Clear Thinking Christianity with Tim Barnett
By Tim Barnett
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Tim Barnett provides you with clear thinking Christianity that will help equip you to be a more effective ambassador for Christ. Released monthly.
||The Apology to the LGBT Community that Needs an Apology||This is an apology to the LGBT Community for a recent video titled 'Confessions of a Christian Nation – LGBTQ Discrimination.' The short, six-minute video features Brian McLaren, Greg Boyd, Brian Zahnd, and Bruxy Cavey. It’s an apology that itself n||6/6/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Did Jesus Rise From The Dead?||This talk was given at Praise Church (praisechurch.tv) in Beaumont, TX. Tim Barnett looks at some of the reasons why he believes Jesus resurrection is the best explanation of the historical evidence.||5/29/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||A Gospel Without Final Judgment Is Not The Gospel||There is a tendency in our presentation of the Gospel to stick with the parts that make people feel good. Those things are true, but there’s more we need to tell them.||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Four Problems With Evolutionary Morality||Many evolutionary naturalists attempt to ground morality in naturalistic evolution. This is fraught with serious difficulties that form an insurmountable case against evolution as the foundation of morality.||5/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Did the Council of Nicea Invent the Deity of Christ?||Despite claim to the contrary, the facts overwhelmingly confirm that the deity of Christ was not invented at the Council of Nicea. In fact, Jesus’ words and actions led the disciples to the only reasonable conclusion: Jesus is God. And this belief was||12/20/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Being Tactical with Jehovah's Witnesses||In our discussions with Jehovah’s Witnesses, we need to be tactical. That is, we need to anticipate their typical maneuvers to better guide the conversation. This will give us the best opportunity to be effective in making a lasting impact.||12/19/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Answering the Galileo Myth||I recently gave a talk at the University of Toronto on the topic of science and faith. I argued that modern science was birthed out of a theistic worldview. But if this is the case, why did the Roman Catholic Church persecute Galileo for doing science?||12/15/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Is Theistic Evolution a Contradiction in Terms?||On a recent episode of the Stand to Reason weekly podcast, a supporter of STR took issue with one of the ways Greg Koukl and I argue against theistic evolution. Specifically, the caller did not agree||7/11/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Did Jesus Rise Physically from the Dead?||When a Jehovah's Witness tells you that they believe in the resurrection of Jesus, they mean something very different than what Christians mean. They believe that Jesus only rose spiritually from the||4/1/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Helping Students Think about the Evidence for Evolution||This month, I want to offer you is a helpful way for categorizing the evidence that is offered in support of macroevolution. By identifying which group any particular evidence belongs to, you will be||3/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Was Adam a Historical Person?||There are a host of reasons why I believe Christians should not embrace macroevolution. Among the most serious is the theistic evolutionist’s rejection of a historical Adam. In this podcast, Tim wal||2/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Should Christians Embrace Evolution?||Tim recently spoke at Bethel Church on the question, "Should Christians Embrace Evolution?" Listen as Tim uses logic, science, and theology to answer this question. Download the mp3...||2/3/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||Is Eternal Punishment Just?||Is it just for God to sent billions of people to Hell for eternity for a finite number of sins committed while on Earth? Does this punishment really fit the crime? Many people don't think so. However,||12/4/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Jesus Is Jehovah||What is the best argument to use with a Jehovah's Witness? Is there a way to simplify the issue so you don't get sidetracked when they come to your door? In this months podcast, I offer one of the mos||11/11/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Getting Faith Right||Are faith and reason at odds? Is belief in Christianity a blind leap in the dark? In this week’s podcast, Tim explores the relationship between faith and reason, and shows how biblical faith is the||10/12/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||The Resurrection Is the Tiebreaker||Let me ask you a question: What would happen if the bones of Jesus were discovered tomorrow? Paul gives us a definitive answer. If Jesus has not been raised, then seven disastrous consequences inescap||9/1/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Evidence for God and the Human Heart||Many people believe that belief in God's existence is merely an evidence issue. That is, given enough evidence, everyone would believe. But is it really that simple? Does belief in God merely depend o||8/7/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Two Things to Remember When Discussing Creation with Other Christians||There are few conversations between Christians that generate as much heat as those concerning creation. In this podcast, Tim outlines two principles to keep in mind when discussing creationism with ot||7/29/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
||Praying for Unsaved Loved Ones||What is the appropriate response when our arguments and evidence seem to be ineffective with our unsaved loved ones? In a word: prayer. In this podcast, Tim highlights two responses that you need to a||7/25/2015||Free||View in iTunes|
Tim does an excellent job leading discussions related to faith, science, and culture. His humor and graciousness make him easy to listen to, and he truthfully represents classical Christianity.