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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

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?

We’re All Infected

[Spoiler Alert: This article includes major plot points from The Walking Dead] The Walking Dead (TWD) is the most highly-viewed cable television series in history,¹ having won numerous awards and receiving great critical acclaim.² It is set after a zombie apocalypse, featuring various groups of humans who are brought into conflict while attempting to ward off a never-ending supply of zombies, known as “walkers.” In standard zombie lore, anyone who is bitten by a zombie… Read More →We’re All Infected

Video: Is Heaven a physical place?

Is Heaven a physical place?

Is Heaven a physical place? “It will be a physical place; we will have a physical body that will not be corrupted.” — Frank Turek, President, CrossExamined In this video, Dr. Frank Turek discusses the nature of Heaven. 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… Read More →Video: Is Heaven a physical place?

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?

Where do we Turn in Times of Crisis?

Where do we Turn in Times of Crisis?

Today’s article by Al Perrotta at The Stream brings to attention a glimmer of hope in the midst of the crisis in Venezuela. Al discusses how socialism has driven the country into poverty and violence, but many have turned to the Lord for the “tools to live in crisis.” Churches are being flooded with new waves of worshippers seeking to find hope in their time of need. It is interesting that the citizens living under… Read More →Where do we Turn in Times of Crisis?

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: 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?

Jesus on the Definition of Marriage

Jesus on the Definition of Marriage

This week’s video by Alan Shlemon of Stand to Reason makes an important point about the biblical definition of marriage. Shlemon shows how Jesus confirms, exclusively, the Old Testament view of marriage, thus leaving all other forms of sex and marriage outside the biblical view. Furthermore, Shlemon suggests that it doesn’t make sense to have mixed feelings about Christians and the church and still think Jesus is “cool” on this issue, because the traditional view… Read More →Jesus on the Definition of Marriage

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?

Prayer: Loving God With Our Minds and Our Hearts

Prayer: Loving God with Hearts and Minds

This recent video by Sean McDowell makes important points about prayer. McDowell says that we should pray in light of the fact that God knows everything we need, because prayer is not mostly about us getting things from God. The other incentives to pray, such as the desire to pursue relationship with God and to obey the Bible, offer motivations for prayer that aren’t hindered by God’s omniscience. It is easy to think of God… Read More →Prayer: Loving God With Our Minds and Our Hearts