Should Christians Use Birth Control?

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Is there room for contraception within Christianity? How does the Big Picture inform our choices on contraception for Christians, and what are some theological, philosophical, and ethical implications of using contraception? What kind of contraceptive methods (currently) might be questionable and why? Is the pill you are taking abortifacient? Andy (Yes, he is back!), Steve, and Terry are back to …

Coming to a School Near You

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Steve and Terry recently attended a meeting put on by a group that is concerned by the new school curriculum that is being implemented in BC and Alberta. This curriculum normalizes homosexuality, transgenderism, etc., and teaches children to accept and celebrate it. Most people (even some teachers!) are unaware of this curriculum, and many parents and grandparents who are aware …

Science Says Having Kids Isn’t Worth It

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In a Western culture like ours that has been shaped by Judeo-Christian values, children are considered very precious and important. It is taken for granted that bringing forth life is a good thing. Yet, with the erosion of the Judeo-Christian foundation in an increasingly secular West, some would dare challenge this conventional wisdom. Is having children worth the loss of …

The Drop Box: Understanding a Culture that’s Giving Up on Everything

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Andy and Steve are coming to you this week from Seoul, South Korea where they are filming episode 3 of The Human Project. They saw and learned many fascinating things. One of them was the ministry of Jusarang Community Church led by Pastor Lee Jongrak. What were Andy’s and Steve’s thoughts after visiting Pastor Lee and the church community? Check …

BONUS: Denny Burk on the Nashville Statement

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When a statement like the Nashville Statement gains media attention, questions arise. Sometimes it would be really helpful to hear from an insider for a fuller picture than what the media will, or is able to, paint. To that end, Apologetics Canada managed to get a hold of Dr. Denny Burk, President of the Council on Biblical Manhood and Womanhood, …

The Human Project

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n 1885, the King of Belgium, Leopold II, was granted sole ownership of the Congo Free State. He immediately enslaved the people and plundered the Congo of its natural resources. By the end of his rule, Leopold was responsible for the death of more than 10 million Congolese. That death toll is on par with the Holocaust. How can people …

Disability and the Gospel: An Interview with Michael S. Beates

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Many of us know someone around us who lives with a significant disability. What is the Christian understanding of disability? Is disability an evil thing to be resisted? Is it to be embraced as a good thing? The Apologetics Canada team has Dr. Michael S. Beates on the line today to discuss the theology of disability and how the gospel …

Discussing the Nashville Statement

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A group of evangelical Christian leaders signed and issued a statement that affirms what they believe to be the biblical view on sex, gender, and marriage. There has been a tremendous backlash in the mainstream and social media world against the so-called Nashville Statement. From the now-standard accusations of bigotry and hatred to the issuing of counter-statements, opinions are raging …

Ready, Set, Question

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Steve returned this week from a youth retreat at a local Korean church with a pile of questions submitted on paper by the students. Do we not have free will if God foreknows my decision? Does evolution disprove Christianity? Is there that one person out there for me to marry? Is doing drugs a sin? Andy, Steve, and Terry put …

Optimistic Nihilism?

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If this universe is really a massive yet meaningless and purposeless collection of colliding particles, how would you feel about your place in it? Typically, this kind of nihilistic view of the world would bring on the so-called “existential dread.” Yet, it doesn’t have to be that way, says a video from Kurzgesagt – In a Nutshell. If this world …