Cold Case Christianity
When Evangelism Looks Like a Protest
Mon, 24 Apr 2017 08:56:36 +0000
Recently, while visiting a local beach city here in Southern California, I watched a group of street evangelists as they talked to tourists in front of a liquor store. I’ll admit that I’m not usually involved in street preaching. It’s definitely an acquired skill; some people are really good at it (Ray Comfort comes to …
If You’ve Served On A Jury, You’re Already A Good Epistemological Philosopher
Fri, 21 Apr 2017 08:41:00 +0000
Philosophy is an important academic discipline and there are many great, professional Christian Case Makers who work in the field. Alvin Plantinga, William Lane Craig, J. P. Moreland, Paul Copan; the list is large and growing. One area of examination for these philosophers is the topic of “epistemology”, the study of “knowledge” and “justified belief”. …
The Importance of Developing a Forensic Faith (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #84)
Thu, 20 Apr 2017 14:28:01 +0000
In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner introduces the concept of “forensic faith,” based on his new book (releasing May 1st, 2017). What does it mean to possess a forensic faith and why is it so important? How can this form of belief and Christian faith change your life? Be sure to …
Three Important Questions to Balance in the Wake of Gun Violence
Wed, 19 Apr 2017 08:05:14 +0000
Unsurprisingly, our national conversation about gun violence intensifies following any well-publicized shooting or murder, especially if it occurs in a school or public setting. These kinds of criminal acts are sometimes co-opted by people who want to make a point about a specific social issue that has been of interest to them for some time …
How Developing A Forensic Faith Increases Your Christian Confidence (Video)
Tue, 18 Apr 2017 08:31:46 +0000
In this video, J. Warner Wallace discusses the power of an evidential faith. How does the evidence increase our confidence? What is the difference between belief “that” and belief “in”? The Christian faith is grounded in evidence and those who examine the evidence live differently. To see more training videos with J. Warner Wallace, visit …
It’s Time for Youth Pastors to CH.A.T. With Their Students
Mon, 17 Apr 2017 08:50:15 +0000
Several years ago I trained students with pastor Don Helton from the Grove Youth Ministry of College Park Church. As we sat and talked in between sessions with his students, we shared our passion and our strategy for equipping young people to respond to the challenge they will ultimately face in the university setting. Don …
What Do I Have to Do Before I Can Call Myself a Christian “Apologist”?
Fri, 14 Apr 2017 08:59:49 +0000
I belong to several Christian Apologetics Facebook clubs, and on one of these pages a discussion recently started related to “minimum requirements”. A member of the club asked: “What is the credential necessary for calling oneself a Christian Apologist? Is there a specific certification or educational requirement, or just a personal declaration that you are …
Did God Return to the “Crime Scene”? (Podcast)
Thu, 13 Apr 2017 08:22:48 +0000
In podcast, J. Warner talks with Dr. Khaldoun A. Sweis from Logically Faithful. Together they examine the evidence for God in the universe and the need for Christian Case Making in a skeptical culture. This conversation first aired on the Logically Faithful Podcast. Be sure to subscribe. You can also subscribe to the Cold-Case Christianity …
The Case for the Historicity and Deity of Jesus (Free Bible Insert)
Wed, 12 Apr 2017 08:29:43 +0000
In a world filled with people skeptical about the claims of the Bible related to Jesus, it’s sometimes helpful to review the cumulative case for the historicity and deity of Christ. Like all collective cases, the power of the argument rests on the robust assembly of historical evidences. I’ve assembled some of these in this …
Are the Gospels Accurate? (Video)
Tue, 11 Apr 2017 08:35:46 +0000
J. Warner Wallace, author of Cold Case Christianity, discusses the reliability of the gospel eyewitness accounts. To see more training videos with J. Warner Wallace, visit the YouTube playlist.