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What Got You Interested in the Gospels? (Video)

What Got You Interested in the Gospels

Why would anyone begin an investigation of Christianity, especially if they were content in their life as an atheist? What got YOU interested in the gospels? This clip was taken from J. Warner Wallace’s interview with Ragnhard Petersen, the general secretary of the student movement in the Faroe islands called KFS (the Faroese version of Intervarsity).

To see more training 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: A Homicide Detective Investigates the Claims of the Gospels. This book teaches readers ten principles of cold-case investigations and applies these strategies to investigate the claims of the gospel authors. The book is accompanied by an eight-session Cold-Case Christianity DVD Set (and Participant’s Guide) to help individuals or small groups examine the evidence and make the case.

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J. Warner Wallace is a Dateline featured cold-case homicide detective, popular national speaker and best-selling author. He continues to consult on cold-case investigations while serving as a Senior Fellow at the Colson Center for Christian Worldview. He is also an Adj. Professor of Christian Apologetics at Talbot School of Theology, Biola University, and a faculty member at Summit Ministries. He holds a BA in Design (from CSULB), an MA in Architecture (from UCLA), and an MA in Theological Studies (from Gateway Seminary).



  1. Pamela C Newton

    February 12, 2021 at 3:43 pm

    I always thought I was a Christian, had been baptized, confirmed in the Lutheran Church, raised 3 children but had some very bad experiences when I went to church so didn’t go myself for a while, then did, then didn’t. But one Christmas Eve I was talking to my horses as I put them to bed and told them about Jesus being born in a stable. It hit me that night that I really didn’t know if it was really and truly true. So I got out my Bible and started to read. That was about 10 years ago. Now I REALLY know it’s true, thanks to Jim Wallace, Greg Koukl and many others.

    My question for you is what version of the Bible did you start with, Jim? I started with the ESV and quickly moved on the the NASB study Bible which i use most of the time today.

    • J. Warner

      February 12, 2021 at 4:30 pm

      I moved quickly from the NIV and KJV (simultaneously) to the NASB and ESV…

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