Mon, 30 January 2012
In this podcast, Jim examines the issue of consciousness and efforts to explain it from a natural, materialistic perspective. Can evolution explain the existence of consciousness or does Christianity offer a better explanation. Jim also discusses Mormonism and the relationship between past Mormon doctrines and Christian radicalism.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_241_-_Is_Consciousness_An_Evidence_for_God_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 11:39am PST
Mon, 23 January 2012
In this podcast, Jim examines the popular viral video from Jefferson Bethke, "Why I Hate Religion But Love Jesus". Did Jesus really come to abolish religion as Bethke claims? What can we learn from Bethke’s creative effort to help us become better communicators of the Gospel? Jim also discusses "theistic evolution", information in DNA and the nature of science.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_240__Does_Jesus_Hate_Religion_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:04pm PST
Mon, 16 January 2012
If DNA contains “information”, where did this information come from? What is “information” in the first place, and can it come from anything other than an intelligent source? Jim also answers listener email related to the nature of truth and the role of evidence and faith.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_239_-_Does_DNA_Contain_Information_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 8:30am PST
Mon, 9 January 2012
In this episode, Jim reads a recent article from the Huffington Post that claims that the ID Movement is dead and should never have been embraced by Christians. Is ID legitimate “science”? What is the role between ID and “science”? Jim also answers listener email related to the trustworthy nature of the Gospel accounts, how to respond to skeptics and the authorship of the Old Testament.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_238_-_Is_Intelligent_Design_Dead_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:37pm PST
Wed, 4 January 2012
Why would a loving God require a gruesome death on the cross? How could God do such a thing to an innocent man? In this podcast, Jim addresses these concerns from listeners and also addresses Genesis 3:15. Is this passage really a prediction of the coming Messiah? Jim also examines the role of Luke's Gospel and it's value alongside the eyewitness accounts of Mark, Matthew and John.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_237_-_Why_Did_Jesus_Have_to_Die_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:21am PST