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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

Interview: Alisa Childers on Progressive Christianity

8/23/2019
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Guest Hosts: Tim Barnett and Amy Hall Tim and Amy talk to Alisa Childers about “5 Signs Your Church Might Be Heading Toward Progressive Christianity.” Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: Alisa Childers 5 Signs Your Church Might Be Heading Toward Progressive Christianity by Alisa Childers CrossExamined Instructor Academy reTHINK Apologetics Student Conference – September 27–28 in Orange County, CA; November 8–9 in Minneapolis, MN Be One of the 100 campaign Upcoming events...

Duration:00:57:57

Lessons from Paul in Acts 17

8/21/2019
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Guest Hosts: Tim Barnett and Amy Hall Tim and Amy talk about what Acts 17 teaches us about doing apologetics, then they answer questions about the theology of the Hebrew Roots movement and whether there are degrees of sin. Topics: Commentary: Lessons from Paul in Acts 17 (00:00) Does Jeremiah 31:31 mean Gentiles have to follow the Mosaic Law? (29:00) Are there degrees of sin? (44:00) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: Should Followers of Christ Observe the Torah? by Amy...

Duration:00:57:57

What Does “Walk by Faith, Not by Sight” Mean?

8/16/2019
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Greg talks about the meaning of “not by sight” in 2 Corinthians 5:6–8, takes a question on how to spend money in a culture where businesses give to causes we disagree with, and then discusses an incident on The Bachelorette. Topics: How should I be a good steward with my money in a culture where businesses are giving to causes I disagree with? (19:00) Commentary: An incident on The Bachelorette regarding Christian sexual ethics (31:00) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the...

Duration:00:57:58

Reflections on Speaking in Uganda

8/14/2019
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Greg talks about our “Be One of the 100” campaign and his recent trip to Uganda, then he answers a question about a study that claimed to find that children raised without religion are kinder. Topics: Commentary: Greg talks to Craig Hazen about our “Be One of the 100” campaign (00:00) Commentary: Thoughts on speaking in Uganda (30:00) Do you have a response to the study that claimed to find that children raised without religion are kinder? (44:00) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the...

Duration:00:57:57

Invest Your Life Where It Matters

8/9/2019
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Greg talks about a special incentive for joining our team by becoming a strategic partner this month, then he talks about investing your life where it matters and answers a question about information being material. Topics: Commentary: Our “Be One of the 100” campaign Commentary: Invest your life where it matters. (25:00) How should I respond to a materialist who says that information is material and there’s no evidence for Christianity? (44:00) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the...

Duration:00:57:55

Thoughts on the Shootings

8/7/2019
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Greg talks about how Christianity makes sense of evil and other aspects of reality, then he answers questions about improving an evangelism situation and interpreting a dream. Topics: Commentary: Thoughts on the shootings What could I have done better in this evangelism situation? (33:00) Did my dream about dying mean that my mom was saved before her death? (48:00) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: reTHINK Apologetics Student Conference – September 27–28 in Orange County,...

Duration:00:57:57

Don’t Mormons Agree with Us on the Important Things?

8/2/2019
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Greg and Amy answer questions about the two natures of Christ and why it matters that Mormons believe different things from Christians. Topics: If Mormons believe Jesus died for our sins, why does it matter that they have different views on other things? What’s the difference between “fully God and fully man” and “100% God and 100% man”? Download the mp3... If you enjoyed this episode, you can subscribe or listen to archived episodes of #STRask here.

Duration:00:24:18

Are We All Children of God?

7/31/2019
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Greg and Amy answer questions about whether babies are conceived by God’s will or man’s, what it means that children are a “reward,” and whether all human beings are children of God. Topics: Are babies conceived by God's sovereign will or man's free choice? How do you define the word reward in Psalm 127:3 in light of infertile couples? Is it true that we’re all children of God? Download the mp3... If you enjoyed this episode, you can subscribe or listen to archived episodes of #STRask...

Duration:00:24:18

Jeremiah 29:11 Is Not Your Promise

7/26/2019
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Greg cites problems with claiming Jeremiah 29:11 as a promise to us personally and gives a biblical interpretation of the passage. Download the mp3...

Duration:00:20:55

Why We Do Apologetics

7/24/2019
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Greg provides Biblical examples supporting the idea that we should defend the faith. Download the mp3...

Duration:01:01:56

Science, Culture, and Intelligent Design

7/19/2019
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Greg talks to Amy about her time at the Discovery Institute Summer Seminar, then he answers a question about how to get people interested in apologetics-related questions. Topics: How can I get people interested in apologetics-related questions? (48:00) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: Upcoming events with Stand to Reason speakers #STRask Podcast Stand to Reason Blog Discovery Institute Summer Seminars The Design of Life DVD Collection Unlocking the Mystery of...

Duration:00:57:56

When People Are Mistaken about Hearing a Word from God

7/17/2019
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Greg tells a story illustrating that just because someone claims to have a word from God, that doesn’t mean it’s true, then he answers questions about open vs. closed communion and hermeneutics for Proverbs. Topics: What are your thoughts on open vs. closed communion? (31:00) Do different hermeneutics apply to Proverbs? (46:00) Download the mp3...

Duration:00:57:56

The Answer to Guilt

7/12/2019
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Greg discusses our need for mercy then answers questions about arguments for sola Scriptura and resources on Christian singleness. Topics: What is the strongest argument for sola Scriptura? (21:00) What are the best resources for a single Christian? (41:00) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: Mere Christianity by C.S. Lewis Holy Sexuality by Christopher Yuan 7 Myths about Singleness by Sam Allberry Decision Making and the Will of God by Garry Friesen

Duration:00:57:55

Noble Ends vs. Foolish Ends

7/10/2019
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Greg discusses the documentary Free Solo and the temptation to gain the whole world, then he answers questions about theological applications to Marvel movies and the “divine council." Topics: Can there be a theological application to Marvel movies? (24:00) What’s your opinion on the “divine council”? (38:00) More comments on Free Solo (47:00) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: Free Solo documentary

Duration:00:57:57

Find Like-Minded Friends

7/5/2019
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Greg talks about finding encouragement and blooming where you’re planted, then he answers a question about cessationism vs. continuationism. Topics: What’s the difference between cessationism and continuationism, and what’s your view? (23:00) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: The Third Column by Greg Koukl reTHINK Apologetics Student Conference – September 27–28 in Orange County, CA; November 8–9 in Minneapolis, MN Upcoming events with Stand to Reason speakers

Duration:00:41:36

Focus on Faithfulness

7/3/2019
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Greg talks about how we can engage the culture, then he answers questions about homosexuality being innate and teaching evolution. Topics: How would you respond to someone who says homosexuality is innate and natural? (25:00) What should I do about teaching evolution as a biology teacher? (48:00) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: Nature or Nurture? by Alan Shlemon and Greg Koukl Alliance for Therapeutic Choice and Scientific Integrity (formerly NARTH) Related...

Duration:00:57:56

Sometimes Judgment Is a Virtue

6/28/2019
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Greg talks about different kinds of judgment (and what Jesus condemned), then he answers questions about being an employer, premarital sex, confronting a roommate about his theology, and evolution. Topics: How did you go about picking your team at STR? (20:00) Does the Bible consider premarital sex to be sexual immorality? (33:00) How should I handle a situation with a roommate who says he’s a Christian but doesn’t live like it? (44:00) How should I approach my Christian aunt about...

Duration:00:58:03

Is It Appropriate to Judge Whether or Not Someone Is Saved?

6/26/2019
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Greg talks about whether one can or should judge if someone is really saved, then he answers questions about Christians causing LGBT suicides and advice for responding to a son who says he’s an atheist. Topics: Do you have any info refuting the idea that LGBT suicides are the fault of Christians and the Bible? (24:00) How should my pastor friend respond to his son who says he’s an atheist? (42:00) Download the mp3... Mentioned on the Show: Study Claiming Prejudice Makes LGBT People...

Duration:00:57:58

Greg Interviews New STR Team Member Jonathan Noyes

6/21/2019
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Greg talks to Jonathan Noyes, who is joining the Stand to Reason team, about his life and how he became a Christian. Download the mp3... Related Links: Apologetics.com radio show

Duration:00:57:57

How Not to Read the Bible

6/19/2019
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Greg does a whole hour of mentoring on how to avoid the common pitfalls Christians fall into when they read the Bible and some principles on how to read it well. Download the mp3... Related Links: Promises We Can’t Claim. Promises We Can. by Greg Koukl How Can I Know Which Bible Promises Apply to Me? by Amy Hall How to Read the Bible for All Its Worth by Gordon Fee and Douglas Stuart Never Read a Bible Verse by Greg Koukl

Duration:00:57:48