Episodes

Is Christianity Rational, Relevant, and Good? (Part 2)

Sept. 22, 2022

Decades ago, the primary concern skeptics had with Christianity was if it was true . Today, things are vastly different, including skeptics’ concerns with Christianity. Now the question is, is Christianity good? Dr. Ken Samp…

Is Christianity Rational, Relevant, and Good? (Part 1)

Sept. 8, 2022

Decades ago, the primary concern skeptics had with Christianity was if it was true . Today, things are vastly different, including skeptics’ concerns with Christianity. Now the question is, is Christianity good? Dr. Ken Samp…

SUMMER SPECIAL: Universe Designed

June 13, 2022

In this episode, Levi talks with Michael Ray Lewis, the director of an upcoming documentary, Universe Designed , which will make a case for the existence of God. You can learn more about the film here , and if you would like…

BONUS: Greg Koukl Gives Another Tactic!

March 31, 2022

In this BONUS episode, Greg Koukl from Stand to Reason talks briefly about one more tactic from his book, Tactics . In the last episode, the season 2 finale, Greg talks about another tactic that helps Christians maneuver in …

Finale: Tactics for Discussing Your Faith (Part 2)

March 17, 2022

In part two of this season finale, Greg Koukl from Stand to Reason (STR) is back to discuss how to have good conversations about our Christian convictions, which focuses on the book, Tactics . Greg wrote Tactics to help Chri…

Finale: Tactics for Discussing Your Faith (Part 1)

March 3, 2022

Have you ever been in a conversation where the other person is controlling it and you don’t know what to say or how to say it, and you just feel defeated? In this two-part finale, I have Greg Koukl from Stand to Reason (STR)…

Progressive Christianity: Another Gospel? (Part 2)

Feb. 17, 2022

In this episode, Katelyn Brown takes the host seat for an interview with Alisa Childers, author of Progressive Christianity: Another Gospel? Alisa wrote Progressive Christianity: Another Gospel? as a response to progressive …

Progressive Christianity: Another Gospel?

Feb. 3, 2022

In this episode, Katelyn Brown takes the host seat for an interview with Alisa Childers, author of Progressive Christianity: Another Gospel? Alisa wrote Progressive Christianity: Another Gospel? as a response to progressive …

Paul: Founder of Christianity or Follower of Jesus?

Jan. 20, 2022

Many might be surprised to hear that there is a lot of debate surrounding the messages of Jesus and Paul. Some scholars will attest that the two messages are at odds with one another. Is this the case? What implications does…

Guest: Marvin Pate

How did the Historical Jesus Claim to be Divine?

Nov. 11, 2021

When you look at what skeptics are saying about the Christian faith, often you will hear the argument that Jesus never claimed to be God. In this episode, we are going to be talking about how Jesus claimed to be divine in or…

Cultural Intelligence (Part 2)

Oct. 28, 2021

This is the second part of the two-part episode with Dr. Darrell Bock, author of Cultural Intelligence: Living for God in a Diverse, Pluralistic World . We invite you to join us as we talk about how to engage the culture in …

Guest: Darrell Bock

Cultural Intelligence (Part 1)

Oct. 14, 2021

The culture's hostility toward God, Christians, and the Bible has rapidly increased in the last 20-30 years. This has caused confusion in the Church concerning how it engages. Lucky for us, there’s been a game-changer of a b…

Guest: Darrell Bock

Q&A with Dr. Frank Turek

Sept. 30, 2021

In this episode on the DC Podcast, Dr. Turek takes questions from our listeners. Check out the Cross Examined YouTube page for more questions (and great answers) about Christianity, God, and the Bible by clicking here . Clic…

Guest: Frank Turek

CrossExamined with Dr. Frank Turek

Sept. 16, 2021

Why should we even care about the culture’s ever-increasing skepticism about God, Christianity, and the Bible? If you’re a parent this should be easy to answer. You will one day, if you haven’t already, send your child out i…

Guest: Frank Turek

4 Most Common Objections to Christianity (Part 2)

Sept. 2, 2021

In this episode, we will be discussing four of the most common objections to Christianity taken from the book The 10 Most Common Objections to Christianity written by Dr. Alex McFarland, who will be joining us today to discu…

4 Most Common Objections to Christianity (Part 1)

Aug. 19, 2021

In this episode, we will be discussing four of the most common objections to Christianity taken from the book The 10 Most Common Objections to Christianity written by Dr. Alex McFarland, who will be joining us today to discu…

Season TWO Has Arrived!!

Aug. 5, 2021

Welcome to the first episode of season two of the Defending Christianity Podcast!! Today, we are going to talk about what's new to Defending Christianity: the DC Blog, the amazing authors we have for the blog, our newsletter…

In His Image: Delighting in God's Plan for Gender and Sexuality

June 23, 2021

In this episode, I'm at American Family Association in Tupelo, Mississippi interviewing Kendra White, the director of the documentary In His Image: Delighting in God’s Plan for Gender and Sexuality. The documentary was produ…

Guest: Kendra White

FINALE: How Does Islam Differ from Christianity – and Does it Matter?

Feb. 4, 2021

In our SEASON ONE FINALE, philosopher and theologian, Dr. Kenneth Richard Samples will be joining us to discuss the differences and similarities between Islam and Christianity and why they matter. Dr. Samples has a great pas…

BONUS: Dr. Samples on the Importance of Apologetics

Feb. 4, 2021

In this bonus episode, Dr. Samples discusses the need for Apologetics in the life of Christians as well as within the Church. Season 1 has been amazing, and I hope it has been helpful for you as well. Season 2 is planned to …

Do Science and Christianity Contradict?

Jan. 21, 2021

One of the biggest blockades which keep people from accepting the idea of God's existence is science. Do science and Christianity contradict? Is there any scientific proof of God's existence? How can we be sure? Today, Dr. F…

Guest: Fazale Rana

Programming Note

Nov. 20, 2020

I hope you all have an AMAZING and BLESSED holiday season, and can't wait to be back here on January 21, 2021!! SURVEY FOR SEASON 2: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/TXTX955 Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/defending.chris…

Season 1 RECAP

Oct. 19, 2020

A compilation of some insightful and significant remarks about Christianity from our amazing guests this season! Special thank you to those who have been so gracious to take part in contributing to the production of Defendin…

How Does God's Mission Include Women? Part 2

Oct. 15, 2020

To compliment our last episode, this week we have Kristen Padilla, author of Now That I'm Called, to talk about women in ministry today, the challenges that go into it, and how the church can respond in both a loving and bib…