of pro-gay theology, focusing on the six Bible passages that directly discuss homosexuality limits one’s understanding of Scripture’s view on that topic. Should we downplay these passages?

article | Theology | Alan Shlemon | October 1, 2019