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Students Don’t Have to Be Intimidated by Evolution

When was the last time you went to a birthday party for a dead guy? Here’s your chance. On February 12, evolutionists everywhere will gather for Darwin Day, a celebration of Charles Darwin’s birthday. Darwin can’t make it, but that won’t stop the celebrations planned worldwide.

Article | Apologetics | Brett Kunkle | February 15, 2016

#STRask - February 8, 2016 Transcription

Melinda: Hey there folks, this is the STRask podcast. I'm Melinda the Enforcer, with Greg Koukl. He's going to answer your questions on a timer in four minutes or less. It's a short podcast and unlike ... Tim Barnett tweeted, it's a short podcast for short people, but that's not true. It's for all sizes of people. Just short answers.  Greg, this podcast is ... We post new podcast every Monday. This will be going up Monday, which is February 8th. Isn't February 11th one of your radio anniversaries or something?

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | February 8, 2016

The Gospel According to Columbo

What if Lieutenant Columbo was a Christian? Instead of solving a crime, his task would be to present the Gospel. What would he say? How would he say it?

Article | Apologetics | Alan Shlemon | February 8, 2016

#STRask - February 1, 2016 Transcription

Melinda: Hey there, it's the Stand to Reason podcast, the short one. Once again STRask with Greg Koukl, and I'm Melinda Penner, also known as The Enforcer. Hi Greg. Greg: Wonder why.  Melinda: We all know why. It's self-descriptive. 

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | February 1, 2016

Why I Don’t Speak about Absolute Truth

I recently had the opportunity to speak to a group of youth at a homeschool conference. I am always impressed at the high level of questions I get from homeschoolers, and this event was no exception. After my talk titled “The Truth about Truth,” a young girl asked me why I didn’t use the term “absolute” when describing truth. How could I give a 45-minute talk on truth and not once use the word absolute?

Article | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | January 12, 2016

#STRask - January 11, 2016 Transcription

Melinda: Welcome to the STRask Podcast. That's #strask. This is the short podcast – I keep Greg on a timer – about ethics, value, and religion. This is Melinda the Enforcer with Greg Koukl. Hi, Greg. Greg: Hi. You seem like you're in a cheerful mood today. Melinda: I guess so. Greg: A bit out of the ordinary.

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | January 11, 2016

Remembering Greg’s Mom (January 8, 2016) Transcription

Greg: Hello, my friends. So glad to have you on board today for our show. Stand to Reason is the name of the show. I'm your host Greg Koukl, with you every week for at least 2 hours of clear-thinking Christianity. There's another half-hour, actually, of another podcast called #STRask. We run it a little differently. We don't take live calls. You send your questions into #STRask. Then we use that, and The Enforcer and I do that show together. That's a bit different. It's been a lot of fun, though.

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | January 8, 2016

Christmas Vacation (January 6, 2016) Podcast Transcription

Greg: Well, hello friends. Welcome to the show. This first show of 2016, glad to have you on board. It seems a little bit odd right now. I just signed off some thank you notes to folks and I had to date it for the 2016 and that was just a little bit unusual. I'll get used to it and I am tempted in this first show of 2016 to wish you Happy New Year. I was there right there, ready to go. 

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | January 6, 2016

#STRask - January 4, 2016 Transcription

Melinda: Happy New Year, Greg. Greg: Happy New Year, Auntie Mindy. Melinda: This is STR Asks. This is Melinda, The Enforcer, with Greg Koukl. On the #strask Podcast. Named that way because that's where you submit your questions. Go to Twitter and use #strask. So, how was your New Year?

Article | Apologetics | Greg Koukl | January 4, 2016

Is Eternal Punishment Just?

After a recent keynote address at an ACSI teacher’s convention, a young middle school teacher challenged me on something I had said. In my talk on the problem of evil, I made an off-the-cuff remark about Hell being a place of eternal, conscious punishment. This young Christian schoolteacher took issue with the idea that a loving God would send a person to Hell for eternity for a finite number of sins committed while on earth. “It just doesn’t seem right,” she exclaimed.

Article | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | December 15, 2015