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Now displaying: Category: apologetics

A Clear Lens is all about apologetics, Christianity, philosophy, and worldview with an eye on Luke 10:27 & 2 Corinthians 10:5

Oct 10, 2018

On this episode:

Nate talks about the new Gosnell movie and the power of storytelling (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (11:33)
Nate and Logan play a round of mixed trivia (12:47)
How to Talk to a Non-Believer About Hell (21:40)

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"Day by Day" by Citizens is used with permission. Check out their website: wearecitizens.net

Sep 17, 2018

On this episode:

Nate reads an excerpt from the brand new ACL ebook: Make Christ Clear (:29)
Nate announces the winner of Sharing the Good News with Mormons (10:49)
Analyzing the Shroud of Turin with Dr. Gary Habermas (12:25)

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"Day by Day" by Citizens is used with permission. Check out their website: wearecitizens.net

Sep 10, 2018

On this episode:

Nate makes an important announcement about the future of A Clear Lens (:29)
Nate explains how you can win a free copy of Sharing the Good News with Mormons (2:20)
Investigating Mormonism: The Case-Making Approach with J Warner Wallace (3:24)

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"Day by Day" by Citizens is used with permission. Check out their website: wearecitizens.net

Sep 3, 2018

On this episode:

Nate answers this question: If God is sovereign, why should we pray? (:29)
Nate announces some upcoming interviews with excellent guests (10:04)
A Christian Pharmacist Stands for Faith, with Andrew Roth (11:23)

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"Day by Day" by Citizens is used with permission. Check out their website: wearecitizens.net

Aug 7, 2018

On this episode:

Nate explains why relationship is not less important than conversion (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (8:32)
Worldview Analysis: The Outsider by Stephen King (9:55)
How Should We Respond to Non-Believers on Social Media? (20:26)

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Intro and outro song (used by permission): "Day by Day" by Citizens (wearecitizens.net)

Jul 17, 2018

Welcome to our 100th episode! On the show:

Nate talks about some of the people who have influenced A Clear Lens over the years (:17)
Science and the Mind of the Maker with Melissa Cain Travis (10:09)

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May 8, 2018

On this episode:

Nate talks about affirming your opponent (:18)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (9:25)
Q&A: How should we evangelize to people we'll never see again? (10:50)
How Should Christians Respond to California Outlawing Biblical Views? (23:16)

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Apr 24, 2018

On this episode:

Nate talks about the power of telling stories (:19)
Nate welcomes public evangelist & author Dr. Sam Chan (10:29)
Evangelism in a Skeptical World (11:39)

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Apr 17, 2018

On this episode:

Nate talks about proper perspective and playing the long game (:18)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (9:18)
Important plugs (10:23)
Game Time: Fact or Fib (10:58)
How Should Christians Understand UFOs and Alien Abductions? (20:26)

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Apr 10, 2018

On this episode:

Nate talks about being nearsighted and how it relates to our conversations about Christ (:18)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (9:29)
Important plugs (12:25)
Worldview Analysis: Ready Player One (13:00)
Shane Claiborne, Jerry Falwell Jr., and How to Talk to Folks You Disagree With (23:17)

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Apr 2, 2018

On this episode:

Nate talks about his 3 step formula for developing leading questions (:18)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (10:42)
Important Plugs (11:25)
Game Time: The Generation Game (12:00)
How Can We Effectively Reach Gen Z for Christ? (11:46)

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Mar 27, 2018

On this episode:

Nate talks about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and effective persuasion (:19)
Nate welcomes Hollywood Filmmaker and Author Brian Godawa (10:29)

Relevance & Redemption in "Paul: The Apostle of Christ"* (11:46)

*Mild spoilers in this episode

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Mar 21, 2018

On this episode:

Nate talks about the value of solitude (:18)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (7:36)
Important plugs (9:07)
Question: Why did God give the laws of the Old Testament when He knew Christ would come? (9:50)
Worldview Analysis: Black Panther (16:37)

The Absurdity of the Culture's Sexual Ethic (24:04)

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Mar 13, 2018

On this episode:

Nate talks about the value of time in evangelism and apologetics (:18)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (8:40)
Important plugs (9:19)
Game Time: Name That Classic Rock Anthem! (10:15)
The Culture's View of Masculinity vs. The Biblical View (20:49)

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Mar 7, 2018

Welcome to our first episode of 2018! On this episode:

Nate talks about First Date Evangelism (:18)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (8:33)
Important announcement about Facebook Live Event (10:13)
Worldview Analysis (Gene): Best Picture (11:42)
How Can Christians Effectively Navigate the National Conversation on Gun Control? (23:32)

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Dec 28, 2017

On today's episode Nate, Gene, and Logan chat with Amazon's Alexa about 5 Facts You Didn't Know About The Last Jedi, Logan discusses some worldview implications for The Last Jedi, the gents play a 2017 trivia game, and they count down their top 3 lists:

  1. Top 3 Movies/TV of 2017
  2. Top 3 ACL Posts of 2017
  3. Top 3 Books of 2017

 

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Dec 5, 2017

On today's episode Nate chats with Brett Kunkle, Founder and CEO of Maven and the co-author of A Practical Guide to Culture.

Some questions discussed on this episode:

  1. What is culture and how does it shape us?
  2. What happens to us when we spend so much time on our devices?
  3. How does the culture lie about gender identity and what should we do to counter that?

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Oct 31, 2017

On today's episode Nate, Gene, and Logan dress up for Halloween. They also conduct a Worldview Analysis on "Stranger Things 2", play a game on examples of horror in the Bible, and they discuss 2 important topics:

  1. What is the proper response to abuse in your church?
  2. How should Christians view artificial intelligence?

Article mentioned on the show:

"Is Artificial Intelligence a Threat to Christianity?"

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Oct 24, 2017

On today's episode Nate chats with Dr. Greg Ganssle of Talbot School of Theology at Biola University about his latest book Our Deepest Desires: How the Christian Story Fulfills Human Aspirations.

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Oct 11, 2017

On today's episode Nate and Gene try out a brand new segment: Live Comedy Skit Reading. They read a comedy skit called "The Atheist Detective" live on episode and let the shenanigans happen. They also analyze the new scifi show "The Orville" in a Worldview Analysis segment. And finally Nate chats with Dr. Lynn Wilder of Unveiling Mormonism about her new book Leaving Mormonism.

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Aug 9, 2017

On today's episode, Nate and Gene play a Genesis trivia game, analyze a television clip from ABC's The View on being a "pansexual homorantic", and they welcome biochemist and apologist Dr. Fuz Rana (of Reasons to Believe) on the show to discuss his recent book: Who Was Adam? A Creation Model Approach to the Origin of Humanity

Don't forget to answer the question Gene asks at the very end of the show for your chance to win a free copy of Dr. Rana's book: Who Was Adam?

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Jul 16, 2017

On today's episode, Nate and Gene laugh their way through a skit called "A World Like That". They analyze an article from Philosophy Now entitled: "I Find That Offensive by Claire Fox" and they welcome author and apologist Tom Gilson on the show to discuss his latest book: How Would Jesus Blog?

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Jul 4, 2017

On today's episode Nate and Gene kick off their new video podcast with a 4th of July game. They also discuss some recent comments by Miley Cyrus for the latest Worldview Analysis segment. And Nate chats with Justin Brierley about Unbelievable? and his latest book of the same title.

For more information about Justin Brierley, check out premierchristianity.com!

Links discussed on the show:

"I Find that Offensive by Claire Fox" by Philosophy Now

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Jun 20, 2017

On today's episode Nate and Gene make some important announcements including some prize giveaways for the summer. They also discuss a recent decision to use gender-inclusive language in the CSV Bible. Finally, they welcome special guest J Warner Wallace on the show to play a quick round of Fact or Fib and discuss his latest book: Forensic Faith.

For more information about J Warner Wallace, check out coldcasechristianity.com!

Links discussed on the show:

"Southern Baptists Embrace Gender-Inclusive Language in the Bible" by The Atlantic

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Jun 14, 2017

On today's episode Nate, Gene, and Logan get introduced by the one and only Heathen Stawking. They test their knowledge about different generations with a brand new trivia game and they analyze the underlying worldview of Wonder Woman. Nate also chats with the President of Ratio Christi, Dr. Corey Miller, about what the apologetics ministry is doing on college campuses across the nation.

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