Theology For the Rest of Us | Quick Answers to the Questions About God and the Bible

Theology For the Rest of Us | Quick Answers to the Questions About God and the Bible

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284: What Types of Things Should We Pray For?
August 12, 2019

This episode is a sequel to the previous episode. In episode 283 Kenny responded to an email that had asked about how Christians ought to pray. Here in this episode, Kenny explains how the Lord's Prayer (Mt. 6:9-13; Lk.

283: Should We Recite Specific Prayers?
August 08, 2019

In this episode, Kenny answers an email from a regular listener about prayer. The email asked if Christians ought to recite specific prayers, such as the Lord's Prayer or other prayers modeled for us in the Bible,

282: Did Christianity Copy From Pagan Religions?
August 06, 2019

Some skeptics claim that Christianity stole its fundamental claims from preexisting pagan religions. In this episode, Kenny responds to this claim, making it clear that there is absolutely no scholarly or authentic evidence for any such assertions or c...

281: Did Jesus Really Exist?
July 25, 2019

Was Jesus a real person? Did he actually exist? Is there evidence that Jesus was a real historical person? - Yes, Jesus was indeed a real person. And, yes, there is plenty of evidence for this. In fact, the evidences for this is overwhelming.

Special Announcement: TEDx Talk by Kenny Ortiz: How to be a Great Mentor
July 13, 2019

Bethany Global University hosted a TEDx event in May 2019 and Kenny Ortiz was one of the communicators for the event. Check out his TEDx talk: "How to be a Great Mentor" - Link:

280: Do We Need Scholars to Really Understand the Bible?
June 28, 2019

There have been moments when some well-meaning evangelicals have challenged certain scholars merely on the basis that those scholars just so happen to be scholars, as if scholarship itself is bad. Sometimes certain Christians act as if scholars are all...

279: Is God in Hell?
June 21, 2019

In this episode Kenny answers a question from a listener about the omnipresence of God, and whether or not God is in hell. - Sometimes modern evangelicals frequently use the term "separated" from God to explain the state of those in hell,

278: Was Platt Wrong to Pray for President Trump? [Part 2]
June 20, 2019

U.S. President Donald Trump appeared at McLean Bible Church in Vienna, Virginia on June 2, 2019 where prominent pastor and author David Platt serves as theĀ  primary teaching pastor. Eventually President Trump was invited on to the stage to be prayed fo...

277: Was Platt Wrong to Pray for President Trump? [Part 1]
June 10, 2019

On Sunday June 2, 2019, U.S. President Donald Trump made an impromptu visit to McLean Bible Church in Vienna, Virginia. President Trump was there to honor the lives of those individuals that were killed in a shooting at the municipal center inĀ Virginia...

276: Should We Value All Opinions?
June 07, 2019

In this episode, Kenny answers the question, "Should we value all opinions?" Another way to answer this question is to say, "Are all opinions created equal?" or "Should we give credence to all positions and assessments?" -