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Apologetics Removes Obstacles to the Gospel

Why apologetics? Tim explains how apologetics does the work of pre-evangelism by responding to people’s ideas at the worldview level, removing obstacles to the gospel.

Video | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | January 20, 2020

Anti-Intellectualism in the Church

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.

Video | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | November 18, 2019

#STRask - October 16, 2017

Tim Barnett is on a timer, and answers questions about Hell, the Kingdom of God, and if Christianity were false.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Tim Barnett | October 16, 2017

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

A Gospel Without Final Judgment Is Not The Gospel

There is a tendency in our presentation of the Gospel to stick with the parts that make people feel good. Those things are true, but there’s more we need to tell them.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Tim Barnett | May 22, 2017

Did the Council of Nicea Invent the Deity of Christ?

Despite claim to the contrary, the facts overwhelmingly confirm that the deity of Christ was not invented at the Council of Nicea. In fact, Jesus’ words and actions led the disciples to the only reasonable conclusion: Jesus is God. And this belief was passed down through church history.

Podcast Episode | Theology | Tim Barnett | December 20, 2016

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

Answering the Galileo Myth

I recently gave a talk at the University of Toronto on the topic of science and faith. I argued that modern science was birthed out of a theistic worldview. But if this is the case, why did the Roman Catholic Church persecute Galileo for doing science?

Podcast Episode | Science | Tim Barnett | December 15, 2016

Challenge Response: Our Souls Sleep until the Resurrection

Here's my response to this week's challenge:   Transcript: 0:05 This week's challenge is one that you 0:07 might have heard from a Jehovah's

Video | Theology | Tim Barnett | November 17, 2016

Why Does God's Offer for Forgiveness End When We Die?

Tim offers a biblical perspective on whether people get a "second chance" to accept Christ after death. Transcript: 0:00 Why does God's offer of forgiveness end when we die? 0:10 This is a good question, and the answer is, "I don't know." I don't know why God has 0:16

Video | Theology | Tim Barnett | September 12, 2016