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Scott and Shawn stand between a black lives matter fist and an anti critical race theory icon

How Should Christians Confront Racism?

In his I Have A Dream speech delivered in Washington, D.C, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. proclaimed his grand vision...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
Can we agree to disagree? Scott and Shawn stand on either side of a gay couple holding hands

Should Christians Agree to Disagree About Same-Sex Unions?

A growing voice within traditionally evangelical Christian circles is calling for the church to re-consider its historic, biblical stand on...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
How to respond like Jesus. Scott and Shawn stand under a pride flag

How to Respond to Criticism for Your Christian Beliefs About Sex

In our present cancel culture, when it comes to views about sex, Christians are definitely seen as being on the...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
A Prepared to Answer Christmas Special. The Prepared to Answer team smiles at the camera

A Prepared to Answer Christmas Special

Meet the whole Prepared to Answer team, hear some ministry highlights from this year, and a bit of what’s in store for 2023.
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
How would Jesus vote? Scott and Shawn stand beside a voter putting their ballot into a box

Is Jesus For Democracy or Socialism?

How would Jesus vote?When Jesus walked the earth, he didnt shy away from the subject of politics.Give to Caesar what...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
Scott and Shawn stand beside a raised fist, underneath the words “Is This Biblical Justice?”

Is Social Justice Biblical?

It seems as if everyone is fighting for social justice today, Christians included. Ironically, you can often find people standing...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
Is God For Free Speech? Shawn and Scott stand by an open Bible, with a circle over one of the verses

Is Free Speech Biblical?

It seems freedom of speech is on everyones minds these days. Whether its mobs protesting at university lecture halls, selective...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
Is moral outrage right? Scott and Shawn are beside a Twitter feed with angry emojis around it

How to Respond to Cancel Culture

Have you been cancelling people?The challenge of following Jesus in a cancel culture isnt just the risk of being cancelled...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
Why Care Aout Cancel Culture? Scott and Shawn sit under a pencil eraser

Being a Christian In a Cancel Culture

“You’re cancelled!” This isn’t a phrase that many people would ever use. But most people understand…
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
Can Someone Be Born in the Wrong Body?

Can Someone Be Born in the Wrong Body?

Twice after giving a talk on gender and the Bible I was approached by people who described the scenario of...
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  • Scott Stein
Why is Everything Today About Race, Gender, and Identity?

Why is Everything Today About Race, Gender, and Identity?

The term Critical Theory has become very prominent in social debate right now. It seems as if everything has become...
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  • Scott Stein
Jordan Peterson, Scott, and Shawn under the words "Champion of Christianity?"

What Can Christians Learn From Jordan Peterson?

In July 2022, Jordan Peterson posted a video entitled: “Message to the Christian Churches”. But how should Christians react to what he says?
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  • Scott Stein
Is God Speaking To Me?

Is God Speaking To Me?

Many Christians are convinced that God does speak to us. But sometimes we just aren’t sure how we’re supposed to hear him…
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  • Scott Stein
Are Christians Too Heavenly Minded to Be of Any Earthly Good?

Are Christians Too Heavenly Minded to Be of Any Earthly Good?

“Come heed me, my brothers, come heed, one and all. Don't brag about standing or you’ll surely fall. You’re shining your light…
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  • Scott Stein
Are Christians Too Concerned With Morality?

Are Christians Too Concerned With Morality?

Is the Bible just a book of moral rules? Is God just interested in us following his commandments? Some people…
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  • Scott Stein
What if I’ve Been Hurt by a Church Leader?

What if I’ve Been Hurt by a Church Leader?

It can be very painful when a Christian brother or sister sins against us. But when that person is in a position…
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Aren’t Church Authority Structures Harmful?

Aren’t Church Authority Structures Harmful?

It is a sad and grievous thing when those placed in positions of authority within the church betray the trust…
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  • Scott Stein
Do We Really Still Need Churches?

Do We Really Still Need Churches?

For decades now, church attendance has been in decline. And after two years of COVID, even with lockdowns…
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  • Scott Stein
Is there only one way to God? Scott and Shawn stand in front of a path running off into the distance

How Can Christianity Claim to Be the Only Way to God?

Is Christianity the only true religion? How can Christians claim to have the only way to God? Isn't that intolerant?
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  • Scott Stein
Is It Wrong to Think I’m Right?

Is It Wrong to Think I’m Right?

Do Christians always think they're right? Is pursuing certainty in belief a sign of arrogance?
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  • Scott Stein
How God Uses Moms to Form Their Kids' Identity

How God Uses Moms to Form Their Kids' Identity

What role do mothers play in developing a healthy identity for their kids? Mothers help children establish a clear sense of who they are.
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  • Scott Stein
Is Being Loving More Important Than Being Right?

Is Being Loving More Important Than Being Right?

Can't people just believe what they want? It's about being loving and not just about beliefs!
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  • Scott Stein
Is It Judgmental to Point Out Sin?

Is It Judgmental to Point Out Sin?

Christians are so judgmental! Should they even be pointing out other people's sin? Isn't that hypocritical?
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  • Scott Stein
Is Talking About Sin Harmful?

Is Talking About Sin Harmful?

In the process of deconstruction, how should we understand sin? And how do we talk about it to others in a way that helps and doesn't hinder?
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  • Scott Stein
Isn't Living Like Jesus More Important Than Worshipping Jesus?

Isn't Living Like Jesus More Important Than Worshipping Jesus?

Is living like Jesus more important than believing the right things? How is this relevant to faith deconstruction?
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  • Scott Stein
Deconstructing Faith: Series Introduction

Deconstructing Faith: Series Introduction

What is faith deconstruction? How does it differ from deconversion? What are the essentials of the faith vs progressive Christianity?
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  • Scott Stein
Has God's Word Been Lost Over Time?

Has God's Word Been Lost Over Time?

Are there mistakes in the Bible? Is it inerrant? More skeptics today cast doubts on the Bible's trustworthiness.
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  • Scott Stein
You’re a Christian Only Because You Were Born in a Christian Family!

You’re a Christian Only Because You Were Born in a Christian Family!

Are people who grew up in a Christian home too biased and incapable of proving that Christianity is true over other religions?
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  • Scott Stein
Is the Christmas Story a Myth?

Is the Christmas Story a Myth?

Why are there differences between the accounts of the Christmas story? How do we know Jesus' birth is not just a made-up myth?
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  • Scott Stein
Facing Doubts with Confidence and Grace

Facing Doubts with Confidence and Grace

How do you process doubts and insecurities that creep in and gnaw away at the solid foundation of faith you...
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  • Scott Stein