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

Sean McDowell - Apologetic Report

Issues of race and racial reconciliation are ongoing in many communities. Sean and Scott interview pastor Miles McPherson (The Rock Church in San Diego, California), about his book, The Third Option: Hope for a Racially Divided Nation. Miles refers to himself as a perpetual outsider, as a mixed...

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019 20:00

Can All Religions Be True? No Way!

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image Can all religions be correct? Is it possible all roads lead to God? Sean addresses these questions with a helpful and memorable visual.

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Wednesday, 16 January 2019 02:48

Why Doesn't God Answer Some Prayers for Healing?

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image Why doesn't God answer all prayers for healing? Does His seeming silence call His goodness or existence into question? Sean briefly addresses these vital Qs.

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Monday, 14 January 2019 20:00

Are the Parables of Jesus Authentic?

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image Jesus is known as a storyteller. But how do we know he actually told the parables attributed to him? Sean offers three historical reasons.

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Thursday, 10 January 2019 02:33

Do All Roads Lead to God?

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image Do all paths lead to the same destination at the end? Is Jesus merely one way? Sean briefly addresses these questions with practical examples and insights.

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Telling a remarkable story of healing and redemption, Sean and Scott talk with Lisa Michelle, who survived two decades of exploitation, and who now ministers to girls in the sex industry. She tells the story of her healing, her reconciliation with her abusers and her ministry to girls caught in...

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image Sean interviews author Todd Miles about his recent book Superheroes Can't Save You. The book creatively teaches Christology through modern superheroes.

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Monday, 07 January 2019 20:00

How Can God and Satan Be in A Cosmic Struggle?

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image If God is all-powerful, How can He be in any genuine struggle with Satan? With Scriptural insight, Sean addresses this important question.

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Friday, 04 January 2019 20:00

Top 10 Think Biblically Podcasts of 2018

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image 2018 is the first full year of the Think Biblically podcast. Sean lists the top 10 shows, covering issues like immigration, science, and relationships.

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image Have you ever thought about getting formal training in apologetics? 2017 may be the year for you. Sean gives 5 reasons you should consider apologetics training.

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Wednesday, 26 December 2018 16:00

Top 10 Blogs for 2018

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image What blogs from SeanMcDowell.org had the most views in 2018? Some are expected, but Sean lists a few surprises too.

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Sunday, 23 December 2018 20:00

All I Want for Christmas Is More

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image Why is it that we always want MORE at Christmas? And yet not matter how much we get, we are unsatisfied? Guest Blogger Timothy Fox offers timely insight.

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Friday, 21 December 2018 20:00

Top 10 Apologetics Tips of 2018

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image Sean lists the most popular apologetics tips from 2018. Some are about practice and others about understanding, but they will all challenge you.

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Christian faith and science are often viewed as being in conflict in Western culture today. It’s important to understand that science is practiced within a worldview—a specific way of viewing the world, especially what counts for knowledge. Increasingly, people believe that the only...

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Wednesday, 19 December 2018 20:00

If God Entered Human History, How Would We Know?

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image What signs should we expect if God took on human flesh? How would we really know if it were true? Sean compares the life of Jesus with two popular expectations.

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image Critics often claim that the idea of the virgin birth emerged from a misreading of the Greek text? Is this plausible? Sean offers 3 points in response.

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Friday, 14 December 2018 23:00

6 Funniest Things my 6-year Old Said In 2018

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image Kids to say the funniest things. Sean writes the 6 funniest things his youngest son said in 2018.

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Thursday, 13 December 2018 05:00

Podcast: Present Day Miracles (with Craig Keener)

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We know God worked many and mighty miracles throughout biblical times, but for many Christians, we don’t see as much evidence for miracles in our lives as there was in biblical times. You won’t want to miss Scott’s interview with Dr. Craig Keener, renowned New Testament scholar,...

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image Skeptics often claim that a Virgin Birth is naturally impossible. Thus, we should dismiss the miraculous story. Sean offers a critical response to this claim.

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Monday, 10 December 2018 20:00

10 Challenging Truths about Sex and the Bible

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image The Bible teaches some challenging and uncomfortable truths about sex, love, and relationships. Challenging both culture and the church, Sean lists the top ten.

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You may have heard of people who “came back” from being declared dead, or close to it, that report incredible things that they experienced while near death. Join us as Scott discusses the phenomena of near death experiences with world renowned expert on the subject, Christian...

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image Science and Faith are often described as being in conflict. Augustine provides some timeless advice for how to think about their interaction.

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image What is the key to having good bedtime discussions with your kids? Guest Blogger Timothy Fox shares a personal story and three practical tips.

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Wednesday, 28 November 2018 23:00

Podcast: The Dignity Revolution (with Daniel Darling)

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The idea of human dignity is at the heart of most major issues debated in our culture today. From bioethics (abortion, euthanasia, genetic technologies) to race and immigration, the notion of the dignity of the individual person is a central concept. Yet it is not often clear on what basis people...

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image Do the Gospel writers have a deeper point for including "contradictions" in their writings? Sean unpacks this possibility with two helpful examples from John.

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