Mon, 27 December 2010
In this podcast, Jim examines five historical "chains of custody", tracing the eyewitness accounts of John and Peter and the original writings of Paul and Luke through history from the eyewitnesses to their disciples. Do we have good reason to believe that the Gospels are eyewitness accounts that were written early and carefully transmitted through the centuries? Do the Gospels hold up as important pieces of evidence?
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_184_-_The_Eyewitness_Gospels_and_the_Chain_of_Custody_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:27pm PST
Mon, 20 December 2010
In this podcast, Jim examines six disturbing trends identified by the Barna Group in 2010. What can we do about the fact that Christians seem to be less and less theologically literate, less "outreach oriented", less interested in spiritual principles and more and more influenced by post-modernism? Jim also answers listener email about evidence and secular entertainment.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_183_-_Six_Disturbing_Christian_Trends_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:08pm PST
Mon, 13 December 2010
In this special edition of the PleaseConvinceMe Podcast, Jim posts an audio of his recent teaching about the problem of evil. This impromptu Blackberry recording (complete with barking dogs and student interaction) documents a recent 2 hour training for the Berkeley Missions Trip involving over 30 high school students as they prepare to engage atheist scholars and students on the campus of the University of California at Berkeley. Jim utilizes object lessons and media to teach about the problems of Moral, Natural, Bodily, Theistic and Christian evil.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_182_-_Resident_Evil_Responding_to_5_Kinds_of_Evil_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:32pm PST
Mon, 6 December 2010
In this podcast, Jim follows the "Roman Road" as we examine the nature of the Gospel of Grace. How can we use Paul's Letter to the Romans to articulate the Gospel to our atheist friends and the importance of Grace to our friends who hold "works based" theological ideas? Also, Jim addresses an email question related to free will and the sovereignty of God.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_181_-_What_Is_the_Gift_of_Heaven_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:26pm PST