Greg talks about a recent spiritual conversation he had with a waitress, then he answers a question about the nature of idolatry, talks about how he got into apologetics, and reflects on how the culture has changed.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: An example of the tactical game plan (00:00)
  2. What is idolatry? (23:00)
  3. Commentary: How Greg got into apologetics (38:00)
  4. Commentary: How the culture has changed (45:00)
Mentioned on the Show: 
  • Reality Student Apologetics Conference – September 24–25 in Orange County, CA; October 15–16 in Seattle, WA; November 12–13 in Minneapolis, MN; February 25–26, 2022 in Dallas, TX; March 25–26, 2022 in Philadelphia, PA
Greg chats with J. Warner Wallace about his new book, Person of Interest: Why Jesus Still Matters in a World that Rejects the Bible.
 
Topics:
  1. Interview: J. Warner Wallace – Person of Interest (00:00)
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Greg talks about a recent study that shows only 6% of American adults have a biblical worldview, then he answers questions about whether God is just a puppet master and whether it’s hypocritical to buy products from companies that promote things you disagree with but then not give money to the Salvation Army because they promote CRT.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: American Christians’ extreme theological illiteracy (00:00)
  2. How should I respond to my son-in-law who says that if God’s all-powerful then he’s a puppet master and we don’t really have free will? (17:00)
  3. If you think it’s okay to buy products from companies that promote things you disagree with, why would you stop giving to the Salvation Army? (37:00)
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Greg talks about the difference one pastor made over 50 years, then he answers a question about whether it’s possible there are levels of Heaven as the Mormons claim.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: The exponential impact of faithfulness (00:00)
  2. Is it possible there really are three levels of Heaven as the Mormons say since the Bible says people receive different levels of rewards? (29:00)
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Greg talks about Peter Boghossian’s resignation from Portland State University due to their “culture of offense” stifling free inquiry, then he answers questions about Christian leaders endorsing CRT, how to start discipling people, and whether it’s equally heinous to have an abortion at one month as it is at eight months.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: A culture of offense (00:00)
  2. How do I make sense of Christian leaders who are endorsing critical race theory? (24:00)
  3. How can I start discipling people? (34:00)
  4. Is it equally heinous to have an abortion at one month as it is at eight months? (46:00)
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Greg talks about becoming a Christian 48 years ago, then he answers a question about how much Christians should be concerned about what’s happening in this country when our citizenship is in Heaven.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Greg’s spiritual birthday (00:00)
  2. How much should I be concerned about what’s going on in this country as a Christian whose citizenship is in Heaven? (35:00)
Greg gives tips to Christian college students, then he talks to callers about whether objective truth can be grounded in external principles, whether it’s biblically okay for a woman to be an apologist, how to respond to a Mormon interpretation of the Bible, and committing to a church one disagrees with on prophecy.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Tips for Christian college students (00:00)
  2. Could morality grounded in principles or an idea count as being grounded outside of ourselves and therefore objective? (23:00)
  3. Is it biblically okay for a woman to become an apologist? (39:00)
  4. How can I respond to the Mormon explanation that when the Bible says there’s no other God, it means “for us”? (45:00)
  5. Should I commit to a church that has a teaching on prophecy I disagree with? (52:00)
Mentioned on the Show: 
  • Reality Student Apologetics Conference – September 24–25 in Orange County, CA; October 15–16 in Seattle, WA; November 12–13 in Minneapolis, MN; February 25–26, 2022 in Dallas, TX; March 25–26, 2022 in Philadelphia, PA
Greg talks about the CRT materials the Salvation Army is promoting, then he answers a question about how to start a conversation about salvation with Catholic relatives.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Salvation Army is promoting CRT. (07:00)
  2. As a believer with Catholic relatives, how can I start a conversation about true salvation? (32:00)
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Greg responds to a popular quote, “Science flies you to the moon. Religion flies you into buildings.” 
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Religion doesn’t fly you into buildings. (00:00)
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Greg describes an interaction he had with someone wearing a mask that said simply, “Believe,” then he answers questions about responding to a family member who left Jesus and embraced a generic “higher power” and how much we need to know about the gospel in order to be saved.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Believe in anything? (00:00)
  2. How should I respond to a family member who has left Jesus, embraced a “higher power,” and is now planning to divorce her husband? (33:00)
  3. How much do we need to know about the gospel in order to be saved? (49:00)
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