Greg talks about doubt, then he answers a question about how people can come away from the Bible with so many different interpretations.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Some thoughts on doubt (00:00)
  2. How can people come away from the Bible with so many different interpretations? (28:00)
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Greg reads something his brother wrote about the death of a friend who recently became a Christian, then he answers questions about applying 1 Corinthians 5:11 and whether or not Christians can claim the promises given to Israel.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Farewell to an old friend (00:00)
  2. How should I apply 1 Corinthians 5:11 to people today? (27:00)
  3. Can promises to Israel be legitimately claimed by Christians? (47:00)
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Greg answers questions about a wife using tactics to reach her husband, sharing Christianity in a world of diversity, and whether the “Spirit of Jesus” in Acts 16:7 is the Holy Spirit.
 
Topics:
  1. Will tactics help a wife whose husband just won’t listen? (03:00)
  2. How can Christianity be shared in a world of diversity? (13:00)
  3. Is the “Spirit of Jesus” the Holy Spirit? (33:00)
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Greg explains a simple strategy for discovering what the Bible has to say on any topic, then he answers questions about Jesus’ physical body and initiating spiritual conversations and gives another example of what he discovered by using his Bible study strategy.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: A strategy for discovering what the Bible has to say on any topic (00:00)
  2. Does Jesus have a physical body in a physical location in the universe? (24:00)
  3. How can I initiate spiritual conversations? (33:00)
  4. Commentary: A discovery Greg made by using his Bible study strategy (52:00)
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Greg discusses what the Bible has to say about Christian workers receiving payment, then he answers questions about someone who’s disrupting a church and witnessing to people who don’t speak English well.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Is it wrong to make a living from ministry? (00:00)
  2. How would you go about stopping someone from coming to church who’s showing up to attack the pastor and the church? (24:00)
  3. Do you have any advice for witnessing to my Cambodian in-laws who don’t speak English very well? (46:00)
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Greg talks about five guidelines for students to follow for their spiritual health, then he answers questions about the correspondence theory of truth and the biblical authors’ meaning vs. God’s meaning.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Five guidelines for students (00:00)
  2. Doesn’t the correspondence theory of truth require circular reasoning? (33:00)
  3. When interpreting Scripture, is the author’s meaning always God's meaning? (52:00)
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Greg talks about how widespread belief in lies is evidence of spiritual warfare, then he answers questions about divine command theory, God’s reasons for creating the world, and the salvation of those with severe mental illnesses.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: Evidence of spiritual warfare (00:00)
  2. How would you answer these challenges to divine command theory? (21:00)
  3. Why did God create the world? (37:00)
  4. Where do people with serious mental illnesses or brain defects stand in the eyes of the Lord? (47:00)
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Greg interviews Tom Gilson, author of Too Good to Be False: How Jesus’ Incomparable Character Reveals His Reality.
 
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  1. Interview: Tom Gilson, author of Too Good to Be False (00:00)
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Greg talks about the four key virtues Christians should have as they teach, mentor, or parent in order to be more effective, then he talks about how we’re being catechized by digital media more than by the church.
 
Topics:
  1. Commentary: The virtues of a good teacher (00:00)
  2. Commentary: We’re being catechized by digital media. (41:00)
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Greg talks to a CrossExamined Instructor Academy student, Josh Morris, about how he became a Christian, then he talks about being a Christian in a crazy culture.
 
Topics:
  1. Interview with Josh Morris: A journey out of progressive Christianity (00:00)
  2. Commentary: Being a Christian in a crazy culture (48:00)
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