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Will Time Continue Eternally? (Video)

Tim responds to the idea that time came into existence with the Big Bang and whether or not it will continue forever.

Blog Post | Science | Tim Barnett | April 10, 2017

Always Ask What They Mean by “God”

When people tell me they don’t believe God exists, I have a specific question for them: What do you mean by “God”?

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | March 29, 2017

Fine-Tuning is Unlikely, but Unlikely Things Happen All the Time

Yes, the fine-tuning of the universe for life is highly unlikely, but unlikely things happen all the time, right? Here's why this objection to the fine-tuning argument doesn't work.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | February 24, 2017

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

What's Wrong with Religious Pluralism?

Many people think all religions are equally true, but this isn't possible. Here's why.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | September 29, 2016

Helping Students Think about the Evidence for Evolution

This month, I want to offer you is a helpful way for categorizing the evidence that is offered in support of macroevolution. By identifying which group any particular evidence belongs to, you will be able to offer a general response. After assessing numerous arguments for evolution, I have found that each falls into one of three categories: exaggerated extrapolations, egregious errors, and equivocal evidence. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Philosophy | Tim Barnett | March 2, 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

Is It Wrong to Claim a Religion Is True?

Here’s a challenge I received: No-one can “validate” his/her own religion. Likewise, no-one can “invalidate” any other religion. I believe in some type of god/gods, but I choose not to associate that belief with any specific religious teachings, because I've never felt qualified to refute the equally unprovable beliefs of other cultures. You can’t claim anyone’s beliefs to be “right” or “wrong” when it’s all based on conjecture.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | February 4, 2016

Should Christians Embrace Evolution?

Tim recently spoke at Bethel Church on the question, "Should Christians Embrace Evolution?" Listen as Tim uses logic, science, and theology to answer this question. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Philosophy | Tim Barnett | February 3, 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