mid-week apologetics booster (4-23-2015)

Good morning everyone,

I hope this day will be a good one for you and that I can help make it a little better as you consider some the following communications (text, audio and video) which are intended to both build your faith and equip you to defend your faith in the marketplace of ideas:

  1. What’s The Importance Of Giving A Defense Non-Defensively? (J. Warner Wallace 2 min 27 second video interview on the One Minute Apologist): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gg_NukIs6WU
  2. Epigenetics—an epic challenge to evolution – This growing discipline challenges a number of ‘holy cows’ of neo-Darwinism: http://creation.mobi/epigenetics-challenges-neo-darwinism
  3. Why Atheists Change Their Mind: 8 Common Factors: http://www.wordonfire.org/resources/blog/why-atheists-change-their-mind-8-common-factors/4729/
  4. Christians, You Will Suffer (Amy Hall – Stand To Reason): http://www.str.org/blog/christians-you-will-suffer#.VTjYoZMsMVT
  5. Has the Big Bang Gone Bust? By Dr. Jeff Zweerink – http://www.reasons.org/articles/has-the-big-bang-gone-bust
  6. Tim Keller – Humble Cultural Engagement (~25 minute video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xMgsZKzZp-g&feature=youtu.be
  7. Tim Keller on evangelism in the 21st century (~11 minute video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHQBoLo31Ns&feature=youtu.be
  8. Timothy J Keller sermon Gospel Centered Ministry (54 minute video sermon): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FfEnPeKUQcc
  9. The City Podcast: Nancy Pearcey (and Holly Ordway)  on How to Dismantle Materialism (~46 minute podcast – interview format).  Here is the link: http://www.civitate.org/2015/04/the-city-podcast-your-idol-is-too-small/
  10. The Insider and the Outcast Encounter Jesus – this is Dr. Timothy Keller giving a really good illustration about a son and his mother and why ‘good works’ are not good enough: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xk8z1OMUg-c&t=30m39s (it is queued up to about ½ way through a 1 hour video where he actually gives the illustration).  The audio is not that great – turn up your volume!
  11. Was the Universe Designed? Stephen C. Meyer and Dr. Michael Shermer debate on “Faith Under Fire” (moderated by Lee Stobel – ~11 minute video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VF0pOFzqoRE&feature=youtu.be
  12. Exodus of youth from churches must stop: http://gbcommunitychurch.com/blogs/exodus-of-youth-from-churches-must-stop/
  13. Vestigial Organs – 4 part video from Answers in Genesis recorded at Creation College:
    1. Vestigial Organs 1 of 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ca9t0834Ufs
    2. Vestigial Organs 2 of 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZ6JehACBBc
    3. Vestigial Organs 3 of 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ELHKRtZhdDo
    4. Vestigial Organs 4 of 4: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VOlIWjv_IQA
  14. Vestigial Organs: To Function or not to Function, that is the Question: http://www.creationstudies.org/Education/vestigal_organs.html
  15. Scientific Evidence for Creation CSE BIBLE FORUM Origins 0714 Vestigial Organs From One Hundred to 0 (~26 minute “Origins” TV program with guest Dr. Jerry Bergman): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aqexeq6AODE
  16. “Vestigial organs” – Kent Hovind (~8 minute video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvSuuPAXR2c
  17. Darwinism Refuted – The Myth of Vestigial Organs: http://www.darwinismrefuted.com/embryology_02.html
  18. Vestigial Organs—Evidence for Evolution? David Menton: https://answersingenesis.org/human-body/vestigial-organs/vestigial-organs-evidence-for-evolution/
  19. Why Do Men Have Nipples? Tommy Mitchell: https://answersingenesis.org/human-body/vestigial-organs/why-do-men-have-nipples/
  20. The Appendix: Useless Vestige or Evolutionary Innovation? Elizabeth Mitchell: https://answersingenesis.org/human-body/vestigial-organs/appendix-useless-vestige-or-evolutionary-innovation/
  21. Sean and Josh McDowell on the Impact of Reasonable Faith (~ 5 minute video): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WIs_BcURsTE&feature=youtu.be
  22. Are Fossils the Result of Noah’s Flood? By John D. Morris, Ph.D. http://www.icr.org/article/are-fossils-result-noahs-flood/
  23. Should We Expect To Find Transitional Forms In The Fossil Record? By John D. Morris, Ph.D. http://www.icr.org/article/should-we-expect-find-transitional-forms-fossil-re/
  24. God’s Sovereignty and Free Will: https://thei535project.wordpress.com/2015/04/15/gods-sovereignty-and-free-will/
  25. An awesome testimony from a rock music villain (Alice Cooper) and prodigal son (~ 8 minute video testimony): https://thei535project.wordpress.com/2015/04/15/an-awesome-testimony-from-a-rock-music-villain-and-prodigal-son/
  26. The foolishness of atheism: https://thei535project.wordpress.com/2015/04/16/the-foolishness-of-atheism/


All praise to God!  Oh what a Savior!

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