Cold Case Christianity
What the Mortis Triad Tells Us About the Death of Jesus (Video)
Tue, 21 Feb 2017 16:46:18 +0000
In this brief excerpt from J. Warner Wallace’s talk on the Resurrection of Jesus, J. Warner discusses the “Mortis Triad” and the evidence surrounding the death of Jesus on the cross. Did Jesus really die, or was he just unconscious? Did he resurrect or was he simply resuscitated? For more information on this topic, read …
Is It Reasonable to Believe in Minds Even If We Can’t Explain How They Interact with Brains?
Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:29:02 +0000
As a Christian theist, I am a “dualist”; I identify the brain and mind (as well as the body and soul) as two distinct entities and realities. Dualism describes mind and matter as two separate categories of being; neither can be reduced to the other in any way. If nonmaterial minds truly do exist, they …
Three M’s That Naturalism Can’t Provide
Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:52:02 +0000
Everyone has a worldview; all of us experience and interpret the world through a collection of beliefs that guide our understanding. As an atheist, I accounted for my experiences through the lens of naturalism. I believed everything I experienced and observed could be explained in terms of natural causes and laws. I never thought deeply …
Why Is God So Hidden? (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #82)
Thu, 16 Feb 2017 09:20:20 +0000
In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner discusses a common objection to God’s existence: If God exists, why doesn’t He make His existence more obvious? Why are there times when God seems completely absent? J. Warner provides several good reasons why God might remain silent or elusive in order to accomplish a …
How I Learned the Difference Between Belief THAT and Belief IN
Wed, 15 Feb 2017 09:24:26 +0000
I got the call at about 1:00 a.m. Detectives who are assigned to the homicide unit also investigate officer-involved shootings (OISs), and all of us on the OIS team were called out for this one. When I arrived at the scene, Officer Mark Walker was standing by his patrol car talking with a sergeant and …
How the Wisdom of God Helps Explain the Problem of Evil (Video)
Tue, 14 Feb 2017 15:28:29 +0000
In this brief excerpt from J. Warner Wallace’s talk on the Problem of Evil (taken from his best-selling book, God’s Crime Scene), J. Warner discusses one of seven reasons why an all-powerful, all-loving God might still allow an act of evil to occur. If God is loving, why would He allow bad things to happen …
Can We Investigate the Universe Like A Crime Scene?
Mon, 13 Feb 2017 09:19:28 +0000
When a dead body is discovered, detectives must investigate the evidence to determine the most reasonable explanation. Did the deceased die naturally? Did he suffer some kind of accident? Did he commit suicide? Was he murdered? These are the four possible explanations at any death scene. Homicide detectives are concerned only with the last one. …
It Takes a Platform to Influence a Culture
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 09:04:17 +0000
Justin Brierley once wrote a blog post at Christian Apologetics UK (“Forget Dawkins – Derren Brown is now the UK’s most influential atheist”) describing the influence of Derren Brown, an entertainer, illusionist and mentalist who has performed on television and in live venues. Brown spent some of his teenage years in a Charismatic church, but …
Should Christians Judge Others? (Cold Case Christianity Broadcast #81)
Thu, 09 Feb 2017 09:14:45 +0000
In this episode of the Cold-Case Christianity Broadcast, J. Warner discusses an often-misunderstood verse of Scripture: “Do not judge so that you will not be judged” (Matthew 7:1). Does this verse preclude us from making any judgment of behavior in our culture? How is this verse used to silence Christians? Be sure to watch the …
Men of God Should Understand the Importance of Fatherhood
Wed, 08 Feb 2017 09:55:23 +0000
I first noticed the problem as a Gang Detail officer in the early 1990’s. Our city was culturally and ethnically diverse, and we had a gang problem that seemed to transcend ethnic, cultural, and socio-economic boundaries. We had wealthy Korean gangsters, middle class white gangsters, and upper, middle class and lower class Hispanic and African …

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