Tue, 29 May 2012
In this podcast, Jim examines what the Old and New Testament have to say about the use of deadly force. Did Jesus establish a form of Christian pacifism that prevents Christians from serving in the armed forces or law enforcement? Jim also looks at the relationship between worldview and our use of words and answers listener email related to his “Simple Case for Traditional Marriage”.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_258_-_Memorial_Day_and_a_Biblical_Perspective_on_Deadly_Force_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:09am PDT
Mon, 21 May 2012
In this podcast, Jim answers a number of listener emails, comments and questions related to the Biblical perspective on slavery, the importance of exploiting one’s God given gifts, the need for emotional toughness in apologetics, the role of the Biblical eyewitnesses and the nature of circumstantial evidence.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_257__Did_the_New_Testament_Authors_Endorse_Slavery_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:24pm PDT
Mon, 14 May 2012
In this podcast, Jim reads a 2008 opinion piece from David Blankenhorn and examines a number of potential strategies for engaging the issue of Same Sex Marriage from a Christian perspective. Jim also provides listeners with a strategy to evaluate competing explanations for past events (such as the Resurrection).
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_256_-_How_Can_We_Engage_the_Issue_of_Same_Sex_Marriage_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:33pm PDT
Mon, 7 May 2012
In this podcast, Jim returns to the topic of Hell and answers listener email related to the nature of Hell and it’s position as an essential Christian doctrine. Jim also addresses the Swoon Theory for the Resurrection and the hidden nature of God.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_255_-_Is_the_Doctrine_of_Hell_a_Non-Essential_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:37pm PDT
Mon, 30 April 2012
In this podcast, Jim talks about the urgency of our situation in what is quickly becoming a “post-Christian” American culture. In times like these, how much effort should we expend on non-essential issues? Also, Jim discusses Dan Savage’s recent remarks against the Bible and Christians who take its message seriously.
Direct download: PCM_Podcast_254_-_Urgency_Mission_and_Christian_Non-Essentials_-_LQ.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 5:13pm PDT