But even if you should suffer for the sake of righteousness, you are blessed. And do not fear their intimidation, and do not be troubled, but sanctify Christ as Lord in your hearts, always being ready to make a defense to everyone who asks you to give an account for the hope that is in you yet with gentleness and reverence; and keep a good conscience so that in the thing in which you are slandered, those who revile your good behavior in Christ will be put to shame.  1 Peter 3: 14-16

The Wardrobe Door - Apologetic Report

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J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis knew about battles. As fantasy writers, they crafted some iconic scenes. As veterans of World War I, they lived through some horrific scenes.

They also knew how craft sentences to win rhetorical battles. In their writing, both turned their attention and...

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Wednesday, 09 August 2017 22:00

6 Reasons to Read Dead Writers

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With so many books being published today, if you’re like me, it’s hard to keep up with all the ones you’d like to read.

In order to keep up with modern culture and know about the important conversations happening around us, we can be tempted to strictly focus on new books and...

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Monday, 07 August 2017 22:00

Facebook Has Replaced the Church Councils

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Many act as if modern Christians face unparalleled challenges to our faith, but that’s really not true. Most of the questions raised today by believers and unbelievers alike have been wrestled with throughout church history.

One thing has changed, however. Historically, Christians took...

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Tuesday, 01 August 2017 22:00

Why Achievement Needs Community

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Often times, we think about our individual accomplishments without considering the price we will have to pay. Is our dream worth it if we achieve it alone?

In the Disney film Wreck-It Ralph, Ralph may be a good guy, but his job is being a bad guy in the fictional classic arcade game Fix-It...

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Sunday, 30 July 2017 22:00

Rob Bell’s Promise of Comfort

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What brings real comfort to the hurting? That’s an important question in a world filled with pain and Rob Bell believes he has the answer.

In a glowing profile at CNN on the former evangelical pastor’s book promotion tour, Bell responds to an audience member who confesses to doubting God...

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Christians often speak as if we worship the only God who has been crucified, but that’s not true.

Every god, every idol, every thing that is worshipped has been and will be crucified. The only question is: What happens next?

The message of the Gospel...

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While most branches of American Christianity are shrinking, one strand continues to grow—non-denominationalism. But is that the most healthy situation for the faith?

According to a newly released Gallup poll, the percentage of Americans who identify with a Protestant denomination has fallen 20...

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Wednesday, 19 July 2017 22:00

When Jesus Didn’t Call God His Father

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I’ve been called a lot of things in my life, but the title and name that brings me more joy (and stress) than all the others is father

Having my small daughters run up to me when I get home from work yelling “Daddy! Daddy!” Listening to my sons describe a personal...

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Monday, 17 July 2017 22:00

Discussing Doctor Who: The 13th Doctor

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You just thought you were done with Kevin and I talking all things Doctor Who. With the recent announcement of the 13th Doctor, we thought we share some thoughts—since everyone else on the internet has.

Kevin Harvey is the author of All You Want to Know About The Bible in Pop Culture ...

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Wednesday, 12 July 2017 22:00

Discussing Doctor Who: Season 10 Review

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Doctor Who season 10 is over, so Kevin and I are here to discuss the highs and lows. We’ll be back in December after the Christmas episode.

Kevin Harvey is the author of All You Want to Know About The Bible in Pop Culture and a fellow Whovian who enjoys watching and breaking down the...

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Selfishness is much more palatable when you can cast as concern, but strip away the faux outrage and it’s always there under the surface.

That is illustrated once again by the reaction to a recent study that argues the best way to fight climate change is by having fewer children.

More than...

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Spider-Man: Homecoming takes the Marvel Cinematic Universe down to a single neighborhood, while somehow managing to expand and deepen the universe the web crawler shares with the likes of Iron Man, Captain America and the Guardians of the Galaxy.

Peter Parker is Spider-Man, an “amazing”...

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Tuesday, 04 July 2017 21:00

Discussing Doctor Who: The Doctor Falls

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The Doctor has fallen, but Kevin and I are still here to discuss the last episode of Doctor Who this season. We’ll be back next week with a season 10 review and in December after the Christmas episode.

Kevin Harvey is the author of All You Want to Know About The Bible in Pop Culture a...

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Tuesday, 27 June 2017 23:47

Discussing Doctor Who: World Enough and Time

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It seems like only yesterday Kevin and I started this season of Doctor Who (and maybe it was yesterday for those on the top of the ship), but here we are with only one episode left. Let’s talk “World Enough and Time.”

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People often resort to dehumanizing an opponent in an attempt to strengthen their case. Sadly, this has often been the case when discussing same-sex marriage. However, many supporters of same-sex marriage are dehumanizing the very individuals they claim to be...

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Tuesday, 20 June 2017 21:00

Discussing Doctor Who: The Eaters of Light

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Take a historical mystery and add a interdimensional monster, well of course the Doctor is going to show up. This week Kevin and I shine light on “The Eaters of Light.”

Kevin Harvey is the author of All You Want to Know About The Bible in Pop Culture and a fellow Whovian who...

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The internet could use more of a lot of things. It could use more hilarious gifs, more cute animal pictures, and absolutely more people being nice. But there’s one thing it could use fewer of—Christians speaking with simultaneous confidence and inexperience.

Everyone has opinions, but...

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Tuesday, 13 June 2017 21:00

Discussing Doctor Who: The Empress of Mars

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The Doctor returns to Mars. The Ice Warriors are back. Missy is let loose. Kevin and I should love “The Empress of Mars,” right? Yeah, about that …

Kevin Harvey is the author of All You Want to Know About The Bible in Pop Culture and a fellow Whovian who enjoys watching...

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Thursday, 08 June 2017 21:00

All Roads Lead to Exclusion

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Is it intolerant and bigoted to say some religions are wrong?

As was recently demonstrated in a senate confirmation hearing, some people assume the answer to that question is yes.

Senators Bernie Sanders and Chris Van Hollen argued that Russell Vought, President Trump’s nominee...

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Tuesday, 06 June 2017 21:00

Discussing Doctor Who: The Lie of the Land

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Why lie if it’s going to be a disappointment? “The Lie of the Land” ends the midseason Monk trilogy of episodes and Kevin and I have some thoughts.

Kevin Harvey is the author of All You Want to Know About The Bible in Pop Culture and a fellow Whovian who enjoys...

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Thursday, 01 June 2017 21:00

How Mr. Rogers Became Chuck Norris

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In 2005, sandwiched between the Iraq War and the Great Recession, the internet provided Americans a needed respite in the form of Chuck Norris facts. But our hyper-partisan culture has found a new unlikely hero—Mr. Rogers.

Thanks to a running gag on Late Night With Conan O’Brien and a...

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It’s the end of the world and Kevin and I feel … excited about next week. “The Pyramid at the End of the World” appears in the middle of a fictional Middle Eastern nation and everything goes crazy, so let’s talk about it.

Kevin Harvey is the author of All You Want...

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Tuesday, 23 May 2017 21:00

Discussing Doctor Who: Extremis

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What if there’s a book that causes everyone who reads it to kill themselves? Most Americans would be safe. Maybe we need to change it to viral Facebook post, but regardless Kevin and I are back to talk “Extremis.”

Kevin Harvey is the author of All You Want to Know About...

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Wednesday, 17 May 2017 21:23

Don’t Pity Parents, Pray for Us

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Once people know I’m a parent, it’s inevitable. I know the words I’ll hear shortly.

Without fail, they are going to say something like, “I don’t envy you. With all the issues out there, I don’t know how you can be a parent these days.”

Many of these people...

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Tuesday, 16 May 2017 23:59

Discussing Doctor Who: Oxygen

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“In space no one can hear you scream” … unless you are trapped on a space station without oxygen and full of zombie suits. Kevin and I break down “Oxygen.”

Kevin Harvey is the author of All You Want to Know About The Bible in Pop Culture and a fellow Whovian...

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