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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.

When Youth Pastors Ought to Feel Responsible

My first year as a youth pastor was a challenging year of self-evaluation. When I was initially offered the job, I wasn’t sure I could lead or teach high-schoolers; I’d been working with younger students and my own children were not yet teenagers. But I was ambitious and eager, so …

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Are Scribal Variations In The Gospels A Problem? (Video)

J. Warner Wallace, author of Cold-Case Christianity, was interviewed by Bobby Conway (The One Minute Apologist) and discussed the variations between ancient manuscripts. Do these variations invalidate the reliability of the gospels? (For more information related to Bobby’s great ministry, visit: http://oneminuteapologist.com/) To see more Cold Case Christianity Training Videos …

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Are People Who Believe in Minds Simply Ignorant of the Science?

As a Christian believer, I am a “dualist”; I identify the brain and mind (as well as the body and soul) as two distinct entities and realities. “Dualism” describes mind and matter as two separate categories of being; neither can be reduced to the other in any way. If non-material …

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Are Theists the Only People Who Have the “Burden of Proof”? (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #83)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner discusses a common claim of atheists: Theists are the only people who have a “burden of proof”. According to many non-believers, theists who believe in the existence of an invisible God hold the singular responsibility for defending what they believe. …

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Does the Temple Prediction Invalidate the Early Dating of the Gospels?

While the absence of any description of the temple’s destruction can reasonably be interpreted as a piece of circumstantial evidence supporting the early dating of the New Testament accounts, skeptics sometimes use this fact to make just the opposite case. Many have proposed that Jesus’s prediction related to the destruction …

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What the Mortis Triad Tells Us About the Death of Jesus (Video)

In this brief excerpt from J. Warner Wallace’s talk on the Resurrection of Jesus, J. Warner discusses the “Mortis Triad” and the evidence surrounding the death of Jesus on the cross. Did Jesus really die, or was he just unconscious? Did he resurrect or was he simply resuscitated? For more …

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Is It Reasonable to Believe in Minds Even If We Can’t Explain How They Interact with Brains?

As a Christian theist, I am a “dualist”; I identify the brain and mind (as well as the body and soul) as two distinct entities and realities. Dualism describes mind and matter as two separate categories of being; neither can be reduced to the other in any way. If nonmaterial …

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