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God, Greed and the Prosperity Gospel (with Costi Hinn)

One of the most destructive departures from biblical teaching spreading around the world today is what is known as the “prosperity gospel.” Scott and Sean interview pastor Costi Hinn, nephew of the well-known televangelist and proponent of the prosperity gospel, Benny Hinn. Join us for an inside look at the prosperity gospel from someone who has been on the inside and has re-examined it, and left the movement. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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[Bonus Podcast] An Outreach Presentation at Berkeley (by Sean McDowell)

While leading a recent student trip to Berkeley, Sean gave a pre-evangelistic message on the UC Berkeley campus. His approach was to give four reasons why a thought spiritual quest should begin with Christianity. And then he took live questions from students on a range of ethical, scientific, and theological issues. Enjoy this bonus episode of the Think Biblically podcast. Our apologies for the poor audio quality — the audio was not recorded by Biola University. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Counterculture (with David Platt)

According to David Platt, we live in a culture with values in deep conflict with the gospel. What does it mean to live out the Christian faith in such a world? In this interview about his book Counter Culture: Following Christ in an Anti-Christian Age, Sean interviews Dr. Platt about how Christians can lovingly and truthfully approach some of the toughest issues today including poverty, sex trafficking, and abortion through the lens of the gospel. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Is Christianity Unbelievable? (with Justin Brierley)

For over a decade, Justin Brierley has been hosting the popular radio show Unbelievable?, which is a program that features discussions between Christians and non-Christians. In this interview, Justin shares some of the insights he has learned about how to communicate gospel truth effectively in our increasingly secular world. And he shares some of the reasons he is still a Christian after all these years of conversation with atheists, skeptics, and other non-believers. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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This Beautiful Book: The Big Story of the Bible (with Steve Green)

If the Bible seems complicated to you, you’re in good company, and this conversation with Steve Green will help. In his new book, This Beautiful Book, Green lays out with clarity and simplicity, the big storyline of the Bible. Join us for this discussion of “this beautiful book.” Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Answering the Toughest Questions (with Craig Hazen)

In this episode, Sean and Craig Hazen discuss some of the most challenging questions about Christian faith. They discussed this together at Yorba Linda Friends Church. Join them as they give succinct and clear answers to these important questions. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Carpe Diem (Seize the Day) Redeemed: A Biblical View of Time (with Os Guinness)

Where does the time go?, we frequently lament. Time is fixed for all of us yet around the world and historically there have been many different views of time, that emerge out of the worldview of the day. Best selling author and speaker Os Guinness reflects on our views of time and how a Christian worldview impacts how we view our time. Join us for this insightful conversation around his new book, Carpe Diem Redeemed. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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Humans 2.0 (with Fuz Rana)

New developments in biotechnology promise breakthroughs that could improve people’s lives, but also threaten to enhance human beings and alter human nature. Biochemist Fazale (Fuz) Rana opens a window to the new world of human enhancement technologies and the movement of transhumanism (transcending human nature) in this stimulating conversation. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically

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A Change of Affection (with Becket Cook)

Becket Cook has a remarkable story of transformation by the gospel. Before becoming a Christian, he lived as a gay man in Hollywood as a successful set designer. His life centered around celebrity-filled Hollywood parties and he traveled to society hot-spots around the world — until a chance encounter with a pastor at an LA coffee shop one morning changed everything. Sean interviews Becket about his story and his excellent new book. Show notes, including a full transcript, are available at: biola.edu/thinkbiblically