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Video: Does God hate people who practice homosexuality?

Does God hate people who practice homosexuality?

Does God hate people who practice homosexuality? “God does not hate people who identify as gay and lesbian. He loves them, but he wants them to do good, just like he would say that about anybody else.“— Alan Shlemon, Author and Speaker, Stand to Reason Alan Shlemon discusses the biblical perspective on sin and how many Christians have represented that perspective poorly, especially in regards to those who practice homosexuality. This video is part of a series… Read More →Video: Does God hate people who practice homosexuality?

Video: Is the universe designed for life?

Is the Universe Designed for Life?

Is the universe designed for life? “The fact that the universe is fine-tuned in such a way that carbon-based life emerges is for the most part noncontroversial.” — J. Warner Wallace, Detective and Author, Cold Case Christianity and God’s Crime Scene Detective J. Warner Wallace discusses the nature of the finely-tuned world we live in and the potential explanations for it. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to Your Questions”. These videos answer the… Read More →Video: Is the universe designed for life?

Video: How can we understand the laws of the Old Testament?

How can we understand the laws of the Old Testament?

How can we understand the laws of the Old Testament? “God had an intention to make Israel different than the nations.” — Kevin Bywater, Director, Oxford Study Centre Kevin Bywater discusses how we can understand the place of the Old Testament laws in their proper historical and cultural context. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to Your Questions”. These videos answer the questions that you’re asking, address the difficulties you’re facing, and… Read More →Video: How can we understand the laws of the Old Testament?

Video: Is ‘dying with dignity’ a human right?

Dying with Dignity

Is ‘dying with dignity’ a human right? “There is nothing dignified about death.” — Megan Almon, Speaker, Life Training Institute Megan Almon discusses the pitfalls behind the concept of dying with dignity. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to Your Questions”. These videos answer the questions that you’re asking, address the difficulties you’re facing, and they’re all from Summit’s world-class faculty members. Subscribe to our YouTube channel to never miss a new upload. Next… Read More →Video: Is ‘dying with dignity’ a human right?

Video: Why would a good God allow a place like Hell?

Why would a good God allow a place like Hell?

Why would a good God allow a place like Hell? “When people say ‘Why does God send people to Hell?’ I say, because God won’t force people into Heaven against their will.” — Dr. Frank Turek, President, Author, and Speaker, CrossExamined Dr. Frank Turek clarifies misconceptions about Hell to explain why God allows people to go there. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to Your Questions”. These videos answer the questions that you’re asking,… Read More →Video: Why would a good God allow a place like Hell?

Video: How can we have good conversations with authority figures?

How can we have good conversations with authority figures? “Ask questions, and do this within a context where you have already shown them that you respect them.” — Michael Sherrard, Author and Speaker, Relational Apologetics Author Michael Sherrard discusses how the key to conversations with authority figures is to show them respect. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to Your Questions”. These videos answer the questions that you’re asking, address the difficulties… Read More →Video: How can we have good conversations with authority figures?

Video: Isn’t Christianity a bunch of rules and regulations?

Isn't Christianity a bunch of rules and regulations?

Isn’t Christianity a bunch of rules and regulations? “Does God have certain expectations of what we should do and not do? Yeah, absolutely. But our relationship with God, our understanding of what the Christian faith is like, is far more than that.” — Alan Shlemon, Author and Speaker, Stand to Reason Alan Shlemon discusses how the Christian’s relationship with God is so much more than rules and regulations. This video is part of a series titled… Read More →Video: Isn’t Christianity a bunch of rules and regulations?

Video: What makes eyewitness testimony important?

Importance of Eyewitness Testimony

What makes eyewitness testimony important? “You and I, if we are Christians, actually happen to be in the one theistic worldview that could be tested on the strength of its eyewitness testimony.” — J. Warner Wallace, Speaker and Author of Cold Case Christianity and Forensic Faith Detective J. Warner Wallace discusses how Christianity is unique among religions in its emphasis on the eyewitness testimony of real historical events. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to… Read More →Video: What makes eyewitness testimony important?

Video: What is the value of emotion in the Christian life?

What is the value of emotion in the Christian life? “As creatures made in the image of God, emotion is part of who we are.” —Kevin Bywater, Director, Oxford Study Centre In this video, Dr. Kevin Bywater discusses the relationship between emotion and rationality within a Christian framework. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to Your Questions”. These videos answer the questions that you’re asking, address the difficulties you’re facing, and they’re all… Read More →Video: What is the value of emotion in the Christian life?

Video: Is there a difference between persons and humans?

Persons vs. Humans

Is there a difference between persons and humans? “Intrinsic value, philosophically speaking, is the only grounding place for true human equality.” —Megan Almon, Speaker, Life Training Institute When discussing the issue of abortion, those in favor may attempt to make the case that unborn human beings are not yet persons. Megan Almon explains why the distinction between “humans” and “persons” is ill-advised in the abortion conversation. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to… Read More →Video: Is there a difference between persons and humans?

Video: What must atheists steal from God to make their case?

What must atheists steal from God to make their case?

What must atheists steal from God to make their case? “Evil only exists if good exists, and good only exists if God exists, so if you’re an atheist and you’re going to say that evil disproves God, you actually have to steal from God in order to make that argument.” — Dr. Frank Turek, Founder and President, CrossExamined Dr. Frank Turek shows how one must steal a standard of morality from God to object to His existence… Read More →Video: What must atheists steal from God to make their case?

Video: How should we begin studying worldview?

How should we begin studying worldview?

How should we begin studying worldview? “The key is just to start… Don’t let all of the resources overwhelm you; just start by starting, and you will find your way therein.” — Michael Sherrard, Author, Pastor, and Speaker, Relational Apologetics Michael Sherrard offers practical advice for reading about important worldview topics amidst a wealth of quality books and resources. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to Your Questions”. These videos answer the questions… Read More →Video: How should we begin studying worldview?