The Cold-Case Christianity Podcast
The Cold-Case Christianity Podcast is hosted by J. Warner Wallace, cold-case detective, Adjunct Professor of Apologetics at Biola University and author of Cold-Case Christianity (A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels). Jim examines the case for the Christian Worldview from an investigative, evidential perspective. With the rules of evidence clearly in mind and over 25 years’ experience as an investigator, Jim examines the case for the existence of God, the reality of dualism, the reliability of the Biblical text, and the deity of Jesus. Join us each week as Jim sorts through the evidence for the Christian Worldview, and please visit our website at

In this Cold-Case Christianity video broadcast / podcast, J. Warner makes a case for the eyewitness status of the New Testament Gospel accounts. Is it appropriate to evaluate these accounts as eyewitness statements? Were they intended to be read in this manner? Jim provides several reasons to accept the accounts as eyewitness testimony. (For more information, visit

Direct download: Are_the_Gospels_Eyewitness_Accounts.mp3
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In this Cold-Case Christianity video broadcast / podcast, J. Warner makes a case for an evidential, reasoned, case-making form of Christian belief. Using the New Testament gospels and letters as a guide, Jim articulates the foundation for a reasonable faith in Jesus and our common calling as Christians to a life of case-making. (For more information, visit

Direct download: The_Case_for_Christian_Case_Making.mp3
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In this inaugural Cold-Case Christianity video broadcast / podcast, J. Warner re-examines an atheist objection related to the historicity of Jesus. Is Jesus merely a copycat of prior mythologies like Mithras, Osiris or Horus? How can we, as Christians, respond to such claims? Jim provides a five point response to this common atheist claim. 

Direct download: Is_Jesus_a_Copycat_Savior.mp3
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In this podcast, J. Warner talks about the role of evidence in making the case for Christianity and the need for an evidential approach to Christian Case Making. Jim also responds to an excellent blog post addressing his evidential approach to apologetics. Is evidentialism a valid apologetic? What is its relationship to presuppositionalism? Can Mormons claim a valid presuppositional approach to their worldview? Jim also talks about the validity of advanced degrees in apologetics.

Direct download: Why_Im_An_Evidentialist.mp3
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In this podcast, J. Warner responds to a listener who wants to know how to become a public apologist. What strategies are effective? What goals are reasonable? Jim provides his most comprehensive podcast on this subject, tracing his own journey and providing tips to help yours.

Direct download: How_to_Be_the_Christian_Case_Maker_Youve_Always_Wanted_to_Be.mp3
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In this podcast, J. Warner examines five responses typically offered to the question: “Why are you a Christian?” Are these responses sufficient, given the nature of the culture in which we live? How can we better respond to the challenges we face as we try to defend what we believe about Christianity?

Direct download: Good_and_Bad_Reasons_to_Be_a_Christian.mp3
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In this podcast, J. Warner converses with Frank Sontag and Janet Mefferd about the nature of heaven and the soul. Have popular movies and books distorted the truth about Heaven? What really happens to the soul when we die? Why should we believe in the soul in the first place? 

Direct download: Conversations_About_Heaven_and_the_Soul.mp3
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In this podcast, J. Warner examines the historic, creedal nature of Christianity. Why are creeds so important to the Christian worldview? How early did they emerge? How can we affirm the creedal nature of Christianity in a pluralistic, relativistic culture? Jim investigates the early use of creeds and the continuing role creeds play in defining the Christian worldview. 

Direct download: Why_Creeds_Are_an_Essential_Characteristic_of_Christianity.mp3
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In this reposted podcast, J. Warner takes a look at ten principles necessary for the proper reading of the Bible as we examine a number of apparent Bible contradictions and the claim that the God of the Old Testament is cruel and evil.

Direct download: Bible_Contradictions_and_an_Evil_God.mp3
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In this podcast, J. Warner reviews the philosophical, evidential case for life beyond the grave and then examines what the Bible has to say about Heaven and Hell. Are there any good reasons to believe in an afterlife (even without the evidence from Scripture)? What are the limits of natural revelation and logical reasoning, and what does the special revelation of the Bible tell us we should expect when we die?