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

What is the one distinctive difference between the Christian faith and other world religions? How should this critical difference guide us as we share Christianity with others? In this clip from J. Warner’s class on the Resurrection (offered at Southern Evangelical Seminary), J. Warner...

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Why do skeptics doubt the claims of the Gospels? How does the early dating of these Gospels hep assuage the doubts of these critics? In this interview with Joel Settecase from the Think Institute, J. Warner discusses the Christian worldview and the importance of apologetics (both evidential,...

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In this blast from the past, J. Warner reflects on his first trip to Summit Worldview Academy and answers listener email related to teaching apologetics curriculum, the nature of free will and sin in heaven and the necessity of hell.

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When Christians offer their personal testimony as part of their case for Christianity, what do they mean? How is the word – “testimony” – used in the new Testament? In this interview with Patrick & Tony from Cave to the Cross Apologetics, J. Warner talks about the case...

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imageOn March 25th, 1807, the world celebrated the abolition of the Slave Trade Act, which for many years allowed slaves to be bought and sold in the United Kingdom. In 1863, America followed when Abraham Lincoln started the process of abolishing slavery here in our country as well. The Emancipation...

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Even a casual reading of the Gospels reveals a number of apparent contradictions. Who can these differences be reconciled? In this interview with Adam Tucker from the Why Do You Believe Podcast (the official podcast of the Southern Evangelical Seminary), J. Warner discusses the need for case making...

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All explanations have both strengths and weaknesses. This is also true for the Christian explanation of the Resurrection. What is the greatest weakness of this explanation and should it prevent us from accepting the claims of Christianity? In this clip from a presentation given at a Gateway...

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In this blast from the past, J. Warner examines the case for the Talpiot Tomb and the alleged burial ossuary of Jesus. Have we discovered the tomb of Jesus and the Holy Family? If so, what difference would this make to the case for Christianity? Can lay people accurately assess the evidence in the...

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Is one way to argue for God’s existence better than another? Should evidential and presuppositional case makers be divided based on their approach? In this interview with Patrick & Tony from Cave to the Cross Apologetics, J. Warner talks about the case for Christianity, the nature of...

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imageThe first Christians were revolutionaries. The group they formed was, in many ways, very different from what we know as the Church today. According to the Book of Acts, they met in their homes and devoted themselves to God’s Word. As a result, these early Christians brought about the most...

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Are there any extra-biblical reasons to believe a devastating flood occurred as Moses described in the Old Testament? In this clip from a message given at Pacific Coast Church, J. Warner examines the Old Testament flood account to see if the ancient record of events is reliable.

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What is the true definition of “faith” from a Christian perspective? Why does the definition matter, and how can it help us to better make the case for Christianity? In this clip from J. Warner’s class on the Resurrection (offered at Southern Evangelical Seminary), J. Warner...

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In this blast from the past, federal investigator Dan Grossenbach sits in for Jim and discusses the powerful CHIPS model for sharing the truth of Christianity and defending the Christian worldview. Dan takes this opportunity to fully examine how Christianity is comprehensible (the “C”...

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Can we “ground” moral truths in our personal opinion or in cultural consensus? If not, what is the better explanation for such truths? In this interview with Patrick & Tony from Cave to the Cross Apologetics, J. Warner talks about the case for Christianity, the nature of faith, and...

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How Early Are the Biblical Accounts of Jesus?

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imageHow do we know what we know about Jesus? How can we be sure that we can trust what we have been told about Jesus? It’s important for us to determine whether or not the documents we know as the “gospels” are, in fact, true eyewitness accounts of the life of Jesus Christ. If they...

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There seems to be occasional friction between evidential and presuppositional apologists? Is this division warranted? How can both approaches assist average Christians in making the case for what they believe? In this interview with Joel Settecase from the Think Institute, J. Warner discusses the...

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Given all the educated experts in the field of apologetics, what is our role in communicating the evidence to others? Why is there still a pressing need for people who can “throw the ball in a way that others can catch it”? In this interview with Adam Tucker from the Why Do You Believe...

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In this blast from the past, Jim interviews Jonathan Morrow, the author of Think Christianly, an important book that helps us adopt and experience a life that is shaped and directed by our Christian Worldview. How should Christians engage the culture around them? What does our worldview have to say...

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Is there an ideological obstacle that prevents people from fairly assessing the claims of Christianity? If so, what is it? In this interview with Patrick & Tony from Cave to the Cross Apologetics, J. Warner talks about the case for Christianity, the nature of faith, and the role of evidential...

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imageWhen the Kermit Gosnell trial came to an end, the death penalty debate once again captured the attention of the nation. Gosnell was sentenced to several life terms in prison and avoided execution; but the trial caused many Christians to re-examine what they believe about the use of deadly force....

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Take advantage of the quarantine to learn more about the case for God’s existence, the reliability of the Bible and the nature of the Christian worldview

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How the Origin of the Universe Points to the Existence of God (Video)

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Given how desperately the disciples wanted Jesus to be alive following his crucifixion, isn’t it possible they simply hallucinated the Resurrection appearances? In this clip from a presentation given at a Gateway Seminary chapel, J. Warner describes the case for the Rsesurrection. Be sure to...

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There are many ancient accounts for a devastating flood. Why should we trust the version offered by Moses? In this clip from a message given at Pacific Coast Church, J. Warner examines the Old Testament flood account to see if the ancient record of events is reliable.

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I’m often asked to make the case for the reliability of the Gospels in spite of the presence of scribal variants throughout the text. Remember that criminal courts do not require eyewitnesses to be inerrant to be considered reliable. In order to illustrate the trustworthiness of the text, I typically offer the following hypothetical. First,

In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner Wallace presents a plenary session at the 2016 Reasons to Believe AMP Conference. What are the rules of evidence and how can these rules help us to make the case for Christianity? J. Warner explores several key characteristics of evidence that will help you become a better

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