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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

Dec 11, 2019

On this episode:

Monologue: Who Should I Spend Time Engaging (:28)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (6:59)

Apologetics 101: 3 Questions to Ask (10:13)
Topic: Wayne Grudem Changed His Mind about Biblical Divorce (17:16)

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Nov 1, 2019

On this episode, Nate answered these questions:

– Why does God let bad things happen? (4:35)
– Why did God create us if He knew Adam was going to curse us? (16:27)
– If God doesn't all your prayers, what's the point of praying? (30:04)
- If the Bible was written by men, how can we trust it? (37:03)
- Shouldn't the Bible resonate with me if it's really true?(47:34)

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Oct 23, 2019

On this episode:

Nate talks about how to make decisions in God's will (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene & Logan (14:47)
Worldview Analysis: Ellen & George W. Bush (18:55)
Topic: MacArthur & Moore: The Good, the Bad, & the Ugly (31:25)

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Oct 18, 2019

On this episode, Nate answered these questions:

– Does justification by faith only deal with forgiveness of our sins or does justification also have to do with the righteousness of God (2:28)
– How can we live out Galatians 2:20 in our daily lives? (12:47)
– Who created God? (31:27)
- If evil is a natural byproduct of human free will, how can evil be taken away with Jesus returns? (46:13)
- What is the Gospel message in its simplest terms? Which verses would you use to back it up? (54:05)

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Sep 23, 2019

On this episode, Nate answered these questions:

– What happens to aborted babies when they die? (4:06)
– The Bible talks about God’s wrath and the anger of God. The Bible also tells us not to be quick to anger. Doesn’t this make God a hypocrite?
(23:36)
– If we are raptured and with Jesus, will we have a new mind devoid of sinful thoughts? 
(32:23)

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Jun 19, 2019

On this episode:

Nate discusses 2 ways to avoid getting stuck in evangelistic and apologetic interactions (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (11:54)
Game Time: Which Kind of Mom Are You? (14:45)
Topic: Top 3 Threats to the Christian Faith in 2019 (27:58)

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Apr 25, 2019

On this episode:

Nate spends the entire episode with Dr. J.P. Moreland (:29)

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Mar 13, 2019

On this episode:

Nate responds to an article on what Millennials really think about evangelism (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene & Logan (14:54)
Worldview Analysis: Trump Signing Bibles (18:00)
How Has the Culture Influenced the Church? (26:08)

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Feb 20, 2019

On this episode:

Nate explains how to tell stories like Jesus (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene & Logan (14:26)
Worldview Analysis: Ariana Grande (18:09)
What Can We Learn from the SBC Scandal? (25:29)

Article discussed on the show: Abuse of Faith by the Houston Chronicle

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Jan 30, 2019

On this episode:

Nate explains why what you are is more important than what you say or do (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene (10:13)
Game: Which Bible Character Are You (13:05)
Do Christians Even Know the Great Commission? (25:30)

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Jan 16, 2019

On this episode we take the show to Facebook Live!

Nate welcomes our Facebook Live listeners (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (12:38)
Worldview Analysis: Spiderman Into the Spiderverse (15:00)
Q&A: What Are Your Thoughts About the Gillette Commercial? (22:47)
What Are Your Spiritual Goals for 2019? (27:42)

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Dec 24, 2018

On this episode:

Nate makes a few announcements, including our biggest book giveaway yet (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene (4:42)
Nate and Gene play a Christmas movie trivia game (6:52)
No, Christmas Does Not Have Pagan Origins & The Real Saint Nick (16:55)

Articles mentioned on the show:

https://www.traditioninaction.org/religious/e031rp_PaganOrigins.html

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-religion/2971709/posts

https://www.stnicholascenter.org/pages/home/

https://www.franciscanmedia.org/the-real-saint-nicholas/

https://www.biography.com/people/st-nicholas-204635

https://www.christianitytoday.com/history/2008/august/real-saint-nicholas.html

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Dec 12, 2018

On this episode:

Nate talks about whom to spend time with and whom not to when discipling and engaging others for Christ (:28)
Nate welcomes Gene (9:28)
Nate and Gene announce the first winner of our book giveaway: The Updated Evidence That Demands a Verdict (10:55)
Gene discusses the worldview of Noah Primeval by Brian Godawa (14:07)
What Does the Bible Say About Suicide? (21:11)

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Dec 5, 2018

On this episode:

Nate share some big ideas from his latest talk on how Jesus mapped His destination (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene (10:27)
The team shares some crazy Christmas stories (14:07)
Let's Discuss That Interview with John Macarthur and Ben Shapiro (20:21)

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Nov 20, 2018

On this Thanksgiving episode:

Nate, Gene, and Logan share what they're thankful for this year (:28)
Nate officially welcomes Gene and Logan (9:40)
Gene looks at mercy and wrath in the latest "The Walking Dead" (11:32)
5 Things You Didn't Know About Thanksgiving (19:58)

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Nov 7, 2018

On this episode:

Nate shares a couple of important thoughts for Christian voters (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (10:24)
Gene breaks down the worldview of "Jesus At the Polls" (12:08)
What's the Church's Problem with LGBT Theology? (19:14)

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Oct 29, 2018

On this Halloween episode:

Nate talks about two stories to read this Halloween (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (11:41)
Gene and Logan play a game of "Pureflix Horror" (14:00)
What Does the Bible Say About Ghosts, Witches, and Curses? (21:42)

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Oct 3, 2018

On this episode:

Nate talks about his experience at The ReThink Apologetics Conference 2018 (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (9:31)
Logan analyzes Ariana Grande's song: God is a Woman (10:57)
How Much Should Christian Values Be Enforced by Law? (19:46)

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Aug 27, 2018

On this episode:

Nate talks about how Jesus persuaded His audience (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (13:25)
Game Time: Fact or Fib? (14:29)
Quick Tips to Reading the Study Properly (24:46)

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Aug 13, 2018

On this episode:

Nate shares some teacher tips on being a more memorable speaker (:29)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (8:39)
Game: Would You Rather? (10:02)
How Should Christians Deal with Porn Addiction? (20:35)

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Jul 24, 2018

On this episode:

Nate talks about how to be an effective Christian leader (:28)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (10:59)
Worldview Analysis: Skyscraper (12:23)
Does Baptism Save You? (19:25)

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

"Quasi Motion and Nonstop" by Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License
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Jul 10, 2018

On this episode:

Nate explains how to know your audience (:17)
Nate welcomes Logan (11:55)
Worldview Analysis: Miracles on Netflix (13:29)
Ok, I'm Christian, Now What? (24:33)

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Jul 2, 2018

Happy 4th of July everyone! On this episode:

Buddy Batterloins for Pastor (Skit) (:00)

Nate explains how to talk to someone who's being led by their emotion (4:06)
Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (11:46)
Game Time: 4th of July Trivia (14:26)

What Should a Biblical Pastor Look Like? (21:26)

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Jun 26, 2018

On this episode:

Nate explains what the Bible means when it says Christ is "in" us (:18)

Nate welcomes Gene and Logan (12:36)
Question: What does a fruitful youth ministry look like? (15:27)
How Important Is Diversity In the Church? (20:11)

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Jun 19, 2018

On this episode:

Nate shares a teaser of his First Date Evangelism Training (:18)

Nate welcomes Gene (13:04)
Worldview Analysis: Gene (16:30)
How Do You Trust Christ When Things Go Wrong? (28:15)

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