Tag Archives: Christian Case Making

Do Variations in the Resurrection Accounts Discredit the New Testament? (Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast #22)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner examines alleged “contradictions” in the eyewitness New Testament accounts. Do variations between witness accounts automatically discredit their reliability? J. Warner provides two examples from the Gospel Resurrection accounts to illustrate the manner in which eyewitness accounts are typically reconciled. Here …

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Do Christians Believe in a Fairy Tale? How Can We Be Sure? (Video)

Jim appeared on 100 Huntley Street with Jerry Johnston to talk about his new book, Cold Case Christianity. To see more interview videos with J. Warner Wallace, visit the YouTube playlist. For more information about the reliability of the New Testament gospels and the case for Christianity, please read Cold-Case Christianity: …

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Why Didn’t Mary Recognize the Resurrected Jesus?

Skeptics sometimes question the Gospel eyewitness accounts of the Resurrection, particularly related to the early observations of the risen Christ. In John’s record of the Resurrection, Mary doesn’t immediately recognize Jesus in the garden. In fact, she initially mistakes Him for the gardener (John 20:1-16). How could that happen? Does …

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How to Evaluate Alleged Bible “Contradictions” (Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast #21)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner describes several important principles to consider when evaluating alleged Bible “contradictions”. J. Warner uses the example of the sign over Jesus’ cross to demonstrate how these simple investigative principles can be employed to determine if Biblical passages are truly contradictory. …

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How Many Angels Were Present At Jesus’ Tomb?

This week I’m examining several alleged Bible “contradictions” offered by skeptics as evidence against the reliability of the Gospel eyewitness accounts. In my prior post I investigated the variations between the reports of the sign over Jesus’ cross, and shared several investigative principles I use when examining eyewitness testimony. I’ve …

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Why Are There Four Versions of the Sign on Jesus’ Cross?

It’s not uncommon for skeptics of Christianity to point to differences between the New Testament Gospel accounts as evidence of corruption or unreliability. I’ve discussed many of these alleged contradictions in my talks around the country, and I’ve written about many of them here at ColdCaseChristianity.com. One example sometimes offered …

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The First Book You Need to Read in 2015

A disclaimer: Frank Turek, President of CrossExamined.org and author of I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be An Atheist is a friend of mine. More than that, I consider Frank one of my closest friends and a true partner in ministry. But that’s not why I’m writing about his new …

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How Should We Respond to Criticism of Christianity? (Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast #20)

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner discusses the manner in which we, as Christians, ought to respond to criticism. Are you adequately prepared to defend what you believe as a Christian? Have you come to expect the kind of pointed criticism we face today as believers? …

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The Top Ten 2014 Cold Case Christianity Broadcasts

This year we had the opportunity to reach a new audience with our weekly Cold Case Christianity Podcast. The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) Network offered us the opportunity to air our weekly show if we were willing to shorten it to 28 minutes and create a video version for broadcast. …

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The Top Ten 2014 Cold Case Christianity Videos

This year we posted a number of videos from our time with Bobby Conway (the One Minute Apologist) from a number of television interviews I did around the country, and from several presentations I gave in church, conference or university settings (we also posted the videos from my latest Dateline …

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