Mon, 26 September 2011
Are we inconsistent as Christians when we argue for the sanctity of life and oppose abortion, yet support the death penalty? Jim answers this question and addresses listener email related to the presence of the miraculous in the gospels. Jim also offers a strategy for defending Christianity when non-believers equate it with Islam and accuse both religions of promoting terrible violence.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_223_-_How_Can_a_Pro-Life_Christian_Support_the_Death_Penalty_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:39am PST
Mon, 19 September 2011
Jim answers listener email this week and reads an article about a local city’s effort to require a small group Bible study to obtain a permit prior to being able to meet in a home. Jim also addresses several atheist objections related to the morality of God, the relationship between faith and reason, and the reliability of the Bible.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_222_-_Should_Cities_Allow_Christians_to_Gather_in_Homes_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:04pm PST
Mon, 12 September 2011
If Christianity is true and virtuous, how can someone like Adolph Hitler call himself a “Christian”? How can there be so many radical Christian militia groups? Do people like Hitler and groups like these demonstrate that Christianity is just another mistaken worldview? Jim answers these questions and listener email related to the supernatural nature of the Bible and archeological evidence for the Exodus.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_221_-_What_About_All_Those_Evil_Christians_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:40pm PST
Mon, 5 September 2011
If the Christian God is the one true God, why is all of Christianity divided into so many denominations? In this podcast, Jim examines the “Problem of Christian Denominationalism” and answers listener email related to the topic. In addition, Jim reads and discusses Timothy Williamson’s opinion piece in the New York Times, entitled “What is Naturalism?” Can an investigation be in the “spirit of science” without employing the scientific method?
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_220_-_Why_Cant_Christians_Agree_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:36pm PST