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Do Christians Need to Belong to a Church?

People feel the need to leave church for many reasons. Most often it is because the church, as theyve experienced...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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The Biblical Church: What to Consider Before Leaving Your Church

The data over the past several years confirms a steady decline in church attendance and participation, even among committed Christians...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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The Great Decline in Church Attendance: Studying the Trends

Is the church in Canada disappearing? Data collected by StatsCan data over the past thirty years shows a steady decline...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
Christmas 2023 Wrap-up for Prepared to Answer, picturing the team

PTA’s Christmas Wrap‑Up Spectacular

Enjoy some lighthearted fun and Christmas reflection with our team as we celebrate Jesus’ birth!
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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The Battle for the Soul: Why Sex Is Such a Big Deal to God

Why does the Bible give us so many warnings about sexual immorality? Does God truly care? Scott welcomes Dr. Kirk...
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  • Scott Stein, Kirk Durston
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Christian Identity: Rethinking the Use of ‘Gay’ as an Identity

Should Christians who experience same-sex attraction, but still want to order their sexual lives in obedience to Gods commandments about...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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Does God Want Us to Be Heterosexual?

Is there really such a thing as a heterosexual, homosexual, or even bisexual person?Does that sound like a strange question...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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At Odds with Culture? The Bible and Human Sexuality

Did you know that, as of May 2021, internet porn sites received more internet traffic in the U.S. than X...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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The End Times: What Jesus Wants You to Know

Earthquakes, wars, murders, increasing crime, ecological disasters. Its hard to go a day without reading, watching, or hearing about troubling...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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Other-Worldly Love: Embracing Jesus’ Radical Teaching to Love Our Enemies

When you really look at what Jesus taught and the life he calls Christians to live, you cant help but...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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Fulfilling the Law: God’s Purpose in Jesus Explained

In Matthew 5:17, Jesus said:I have not come to abolish the law, but to fulfill it.Sometimes Christians struggle understanding the...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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Countering Pluralism: Jesus Says I Am THE Way to God

In a world with so many religions, each with a host of faithful followers, are the days of Christianitys presumption...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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What Are the Marks of a True Disciple?

Jesus invitation to life with God found through him is open and free to anyone who would receive it. It...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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Jesus Teaches on Hell (or Does He?)

How could a loving God send anyone to hell?There are few questions that cast more doubts against Christian beliefs than...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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Sin and Atonement: What Did Jesus Say?

What is sin? Is it just a way of describing the bad things we do? Things that God tells us...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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Jesus: God or Just a Really Good Guy?

In Dan Browns best-selling The DaVinci Code, the main character, Robert Langdon, gets schooled by Professor Teabing on the most...
  • 56:56
  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
A man disciples a younger boy, and they both fold their hands on a Bible to pray together

How to Help Next-Gen Christians Thrive in Their Faith

Jesus said, Go, therefore and make disciples of all nations,teaching them to obey all that I have commanded you.Matthew 28:19-20The...
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  • Scott Stein, Mike McGarry
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How to Handle Social Media Overload

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by social media? Every day we are inundated with news or opinions on every matter...
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  • Scott Stein, Matt Bellefeuille
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When God Changes Your Plans: The PTA Go Story

An exciting new chapter is beginning at Prepared to Answer. Introducing PTA Go!In this episode, Shawn and Scott are joined...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
Mike McGarry

Introducing Youth Pastor Theologian

Young Christians today face challenges to faith unimagined a generation ago. So, God has given Prepared to Answer a vision...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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Are Christians Fighting a Culture War?

Are we at war?Everyday were confronted in the media by battles raging over civic freedoms, over individual rights, over government...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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A Christian Response to MAiD

Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD) has been attracting a lot of attention in headlines and social dialogue. Much of the...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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A Christian Response to Abortion

Abortion is one of the most heart-rending issues of our time. Christians believe that every human is created by God...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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