Tag Archives: Apologetics

Brief Answers to Important Christian Questions (Podcast)

In this rebroadcasted pair of interviews from Stand to Reason’s #STRask Podcast, J. Warner Wallace is on a timer and answers questions about free will, consistent pro-life views, Jesus dying for sin, the Black Lives Matter movement and the truth value of Christianity: If the ability to do otherwise is …

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How I Got Interested in Christianity (Video)

Wendy Griffith interviews J. Warner Wallace on the 700 Club and asks about J. Warner’s journey toward Christianity, including his initial interest and the evidential approach he took toward the Gospels. All believers ought to understand the role evidence can play in communicating the truth of Christianity, as described in …

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What Does “Gospel” Really Mean?

We often describe God’s gracious offer of Salvation as “good news”, and while this makes sense, given the magnitude of God’s gift to us, there are actually good etymological reasons for describing Salvation in this way. The word “Gospel” is derived from an Anglo-Saxon word, “godspel”, or “good story” and …

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Why Shouldn’t We Trust the Non-Canonical “Trimorphic Protennoia”?

There are a number of ancient, non-canonical texts used by sect leaders or heretical groups in the early history of Christianity. One of these is a gnostic document called The Trimorphic Protennoia. Is this non-biblical text reliable? Was it written by an eyewitness who accurately captured the actions and statements …

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Is Jesus Simply a Copy Cat of Mithras? (Podcast)

In this blast from the past, J. Warner examines the historicity and nature of Jesus Christ. Before we can even look at who Jesus claimed to “be”, we need to make sure He existed in the first place. Critics claim that Jesus is simply a re-telling of the Mithras mythology, …

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Why Shouldn’t We Trust the Non-Canonical “Holy Book of the Great Invisible Spirit”?

There are a number of ancient, non-canonical texts used by sect leaders or heretical groups in the early history of Christianity. One of these is a gnostic document called The Holy Book of the Great Invisible Spirit. Is this non-biblical text reliable? Was it written by an eyewitness who accurately …

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How Can I Address Scientific Issues If I Don’t Have a Formal Science Education? (Video)

Aaron Klemm (from Summit Ministries in Colorado) talks with J. Warner Wallace (as part of the of the Summit Forum) about the challenge of discussing scientific issues without formal scientific training. Given the tension between faith and science, how can Christians discuss issues related to science if we don’t have …

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What Was the Shape of Jesus’ Cross?

Recently, after speaking at large conference, I was approached by a man who asked a question about the shape of crucifixion cross of Jesus. He’d been approached by Jehovah’s Witnesses who challenged the traditional shape of the cross. They argued the Greek word for “cross” (stauros) simply meant an “upright …

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