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What We Need to Learn about Prayer from the Early Church

The book of Acts provides a recorded history of the vital role prayer played in the lives of the disciples. If we want improve our prayer life, it might be helpful to look to them for direction.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | February 5, 2020

Apologetics Removes Obstacles to the Gospel (Video)

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.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | January 20, 2020

Talking to Jehovah’s Witnesses? Start Here

Tim compiled some tactics, tools, and information to help you respond to Jehovah’s Witnesses’ common beliefs and challenges to the deity of Jesus and personhood of the Spirit.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | January 7, 2020

How to Deal with Criticism

When criticism comes—and it will come—remember this three-step strategy for dealing with it.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | December 10, 2019

Anti-Intellectualism in the Church (Video)

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.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | November 18, 2019

What Is the Kingdom of Heaven?

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.”

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | November 13, 2019

Christians Are Commanded to Be Apologists (Video)

In the second part of the “Why Apologetics?” series, Tim shows us where the Bible says Christians are commanded to be apologists.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | October 21, 2019

How Porn Affects Your Brain

Given how the brain works, it’s easy to see how pornography leads to sexual bondage. This is bad news for those trying to stop watching pornography. But don’t lose heart. There is good news.

Blog Post | Science | Tim Barnett | October 15, 2019

If You Want Your Kids to Own Their Faith, Teach Them to Think Critically about Their Faith

How do we get our kids to think for themselves about Christian truths? We need to stop only asking the “what” questions and start asking the “why” questions.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | September 17, 2019

Why Is Apologetics so Important? (Video)

Tim introduces a series of videos he’ll be presenting called “Why Apologetics?” that explains what apologetics is and why it’s so vital.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | September 9, 2019