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
PCM Podcast 288 – Is “Science Knowledge” Better Than “Lawyer Knowledge”?

In this podcast, Jim provides four good reasons to trust a courtroom over a laboratory when trying to determine what happened in the past. In addition, Jim answers email regarding the image of God and the challenge the Church is facing in the growing secular age.

Direct download: PCM_Podcast_288__Is_Science_Knowledge_Better_Than_Lawyer_Knowledge.mp3
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PCM Podcast 287 – Seeking a Measured and Balanced Response to the Newtown Massacre

In this podcast, Jim discusses the Newtown massacre and encourages listeners to take a balanced and measured approach to issues of mental illness, gun control laws and the role of religious belief in public schools that will certainly be raised in the days and weeks to come. Jim also discusses the Christian response to the problem of evil.

PCM Podcast 286 – If You Can Be A Good Juror You Can Be A Good Christian Case Maker

In this podcast, Jim discusses the requirements of a good Christian Case Maker with an analogy from the courtroom. Good jurors make good Christian Case Makers. Jim also examines several passages of Scripture to evaluate the nature of “faith” as it is described in the New Testament. Is Christian faith to be “blind”?

In this podcast, Jim discusses the general apathy that sometimes exists in the church related to apologetics and offers an analogy to help explain the dilemma. Jim also talks about the special calling each of us has to be a Christian Case Maker. Listener email includes a discussion about the proper demeanor of an “apologist” and the role of testimony.

Direct download: PCM_Podcast_285__When_Being_a_Christian_Is_Like_Being_a_Californian.mp3
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PCM Podcast 284 – A Detective’s Approach to Spiritual Interaction

In this podcast, Jim discusses the difference between conversation, interview and interrogation as he demonstrates their value in spiritual conversations. Jim also answers listener email related to the early dating of the gospels and Mormon “presuppositionalism”.

Direct download: PCM_Podcast_284__A_Detectives_Approach_to_Spiritual_Interaction.mp3
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PCM Podcast 283 – The Useful Delusion of Christian Belief

In this podcast, Jim discusses the impact that Christianity has had on our secular culture, while describing the danger of relegating the Christian worldview to purely utilitarian purposes. Jim also answers listener email related to the Mormon definition of Jesus and the importance of energizing young people.

Direct download: PCM_Podcast_283_-_The_Useful_Delusion_of_Christian_Belief_-_LQ.mp3
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PCM Podcast 282 – You Have to Come Out As A Christian Before You Can Step Out As An Apologist

In this podcast, Jim discusses the importance of identifying yourself publicly as a Christian. Jim also answers listener email related to same sex marriage and the issue of “personhood” and human value related to abortion.

PCM Podcast 281 – Is the Gospel a Pair of Sunglasses or a Bulletproof Vest?

In this podcast, Jim discusses the reason why many of us fail to share our faith with non-believers. Jim also answered listener email related to the Founding Fathers, house churches and the nature of the traditional church in America and our role as Christians in a non-Christian culture.

PCM Podcast 280 – Presidential Debates, Apologetics, Information and Influence

In this podcast, Jim discusses the importance of non-verbal communication from the perspective of Christian Case Making. Jim also answers listener email related to America’s Founding Fathers and related to the problem of “Scientism”.

PCM Podcast 279 – Interview with Frank Viola, Author of Pagan Christianity

Jim is about one week away from completely his most recent cold-case homicide trial, so this week we’re re-playing an interesting podcast from 2008. In this podcast, Jim interviewed Frank Viola about his controversial book that examined the pagan roots of many of our church practices in an effort to liberate believers to be all that they are designed to be as Children of God and as the Bride of Christ