As Western culture has shifted away from a broadly Christian consensus on basic beliefs of human identity, life, sexuality, history and more, Christian apologetics – the work of defending the Christian philosophy of life – will look different than it did in previous generations.
This week’s podcast features special guest John Cooper of the rock band Skillet. We talk about the Christian music industry, pursuing art to the glory of God, and guarding against the temptation to self-idolatry as a Christian artist.
The lockdown of life has exposed a fragility and weakness in twenty-first century Christian thought. How did this come about, and what is the task of Christians in our current cultural moment?
What does it mean to speak of a worldview, and why does it matter for the way that we live? Joe Boot explains the role that worldview plays in our lives, and its importance for the the work of apologetics.
God’s response to idolatry throughout Scripture is one of judgment. Idolatry always leads to cultural decay and collapse, and we must see the supervening hand of God in our present situation.
Joe Boot explains the origin and meaning of globalism, as contrasted with globalization, nationalism, and the Kingdom of God. We consider the biblical perspective on the role of national boundaries.
When a people’s commitment to truth breaks down, they become humiliated. A humiliated, emasculated people is easier to control. Christians have an opportunity and a responsibility to speak the truth effectively to people who have been robbed of their humanity by secularism.
James White joins this week’s episode to talk about the historic development of the doctrine of the church’s freedom and the limits on civil governments.
All religions and worldviews have a doctrine of life. The biblical understanding of abundant life is one that encompasses much more than non-death, but extends to the spiritual, social, and all other realms.