Tag Archives: Evidence

Why Christians Aren’t the Only People Who Shoulder a Burden of Proof (Video)

In this video from a message delivered at Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, J. Warner Wallace addresses a common challenge for Christian believers: Since we are the ones who claim that God exists, are we the only ones who shoulder the burden of proof? If everyone who makes a claim must …

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Why It’s Important to Understand the Difference Between Facts and Inferences (Video)

In this video from a message delivered at Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, J. Warner Wallace describes the difference between a “fact” and an “inference”. Why do some people look at the evidence for a particular claim but come to very different conclusions? What forces (in addition to the evaluation of …

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Why the Gospels Can Differ, Yet Still Be Reliable (Video)

In this video from a message delivered at Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, J. Warner Wallace describes why the differences between Gospel accounts don’t automatically nullify their validity. In fact, there are jury instructions to help jurors assess differences between eyewitness accounts. How can these instructions help us evaluate the Gospels? …

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How to Prepare Your Kids to Engage the Culture (Podcast)

In this rebroadcasted radio show from Stand to Reason’s weekly podcast, J. Warner Wallace talks about how to effectively train your kids, then he answers a question about facts and discusses “choosing your jury” and how to study your Bible forensically. To listen to additional Stand to Reason podcasts, please …

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Why It’s Important for Christians to Understand the Difference Between Possible and Reasonable Doubt (Video)

In this video from a message delivered at Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, J. Warner Wallace describes why it’s important for Christians to “instruct their juries” about the nature of evidence, especially the standard of proof known as “Beyond a Reasonable Doubt.” Do we have to answer every possible question in …

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Why It’s Important to Teach Skeptics About the Nature of Circumstantial Evidence (Video)

In this video from a message delivered at Calvary Chapel Chino Hills, J. Warner Wallace describes why it’s important for Christians to “instruct their juries” about the nature of evidence, especially the nature of circumstantial evidence. Can we make a case for the reliability of the Bible or the deity …

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Does An Extraordinary Claim (Like the Existence of God) Require Extraordinary Evidence? (Video)

Cheryl Webber from 100 Huntley Street interviews J. Warner Wallace and asks him to respond to a classic objection to Christianity: It’s commonly said that “extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence.” If this is true, shouldn’t Christians be able to provide extraordinary evidence to support the extraordinary claim that God exists? …

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