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Quick Thought - Rules of Engagement

There are two basic rules of engagement that must be remembered when discussing your spiritual and moral convictions. Here are the rules: Rule #1: If you get angry, you lose. Rule #2: If they get angry, you lose.

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | June 12, 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?

Quick Thought | Philosophy | Tim Barnett | June 26, 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

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

Quick Thought - Is the Father Greater than the Son?

This is a very common objection you will hear from Jehovah’s Witnesses when they come to your door. They will cite a verse like John 14:28, where Jesus says, “You heard me say to you, ‘I am going away, and I will come to you.’ If you loved me, you would have rejoiced, because I am going to the Father, for the Father is greater than I.”

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | September 4, 2015

God’s Judgment Is According to the Light Available

If faith in Jesus is the only means by which we can be saved, how can God judge the person who has never heard about Jesus? This common challenge appears to strike at the heart of God’s divine justice. 

Quick Thought | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | October 7, 2015

Getting Faith Right

Are faith and reason at odds? Is belief in Christianity a blind leap in the dark? In this week’s podcast, Tim explores the relationship between faith and reason, and shows how biblical faith is the exact opposite of so-called blind faith. Download the mp3...

Podcast Episode | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | October 12, 2015