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Did Jesus Rise From The Dead?

This talk was given at Praise Church (praisechurch.tv) in Beaumont, TX. Tim Barnett looks at some of the reasons why he believes Jesus resurrection is the best explanation of the historical evidence.

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | May 29, 2017

Being Tactical with Jehovah's Witnesses

In our discussions with Jehovah’s Witnesses, we need to be tactical. That is, we need to anticipate their typical maneuvers to better guide the conversation. This will give us the best opportunity to be effective in making a lasting impact.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Tim Barnett | December 19, 2016

Is Theistic Evolution a Contradiction in Terms?

On a recent episode of the Stand to Reason weekly podcast, a supporter of STR took issue with one of the ways Greg Koukl and I argue against theistic evolution. Specifically, the caller did not agree with our argument that some forms of theistic evolution are a contradiction in terms. What I’d like to do is model for you how I would respond. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | July 11, 2016

Did Jesus Rise Physically from the Dead?

When a Jehovah's Witness tells you that they believe in the resurrection of Jesus, they mean something very different than what Christians mean. They believe that Jesus only rose spiritually from the dead, not physically. This month I want to offer an argument from Scripture for the physical resurrection of Jesus. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | April 1, 2016

Was Adam a Historical Person?

There are a host of reasons why I believe Christians should not embrace macroevolution. Among the most serious is the theistic evolutionist’s rejection of a historical Adam. In this podcast, Tim walks through three biblical reasons why denying a real Adam creates many more problems than it solves. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | February 22, 2016

Why I Don't Speak About Absolute Truth

As Christian ambassadors we must strive to be as effective as possible at communicating our point of view. This entails using accurate and helpful terminology. This month Tim explains why he avoids using the absolute truth, and, instead, opts to speak about objective truth. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Miscellaneous | Tim Barnett | January 11, 2016

Jesus Is Jehovah

What is the best argument to use with a Jehovah's Witness? Is there a way to simplify the issue so you don't get sidetracked when they come to your door? In this months podcast, I offer one of the most persuasive passages to use with a Jehovah's Witness from their own Bible. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | November 11, 2015

Getting Faith Right

Are faith and reason at odds? Is belief in Christianity a blind leap in the dark? In this week’s podcast, Tim explores the relationship between faith and reason, and shows how biblical faith is the exact opposite of so-called blind faith. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | October 12, 2015

The Resurrection Is the Tiebreaker

Let me ask you a question: What would happen if the bones of Jesus were discovered tomorrow? Paul gives us a definitive answer. If Jesus has not been raised, then seven disastrous consequences inescapably follow. Without Easter there is no Christianity. Thus, Paul reveals an explicit way to—at least in principle—falsify Christianity. Christianity is like no other religion in that its central claim is testable. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | September 1, 2015

Evidence for God and the Human Heart

Many people believe that belief in God's existence is merely an evidence issue. That is, given enough evidence, everyone would believe. But is it really that simple? Does belief in God merely depend on evidence? I tackle this question in this months podcast. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | August 7, 2015