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

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Wednesday, 14 November 2018 02:08

Understanding the Sexual Revolution: 8 Insights

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image What is at the heart of the sexual revolution? How do sexual revolutionaries understand love and freedom? Sean briefly responds with 8 insights.

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Friday, 09 November 2018 01:22

Does the Bible Demean Women?

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image How does the Bible view women? Is it positive or negative? Sean briefly answers this question through considering the teachings and example of Jesus.

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image Author Karen Keen wrote a thoughtful response to my review of her recent book on Scripture and same-sex relationships. Here is my response.

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What have you wondered about when it comes to the afterlife? Sean and Scott interview Pastor Mike Faberez, pastor of Compass Bible Church in Aliso Viejo, California, about his new book 10 Mistakes People Make about Heaven, Hell and the Afterlife. Join us as we talk about some of those things you...

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The concept of intersectionality is a recent and important contribution to the societal conversation on race and racial reconciliation. Join Sean and Scott as they talk with Baylor University professor, Dr. Elizabeth Corey, for her assessment of the intersectionality movement that is sweeping...

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image Does the Bible support same-sex relationships? Should gender matter for marriage? Sean reviews the most recent book making a biblical case for same-sex unions.

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image Does God hold children accountable for when their parents do bad things? Is culpability for sin passed down generations? Sean briefly answers these Qs.

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image How does the Christian doctrine of the Trinity relate to identity politics? Sean explains why this core doctrine is vital for bringing cultural balance.

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image Are there good reasons to believe the Gospels are reliable? What are the strongest reasons we can trust them? Sean interviews author Peter Williams.

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Thursday, 25 October 2018 09:00

Podcast: Our Deepest Desires (with Greg Ganssle)

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What would you think about a worldview that could satisfy your deepest desires? Talbot philosophy professor Dr. Greg Ganssle talks with Sean and Scott about his new book, Our Deepest Desires: How the Christian Story Fulfills Human Aspirations. He summarizes our primary aspirations around...

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Monday, 22 October 2018 21:00

Last Call for Liberty

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image Os Guinness argues that America is more divided than since the Civil War and is at a turning points for its freedom. Sean reviews his new book.

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Monday, 22 October 2018 02:51

Does God Really Get Jealous?

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image How can God get jealous for His people? Isn't that petty for an all-powerful, all-good, perfect being? Sean briefly responds with biblical perspective.

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Friday, 19 October 2018 21:00

Yes, We Are All NPCs

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image What is an NPC? And why is the idea so dehumanizing? Guest Blogger Timothy Fox shows how the trend indirectly supports the Christian faith.

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Thursday, 18 October 2018 01:00

Podcast: Last Call for Liberty?? (with Os Guinness)

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Os Guinness, noted speaker, author and social commentator, maintains that in the aftermath of the contentious Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation hearings, the polarization in the US seems greater than any time since the Civil War.

Scott and Sean interview Os about his new book, Last Call for...

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Wednesday, 17 October 2018 02:04

Jesus and the #MeToo Movement

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image How do the great religious founders fare when considered by the standards of the #MeToo movement? Jesus stands far above the rest.

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Join us as Scott interviews Talbot professor and Los Angeles Dodgers chaplain Brandon Cash, as he describes his ongoing ministry with the Dodgers' players and coaches, with a specific emphasis on the current postseason playoffs.

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Wednesday, 10 October 2018 21:00

3 Features of A Self-Refuting Statement

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image How do you recognize a self-refuting statement? Sean offers three criteria for recognizing when a statements refutes itself.

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Tuesday, 09 October 2018 04:28

How Do We Speak Truth in A Distracted Age?

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image What is the best way to communicate gospel truth in a secular, distracted age? Sean reviews the recent book Disruptive Witness by Alan Noble.

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image What would the world be like if everyone followed Jesus' commands regarding sex, marriage, and relationships? Can you picture it? Sean describes such a world.

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Thursday, 04 October 2018 05:11

How Do We Know God Is Good? 3 Quick Reasons.

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image What is the basis for believing God is good? Given our broken world, why not think God is evil? Sean gives three quick reasons to believe God is good.

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Many of the most challenging ethical and social issues today are in the field of bioethics. Issues such as end of life care, reproductive technology, genetic and biotechnology, not to mention long standing issues such as abortion and assisted suicide. Join Sean and Scott as they interview Dr....

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Monday, 01 October 2018 21:00

Kavanaugh Hearings and the Assault on Truth

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image The Kavanaugh hearings have revealed a lot about the state of our culture. It has also revealed a confusion about the nature of truth. Sean explains.

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Thursday, 27 September 2018 17:00

My Son Got a Phone at 14-and-a-half. Here’s why.

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image When should you give your kid a phone? What principles should guide the decision? Sean shares some personal insights and wisdom.

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Thursday, 27 September 2018 00:00

Podcast: Redeeming Capitalism (with Ken Barnes)

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With the popularity of Bernie Sanders presidential run in 2016 and the increasing embrace of forms of socialism by critics of capitalism, the time is right for a vigorous examination of the virtues and vices of market capitalism. Scott and Sean interview Dr. Ken Barnes, Director of the Mockler...

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image How can Christians most effectively respond to the current state of marriage in our culture? Sean reviews an upcoming resource.

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