Sat, 23 July 2011
In this podcast, Jim responds listener email questioning the adequacy of circumstantial evidence. Can we really trust circumstantial evidence or must we also have direct evidence to determine the truth of a matter? How does this apply to defending the Christian Worldview? When do we know we have enough evidence to make a decision? Jim examines the Casey Anthony trial (one more time) in an effort to understand “evidential sufficiency”.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_214_-_Evidential_Sufficiency_When_Enough_is_Enough_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:06am PST
Tue, 19 July 2011
In this podcast, Jim responds to the claim that Christianity is simply a worldview that was designed to control people (a claim offered at a recent Q and A session). In addition, Jim responds to two emails from atheists and discusses the expectation of Christian transformation and the appropriateness of Christian tattoos.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_213_-_The_Controlling_Nature_of_Christianity_and_Listener_Email_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:18pm PST
Mon, 11 July 2011
In this podcast, Jim and Al discuss the recent Casey Anthony verdict and apply some of the basic principles of evidence to the discipline of Christian case making (apologetics). What can we learn from the trial and how can these lessons be applied to our own efforts to share the truth of the Christian Worldview?
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_212_-_Casey_Anthony_Circumstantial_Evidence_and_Apologetics_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:35pm PST
Tue, 5 July 2011
In this podcast, Jim examines the cultural definition of tolerance and responds to the objection that Christians are intolerant and judgmental. Jim also responds to listener email related to presuppositional apologetics, Christian ‘hypocrisy’ and approaches to teaching apologetics in the Church.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_211_-_Christian_Judgmentalism_and_Intolerance_-_LQ.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:28pm PST