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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.
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.
This is an apology to the LGBT Community for a recent video titled 'Confessions of a Christian Nation – LGBTQ Discrimination.' The short, six-minute video features Brian McLaren, Greg Boyd, Brian Zahnd, and Bruxy Cavey. It’s an apology that itself needs to be apologized for.
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.
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.
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...
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...
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...
Does the New Testament teach us to worship Jesus? Absolutely. We can find multiple instances throughout the New Testament of various people worshipping Jesus. So, how is it that Jehovah’s Witnesses can claim that Jesus was never worshipped?
Christians and Jehovah’s Witnesses understand the resurrection of Jesus from the dead. The Jehovah’s Witness takes the resurrection of Jesus to be non-physical. Jesus’ physical body did not rise; He only rose as a spirit being. Conversely, Christians hold that Jesus rose physically from the dead. Moreover, the same body that died on the cross is the same body that rose three days later, leaving an empty tomb.