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Video: Why is the Christian worldview different when it comes to grief?

Grieving & the Christian Worldview

Why is the Christian worldview’s view of grief unique? “Christianity is the only worldview that makes sense of my pain.” — Esther Fleece, Author, No More Faking Fine In this video, Esther Fleece explains one way in which the Christian worldview is unique. She shows how the Bible actually makes sense of the suffering and grief that we experience in the hardest days of life.  This video is part of a series titled “Answers to… Read More →Video: Why is the Christian worldview different when it comes to grief?

Video: Why is socialism attractive?

Why is socialism attractive?

Why is socialism attractive? “Whenever socialism is actually tried, as opposed to simply thought about in a person’s mind, it’s led to poverty, to degradation, and to the destruction of human rights.” — Jay Richards, Senior Fellow, The Discovery Institute A growing number of young people today like the idea of socialism or even identify themselves as Socialists. Jay Richards explains why socialism may seem like a great idea at a shallow level, but when… Read More →Video: Why is socialism attractive?

Video: How can we prevent from holding conflicting beliefs?

Preventing Conflicting Beliefs

How can we prevent from holding conflicting beliefs? “We need Christians to see that Christianity is the true story of all of reality.” — Brett Kunkle, Founder and President of Maven Christians are often criticized for holding conflicting beliefs. In this video, Brett Kunkle explains the cause of our conflicting beliefs and the ways in which we can reframe Christianity to avoid contradictions.    This video is part of a series titled “Answers to… Read More →Video: How can we prevent from holding conflicting beliefs?

Video: What’s one way to reach the next generation with truth?

Truth & the Next Generation

What’s one way to reach the next generation with truth? “In order for us to reach this generation with the truth of Jesus Christ, we have to teach from the Bible. So, make sure your church is teaching soundly from the Scriptures, but not only that; we’ve got to make sure we know what we believe and why we believe it.” — Jason Jimenez, Pastor and Founder, STAND STRONG Ministries Jason Jimenez offers a few… Read More →Video: What’s one way to reach the next generation with truth?

Video: What is one way to think differently about poverty?

Poverty: Beyond Material Needs

What is one way to think differently about poverty? “It’s particularly the breakdown of marriage and fatherlessness that contributes to child poverty.” — Jennifer Marshall, Vice President, The Heritage Foundation It’s easy to first consider material needs when brainstorming ways to improve poverty in our country, but Jennifer Marshall suggests that we need to really consider ways to restore relationships in families, communities, and the church to really make an impact on poverty in our… Read More →Video: What is one way to think differently about poverty?

Video: How can the church encourage healthy biblical engagement?

Healthy Biblical Engagement

How can the church encourage healthy biblical engagement? “The first step is simply to start reading big: reading whole books, and then beginning to learn how the collection of books tells a story.” — Glenn Paauw, Senior Director, The Institute for Bible Reading Often times people try to live their lives on small pieces of the Bible that are taken out of context. Glenn Paauw suggests that we should engage the Bible by viewing it… Read More →Video: How can the church encourage healthy biblical engagement?

Video: How can Christians practice true tolerance?

Defining True Tolerance

How can Christians practice true tolerance? “If you actually want people to develop a different view of tolerance, build relationships with them. Show them that you’re kind; show them that you care about them; show them that you have convictions and yet still value them as people.” — Sean McDowell, Associate Professor of Christian Apologetics, Biola University The classical view of tolerance has been hijacked by the politically-correct culture in which we live. Sean McDowell… Read More →Video: How can Christians practice true tolerance?

Video: What is the biggest challenge for the pro-life movement?

Pro-Life Challenges

What is the biggest challenge for the pro-life movement? “The biggest challenge the pro-life movement faces right now is messaging.” — Scott Klusendorf, President, Life Training Institute Despite the simplicity of the pro-life message, it has been difficult to communicate one clear picture of what pro-life means. Scott Klusendorf explains why this has been the case and what pro-lifers can do to communicate more clearly. This video is part of a series titled “Answers to… Read More →Video: What is the biggest challenge for the pro-life movement?

Video: Can we maintain hope in a broken culture?

Living with Hope

Can we maintain hope in a broken culture? “We shouldn’t just stand in our moment and try to make sense of Scripture; we’ve got to stand in Scripture to make sense of our moment.” — John Stonestreet, President, The Colson Center for Christian Worldview As Christians, we must battle to keep straight the story of the world and the moment we live in. If we can learn to stand on the unchanging scriptural truth of… Read More →Video: Can we maintain hope in a broken culture?

Video: What does it mean to steward our role as citizens?

My Role as a Citizen

What does it mean to steward our role as citizens? “We need to express our perspectives in ways that invite others to reason with us and to engage in constructive debate about who we are as a society and what we seek together for the good.” — Jennifer Marshall, Vice President, The Heritage Foundation Jennifer Marshall explains the need for citizens to think about the important questions that face our society and how we can… Read More →Video: What does it mean to steward our role as citizens?

Video: How is Allah of Islam different from God of Christianity?

Allah vs. Yahweh

How is Allah of Islam different from God of Christianity? “In Islam, their job is not to have a relationship with God, it’s simply to obey God. But as Christians, we not just obey God, we also have a relationship with him.” — Alan Shlemon, Author and Speaker, Stand to Reason Allah and Yahweh are quite different. Alan Shlemon points out that the biggest difference between Allah and Yahweh is Yahweh’s immanence, which highlights that… Read More →Video: How is Allah of Islam different from God of Christianity?

Video: Does Socialism contradict the Bible?

Bible and Socialism

Does Socialism contradict the Bible? “Socialism, as it’s actually defined and as it’s actually practiced historically, is fundamentally contrary to Christian thought.” — Jay Richards, Senior Fellow, The Discovery Institute Jay Richards looks to the 10 Commandments to explain why the Bible presupposes an economic system that contradicts Socialism. Richards explains why respect for private property has been important throughout history, and why private property is at the root of Christian community. This video is… Read More →Video: Does Socialism contradict the Bible?