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This Come Reason podcast lets you listen to the "Come Let Us Reason" apologetics radio program anytime! Hear Lenny Esposito demonstrate how Christianity is an intelligent and rational faith. Here, we will deal with ethics, religious beliefs, and arguments against the Christian perspective. Listen in to hear how rational faith can be.

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Sunday, November 18, 2018

Christian History Series #1: Eleven Breaking into the Upside-Down (Part 6)

Christian History Series #1: Eleven Breaking into the Upside-Down (Part 6)

The first Christians were part of a world that was so different from our own that we would hardly recognize it. Not only did they battle persecution and discrimination, but the very values we now take for granted — like individuals being equal — were considered strange and dangerous. Rome saw the teachings of Christianity as a threat to their culture and they were right. The eleven apostles took the Gospel of Jesus and broke through the upside-down culture of ancient Rome to establish a new way of thinking, paying for it with their blood.

About the Hidden Riches of Christian History Series

The Hidden Riches of Christian History lecture series takes you on a journey of exploration from the Resurrection to the Reformation. Along the way, we will hear remarkable stories and discover incredible insights into some of the most significant people and events that helped shape our faith into the world-transforming force it is today.

Part 6 of 6

Sunday, November 11, 2018

Christian History Series #1: Eleven Breaking into the Upside-Down (Part 5)

Christian History Series #1: Eleven Breaking into the Upside-Down (Part 5)

The first Christians were part of a world that was so different from our own that we would hardly recognize it. Not only did they battle persecution and discrimination, but the very values we now take for granted — like individuals being equal — were considered strange and dangerous. Rome saw the teachings of Christianity as a threat to their culture and they were right. The eleven apostles took the Gospel of Jesus and broke through the upside-down culture of ancient Rome to establish a new way of thinking, paying for it with their blood.

About the Hidden Riches of Christian History Series

The Hidden Riches of Christian History lecture series takes you on a journey of exploration from the Resurrection to the Reformation. Along the way, we will hear remarkable stories and discover incredible insights into some of the most significant people and events that helped shape our faith into the world-transforming force it is today.

Part 5 of 6

Sunday, November 04, 2018

Christian History Series #1: Eleven Breaking into the Upside-Down (Part 4)

Christian History Series #1: Eleven Breaking into the Upside-Down (Part 4)

The first Christians were part of a world that was so different from our own that we would hardly recognize it. Not only did they battle persecution and discrimination, but the very values we now take for granted — like individuals being equal — were considered strange and dangerous. Rome saw the teachings of Christianity as a threat to their culture and they were right. The eleven apostles took the Gospel of Jesus and broke through the upside-down culture of ancient Rome to establish a new way of thinking, paying for it with their blood.

About the Hidden Riches of Christian History Series

The Hidden Riches of Christian History lecture series takes you on a journey of exploration from the Resurrection to the Reformation. Along the way, we will hear remarkable stories and discover incredible insights into some of the most significant people and events that helped shape our faith into the world-transforming force it is today.

Part 4 of 6

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Christian History Series #1: Eleven Breaking into the Upside-Down (Part 3)

Christian History Series #1: Eleven Breaking into the Upside-Down (Part 3)

The first Christians were part of a world that was so different from our own that we would hardly recognize it. Not only did they battle persecution and discrimination, but the very values we now take for granted — like individuals being equal — were considered strange and dangerous. Rome saw the teachings of Christianity as a threat to their culture and they were right. The eleven apostles took the Gospel of Jesus and broke through the upside-down culture of ancient Rome to establish a new way of thinking, paying for it with their blood.

About the Hidden Riches of Christian History Series

The Hidden Riches of Christian History lecture series takes you on a journey of exploration from the Resurrection to the Reformation. Along the way, we will hear remarkable stories and discover incredible insights into some of the most significant people and events that helped shape our faith into the world-transforming force it is today.

Part 3 of 6

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Christian History Series #1: Eleven Breaking into the Upside-Down (Part 2)

Christian History Series #1: Eleven Breaking into the Upside-Down (Part 2)

The first Christians were part of a world that was so different from our own that we would hardly recognize it. Not only did they battle persecution and discrimination, but the very values we now take for granted — like individuals being equal — were considered strange and dangerous. Rome saw the teachings of Christianity as a threat to their culture and they were right. The eleven apostles took the Gospel of Jesus and broke through the upside-down culture of ancient Rome to establish a new way of thinking, paying for it with their blood.

About the Hidden Riches of Christian History Series

The Hidden Riches of Christian History lecture series takes you on a journey of exploration from the Resurrection to the Reformation. Along the way, we will hear remarkable stories and discover incredible insights into some of the most significant people and events that helped shape our faith into the world-transforming force it is today.

Part 2 of 6

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Christian History Series #1: Eleven Breaking into the Upside-Down (Part 1)

Christian History Series #1: Eleven Breaking into the Upside-Down (Part 1)

The first Christians were part of a world that was so different from our own that we would hardly recognize it. Not only did they battle persecution and discrimination, but the very values we now take for granted — like individuals being equal — were considered strange and dangerous. Rome saw the teachings of Christianity as a threat to their culture and they were right. The eleven apostles took the Gospel of Jesus and broke through the upside-down culture of ancient Rome to establish a new way of thinking, paying for it with their blood.

About the Hidden Riches of Christian History Series

The Hidden Riches of Christian History lecture series takes you on a journey of exploration from the Resurrection to the Reformation. Along the way, we will hear remarkable stories and discover incredible insights into some of the most significant people and events that helped shape our faith into the world-transforming force it is today.

Part 1 of 6



Sunday, October 07, 2018

The Incredible Worth of Man (Part 4)

The Incredible Worth of Man (Part 4)

In looking at the Bible, we read about man's soul and man's spirit. Is there a difference? What does it mean to be made in the image of God? Listen as we look deeper into how God created us.

Part 4 of 4

Sunday, September 30, 2018

The Incredible Worth of Man (Part 3)

The Incredible Worth of Man (Part 3)

In looking at the Bible, we read about man's soul and man's spirit. Is there a difference? What does it mean to be made in the image of God? Listen as we look deeper into how God created us.

Part 3 of 4

Sunday, September 23, 2018

The Incredible Worth of Man (Part 2)

The Incredible Worth of Man (Part 2)

In looking at the Bible, we read about man's soul and man's spirit. Is there a difference? What does it mean to be made in the image of God? Listen as we look deeper into how God created us.

Part 2 of 4

Sunday, September 16, 2018

The Incredible Worth of Man (Part 1)

The Incredible Worth of Man (Part 1)

In looking at the Bible, we read about man's soul and man's spirit. Is there a difference? What does it mean to be made in the image of God? Listen as we look deeper into how God created us.

Part 1 of 4

Sunday, September 09, 2018

Would the World Be Better without Religion? (Part 4)

Would the World Be Better without Religion? (Part 4)

Skeptics such as Richard Dawkins often claim that the biggest evils in the world are perpetrated because of religious beliefs. Does religion cause more wars, more hatred and prejudice than other views? What would a world free of religion look like? Join Lenny as he shows why such objections have no grounding in reality.

Part 4 of 4

Sunday, September 02, 2018

Would the World Be Better without Religion? (Part 3)

Would the World Be Better without Religion? (Part 3)

Skeptics such as Richard Dawkins often claim that the biggest evils in the world are perpetrated because of religious beliefs. Does religion cause more wars, more hatred and prejudice than other views? What would a world free of religion look like? Join Lenny as he shows why such objections have no grounding in reality.

Part 3 of 4

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Would the World Be Better without Religion? (Part 2)

Would the World Be Better without Religion? (Part 2)

Skeptics such as Richard Dawkins often claim that the biggest evils in the world are perpetrated because of religious beliefs. Does religion cause more wars, more hatred and prejudice than other views? What would a world free of religion look like? Join Lenny as he shows why such objections have no grounding in reality.

Part 2 of 4

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Would the World Be Better without Religion? (Part 1)

Would the World Be Better without Religion? (Part 1)

Skeptics such as Richard Dawkins often claim that the biggest evils in the world are perpetrated because of religious beliefs. Does religion cause more wars, more hatred and prejudice than other views? What would a world free of religion look like? Join Lenny as he shows why such objections have no grounding in reality.

Part 1 of 4

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Building the Canon: Is the Bible Missing Books? (Part 6)

Building the Canon: Is the Bible Missing Books? (Part 6)
Christians believe the Bible is God’s word given to us in 66 books, each divinely inspired. But just how did we end up with those books? Why not more or fewer? And what about all those “missing Gospels” we hear about? In this series, Lenny takes on some of the popular objections and shows why we can be sure only these specific books from the Old and New Testaments are authoritative for Christians today.

Part 6 of 6

Sunday, August 05, 2018

Building the Canon: Is the Bible Missing Books? (Part 5)

Building the Canon: Is the Bible Missing Books? (Part 5)
Christians believe the Bible is God’s word given to us in 66 books, each divinely inspired. But just how did we end up with those books? Why not more or fewer? And what about all those “missing Gospels” we hear about? In this series, Lenny takes on some of the popular objections and shows why we can be sure only these specific books from the Old and New Testaments are authoritative for Christians today.

Part 5 of 6

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Building the Canon: Is the Bible Missing Books? (Part 4)

Building the Canon: Is the Bible Missing Books? (Part 4)
Christians believe the Bible is God’s word given to us in 66 books, each divinely inspired. But just how did we end up with those books? Why not more or fewer? And what about all those “missing Gospels” we hear about? In this series, Lenny takes on some of the popular objections and shows why we can be sure only these specific books from the Old and New Testaments are authoritative for Christians today.

Part 4 of 6

Sunday, July 22, 2018

Building the Canon: Is the Bible Missing Books? (Part 3)

Building the Canon: Is the Bible Missing Books? (Part 3)
Christians believe the Bible is God’s word given to us in 66 books, each divinely inspired. But just how did we end up with those books? Why not more or fewer? And what about all those “missing Gospels” we hear about? In this series, Lenny takes on some of the popular objections and shows why we can be sure only these specific books from the Old and New Testaments are authoritative for Christians today.

Part 3 of 6

Sunday, July 15, 2018

Building the Canon: Is the Bible Missing Books? (Part 2)

Building the Canon: Is the Bible Missing Books? (Part 2)
Christians believe the Bible is God’s word given to us in 66 books, each divinely inspired. But just how did we end up with those books? Why not more or fewer? And what about all those “missing Gospels” we hear about? In this series, Lenny takes on some of the popular objections and shows why we can be sure only these specific books from the Old and New Testaments are authoritative for Christians today.

Part 2 of 6

Sunday, July 08, 2018

Building the Canon: Is the Bible Missing Books? (Part 1)

Building the Canon: Is the Bible Missing Books? (Part 1)
Christians believe the Bible is God’s word given to us in 66 books, each divinely inspired. But just how did we end up with those books? Why not more or fewer? And what about all those “missing Gospels” we hear about? In this series, Lenny takes on some of the popular objections and shows why we can be sure only these specific books from the Old and New Testaments are authoritative for Christians today.

Part 1 of 6

Sunday, July 01, 2018

Is the Christian God Immoral? (Part 6)

Is the Christian God Immoral? (Part 6)

Questions about God and the existence of evil are prevalent among today’s young people. In this podcast, Lenny is joined by Pastor Daniel Hooper and Pastor Daniel Eichelberger as they engage with students on campus at California State University San Bernardino, answering their questions and providing a sound defense for the God of the Bible.

Part 6 of 6

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Is the Christian God Immoral? (Part 5)

Is the Christian God Immoral? (Part 5)

Skeptics will charge that the Bible contains passages that promote slavery, sexism, and genocide. But how can the true God be sexist? How should we understand commands given in the Old Testament? Why didn't God prohibit slavery if it's such an abhorrent practice? In this podcast series, Lenny shows why the charge that the God of the Bible is immoral doesn’t make sense.

Part 5 of 6

Sunday, June 17, 2018

Is the Christian God Immoral? (Part 4)

Is the Christian God Immoral? (Part 4)

Skeptics will charge that the Bible contains passages that promote slavery, sexism, and genocide. But how can the true God be sexist? How should we understand commands given in the Old Testament? Why didn't God prohibit slavery if it's such an abhorrent practice? In this podcast series, Lenny shows why the charge that the God of the Bible is immoral doesn’t make sense.

Part 4 of 6

Sunday, June 10, 2018

Is the Christian God Immoral? (Part 3)

Is the Christian God Immoral? (Part 3)

Skeptics will charge that the Bible contains passages that promote slavery, sexism, and genocide. But how can the true God be sexist? How should we understand commands given in the Old Testament? Why didn't God prohibit slavery if it's such an abhorrent practice? In this podcast series, Lenny shows why the charge that the God of the Bible is immoral doesn’t make sense.

Part 3 of 6

Sunday, June 03, 2018

Is the Christian God Immoral? (Part 2)

Is the Christian God Immoral? (Part 2)

Skeptics will charge that the Bible contains passages that promote slavery, sexism, and genocide. But how can the true God be sexist? How should we understand commands given in the Old Testament? Why didn't God prohibit slavery if it's such an abhorrent practice? In this podcast series, Lenny shows why the charge that the God of the Bible is immoral doesn’t make sense.

Part 2 of 6

Sunday, May 27, 2018

Is the Christian God Immoral? (Part 1)

Is the Christian God Immoral? (Part 1)

Skeptics will charge that the Bible contains passages that promote slavery, sexism, and genocide. But how can the true God be sexist? How should we understand commands given in the Old Testament? Why didn't God prohibit slavery if it's such an abhorrent practice? In this podcast series, Lenny shows why the charge that the God of the Bible is immoral doesn’t make sense.

Part 1 of 6

Sunday, May 20, 2018

Applying Middle Knowledge to Difficult Questions (Part 4)

Applying Middle Knowledge to Difficult Questions (Part 4)

The seeming tension of God’s sovereignty versus man’s freedom has offered fertile ground for rich theological discussion. While various solutions have been offered, one underappreciated view is the concept of God drawing upon His Middle Knowledge in ordering the events of the world. In this series, Lenny looks at the solutions the Middle Knowledge position offers, specifically regarding why God allows evil in the world, why evangelism is necessary if God has predestined people to be saved, and how prayer may be efficacious even if the petitioner is praying after the events have been decided.

This teaching follows the previous podcast series “God’s Sovereignty and Man’s Freedom,” found here.

Part 4 of 4

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Applying Middle Knowledge to Difficult Questions (Part 3)

Applying Middle Knowledge to Difficult Questions (Part 3)

The seeming tension of God’s sovereignty versus man’s freedom has offered fertile ground for rich theological discussion. While various solutions have been offered, one underappreciated view is the concept of God drawing upon His Middle Knowledge in ordering the events of the world. In this series, Lenny looks at the solutions the Middle Knowledge position offers, specifically regarding why God allows evil in the world, why evangelism is necessary if God has predestined people to be saved, and how prayer may be efficacious even if the petitioner is praying after the events have been decided.

This teaching follows the previous podcast series “God’s Sovereignty and Man’s Freedom,” found here.

Part 3 of 4

Sunday, May 06, 2018

Applying Middle Knowledge to Difficult Questions (Part 2)

Applying Middle Knowledge to Difficult Questions (Part 2)

The seeming tension of God’s sovereignty versus man’s freedom has offered fertile ground for rich theological discussion. While various solutions have been offered, one underappreciated view is the concept of God drawing upon His Middle Knowledge in ordering the events of the world. In this series, Lenny looks at the solutions the Middle Knowledge position offers, specifically regarding why God allows evil in the world, why evangelism is necessary if God has predestined people to be saved, and how prayer may be efficacious even if the petitioner is praying after the events have been decided.

This teaching follows the previous podcast series “God’s Sovereignty and Man’s Freedom,” found here.

Part 2 of 4

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Applying Middle Knowledge to Difficult Questions (Part 1)

Applying Middle Knowledge to Difficult Questions (Part 1)

The seeming tension of God’s sovereignty versus man’s freedom has offered fertile ground for rich theological discussion. While various solutions have been offered, one underappreciated view is the concept of God drawing upon His Middle Knowledge in ordering the events of the world. In this series, Lenny looks at the solutions the Middle Knowledge position offers, specifically regarding why God allows evil in the world, why evangelism is necessary if God has predestined people to be saved, and how prayer may be efficacious even if the petitioner is praying after the events have been decided.

This teaching follows the previous podcast series “God’s Sovereignty and Man’s Freedom,” found here.

Part 1 of 4

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Answering Abortion Arguments (Part 4)

Answering Abortion Arguments (Part 4)

Abortion seems to always be a moral and political flashpoint. As Christians we believe that all humans are valuable, but how do we convince students, friends, and co-workers on this emotional topic? In this podcast series, Lenny offers ways to argue persuasively yet winsomely for the pro-life position.

Part 4 of 4

Sunday, April 15, 2018

Answering Abortion Arguments (Part 3)

Answering Abortion Arguments (Part 3)

Abortion seems to always be a moral and political flashpoint. As Christians we believe that all humans are valuable, but how do we convince students, friends, and co-workers on this emotional topic? In this podcast series, Lenny offers ways to argue persuasively yet winsomely for the pro-life position.

Part 3 of 4

Sunday, April 08, 2018

Answering Abortion Arguments (Part 2)

Answering Abortion Arguments (Part 2)

Abortion seems to always be a moral and political flashpoint. As Christians we believe that all humans are valuable, but how do we convince students, friends, and co-workers on this emotional topic? In this podcast series, Lenny offers ways to argue persuasively yet winsomely for the pro-life position.

Part 2 of 4

Sunday, April 01, 2018

Answering Abortion Arguments (Part 1)

Answering Abortion Arguments (Part 1)

Abortion seems to always be a moral and political flashpoint. As Christians we believe that all humans are valuable, but how do we convince students, friends, and co-workers on this emotional topic? In this podcast series, Lenny offers ways to argue persuasively yet winsomely for the pro-life position.

Part 1 of 4

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Theological Thoughts on Thor (Part 4)

Theological Thoughts on Thor (Part 4)

As more and more comic-based films are released, Hollywood continues to find ratings gold in the superhero genre. But there’s more to these films than just a feel good movie; they seem to touch on very human issues. In this podcast, Lenny and fellow apologist Vocab Malone discuss the movie Thor: Ragnarok, which is based on the end-times tales of Norse mythology. They talk about how the films relate to a Christian worldview and just how the superhero film is filling a very real need for people.

Part 4 of 4

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Theological Thoughts on Thor (Part 3)

Theological Thoughts on Thor (Part 3)

As more and more comic-based films are released, Hollywood continues to find ratings gold in the superhero genre. But there’s more to these films than just a feel good movie; they seem to touch on very human issues. In this podcast, Lenny and fellow apologist Vocab Malone discuss the movie Thor: Ragnarok, which is based on the end-times tales of Norse mythology. They talk about how the films relate to a Christian worldview and just how the superhero film is filling a very real need for people.

Part 3 of 4

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Theological Thoughts on Thor (Part 2)

Theological Thoughts on Thor (Part 2)

As more and more comic-based films are released, Hollywood continues to find ratings gold in the superhero genre. But there’s more to these films than just a feel good movie; they seem to touch on very human issues. In this podcast, Lenny and fellow apologist Vocab Malone discuss the movie Thor: Ragnarok, which is based on the end-times tales of Norse mythology. They talk about how the films relate to a Christian worldview and just how the superhero film is filling a very real need for people.

Part 2 of 4

Sunday, March 04, 2018

Theological Thoughts on Thor (Part 1)

Theological Thoughts on Thor (Part 1)

As more and more comic-based films are released, Hollywood continues to find ratings gold in the superhero genre. But there’s more to these films than just a feel good movie; they seem to touch on very human issues. In this podcast, Lenny and fellow apologist Vocab Malone discuss the movie Thor: Ragnarok, which is based on the end-times tales of Norse mythology. They talk about how the films relate to a Christian worldview and just how the superhero film is filling a very real need for people.

Part 1 of 4

Sunday, February 25, 2018

How to Start God Conversations (Part 4)

How to Start God Conversations (Part 4)
We want to share the Gospel, but many times we don't know how to start. Can you ask another about their faith without being viewed as offensive? In this podcast series, Lenny will teach you some practical tactics for lovingly beginning "God Conversations" at Starbucks and other public places.

Part 4 of 4

Sunday, February 18, 2018

How to Start God Conversations (Part 3)

How to Start God Conversations (Part 3)
We want to share the Gospel, but many times we don't know how to start. Can you ask another about their faith without being viewed as offensive? In this podcast series, Lenny will teach you some practical tactics for lovingly beginning "God Conversations" at Starbucks and other public places.

Part 3 of 4

Sunday, February 11, 2018

How to Start God Conversations (Part 2)

How to Start God Conversations (Part 2)
We want to share the Gospel, but many times we don't know how to start. Can you ask another about their faith without being viewed as offensive? In this podcast series, Lenny will teach you some practical tactics for lovingly beginning "God Conversations" at Starbucks and other public places.

Part 2 of 4

Sunday, February 04, 2018

How to Start God Conversations (Part 1)

How to Start God Conversations (Part 1)
We want to share the Gospel, but many times we don't know how to start. Can you ask another about their faith without being viewed as offensive? In this podcast series, Lenny will teach you some practical tactics for lovingly beginning "God Conversations" at Starbucks and other public places.

Part 1 of 4

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Advocates Youth Apologetics Curriculum: Interview with Sean McDowell

Advocates Youth Apologetics Curriculum: Interview with Sean McDowell

In this podcast, Lenny interviews author, speaker, and apologist Sean McDowell on a new youth curriculum he’s launching with Awana Youth Ministries. Entitled Advocates, the curriculum offers a broad-based instruction in the Christian worldview and helps students defend all aspects of their faith. The curriculum is suitable for homeschoolers, church groups, or even individual study. Listen in to this interview as we review a fresh and unique approach to defending the Christian faith.

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Wrestling with Worldviews (Part 2)

Wrestling with Worldviews (Part 2)

What’s a worldview and why is it important? A worldview is the way one sees and interprets the way the world works. It's basically a framework for understanding and interpreting the various facts we encounter in our lives. Although our society used to be based on a Judeo-Christian worldview, culture has shifted away from those assumptions, making it more difficult for people to understand Christians and Christianity. In this class, we’ll learn how to begin to break through those barriers so you can better communicate your faith.

Part 2 of 2

Sunday, January 14, 2018

Wrestling with Worldviews (Part 1)

Wrestling with Worldviews (Part 1)

What’s a worldview and why is it important? A worldview is the way one sees and interprets the way the world works. It's basically a framework for understanding and interpreting the various facts we encounter in our lives. Although our society used to be based on a Judeo-Christian worldview, culture has shifted away from those assumptions, making it more difficult for people to understand Christians and Christianity. In this class, we’ll learn how to begin to break through those barriers so you can better communicate your faith.

Part 1 of 2

Sunday, January 07, 2018

Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Interview with Sean McDowell

Evidence That Demands a Verdict: Interview with Sean McDowell

One of the first popular apologetics books released was Josh McDowell’s Evidence That Demands a Verdict in 1972. But much has changed in the forty-five years since that initial publishing. Now, Sean McDowell has partnered with his father to release a completely updated and revised Evidence for the 21st century. In this interview, Lenny and Sean discuss how the new content and contributions from dozens of the latest scholars make this a new staple in apologetics reference books for years to come. Listen in.

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