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Call Greg during the live broadcast with any question on ethics, values, and religion. Greg will give you a piece of his mind as well as model effective Christian apologetics for the critical issues of life.

Call Greg during the live broadcast with any question on ethics, values, and religion. Greg will give you a piece of his mind as well as model effective Christian apologetics for the critical issues of life.
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Signal Hill, CA

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Call Greg during the live broadcast with any question on ethics, values, and religion. Greg will give you a piece of his mind as well as model effective Christian apologetics for the critical issues of life.

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English

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1438 East 33rd Street, Signal Hill, CA 90755 (562) 595-7333


Episodes

Why Did God Allow Job’s Children to Be Killed?

11/14/2018
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Greg answers questions about how the future might prove Christianity false, how to know and follow God’s will, and why God allowed Job’s children to be killed. Topics: If humans eventually merged with technology, eradicated selfish behavior, and became immortal, would that prove Christianity false? How do you follow God’s will if you don’t know what it is? Why would God allow Job’s sons and daughters to be killed when they were just bystanders? Download the mp3... If you enjoyed this...

Duration:00:24:24

Evil Is Not a Make-Believe Concept

11/9/2018
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Greg talks about a couple that was murdered by ISIS then takes questions on what to do if no churches nearby are doctrinally sound, a response to Hume’s empiricism, and how to understand Psalm 137:9. Topics: What should I do if the few churches in my area are not doctrinally sound? (16:00) What do you think of my response to Hume’s radical empiricism? (27:00) What’s the best way to understand Psalm 137:9 when it says that blessed is the one who dashes Babylonian children against the...

Duration:00:49:58

How the Media Influences Our Perception of What Is True

11/7/2018
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Greg talks about how the media affects our view of reality then takes calls on what to say to a pastor who’s promoting LGBTQ causes and whether one should say, “What if I’m right and you’re wrong” to someone on his deathbed. Topics: What should I say to a pastor who is promoting LGBTQ causes? (39:00) Should you say, “What if I’m right and you’re wrong” to someone on his deathbed? (49:00) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: Upcoming events with Stand to Reason speakers EPS...

Duration:00:57:57

Why You Can Know You’re Saved

11/2/2018
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Greg talks about Mr. Rogers questioning his salvation before his death, then he takes calls on Neil Anderson’s ministry, whether deacons can be divorced, and if Christians should read books by atheists. Topics: What are your thoughts on Neil T. Anderson’s ministry? (22:00) Does 1 Timothy 3:2 mean a deacon can’t be divorced? (32:00) Should Christians read books by atheists and other opponents of Christianity? (39:00) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: #STRask PodcastThe Story...

Duration:00:57:56

A Woman Wounded by Abortion

10/31/2018
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Greg talks about a conversation he had with a woman about abortion then takes calls on seeing spiritual beings and using tactics in a group of hostile people. Topics: How can you tell if you're seeing spiritual beings or hallucinating? (24:00) Is it wise to try to use tactics with a group of hostile people all at once? (41:00) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: Melinda Penner’s GoFundMe pageMelinda’s Caring Bridge pageInternational Academy of Apologetics, Evangelism & Human...

Duration:00:57:59

Why Sam Harris’s Objective Morality Project Fails

10/26/2018
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Greg critiques Sam Harris’s explanation of objective morality then takes questions about people in other religions feeling God’s presence and feral children’s sense of morality. Topics: How can we reconcile Christianity being the only way with the fact that people in other religions feel God’s presence? (27:00) Do feral children have a sense of morality? (41:00) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: Upcoming events with Stand to Reason speakers reTHINK Apologetics Student...

Duration:00:57:57

Interview: J.P. Moreland – Scientism and Secularism

10/24/2018
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Greg talks to philosopher J.P. Moreland about his latest book, Scientism and Secularism: Learning to Respond to a Dangerous Ideology. Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: J.P. Moreland’s website Scientism and Secularism: Learning to Respond to a Dangerous Ideology by J.P. Moreland Scaling the Secular City by J.P. Moreland Philosophical Foundations for a Christian Worldview by J.P. Moreland

Duration:00:57:55

Interview: Craig Hazen – Fearless Prayer

10/19/2018
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Greg interviews Craig Hazen, the head of the apologetics program at Biola University, about his new book, Fearless Prayer: Why We Don’t Ask and Why We Should. Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: Craig Hazen Fearless Prayer: Why We Don’t Ask and Why We Should Biola University Master of Arts in Christian Apologetics (and certificate program) Five Sacred Crossings by Craig Hazen

Duration:00:57:55

Take Your Christianity with You into the Public Square

10/17/2018
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Greg talks about the value of voting then takes questions on whether or not God would create a Christian who was incapable of love, the biblical canon, and why God didn’t provide a way to appropriately express same-sex attraction. Topics: A friend of mine thinks he’s incapable of love. Would God create a Christian who could not love? (29:00) We use the unity of the Bible to argue for its supernatural origin, but weren’t we stacking the deck by rejecting the books that didn’t match its...

Duration:00:57:57

Why One Scientist Changed His Mind about Design

10/12/2018
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Greg talks about a review of Heretic in Salvo Magazine then takes questions on hearing the voice of God, voluntary muscle movements as evidence of free will, and Noah’s ark. Topics: Did Jesus hear a voice that revealed to him that Jesus was the Christ? (0:24) Is a voluntary muscle movement evidence of free will? (0:38) Is the story of Noah and the ark too improbable to be taken literally? (0:49) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: Upcoming eventsSalvo MagazineWhere the...

Duration:00:57:57

Read through the Bible Once a Year

10/10/2018
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Greg exhorts everyone to read through the Bible once a year then takes questions on communicating the gospel quickly and apologetics books for students. Topics: Can you share some comments I can use to communicate the gospel quickly? (0:23) Can you recommend three books for teaching apologetics to junior high and high school students? (0:42) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: Melinda Penner’s GoFundMe pageMelinda’s Caring Bridge pageTactics: A Game Plan for Discussing Your...

Duration:00:57:58

Azusa Reverses Changes to Their Student Conduct Policy

10/5/2018
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Greg goes through Azusa’s statement reversing a new policy that allowed LGBTQ+ relationships on campus then takes questions on moral standards, whether science is superior to the Bible, cessationism, and more. Topics: How do I respond to atheists who say empathy is the basis for their moral standard? (0:22) Is science superior to the Bible since all Bibles could be lost but if some discovery of science were lost it would eventually be found again? (0:33) Should I be concerned that my...

Duration:00:57:57

There’s No Evidence for God?

10/3/2018
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Greg responds to the claim that “there’s no evidence for Christianity” then answers questions about ghosts, arguing civilly, comforting the sick, and materials for teaching conversational apologetics. Topics: What is Christianity's position on ghosts? If there are spirits in this world, why are they not in Heaven or Hell? (0:22) How can you deal with people’s presuppositions that Christianity is wrong in a civil way? (0:31) How should I comfort someone who is sick when I no longer...

Duration:00:58:00

Did We Invent Marriage or Discover It?

9/28/2018
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Greg talks about the nature of marriage then takes calls on discovering spiritual gifts, whether retirement is biblical, and how to respond to someone who cites an authority you’re not familiar with. Topics: What test would you recommend for discovering my spiritual gift? (0:26) Is retirement biblical? (0:43) How can I respond to someone who cites a resource I haven’t read to back up their argument? (0:53) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: reTHINK Apologetics Student...

Duration:00:57:55

Azusa Pacific Decides to Allow LGBTQ+ Relationships on Campus

9/26/2018
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Greg talks about Azusa Pacific changing their student code of conduct to allow for LGBTQ+ relationships then responds to a challenge against objective values. Topics: If morals are always changing, how can we claim there are objective values? (0:31) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: reTHINK Apologetics Student Conference – September 28–29 in Orange County, CA Azusa Pacific Removes Ban on LGBTQ+ Relationships, Creates Program for Students Tactics: A Game Plan for Discussing...

Duration:00:57:54

Only the Christian Worldview Box Holds Everything

9/19/2018
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Greg talks about an interview with Nancy Pearcey in Salvo Magazine then takes questions about the old earth view and whether or not heaven is a physical place. Topics: How would an old earth creationist explain how plants grew before the sun was created? (0:30) Is Heaven a physical place? (0:45) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: reTHINK Apologetics Student Conference – September 28–29 in Orange County, CA Salvo Magazine The Full Body of Truth: An Interview with Nancy...

Duration:00:57:56

Were the Stories about Jesus Copied from Previous Myths?

9/14/2018
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Greg discusses an article that claims the stories about Jesus were copied from previous myths as he gives tools to help you assess other claims you’ll encounter. Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: The Bible is Fiction: A Collection Of EvidenceZeitgeist FilmThe Story of RealityThe Wreck of the Titan: Or, Futility Related Links: Horus? Mithras? Jesus?Jesus, Recycled Redeemer?

Duration:00:31:57

Tips for Addressing Objections

9/12/2018
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Greg gives tips for how to respond well to arguments on any topic as he discusses an article challenging the historicity of the Bible. Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: The Bible is Fiction: A Collection Of Evidence#STRask Podcast

Duration:00:41:57

What Do You Think of the Idea of a “Calling”?

9/7/2018
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Greg takes questions on whether pastors have “callings,” understanding Jesus’ command not to judge, the unpardonable sin, interacting with a group of challengers, and more. Topics: What do you think of the idea of a “calling” in a pastor’s life? (0:01) How are we to understand Matthew 7:1–6 and other passages that say, “Do not judge”? (0:22) Would a person who has committed the unpardonable sin care about wanting to be saved? (0:32) Do you have any advice on how to interact with a group...

Duration:00:57:57

Can a Person’s Sexuality Change?

9/5/2018
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Greg talks to Dr. Joseph Nicolosi, Jr. about the withdrawal of California’s bill outlawing “sexual orientation change efforts,” then Jonathan Keller of the California Family Council calls in to discuss their efforts to stop the bill. Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: reintegrativetherapy.comCalifornia Family CouncilThank You Assemblyman Low for Pulling AB 2943 and Listening to our Concerns Related Links: Author of AB 2943 Withdraws the Bill

Duration:00:57:56