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22 Historical Confirmations in Two Verses

We're welcoming Tim Barnett, STR's newest speaker, to the blog today. To learn more about Tim, see his speaker page.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | May 20, 2015

Praying for Unsaved Loved Ones

What is the appropriate response when our arguments and evidence seem to be ineffective with our unsaved loved ones? In a word: prayer. In this podcast, Tim highlights two responses that you need to avoid and provides five practical ways you can be praying for your unsaved family and friends. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | July 13, 2015

Praying for Unsaved Loved Ones

What is the appropriate response when our arguments and evidence seem to be ineffective with our unsaved loved ones? In a word: prayer. In this podcast, Tim highlights two responses that you need to avoid and provides five practical ways you can be praying for your unsaved family and friends. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | July 25, 2015

Two Things to Remember When Discussing Creation with Other Christians

There are few conversations between Christians that generate as much heat as those concerning creation. In this podcast, Tim outlines two principles to keep in mind when discussing creationism with other believers. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | July 29, 2015

If the Quran Is True, Then It’s False

Conservative estimates put the number of Muslims on Earth at 1.6 billion. That's about one-quarter of the world's total population. By 2030, that number is expected to grow to 2.2 billion. The Muslim mission field is huge. The question Christians need to be asking is, how do we reach them with the gospel?

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | August 12, 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

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

Are All Sins Equal to God?

It is very common among Christians to hear that all sins are equal. But is that really true? Are all sins equal to God?

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | September 3, 2015

How Did You Get a Soul? Creationism versus Traducianism

It's not a question most of us have thought very much about. How did you get your soul? Even to ask the question is a little awkward since “you” are your soul.

Blog Post | Theology | Tim Barnett | September 29, 2015

Thankful to Whom?

Today is Thanksgiving in Canada, and whether you celebrate it today or in November, if you are anything like me and my family, you will probably spend Thanksgiving weekend gathered around a table filled with delicious food and surrounded by your family and friends. One of our Thanksgiving family traditions is taking turns going around the table sharing one thing we are thankful for.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | October 12, 2015