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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In this livestream discussion, hosted by Cameron Bertuzzi of Capturing Christianity, Dr. William Lane Craig and Dr. Alex Malpass discuss Dr. Craig's philosophical arguments in defense of the second premise of the Kalam Cosmological Argument (that the universe began to exist).For a great...

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In this featured debate, atheist Matt Dillahunty and Christian Braxton Hunterdebate the question, "Does the Christian God Exist?"  
This debate took place on February 22, 2019 at Baylor University as part of the Texas Baptist Unapologetics Conference.  
Enjoy!
Courage and Godspeed,...
 

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Tuesday, 17 March 2020 20:00

Philosopher Ed Feser on Mathematics

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"Mathematics appears to describe a realm of entities with quasi-­divine attributes. The series of natural numbers is infinite. That one and one equal two and two and two equal four could not have been otherwise. Such mathematical truths never begin being true or cease being true; they hold...

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Tuesday, 10 March 2020 20:00

Are All Christians Dumb?

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A few weeks ago, I ran the following poll on Twitter:What is the most persuasive argument against Christianity?  Those participated could choose from the following:1. Divine Hiddenness2. The Problem of Evil3. Christian Behavior4. Other (Please share!)I was very happy with the participation...

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Note to Readers: Mr. Lowder did not in any way solicit this post. I love watching debates.  I enjoy debates on various topics, but it should come as no surprise that my favorite debates deal with topics related to Christian theism- the existence of God, the resurrection of Jesus and the...

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I finally got around to watching this debate between Stephen Woodford of Rationality Rules and Justin Brierley of Unbelievable?  I am excited to report that both men did an excellent job!  This talk could serve as a model for both atheists and theists on how to have a respectful,...

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Tuesday, 03 March 2020 18:00

A Brief Defense of the Pro-Life Position

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Abortion was once thought to be the simple removal of a clump of cells. Pro-abortion choice advocates rested on the knowledge that abortion wasn’t the taking of an innocent human life, but simply “health care.” However, as the evidence from embryology has continued to accumulate,...

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Please take a few minutes to check out this book trailer for Natasha Crain's forthcoming book, Talking to Your Kids about Jesus
You can pre-order your copy here.
Courage and Godspeed,
Chad
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Sunday, 01 March 2020 18:00

Theologian John Stott on the Cross

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"[T]he cross is still to God's people the power of God and the wisdom of God.  It is the power of God because through it God saves those who cannot save themselves.  It is the wisdom of God because through it God has solved not only our problem (sin and guilt) but his own.  It is not...

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Thursday, 20 February 2020 18:00

Video- Yes, Rhett and Link! There WAS an Exodus by Ted Wright

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For those who haven't heard, the famed Youtube pair of Rhett & Link recently announcedthat they have taken steps away from the faith of their youth and childhood.  Ted Wright (above) of Epic Archaeology writes:"They are not alone! Many people who grow up in the church also walk away from...

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Wednesday, 19 February 2020 18:00

Video: What Happened to the Apostles of Jesus? by Sean McDowell

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In this video, Sean McDowell discusses what happened to the apostles of Jesus of Nazareth.  It should be noted that McDowell has written an excellent book on this subject titled The Fate of the Apostles: Examining the Martyrdom Accounts of the Closest Followers of Jesus.  Our review of...

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Tuesday, 11 February 2020 18:00

Philosopher Alvin Plantinga on Atheism

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"...lack of evidence, if indeed evidence is lacking, is no grounds for atheism.  No one thinks there is good evidence for the proposition that there are an even number of stars; but also, no one thinks the right conclusion to draw is that there are an uneven number of stars. ...

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In this featured video, Cameron Bertuzzi of Capturing Christianity responds to the Puddle Analogy that is sometimes offered as an objection to the fine-tuning argument for God's existence.
Further, philosopher William Lane Craig has responded to the objection (offered here) as follows:
As stated, the...

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Here is the latest animated video from Reasonable Faith, the ministry of Dr. William Lane Craig.You can find more of these excellent videos here.
Courage and Godspeed,
Chad
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Wednesday, 05 February 2020 18:00

Sanctity of Life Sunday Message: Chad Vaughn

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I (The Other Chad) had the privilege recently to speak at my home church on Sanctity of Life Sunday, 2020.  The message I presented focused on the following-
  • What the Bible says about the value of life, including those in the womb.
  • Recap of the February 2019 debate on abortion between Dr. Willie...

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Tuesday, 04 February 2020 18:00

Does the Bible Support a Just War? by Norman L. Geisler

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This article originally appeared in The Apologetics Study Bible,p. 995.While the Bible doesn't approve of war for every cause, and while it encourages peace with all persons (Rm 12:18), it nonetheless indicates that peace and justice sometimes require war (Mt 24:6).  This is made clear from...

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Monday, 03 February 2020 18:00

Interview with Dr. William Lane Craig

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In the 190th episode of Pints with Aquinas with Matt Fradd, he sits down with philosopher and theologian William Lane Craig to discuss evidence for theism, answer to atheist objections and, of course, Thomas Aquinas!  
For more of Craig's work, go here.
Enjoy!
Courage and Godspeed,
Chad
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