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How to Raise Kids Who Can Defend Their Faith

How can you prepare your children to have the kind of faith today that will answer tomorrow's challenges? We look at three keys: Principles, Practice and Prayer.

A shorter episode tonight, but packed with a lot of really practical recommendations.

A sampling of them:

Catakids (Kindle): www.amazon.com/dp/B07SW1SQ9F

The Rizers (YouTube): www.youtube.com/user/therizers

Dana Dirksen (Amazon Music): music.amazon.com/artists/B0014B30…Id=ATVPDKIKX0DER

Does Christian Hypocrisy Disprove the Christian Message?

Does Christian hypocrisy mean that Christianity is false?

Joel Settecase gives some initial comments related to recent pro-life legislation and a now infamous tweet about Christian hypocrisy that unleashed a massive conversation last week. Then he does an internal critique, from the biblical perspective, of the idea that hypocrisy discredits the messenger or voids the message. Finally he analyzes whether the unbelieving worldview can account for the kind of moral standard needed in order to condemn hypocrisy as immoral.

Stream via the SoundCloud player above or get it on your favorite podcast app here.

Catch "This Is Apologetics" on Facebook Live Every Monday Night

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Got any plans for Monday night? Why not take an hour and bone up on your defense of the Christian message? Not a believer? This is a great chance to entertain new ideas and see how well your objections stack up to the Bible’s teachings.

Every Monday night for the last seven weeks or so, Joel Settecase has been going live to answer objections to biblical faith. Past topics have included,

  • Is Christianity illogical?

  • How do we know the Bible was written by God?

  • If God is good, why did he let this happen to me?

  • Prophet? Liar? Son of God? Who is Jesus really?

  • What about the Bible’s :”crazy” stories?

  • How to start spiritual conversations

Most of the time Joel flies solo, although from time to time he brings on a guest, whether a pastor or thinker, for a lively conversation. And you are encouraged to join in the conversation too.

These videos become the “This Is Apologetics” podcast, so this is your chance to hear it first and interact with Joel, his guest, and the topic of the week.

So check out “This Is Apologetics,” the live show on Facebook Live, tonight and every Monday, at the Think Institute Facebook page. See you at 9 p.m.!

What About the Bible's Crazy Stories?

Tonight I addressed the Dreaded Question: "Do you *really* believe all those crazy stories in the Bible?"

The Bible says that a donkey talked, a man got swallowed by a fish and lived to tell about it, and that Jesus Christ rose from the dead. 

How crazy are these stories really? Does the Bible provide any good reasons for believing them? Are there good reasons to doubt them? 

I hope tonight's episode fortifies your faith and challenges your doubts; in short I hope it makes you think.

Liar? Prophet? Son of God? Who Is Jesus?

Pastor Dan Osborn (Park Community Church, Forest Glen, Chicago) has been teaching through the "I Am" statements of Jesus in the John's Gospel.

He joins Joel Settecase to discuss the biblical identity of Jesus and challenges to that identity. Could Jesus have been a mere prophet? Was he a great moral teacher but nothing more? Was he in fact a liar or perhaps delusional? And what do we do with all those fantastic claims he made about himself? Check out this episode and find out!