Tag Archives: free agency

How Can We Reconcile God’s Sovereignty with Man’s Free Will? (Video)

J. Warner Wallace is interviewed by Brittany Valadezabout the complex relationship between God’s sovereign knowledge and man’s free agency. If God is in control, how can humans truly experience free will? Be sure to follow Brittany’s YouTube channel to see more interview videos. To see more interview videos with J. Warner Wallace, visit …

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How Can God Allow Horrific Evil Like School Shootings?

Unsurprisingly, our national conversation about gun violence intensifies following any well-publicized shooting or murder, especially if it occurs in a school or public setting. The recent massacre in Parkland, Florida, for example, leaves many of us searching for answers. As a Christian who happens to be a homicide detective, I’ve …

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Rapid Response: “We Don’t Need God to Explain the Existence of Free Agency”

In our Rapid Response series, we tackle common concerns about (and objections to) the Christian worldview by providing short, conversational responses. These posts are designed to model what our answers might look like in a one-on-one setting, while talking to a friend or family member. Imagine if someone said, “Christians …

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Did Free Will Simply “Emerge”?

In my book, God’s Crime Scene: A Cold-Case Detective Examines the Evidence for A Divinely Created Universe, I describe eight pieces of evidence “in the room” of the natural universe and ask a simple question: Can this evidence be explained by staying “inside the room” or is a better explanation …

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Can Atheists Solve the Problem of “Free Will” by Redefining It?

In my book, God’s Crime Scene, I explain how free agency presents a problem for atheistic naturalists who try to explain it from “inside the room” of the natural universe. In God’s Crime Scene, I examine eight pieces of evidence in the universe to determine if the best explanation for …

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How Free Agency Points to the Existence of God (Video)

This video, excerpted from J. Warner Wallace’s presentation of the evidence for God (from his book, God’s Crime Scene), summarizes the case for God’s existence from our common experience of free agency. Is free will possible in an atheistic universe? How does free agency emerge in a deterministic, physical universe? …

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Can We Eliminate the Problem of Free Will By Redefining It?

Free agency presents a problem for atheistic naturalists who try to explain it from “inside the room” of the natural universe. In my book, God’s Crime Scene, I examine eight pieces of evidence in the universe to determine if the best explanation for these evidences are found “inside” or “outside” …

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