Resources from Summit

How can we engage college students about important ideas?

How can we engage college students about important ideas?

How can we engage college students about important ideas? “At the end of the day people are people, and they want answers to the big questions.’” — Frank Turek, Author, Speaker, and President, CrossExamined Frank Turek discusses the importance of raising the big questions on college campuses. 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… Read More →How can we engage college students about important ideas?

Strobel and Turek: The Case for Miracles

Strobel and Turek: The Case for Miracles

In this episode of the CrossExamined podcast, Dr. Frank Turek interviews Lee Strobel, author of the best-selling book The Case for Christ, on his newest book, The Case for Miracles. In this podcast, Strobel discusses some of the interviews with scholars and miracles stories he heard when he was conducting research for this book. When Dr. Turek asked Strobel what the most surprising part of the project was for him, Strobel said that it was… Read More →Strobel and Turek: The Case for Miracles

How has social media impacted Gen Z’s identity?

How has social media impacted Gen Z's identity?

How has social media impacted Gen Z’s identity? “Social media is creating an enormous amount of pressure of ‘This is who you’re supposed to be.’” — Mike Sherrard, Author and Speaker, Relational Apologetics Mike Sherrard discusses how social media changed the way younger generations view identity. 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… Read More →How has social media impacted Gen Z’s identity?

What role do emotions play in apologetics?

What role do emotions play in apologetics?

What role do emotions play in apologetics? “There’s more to helping people overcome their concerns with Christianity than just looking at arguments.” — Alan Shlemon, Author and Speaker, Stand to Reason Alan Shlemon highlights the importance of understanding emotions when discussing Christianity with others. 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… Read More →What role do emotions play in apologetics?

Did Jesus Claim to be God?

Did Jesus Claim to be God?

Did Jesus claim to be God? “Jesus did more than claim to be speaking for God; he claimed to be speaking as God.” — J. Warner Wallace, Detective, Speaker, and Author, Cold Case Christianity Detective J. Warner Wallace discusses aspects of Jesus’ life which clearly show that Jesus understood himself to be divine. 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 →Did Jesus Claim to be God?

Who Made God?

Who Made God?

In this video, Detective J. Warner Wallace discusses a frequently raised objection to theism: if God made the universe, who made God? Whether it’s from an innocent child or a snide secularist who thinks he’s just debunked Christianity, this question can help us understand more about who God is. Wallace points out that this question becomes incoherent when you understand that God is uncreated. “Who made God?” God wasn’t made. He just is. Furthermore, Wallace… Read More →Who Made God?

Video: What is one of Christians’ greatest weaknesses?

Weaknesses Amongst Christians

What is one of Christians’ greatest weaknesses? “There must be more to our apologetic than simply having a right answer.“— Mike Sherrard, Author and Speaker, Relational Apologetics Mike Sherrard discusses mistakes Christians often make when in conversation and ways to be more effective apologists. 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… Read More →Video: What is one of Christians’ greatest weaknesses?

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?

Is the Jonah Story Plausible?

Is the Jonah Story Plausible?

This recent video by Dr. Sean McDowell draws our attention to one of the most famous, and infamous, Bible stories. Could Jonah have actually been swallowed by a big fish? Sean makes a few interesting points that make the details of the story more plausible, but in the second half of the video Sean truly gets to the heart of the matter. He points out that if God has truly done so many of the… Read More →Is the Jonah Story Plausible?

Can We Trust the Resurrection?

Can We Trust the Resurrection?

Earlier this week Detective J. Warner Wallace posted an important video on the resurrection of Jesus. Wallace says that after looking at the various theories that attempt to explain the facts surrounding Jesus’ death, only the resurrection hypothesis can account for all of the evidence. It was only Wallace’s presupposition against miracles that kept him from accepting the Christian explanation of the facts. Wallace challenges us to look at the facts and the theories to… Read More →Can We Trust the Resurrection?

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?

Evidence for the Supernatural

The Resurrection of the Son of God Let’s turn our attention to the one miracle central to the Christian faith: the resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth. The Apostle Paul, Christianity’s earliest and most successful evangelist, treated the resurrection as the basis of Christianity’s validity: Now if Christ is proclaimed as raised from the dead, how can some of you say that there is no resurrection of the dead? But if there is no resurrection of the dead, then… Read More →Evidence for the Supernatural