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Stand to Reason Weekly Podcast

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Religion & Spirituality
Society & Culture
Christianity
Philosophy
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This podcast rebroadcasts our weekly radio program. Our purpose is to help Christians think more clearly about their faith and to help them make an even-handed, incisive, yet gracious defense for classical Christianity. Released every Wednesday and Friday.

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This podcast rebroadcasts our weekly radio program. Our purpose is to help Christians think more clearly about their faith and to help them make an even-handed, incisive, yet gracious defense for classical Christianity. Released every Wednesday and Friday.

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Love Greg Koukl

By Long Dog Momma - Sep 09 2019
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I love Greg and his unassuming ways. He is a dedicated apologist and on top of that he’s a friend, father and husband. I love listening to his podcasts.

Great Wisdom and Truth

By rkuns - Aug 29 2019
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Love this podcast! Greg and his team are wonderful ambassadors for Christ. If you want level-headed, biblically sound content delivered in a winsome and engaging manner, this is the podcast for you!

iTunes Ratings

395 Ratings
Average Ratings
368
10
6
6
5

Love Greg Koukl

By Long Dog Momma - Sep 09 2019
Read more
I love Greg and his unassuming ways. He is a dedicated apologist and on top of that he’s a friend, father and husband. I love listening to his podcasts.

Great Wisdom and Truth

By rkuns - Aug 29 2019
Read more
Love this podcast! Greg and his team are wonderful ambassadors for Christ. If you want level-headed, biblically sound content delivered in a winsome and engaging manner, this is the podcast for you!
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Stand to Reason Weekly Podcast

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This podcast rebroadcasts our weekly radio program. Our purpose is to help Christians think more clearly about their faith and to help them make an even-handed, incisive, yet gracious defense for classical Christianity. Released every Wednesday and Friday.

Rank #1: How Not to Read the Bible

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Greg does a whole hour of mentoring on how to avoid the common pitfalls Christians fall into when they read the Bible and some principles on how to read it well.

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Jun 19 2019
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Rank #2: School Boards Shouldn’t Force Their Parochial Values on Everyone

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Greg talks about a statement he wrote for a school board meeting about sex education, then he answers questions about “listening prayer” and interacting with LDS missionaries.

Topics:

  1. Commentary: School boards shouldn’t force their parochial values on everyone. (:00)

  2. What do you think about “listening prayer”? (30:00)

  3. Do you have any advice for interacting with LDS missionaries and addressing the emotional appeal of what they’re saying? (49:00)

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Sep 04 2019
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Rank #3: Interview: Alisa Childers on Progressive Christianity

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Guest Hosts: Tim Barnett and Amy Hall

Tim and Amy talk to Alisa Childers about “5 Signs Your Church Might Be Heading Toward Progressive Christianity.”

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Aug 23 2019
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Rank #4: Reasons to Think Hell Is Eternal Conscious Torment

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Greg gives reasons to think Hell is eternal conscious torment then answers questions about getting into spiritual conversations and the Native American “Creator” vs. the biblical God.

Topics:

  1. What’s the best way to get into spiritual conversations? (30:00)

  2. How can I explain to my Native American friends that their “Creator” is different from the God of the Bible? (48:00)

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May 15 2019
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Rank #5: Invest Your Life Where It Matters

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Greg talks about a special incentive for joining our team by becoming a strategic partner this month, then he talks about investing your life where it matters and answers a question about information being material.

Topics:

  1. Commentary: Our “Be One of the 100” campaign

  2. Commentary: Invest your life where it matters. (25:00)

  3. How should I respond to a materialist who says that information is material and there’s no evidence for Christianity? (44:00)

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Aug 09 2019
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Rank #6: Don’t Mormons Agree with Us on the Important Things?

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Greg and Amy answer questions about the two natures of Christ and why it matters that Mormons believe different things from Christians.

Topics:

  1. If Mormons believe Jesus died for our sins, why does it matter that they have different views on other things?

  2. What’s the difference between “fully God and fully man” and “100% God and 100% man”?

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Aug 02 2019
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Rank #7: When People Are Mistaken about Hearing a Word from God

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Greg tells a story illustrating that just because someone claims to have a word from God, that doesn’t mean it’s true, then he answers questions about open vs. closed communion and hermeneutics for Proverbs.

Topics:

  1. What are your thoughts on open vs. closed communion? (31:00)

  2. Do different hermeneutics apply to Proverbs? (46:00)

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Jul 17 2019
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Rank #8: Science, Culture, and Intelligent Design

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Greg talks to Amy about her time at the Discovery Institute Summer Seminar, then he answers a question about how to get people interested in apologetics-related questions.

Topics:

  1. How can I get people interested in apologetics-related questions? (48:00)

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Jul 19 2019
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Rank #9: Interview: Michael Behe – Darwin Devolves

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Greg interviews Dr. Michael Behe on the subject of his new book, Darwin Devolves: The New Science about DNA That Challenges Evolution.

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May 22 2019
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Rank #10: Are We Christians Because of Constantine?

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Greg responds to the argument that we’re only Christians because Constantine spread the religion, then he takes calls on medical intervention and abortion for babies with a fatal condition, the closing of the canon, the point of God creating us, and dealing with a hostile questioner.

Topics:

  1. What do you think about abortion when a baby has a life-ending medical condition, and at what point should we cease medical intervention? (18:00)

  2. How can I argue that the canon is closed? (29:00)

  3. Since God doesn’t need anything, what was the point of creating us? (37:00)

  4. How should I respond to a hostile questioner? (45:00)

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May 17 2019
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Rank #11: Interview: Christopher Yuan – Holy Sexuality and the Gospel

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Guest Host: Alan Shlemon

Alan interviews Christopher Yuan about his new book, Holy Sexuality and the Gospel: Sex, Desire, and Relationships Shaped by God’s Grand Story.

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May 29 2019
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Rank #12: What Does “Walk by Faith, Not by Sight” Mean?

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Greg talks about the meaning of “not by sight” in 2 Corinthians 5:6–8, takes a question on how to spend money in a culture where businesses give to causes we disagree with, and then discusses an incident on The Bachelorette.

Topics:

  1. How should I be a good steward with my money in a culture where businesses are giving to causes I disagree with? (19:00)

  2. Commentary: An incident on The Bachelorette regarding Christian sexual ethics (31:00)

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Aug 16 2019
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Rank #13: Why We Do Apologetics

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Greg provides Biblical examples supporting the idea that we should defend the faith.

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Jul 24 2019
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Rank #14: Jeremiah 29:11 Is Not Your Promise

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Greg cites problems with claiming Jeremiah 29:11 as a promise to us personally and gives a biblical interpretation of the passage.

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Jul 26 2019
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Rank #15: Is It Appropriate to Judge Whether or Not Someone Is Saved?

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Greg talks about whether one can or should judge if someone is really saved, then he answers questions about Christians causing LGBT suicides and advice for responding to a son who says he’s an atheist.

Topics:

  1. Do you have any info refuting the idea that LGBT suicides are the fault of Christians and the Bible? (24:00)

  2. How should my pastor friend respond to his son who says he’s an atheist? (42:00)

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Jun 26 2019
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