In this third ever episode in "The Finders" series, we answer questions regarding practical ways to explain tough theological and philosophical concepts, and tackle a couple of questions regarding soteriology.Read More
Star Wars, Lord of the Rings, Indiana Jones, Star Trek, and a mountain of other franchises are on the lips of Christian apologists even during their defense of the faith. Why? In this episode, we discuss how myth impacts society, and the pros and cons of modern western storytelling.
In this episode we discuss the nature of time, and what is means to speak of God as "timeless." We also cover "A" versus "B" theories of time, and respond to Chris Fischer over at God is Open (link below), who critiques a recent discussion I (Braxton) had with Matt Chisholm of the spectacular podcast, Bible Brodown!Read More
Trinity Students, Brandon Morris and Nick Ham have taken over Trinity Radio!!! They share their testimonies, and discuss the subject of Christian zeal! How radical should your faith be? In the midst of the discussion they tackle subjects like Mormonism, Evangelism, Apologetics, personal devotional efforts, and . . . veggie tales!Read More
Christian apologists often say that while they can respond to the intellectual problem of evil, the emotional problem of evil is a separate question. Are we left with no response to the parent who has just lost a child? What about those who are dealing with depression? Is depression a real thing? Unfortunately, apologists have often begged off answering these tough questions, but we won't! This week we're joined by Dr. Jim Chatham, chairman of the Christ Centered Counseling Department at Trinity College of the Bible and Theological Seminary.Read More
How can small groups in the local church aid in evangelism and apologetics? Small groups are commonplace in churches of various denominations today, but intentionally developing a small group around apologetics and evangelism comes with its own challenges. When considering that many Christian apologists in the local church feel that their discipline is largely ignored or unappreciated, this sort of apologetic work can allow such a ministry to flourish. Also, we discuss a new book for which we both contributed chapters - "Small Churches, Big Stories," edited by Samuel SchmidtRead More
Do evangelistic events in the local church work? We discuss the terminology, methodology, and relevance of evangelistic events, and respond to typical criticisms. All this leads toward the final question, "How can apologetics be included?"Read More
Is inerrancy the central mark of evangelicalism? What is a workable definition of inerrancy? Why has this issue become so controversial in the theological world over the past several years? These and other questions arise as we strive toward the topic: how does inerrancy impact Christian apologetics?Read More
It starts off boring, but there's a shootout toward the end. Dr. Pritchett presents a case that Christian apologists are focusing on the wrong things, with the wrong people.Read More
After an entire season of responding to people of other worldviews who explain, "Why I'm a," we finally explain to the world why we affirm Christianity.Read More
Dr. Harold F. Hunter, joins Johnathan Pritchett to discuss the biblical data, and practical experience as it relates to marriage, divorce, and remarriage.Read More
American flags in church? In the season eight finale we begin the new occasional series, "The Finders!" In it, we answer questions from listeners about patriotic services, angels, Paul's use of Old Testament passages, free will, Calvinism, prophecy, and hell. AND, we consider what the YI'MA series of season eight has taught us about apologetics, evangelism, and opposing worldviews.Read More
We respond to an individual who explains why he/she is a Jehovah's Witness, and give a bit of history as well as doctrinal perspective. In addition to this, we discuss physicalism, armageddon, annihilationism, date-setters, and whether or not Pascal's Wager is worth anything.
Video to which we're responding: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GPoEx9ko3TY
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After multiple episodes responding to various opposing worldviews, we tackle the question of why we (Braxton & Johnathan) are Christian Apologists. This includes a discussion of the various apologetic methodologies, and a loud-mouthed challenge from Pritchett Prime.Read More
Evangelizing Mormons, and Jehovah Witnesses, Talking Serpents, Law and Gospel, Sex, and a number of other issues are covered in this Q&A special. It's also our way of launching a new mini episode series called, "The Finders" because we believe that while you may not be prepared to be an answer giver, you can already be an answer finder for skeptics.Read More
Leighton Flowers, the evangelist, apologist, discipler, Christian leader, and sometimes soteriology commenter, joins us to discuss the common claims that he is a divisive, angry, one-string-banjo with a chip on his shoulder about Calvinism.Read More
In this episode we respond to Brian Holdsworth's video, "Why I'm Catholic." In it we discuss whether the bodies of saints are impervious to decay, and whether Mary is really appearing to people to testify to the truth of Roman Catholicism.
In this episode we discuss a life-changing moment in the life of Dr. Johnathan Pritchett. Does our experience of God count as evidence for the truth of Christianity? Find out in this week's episode.
Actually, the person to which we are responding claims to be pro-life, but thinks abortion should be legal. We think this actually makes her pro-choice, but anyway . . . this is not the same episode on abortion we've done so many times before.Read More
You already know that Scientology is super weird, but do you understand the underlying philosophical principles? Do you know what scientologists say about Jesus? Check out this week's episode and hear what you haven't heard before about this strange group.