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

Sep 25, 2018

On this episode:

Nate warns Christians to watch their language (:30)
Nate explains how to get a free copy of our brand new ebook - Make Christ Clear (10:25)
Always Be Ready with Dr. Hugh Ross (11:17)

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Twitter: @AClearLens
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Email: hello@clearlens.org

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

Aug 21, 2018

On this episode:

Nate shares some benefits to role playing (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (10:25)
Worldview Analysis: Science Has Found the Soul? (11:38)
When Can a Christian Sue? (19:36)

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Email: hello@clearlens.org

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

Jul 30, 2018

On this episode:

Nate talks about how to get started in apologetics the right way (:28)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (11:52)
Game Time: What Career Should You Have When You Grow Up? (13:40)
How Do You Strengthen an Apathetic Church? (21:12)

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

Jun 5, 2018

On this episode:

Nate shares some quick tips to be more effective First Date Evangelists (:18)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (9:12)
The team discusses the new SCOTUS ruling on same-sex wedding cakes (10:24)
Spiritual Conversations in the Digital Age (20:50)

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*Bumper music by bensound.com

May 15, 2018

On this episode:

Nate talks about the best way to start conversations with strangers (for Christ) (:18)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (9:52)
Game Time: California Fact or Fake (10:42)
Which Form of Church Government Is Biblical? (18:19)

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*Bumper music by bensound.com

Dec 20, 2017

On today's episode Nate chats with Dayton Hartman, pastor and author of Church History for Modern Ministry.

Some questions discussed on this episode:

  1. How does today's church compare to the church in Acts?
  2. What is real discipleship?
  3. Why does preaching require apologetics?

We are giving away some free copies of Dayton's excellent book! For more on that, listen closely to this episode.

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Email: hello@clearlens.org

*Bumper music by bensound.com

Dec 19, 2017

On today's episode Nate chats with Dr. Michael Horton, host of The White Horse Inn and author of Rediscovering the Holy Spirit.

Some questions discussed on this episode:

  1. How are we "shrinking" our understanding of the Holy Spirit?
  2. Were the gift of tongues private prayer language or an objective foreign language?
  3. Should we pray to the Holy Spirit?

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Email: hello@clearlens.org

*Bumper music by bensound.com

Dec 12, 2017

On today's episode Nate and Gene answer a listener question about pastor bonuses, Nate discusses the claim that taxing the rich is biblical in a Worldview Analysis segment, and the gents discuss 2 topics:

  1. Does the Masterpiece Cakeshop Have a Strong Case?
  2. What Does Discipleship Look Like?

Articles discussed on the show:

"The Republican Tax Bill Is Not Just Immoral. It Is An Act of Violence"

"Stop Misrepresenting Masterpiece Cakeshop"

"New Research on the State of Discipleship"

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Email: hello@clearlens.org


*Bumper music by bensound.com

Nov 29, 2017

On today's episode Nate, Gene, and Logan play a round of Name That Movie: Christmas Edition and discuss 2 contentious topics:

  1. YEC vs. OEC: A theological approach?
  2. Should Christian Leaders Get 6 Figure Salaries?

 

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Email: hello@clearlens.org


*Bumper music by bensound.com

Nov 20, 2017

On today's episode Nate chats with Andrew T. Walker, Director of Policy Studies at the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission and the author of God and the Transgender Debate.

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Email: hello@clearlens.org

*Bumper music by bensound.com

Nov 14, 2017

On today's episode Nate, Gene, and Logan laugh their way through a new skit entitled: "Totally Honest Moments in Facebook". Logan discusses "Thor: Ragnarok" in the latest Worldview Analysis. The gang also discuss 2 interesting topics:

  1. Is homeschooling the best option for Christians?
  2. How do you get through a season of lethargy with regard to Bible study?

Article mentioned on the show:

"Research Facts on Homeschooling"

"10 Reason Public School Is Better than Homeschooling"

Don't forget to check out our website (www.clearlens.org) and sign up for our unique newsletter that contains material only for subscribers! Also, if you get a chance, subscribe and rate us on iTunes! It's quick and easy and helps us get our show out to more listeners.

Twitter: @AClearLens
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Email: hello@clearlens.org


*Bumper music by bensound.com

Sep 12, 2017

On today's episode Nate, Gene, and Logan laugh their way through a brand new skit called "Church-Fil-A". They discuss the anniversary of 9/11 and its continued significance. Nate also welcomes Dr. Douglas Axe of Biologic Institute on to discuss his recent book Undeniable and why Darwinian evolution is a flawed model.

Be sure to listen all the way to the end for your chance to win Dr. Axe's excellent book!

Also, please take a moment to peruse our brand new look at the ACL website (www.clearlens.org) and sign up for our unique newsletter that contains material you won't find on our website! Also, if you get a chance, subscribe and rate us on iTunes! It's quick and easy and helps us get our show out to more listeners.

Twitter: @AClearLens
Facebook: www.facebook.com/clearlens
Email: hello@clearlens.org

*Bumper music by bensound.com

Aug 22, 2017

On today's episode Nate, Gene, and Logan are introduced by Lego Batman. They play a game of "Who Said It: Republican or Democrat?" And they discuss two topics:

  1. Does God Hate People
  2. The ACLU, White Supremacists, and Logical Consistency

Article mentioned in the show:

"U.S. Rights Group Rethinks Defending Hate Groups Protesting with Guns"

Take a moment to peruse our brand new look at the ACL website (www.clearlens.org) and sign up for our unique newsletter that contains material you won't find on our website! Also, if you get a chance, subscribe and rate us on iTunes! It's quick and easy and helps us get our show out to more listeners.

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Email: hello@clearlens.org

*Bumper and soundtrack score by foolboymedia and bensound.com

Dec 20, 2016

Merry Christmas and welcome to our 2 year anniversary episode! On today's show (12.19.15), Nate, Gene, and Logan check out the new movie trailer for "Brock Sleighs Christmas" and laugh their way through the ACL Christmas Special with the ACL alum.

They also answer a question from @SoulGalactic on the word "miscarriage" in the Exodus 21 and play a fun game trying to guess which Christmas song Nate's 4 year old son, Sammy, is singing. The fellas also get down to business and discuss two topics:

1. Should a Christian help every panhandler on the street?
2. What constitutes grounds for leaving a local church?

Helpful articles discussed on the show:

"Give to Street People in Christianity Today"
http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2011/january/18.60.html?start=1

"Should You Give Money to Homeless People?"
http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2011/03/should-you-give-money-to-homeless-people/72820/

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T
witter: @AClearLens

Facebook: www.facebook.com/clearlens
Email: hello@clearlens.org

All the excellent music you hear is by www.bensound.com
Sound effects by Mike Koenig

*'Jingle Bells' guitar and singing by Nate and Sammy Sala

Dec 6, 2016

Welcome to our 50th episode!

Nate, Gene, and Logan announce the winners of the ACL Apologetics Giveaway! Thanks to all of you who participated. They also answer a question from @footofdacross and play another round of Fact or Fib: Christmas Edition!

They also chat about two topics:

  1. Does a Miracle Have to be Supernatural?
  2. Can a Christian be Pro-Life and Pro-Death penalty?

Here are some links to articles mentioned on the show:

"Aborted Fetuses Must Now Be Buried, Cremated in Texas"
http://www.houstonpress.com/news/aborted-fetuses-must-now-be-buried-cremated-in-texas-8986047

"Star of Bethlehem May Not Have Been a Star After All, Scientist Says"
http://www.foxnews.com/science/2016/12/02/star-bethlehem-may-not-have-been-star-after-all-scientist-says.html

"Shane Claiborne on the Death Penalty, Grace, and Restorative Justice"
https://medium.com/the-badlands/shane-claiborne-on-the-death-penalty-grace-and-restorative-justice-2c416dec675a#.n2hvjfvvo

Don't forget to check out the brand new look at the ACL website (www.clearlens.org) for fresh posts each week. And if you get a chance, subscribe and rate us on iTunes! It's quick and easy and helps us get our show out to John Q Public.


Twitter: @AClearLens

Facebook: www.facebook.com/clearlens
Email: hello@clearlens.org

*Bumper music by www.bensound.com

Oct 7, 2016

Welcome to our 45th episode! (Don't forget, our 50th episode is coming soon!)

Nate, Gene, and Logan welcome special guest Elijiah Thompson of The Fetal Position Podcast and thefetalposition.com. They laugh their way through a brand new commercial and play a new game: "Question of Character".

They also chat with Elijiah about three Presidential candidates' positions on abortion:

1. Donald Trump
2. Hillary Clinton
3. Gary Johnson

 

Don't forget to check out the ACL website (www.clearlens.org) for fresh posts each week. And, if you like what we're up to, please subscribe and rate us on iTunes! We'd greatly appreciate it.


Twitter: @AClearLens

Facebook: www.facebook.com/clearlens
Email: aclearlens@gmail.com

*Bumper music by www.bensound.com
*Guitar sound effect by Daniel Simon

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