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J. Warner Wallace is a Cold-Case Detective, Christian Case Maker, Senior Fellow at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview, and the author of Cold-Case Christianity, Cold-Case Christianity for Kids, God’s Crime Scene, and Forensic Faith.

Why Shouldn’t We Trust the Non-Canonical Gospels Attributed to Matthias?

The New Testament describes the Apostle Matthias as the man who joined the remaining eleven apostles and replaced Judas after Judas committed suicide. In Acts 1:21-22, Matthias is described as “one of the men who have accompanied (the disciples) during all the time that the Lord Jesus went in and …

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Why Christians Need to Test Themselves to Make Sure They Are Ready to Answer the Tough Questions (Video)

Wendy Griffith interviews J. Warner Wallace on the 700 Club and asks why it’s so important for Christians to ask themselves the tough questions posed by skeptics in our culture. How can we prepare ourselves to answer these objections and help our kids be more confident as Christians? J. Warner …

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Why Shouldn’t We Trust the Non-Canonical “Gospel of Philip”?

The Gospel of Philip is an ancient text purportedly written by the disciple who knew Jesus personally. But is this non-biblical text reliable? Was it really written by Philip? There are four characteristics of reliable eyewitness testimony, and the first attribute requires that the account be old enough to actually …

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How to Set the Stage to Effectively Communicate the Gospel (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #99)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner continues to discuss the practices and principles of good investigators and applies these techniques to the Christian worldview. How do detectives eventually communicate what they’ve discovered? How do prosecutors communicate these truths to a jury? Is there anything we might …

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Why Shouldn’t We Trust the Non-Canonical “Gospel of Mary”?

The Gospel of Mary is an ancient text purportedly written by the woman who knew Jesus personally. But is this non-biblical text reliable? Was it really written by Mary? There are four attributes of reliable eyewitness testimony, and the first requirement is simply that the account be old enough to …

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How Skepticism Can Help Us Become More Committed Christians (Video)

Cheryl Webber from 100 Huntley Street interviews J. Warner Wallace and asks him how his detective skepticism drove him to take an evidential approach to his examination of the claims of Christianity. Can measured skepticism actually help us to become better prepared as Christians? View the entire episode and other …

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Is There Any Evidence for Jesus Outside the Bible?

The reliable Gospel eyewitness accounts aren’t the only ancient description of Jesus. There are also non-Christian descriptions of Jesus from the late 1st to 5th Century. What do the non-Biblical accounts say about Jesus and how are we to assess them? It’s been my experience that two people can examine …

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