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Are there transgender people in the Bible?

I received a message on Instagram a few months ago from a student. It read, "I got into a discussion with my friend the other day about transgender and gender identity, and she told me that there were transgender [people]┬áin... Continue Reading →

Is there such a thing as relative morality?

Are some aspects of morality relative or is it all objective?

Making Young People Our Priority with Dr. Sean McDowell

Parents, youth pastors, and Christian educators often know what they want to accomplish with their students, but they don't always have the practical steps on how to get there. Or, if they do, they could always use some more help.... Continue Reading →

How can we think critically about entertainment?

I finished off 2018 by discussing a recent talk I gave to a high school youth group about how entertainment can brainwash us. However, I wasn't able to finish my thoughts in that episode and get to the part about... Continue Reading →

Does the Bible have authority?

We love to be our own authority. And in a time where personal autonomy is most important, all forms of authority are being thrown out. This creates a problem because most people understand that authority is actually good. There are... Continue Reading →

Azusa Pacific University and LGBTQ+ Relationships

If you know much about the cultural debate on LGBTQ relationships in California then you will know that it has been a busy week in the news. This week's podcast covers three of these big stories. AB 2943 was withdrawn.... Continue Reading →

AB 2943: Will the Bible be banned? Interview with Neal Hardin

There's a lot of discussion surrounding AB 2943. Some Christians think this bill, if passed, is going to ban the Bible. Others don't think the bill is any problem at all. Neal Hardin, writer at The Religion and Politics Blog,... Continue Reading →

The March For Our Lives: Cultural Beliefs and Worldview Conversations

Today, the March For Our Lives drew hundreds of thousands around the United States. People were marching for human value and against gun violence. However, many don't realize the worldview assumptions behind this any many other cultural beliefs. We are... Continue Reading →

How do we understand religious freedom vs. discrimination?

I just finished a two-week section on religious freedom and persecution with my students. In fact, I stopped writing their test in order to record the podcast and write this blog. I feel bad saying this, but I think it... Continue Reading →

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