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The show that helps Christian men become the worldview leaders their families and churches need. Join Joel Settecase as he answers the questions the world is asking and discusses the Christian worldview with teachers, preachers and theologians. Together, they will help you build a legacy for your family: you, your kids and your wife will be able to confidently give answers from the Bible and see Jesus change lives as you share your faith. Presented by The Think Institute (https://thethink.in ...
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If you listened to the previous version of this episode, you heard the unedited version. Apologies—I've fixed it. —Joel Over the last 10 years, your culture has shifted, and your apologetics needs to shift with it. We need an approach to defending our faith that shows why Christianity is not merely true but also GOOD. That's just what J. Warner Wal…
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Spiritual warfare is not actually all about flaming swords and yelling at demons. Dive deep into the unseen battles that shape our lives daily. From understanding the nature of spiritual warfare to practical strategies for victory, join us as we equip ourselves to stand firm against the schemes of the enemy. Specifically, you will learn about the f…
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Spiritual warfare is not actually all about flaming swords and yelling at demons. Dive deep into the unseen battles that shape our lives daily. From understanding the nature of spiritual warfare to practical strategies for victory, join us as we equip ourselves to stand firm against the schemes of the enemy. Specifically, you will learn about the f…
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🚨🚨🚨 Download your exclusive free guide here🚨🚨🚨 https://thethink.institute/store/5-powerful-prayers-every-father-should-know-biblical-guidePrayer is given as a command, a privilege, and a source of power for the Christian. Yet even though we know all this, prayer can be difficult. Prayer is hard work—and it's harder when you don’t know what to say o…
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Christian apologetics—the defense of your faith—can be hard to understand, but it's easier when you follow the Bible's plan. In this episode, you're getting an exclusive sneak-peak at the first lecture of the Apologetics Foundations Course from the Hammer & Anvil Society.Specifically, you will learn: The two major methods for doing apologetics. Of …
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“Prove Christianity is true, but you can’t use the Bible, because I don’t accept it.” In this episode we're going to provide a respectful response to this challenge. Specifically, you will learn: Why you shouldn't pretend to be neutral in this debate. Why you must not give up the Bible in order to defend the Bible's teachings. How to clarify your o…
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Is Christianity Homophobic? In this episode, you will learn how to respond to accusations that (1) Christianity is homophobic, or (2) Real Christianity is affirming of homosexual lifestyles. Specifically, you will learn: • What the word homophobia actually means and where it came from. • Why, according to the actual definition of homophobia, Christ…
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What does the Bible say about dimethyltriptamine (DMT) and other psychedelic and hallucinogenic drugs? In this episode, you will learn how to respond to a friend who tells you that he is having positive spiritual experiences through using DMT or another hallucinogen. (this is the fixed-audio version). *** Join our new apologetics course starting Ap…
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Have you ever been faced with making an important decision for your family? How does God want us as Christian men to make important decisions as the heads of our families? What does the Bible say? I was recently asked this. I’ve wrestled with this too, and I’m sure you can relate. In this episode, we're laying out a biblical guide to making decisio…
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Today we will be tackling the challenge, "Is the Gospel Stolen From Pagan Myths?" Specifically, after this episode you will be able to... Show how commonly-cited myths are very different from the Gospel. Demonstrate that the Gospel actually fulfills Old Testament themes. Convey how the Gospel also satisfied the longings of the human heart. Listen i…
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What should your role be as a Christian man in the new, anti-Christian America? Aaron Renn returns to the channel to give his answers and talk about his brand new book, Life In the Negative World: Confronting Challenges in an Anti-Christian Culture." Specifically, you will learn about: • The three domains of Christian influence, and how to function…
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Apolojedi (AKA Matt) and I (Joel Settecase) sit down to talk about the extent of the global flood. We directly respond to Pastor Gavin Ortlund. Dr. Ortlund recently came out with a series of videos purporting that a local (not global) flood is within the bounds of Christian orthodoxy, and Apolojedi had thoughts. This episode will help you understan…
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Join us for a look at the introduction of the Epistle of Jude, one verse at a time. Jude is one of the shortest and most fascinating books of the Bible. This study is taught by Joel Settecase. Joel is a former pastor and current apologist and Executive Director of The Think Institute. ----Please support this work! Give to the Think Institute at htt…
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Are you feeling apprehensive about the upcoming year? In Luke 2, a mysterious man named Simeon appears for a very short scene. He makes an astonishing prophecy about Jesus and then disappears, never to be seen again in the Bible. In that prophecy, Simeon reveals three shocking truths about the arrival of Jesus. These are: The salvation that went to…
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You are about to watch Joel Settecase get interviewed by the hosts of The Particular Baptist Podcast. We will discuss...• What makes religions incoherent, and how Christianity avoids that trap.• Why we must defend the true God of the Bible (not "bare theism"). • Why I never merely argue from evidence. • How to show that the very concept of truth is…
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How can someone get so close to God, yet completely miss Him? This is the question Paul had to answer on Mars Hill in Acts 17:16–34. Back then, as today, there are three things that keep people from knowing God: • Our DELUSIONS• Our DEFENSES• Our DESPAIRGod shatters each and every one of those with Biblical truth. Watch and see how "Biblical truth …
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What makes a church a church? You are about to hear Joel Settecase give a biblical perspective on five key elements that should be found in every local church. Namely, those are preaching, discipleship, prayer, community, and missions.----Please support this work! Donate now to the Think Institute at ⁠https://thethink.institute/everyfamil...⁠. Than…
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You're about to join me for a 98-minute family devotions workshop to help you become more consistent in leading family worship. I'll be covering:📖 How to choose the right Scripture passages to use.📖A 3-step plan you can use to literally have family devotions in 5 minutes—or 1 hour.📖The biggest mistakes fathers make, so you can avoid exasperating yo…
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How do you KNOW? How do you know what what you think you know is really true? To answer that, you must have an absolute standard of truth. Let's walk through Acts 17:10–15 together to see what God says must be the absolute standard of truth in the Christian life.This episode comes from a sermon Joel Settecase preached at Cross of Christ Fellowship …
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How can you help your boys to become men? Dr. Vern Poythress, theologian and author, shares insights on fostering the transition of boys into men through the Bar Yeshua ceremony, a rite-of-passage tradition developed for his sons, Ransom and Justin. ---- Please support this work! Give to the Think Institute at ⁠https://thethink.institute/partner⁠ .…
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“How do we win?” That’s what we are talking about in this episode. Andrew Isker, pastor and author of The Boniface Option, joins us to lay out his vision for how to overthrow “Trash World” and retake society for Jesus Christ. —- Questions we'll answer today include: • What Andrew Isker means by the term “trash world.” • Why I think going to school …
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Is the age of the Earth a big deal for Christians? That's the question, and it came up because a guy named Dr. Gavin Ortlund made a video on YouTube. He's a pastor, scholar, and YouTuber. In his video, he seriously disagrees Ken Ham, who started Answers In Genesis. Just so you know, I like Ken Ham's work. Ken Ham believes strongly in a young Earth,…
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If you are passionate about deepening your understanding of the Bible’s teachings—and your ability to articulate them—then you might be wondering, "What are the basic questions about life that I need to know the Bible's answers to, in order to feel ready to share and defend my faith?" The answer is in this video and the accompanying guide (see abov…
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Recently a question was asked by a member of the ThinkSquad, our free, online community. Join at https://urlgeni.us/facebook.thinksquad This is the question: "Is atheism more scientific than Christianity?" (If it isn't, then why do so many atheists claim this?) That is what we are talking about in this episode. Specifically, you will learn about: •…
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What predictive prophecies of the Old Testament did Jesus actually fulfill in His life? We will look at 33 of them, and you will find out how to access hundreds more. Take a fascinating deep dive into 30 Old Testament prophecies that Jesus fulfilled, proving beyond the shadow of a doubt that He truly was and is the Messiah from God. ---- Resources …
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"In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth" (Genesis 1:1). How can such a simple statement create so much debate and disagreement among those who believe it? In this episode Joel Settecase and Apolojedi do a deep dive into what the Bible really teaches about the age of the earth. This conversation was originally recorded as a Twitter …
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Parker Settecase is a philosopher of mind and the host of the Parker's Pensées Podcast. He's also Joel Settecase's little brother. When Joel, the host of Worldview Legacy, and Parker meet up to talk about God, Mind and A.I., you know sparks are gonna fly. So you are about to get is a special, extra-long, weekend episode of the Worldview Legacy Podc…
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Picture this: you're sharing your faith with a person, and he says he doesn't believe the Bible is true. So is there a way to show the truth of the New Testament without directly appealing to it… and without pretending to be neutral, or compromising your faith or your values? J. Warner Wallace is the author of Person of Interest: Why Jesus Still Ma…
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In this episode, we delve into the fascinating world of J.R.R. Tolkien and his profound impact on literature, Christianity, and the human imagination with our guestMichael Jahosky, author of "The Good News of the Return of the King." Here's a sneak peek of the questions answered and topics discussed in this thought-provoking episode: What makes J.R…
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Welcome to "Worldview Legacy," the show that equips you to become the worldview legacy your family and church need. In today's episode, your host, Joel Settecase, President of The Think Institute, is joined by special guest Pastor Rob Barker, PhD, as they explore the intriguing topic of how to understand one of the most mysterious books of the Bibl…
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How can you overcome the nervous feeling you get when you think about evangelizing? Today we're talking about the ABCs of confident evangelism. Specifically, you're going to learn about how to A—Approach God with confidence first. B—Believe God's promises.C—Calm down!And you will get a couple of powerful examples from Scripture to help you get ther…
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What Is the Transcendental Argument for God?The Transcendental Argument for God (TAG) was first developed by Cornelius Van Til, the godfather of Presuppositional Apologetics. Since Van Til first articulated it, it has been picked up and worked on by subsequent theologians and apologists. Today you’re going to hear from Joel Settecase, Kevin Blessum…
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Please support this work by joining the Every Question Answered Campaign: https://thethink.institute/eqa ---- What is expository apologetics, and how can it help you defend the truth of your Christian faith? In this episode you’re going to learn: • What Expository Apologetics is and how it can benefit you. • How Paul uses Expository Apologetics in …
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In this episode, I'm going to teach you how to become a better apologist. Apologetics is the defense of the Christian faith, and it's an important skill to have.I'll teach you the basics of apologetics, and help you learn how to defend your faith better. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced apologist, this episode is a great way to become st…
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Most people understand that it is a good thing to donate financially to worthy causes. However, when it comes to the specifics about what the Bible says about giving, many Christians have questions. Believers want to know what God requires of us, how much God wants us to give, how we should support our local church, how much to give to missionaries…
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ThinkSquad, it's time to talk about Bitcoin from a biblical perspective. In this episode, we're joined by Jordan Bush. Jordan is the Head of Content / Education for Thank God For Bitcoin (TGFB), and he's one of the leading voices talking about the intersection of Christianity and Bitcoin. (Note: we're not offering you investment advice here, so we'…
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Join our premium podcast subscription at https://thinksquadplus.supercast.com! Is the Bible merely a human invention? That's what we're talking about today. This episode will help you equip your kids to answer when their friends or someone else brings it up to them. It's also going to help prepare you to give an answer to anyone who asks you for a …
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Is Christianity just a crutch? Welcome to Worldview Legacy, with Joel Settecase (I don’t actually say my name in this episode, so if you didn’t know me, now you do). This is a common thing you’ll hear non-Christians say. It’s different from many other objections such as “Can we trust the Bible,” or “Does Christianity contradict science,” because it…
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What’s your go-to Bible translation? You know the Bible wasn’t written in English, so every English Bible we read is a translation. The translation you choose is really important. This is what we’re talking about today. Drew Von Nieda joins us for a deep dive into translation styles, textual traditions, and how to choose the right Bible for you and…
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Can God make a rock so heavy, He can't lift it? When you peel back the layers, you find there's more to this question than you first expect. Today you’re going to hear a method for defending your faith that you can use with this question—and many more. Specifically, you will learn: • What is the real challenge being presented by the "unliftable roc…
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ThinkSquad, have you ever had someone ask you for evidence that God is real? He may tell you he wants some cold, hard, facts to prove that Christianity is true. At first, this seems like a reasonable request. But what if evidence only has meaning if God is real? In this episode you’re going to get the answer, in a way that I believe Francis Schaeff…
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If an atheist or a skeptic were to ask you for evidence that Christianity is true, what would be your first response? Would you tell him about the historical reliability of the New Testament, or the minimal facts supporting the Resurrection of Jesus? In this episode you’re going to learn how to: • Show why, when an atheist demands evidence, he is b…
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In Matthew 7, Jesus Christ clearly says, “Judge not.” For this reason, Christians will be accused of breaking Jesus’ command when we call out sin. We need to know how to respond. Jesus did say “judge not,” but there’s more to it, and that’s what we’re talking about today. Today we’re going to do a deep dive on this, and we’re going to look at: • Fo…
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If you haven’t seen it yet, the new report from the Barna Group just came out, and they are reporting that today only 4% of Americans have a biblical worldview. We need more Christians articulating the Christian message. And when we do, our neighbors are going to have questions and objections. That means we Christians need to be ready to defend our…
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Since Jesus is God, and God is all-knowing, then… is Jesus all-knowing? And if He is, then how do you explain Matthew 24:36?This is something you need to know, for at least three reasons. First, it's important for Christian discipleship. Second, this is going to help you become your own family's Bible answer man. And third, this is going to level u…
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Have you been facing pressure to put your pronouns in your emails? In 2020 did your company release a statement supporting BLM? How can you deal with pressure from wokeness at work in a way that honors Jesus Christ as Lord, and loves your neighbor as yourself? What should you do when you experience pressure from your company to conform to an ideolo…
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"What is truth?" This question was asked by Pontius Pilate to Jesus Christ on the night when Jesus was on trial. Pilate never stuck around for the answer—and his question echoes in our culture today. Skeptics, atheists, agnostics, and adherents of other religions will say that Christianity is not true. But what if the very concept of truth is impos…
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“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth.” This is Genesis 1:1, the first verse of the Bible. It was written by Moses, 3,500 years ago. And it states that God’s existence is the most fundamental fact in the universe. Is it true? Or is this an outdated belief? This is what we’re going to talk about today. Specifically, we are going t…
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What is a Young Earth Creationist, and why am I one? Specifically, in this episode you will learn about: What 3 views of creation do most Christians hold? What's wrong with so-called evolutionary creationism? Why is old-earth creationism close but no cigar? Why am I a young-earth creationist? What are the negative implications of rejecting a young-…
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Has the Bible Been Corrupted Over Time? ---- Resources for You: • Scripture Alone, by James White: https://www.christianbook.com/scripture-alone-james-white/9780764220487/pd/220489 • Evidence That Demands A Verdict, by Josh McDowell and Sean McDowell: https://www.christianbook.com/evidence-demands-verdict-changing-skeptical-world/josh-mcdowell/9781…
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