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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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Questioning Your Way to Faith: A Book Recommendation for “Discover”

“[Here’s] the beauty of helping young people discover faith: you never know what’s going on in a student’s head until…”
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  • Scott Stein
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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
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Our Identity in Christ: A Book Recommendation for “Who Am I?” by Jerry Bridges

As Christians, our identity is to be found in our relationship with Christ, not in our subjective and often negative...
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  • Scott Stein
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If Jesus was “Begotten”, How Can He Be Eternal?

A viewer left a question on one of our YouTube clips about the Trinity that I thought deserved a more...
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  • Scott Stein
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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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Should Christians De‑Throne Heterosexuality?

Is there really such a thing as a heterosexual, homosexual, or even bisexual person? That probably sounds like an absurd question…
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  • Scott Stein
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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
Two hands reach for each other, but are overshadowed by the sun

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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Can I Trust and Understand the Bible?

The Bible was put together hundreds of years after Jesus lived.

What good can a two-thousand-year-old book be for todays world?Thats...
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  • Mike McGarry
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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...
  • 44:34
  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
Two fists clash against each other

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...
  • 56:55
  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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How did Jesus fulfill the law of Moses?

Do not think that I have come to abolish the Law or the Prophets; I have not come to abolish...
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  • Scott Stein
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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
Jesus clasps a person’s hands in his as they stand in front of a cross

Is Christian Universalism True?

What is Christian Universalism?Heres how Rob Bell, a proponent of Christian Universalism, describes it:At the heart of this perspective is...
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  • Scott Stein
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Jesus IS the Only Way — Really?

I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me.Jesus (John...
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  • Scott Stein
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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
Jesus Christ and his disciples in the painting of The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci

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...
  • 58:53
  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
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How Can a Loving God Send People to Hell?

if your God is loving one second and cruel the next, if your God will punish people for all eternity...
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  • Scott Stein
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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
A classical painting of Adam and Eve eating the fruit in the Garden of Eden as the serpent watches

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