Greg responds to a question about the nature of truth and whether it’s knowable, then he talks to callers about questions to ask evolutionists and the idea that truth is abstract, not concrete.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: What is truth, and is it knowable? (00:00)
  2. What kind of questions can we ask to challenge people who are promoting evolution? (16:00)
  3. How would you respond to someone who says truth, like length, is abstract, not concrete? (40:00)
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Greg talks about the narrowness of the way of salvation and the idea that zeal and sincerity aren’t enough, then he answers questions about William Lane Craig’s new book on the historical Adam.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: The God of Scripture has always been narrow. (00:00)
  2. What do you think about William Lane Craig’s new book? (34:00)
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Greg responds to an article about a local youth pastor who came out as gay, then he answers a question about making a case to an agnostic that the Bible is accurate and gives a caller advice about becoming an apologist.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: We know what the world is supposed to be like because God tells us. (00:00)
  2. How do you make a case to an agnostic that the Bible is accurate? (26:00)
  3. Can you recommend an educational path for becoming an apologist? (46:00)
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Greg introduces our newest speaker, Robby Lashua, and they talk about the new STR “outposts” Robby will be creating in churches later this year. 
 
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  1. Interview: Greg introduces Robby Lashua and the upcoming STR “outposts.” (00:00)
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Greg encourages listeners to start reading the Bible all the way through, even if it takes longer than a year, then he answers questions about whether the definition of “evangelical” is too broad, whether Genesis 6:3 applies to today, and why people doubt.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: A word about Bible reading (00:00)
  2. Is the definition of “evangelical” too broad, and if so, should we narrow it? (20:00)
  3. Does the verse in Genesis saying that “My Spirit shall not strive with man forever” apply to today? (37:00)
  4. Why does a person doubt? (46:00)
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Greg discusses a pitfall to avoid when reading and interpreting the Bible, talks about the necessity and beauty of the unmerited grace of God, answers a question about the saying “Preach the gospel; use words if necessary,” then chats with a caller about how he became a Christian.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: The most important thing followers of Christ need to know (00:00)
  2. What do you think of the saying “Preach the gospel; use words if necessary”? (30:00)
  3. A caller tells the story of how he became a Christian. (43:00)
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Greg reflects on why it’s hard for him to get into “the spirit of Christmas,” then he answers questions about responding to someone who says he’s a good person and how to distinguish between the power of the tongue talked about in the Bible and the New Age “Law of Attraction,” chats with Tim about a Christmas-related challenge, and closes with some more thoughts on Christmas.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: The meaning of Christmas vs. the spirit of Christmas (00:00)
  2. What are some good evangelistic questions to ask someone who says he’ll handle any future bullying he suffers on his own because he’s a good person? (18:00)
  3. How do you distinguish between the power of the tongue talked about in the Bible and the “Law of Attraction” in the New Age movement? (29:00)
  4. If our Christmas traditions have pagan roots, should we not celebrate Christmas? (38:00)
  5. A Christmas reading from The Story of Reality (50:00)
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Greg talks about what you have to look forward to from Stand to Reason in 2022, then he answers questions about responding to the ideas that all whites are racist and Christianity is an oppressive religion and how to explain why good people in other religions go to Hell.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Here’s what you have to look forward to from Stand to Reason in 2022. (00:00)
  2. How would you respond to these two objections: 1) All whites are inherently racist, and 2) Christianity is an oppressive religion? (17:00)
  3. How can I explain to someone why good people in other religions go to Hell? (49:00)
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Greg talks to Tim Barnett about a book he’s reading by progressive Christians about deconstructing one’s faith, then they answer questions about Jeff Durbin and reconciling the Christmas stories.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Are your questions seeking answers or exits? (00:00)
  2. Jeff Durbin’s approach sometimes sounds similar to yours. Do you know each other? (40:00)
  3. How do you reconcile the two Christmas stories? (45:00)
Tim Barnett joins Greg on the show and they chat about Reality and Red Pen Logic, then they answer a question about what Greg means by “silly prayers” and hear a report from a caller on his meeting with his pastors about their “hearing God’s voice” workshop.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Tim Barnett joins Greg on the show. (00:00)
  2. Can you explain what you mean by “silly prayers” and give an example? (29:00)
  3. A report back on a meeting with church leaders about their planned workshop on hearing God’s voice (42:00)
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