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Welcome to Come Let Us Reason Together, the podcast from Lenny Esposito and Come Reason Ministries. Here, we dig deeply into ways Christianity shows itself as an intelligent and rational faith. Episodes include topics about faith, ethics, worldview, and philosophy from a distinctly Christian perspective. Join us each week and see just how rational faith can be!

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Sunday, July 05, 2020

The Bible vs Other Faiths—Which is From God? (Part 2)

The Bible vs Other Faiths—Which is From God? (Part 2) 
Christians hold that the Bible is God's revealed word given to us. But critics argue that the Bible was written by men and changed over the years to suit their purposes. Other faiths claims their sacred writings are inspired. Is there a way to tell? In this first session of our new "Christianity in the Hot Seat" sereis, Lenny will compare how the Bible stacks up against the claims of other sacred writings and why Christianity is the more reasonable faith.

Sunday, June 28, 2020

The Bible vs Other Faiths—Which is From God? (Part 1)

The Bible vs Other Faiths—Which is From God? (Part 1) Christians hold that the Bible is God's revealed word given to us. But critics argue that the Bible was written by men and changed over the years to suit their purposes. Other faiths claims their sacred writings are inspired. Is there a way to tell? In this first session of our new "Christianity in the Hot Seat" sereis, Lenny will compare how the Bible stacks up against the claims of other sacred writings and why Christianity is the more reasonable faith.

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Christianity, Race, and Human Dignity (Part 3)

Christianity, Race, and Human Dignity (Part 3)

Given the recent tragic events in our country, race has become the central focus today. All men are created equal. Where does the concept of universal human dignity come from and what does it mean to say all people are valuable? Join us for this talk where we explore how only Christianity offers a consistent view of intrinsic human value and why concepts like race should be seen as sacred.

Part 3 of 3

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Christianity, Race, and Human Dignity (Part 2)

Christianity, Race, and Human Dignity (Part 2)

Given the recent tragic events in our country, race has become the central focus today. All men are created equal. Where does the concept of universal human dignity come from and what does it mean to say all people are valuable? Join us for this talk where we explore how only Christianity offers a consistent view of intrinsic human value and why concepts like race should be seen as sacred.

Part 2 of 3

Sunday, June 07, 2020

Christianity, Race, and Human Dignity (Part 1)

Christianity, Race, and Human Dignity (Part 1)

Given the recent tragic events in our country, race has become the central focus today. All men are created equal. Where does the concept of universal human dignity come from and what does it mean to say all people are valuable? Join us for this talk where we explore how only Christianity offers a consistent view of intrinsic human value and why concepts like race should be seen as sacred.

Part 1 of 3

Sunday, May 31, 2020

The Resurrection: Fraud, Fable, or Fact (Part 2)

The Resurrection: Fraud, Fable, or Fact (Part 2)
Christianity has held the resurrection of Jesus as the central pillar of its faith. Take that away and the whole thing comes toppling down. It's unsurprising, then, that skeptics have targeted the resurrection accounts throughout the history of the Church. In this two-part talk, Lenny looks at the charges claiming the resurrection accounts were either forgeries intent to deceive their audiences or fables that grew to be believed and demonstrates why either position comes up short.

Part 2 of 2

Saturday, May 23, 2020

The Resurrection: Fraud, Fable, or Fact (Part 1)

The Resurrection: Fraud, Fable, or Fact (Part 1)
Christianity has held the resurrection of Jesus as the central pillar of its faith. Take that away and the whole thing comes toppling down. It's unsurprising, then, that skeptics have targeted the resurrection accounts throughout the history of the Church. In this two-part talk, Lenny looks at the charges claiming the resurrection accounts were either forgeries intent to deceive their audiences or fables that grew to be believed and demonstrates why either position comes up short.

Part 1 of 2

Sunday, May 17, 2020

A Rational Approach to COVID-19 (Part 2)

A Rational Approach to COVID-19 (Part 2)

As we enter the second month of shelter-in-place, people are asking "Just how dangerous is the coronavirus really?" In this interview, Lenny talks with Dr. AJ Roberts, who worked at the NIH for three years on the first SARS-coronavirus, to get clarity on what the virus is, just how dangerous it can be, and what we will be facing now that the initial wave of infections has crested.

Part 2 of 2

Sunday, May 10, 2020

A Rational Approach to COVID-19 (Part 1)

A Rational Approach to COVID-19 (Part 1)

As we enter the second month of shelter-in-place, people are asking "Just how dangerous is the coronavirus really?" In this interview, Lenny talks with Dr. AJ Roberts, who worked at the NIH for three years on the first SARS-coronavirus, to get clarity on what the virus is, just how dangerous it can be, and what we will be facing now that the initial wave of infections has crested.

Part 1 of 2

Sunday, May 03, 2020

The Sickness of Self - Discussion with Ken Samples (Part 2)

The Sickness of Self - Discussion with Ken Samples (Part 2)


The driveness of “self” has plagued humanity since the garden of Eden. Yet, from that time until now, God has called us to be self-less. To consider others “better than” ourselves. What it is this “sickness of self”? What drives it? And what does it look like when the Great Physician heals us of this? Are we more prone to selfishness in our culture of radical individualism? In this engaging discussion, Lenny is joined by Kenneth Samples of Reasons to Believe to discuss the Sickness of Self, how our society is rife with it, and what it means to love your neighbor more than yourself.

Part 2 of 2

Sunday, April 26, 2020

The Sickness of Self - Discussion with Ken Samples (Part 1)


The Sickness of Self - Discussion with Ken Samples (Part 1)


The driveness of “self” has plagued humanity since the garden of Eden. Yet, from that time until now, God has called us to be self-less. To consider others “better than” ourselves. What it is this “sickness of self”? What drives it? And what does it look like when the Great Physician heals us of this? Are we more prone to selfishness in our culture of radical individualism? In this engaging discussion, Lenny is joined by Kenneth Samples of Reasons to Believe to discuss the Sickness of Self, how our society is rife with it, and what it means to love your neighbor more than yourself.

Part 1 of 2

Sunday, April 19, 2020

Authority, Revelation, and Scripture (Part 4)

Authority, Revelation, and Scripture (Part 4)

It seems today there are as many different beliefs about spiritual matters as there are people that hold them. But Christians believe the Bible holds the authority on how we should relate to God and to one another. In this series, Lenny explains just why authority is essential in matters of faith, how God communicates through revelation, and why scripture can be trusted as the primary means of God providing guidance for our lives.

Part 4 of 4

Sunday, April 12, 2020

Authority, Revelation, and Scripture (Part 3)

Authority, Revelation, and Scripture (Part 3)

It seems today there are as many different beliefs about spiritual matters as there are people that hold them. But Christians believe the Bible holds the authority on how we should relate to God and to one another. In this series, Lenny explains just why authority is essential in matters of faith, how God communicates through revelation, and why scripture can be trusted as the primary means of God providing guidance for our lives.

Part 3 of 4

Sunday, April 05, 2020

Authority, Revelation, and Scripture (Part 2)

Authority, Revelation, and Scripture (Part 2)

It seems today there are as many different beliefs about spiritual matters as there are people that hold them. But Christians believe the Bible holds the authority on how we should relate to God and to one another. In this series, Lenny explains just why authority is essential in matters of faith, how God communicates through revelation, and why scripture can be trusted as the primary means of God providing guidance for our lives.

Part 2 of 4

Sunday, March 29, 2020

Authority, Revelation, and Scripture (Part 1)

Authority, Revelation, and Scripture (Part 1)

It seems today there are as many different beliefs about spiritual matters as there are people that hold them. But Christians believe the Bible holds the authority on how we should relate to God and to one another. In this series, Lenny explains just why authority is essential in matters of faith, how God communicates through revelation, and why scripture can be trusted as the primary means of God providing guidance for our lives.

Part 1 of 4

Sunday, March 22, 2020

Will You Be an Apprentice or an Arsonist? (Part 2)

Will You Be an Apprentice or an Arsonist? (Part 2)

The Bible is the authoritative text for Christianity. It is why cults of Christianity have to twist and distort the meaning of Bible verses in order to justify their belief systems. But many times, Christians are guilty of abusing biblical passages too! In this study of Luke 17, Lenny demonstrates how familiar stories can be misunderstood by believers by ignoring the passages' larger context and then outlines what marks maturity in Christians believers.


Sunday, March 15, 2020

Will You Be an Apprentice or an Arsonist? (Part 1)

Will You Be an Apprentice or an Arsonist? (Part 1)

The Bible is the authoritative text for Christianity. It is why cults of Christianity have to twist and distort the meaning of Bible verses in order to justify their belief systems. But many times, Christians are guilty of abusing biblical passages too! In this study of Luke 17, Lenny demonstrates how familiar stories can be misunderstood by believers by ignoring the passages' larger context and then outlines what marks maturity in Christians believers.

Sunday, March 08, 2020

Building a Bulletproof Faith in a Backwards World (Part 2)

Building a Bulletproof Faith in a Backwards World (Part 2)

The stats are clear. Once they leave home, Christian kids are leaving the church in alarming numbers. How can we help young believers stand up to the continual onslaught of peer-pressure, professors, and pop culture pushing them away from the faith? In this session, Lenny provides parents and young people with specific tools to solidify their faith and help them see why Christianity makes the most sense of our world.

Part 2 of 2

Sunday, March 01, 2020

Building a Bulletproof Faith in a Backwards World (Part 1)

Building a Bulletproof Faith in a Backwards World (Part 1)

The stats are clear. Once they leave home, Christian kids are leaving the church in alarming numbers. How can we help young believers stand up to the continual onslaught of peer-pressure, professors, and pop culture pushing them away from the faith? In this session, Lenny provides parents and young people with specific tools to solidify their faith and help them see why Christianity makes the most sense of our world.

Part 1 of 2

Sunday, February 23, 2020

Interview with J.P. Moreland: Scientism and Secularism (Part 2)

Interview with J.P. Moreland: Scientism and Secularism (Part 2)
In this special edition of the podcast, Lenny sits down with Dr. J.P. Moreland to discuss his new book Scientism and Secularism: Learning to Respond to a Dangerous Ideology. Listen in as J.P. explains the difference between science and scientism, how our culture has placed too much trust in the scientific enterprise as the arbiter of knowledge, and why such trust actually makes us less knowledgeable.

Part 2 of 2

Sunday, February 16, 2020

Interview with J.P. Moreland: Scientism and Secularism (Part 1)

Interview with J.P. Moreland: Scientism and Secularism (Part 1)
In this special edition of the podcast, Lenny sits down with Dr. J.P. Moreland to discuss his new book Scientism and Secularism: Learning to Respond to a Dangerous Ideology. Listen in as J.P. explains the difference between science and scientism, how our culture has placed too much trust in the scientific enterprise as the arbiter of knowledge, and why such trust actually makes us less knowledgeable.

Part 1 of 2

Sunday, February 09, 2020

Four Marks of the One True Church (Part 2)

Four Marks of the One True Church (Part 2)

What does it mean to be a Christian? That question was as pressing to believers in the first centuries of the Church’s existence as it is to us today. How do we know if a church that claims to be Christian really is? The Church Fathers crafted the Nicaean Creed to help answer that question and included the line that the church should be “one, holy, catholic, and apostolic.” But what do each of these identifiers mean? Here, Lenny explains why Christians should recognize they aren’t part of individual faiths but the one true faith given to all saints. Listen in.

Part 2 of 2

Sunday, February 02, 2020

Four Marks of the One True Church (Part 1)

Four Marks of the One True Church (Part 1)

What does it mean to be a Christian? That question was as pressing to believers in the first centuries of the Church’s existence as it is to us today. How do we know if a church that claims to be Christian really is? The Church Fathers crafted the Nicaean Creed to help answer that question and included the line that the church should be “one, holy, catholic, and apostolic.” But what do each of these identifiers mean? Here, Lenny explains why Christians should recognize they aren’t part of individual faiths but the one true faith given to all saints. Listen in.

Part 1 of 2

Sunday, January 26, 2020

The Need for a Creed — Knowing the Truth about God (Part 2)

The Need for a Creed — Knowing the Truth about God (Part 2)

What do we mean when we say we’re Christians? Is it enough to claim to follow Christ? Mormons and others who have radically different views of the nature of God, the nature of Jesus, and key matters of faith have also claimed to be Christian, but that doesn’t mean they are. In this key study, Lenny examines how creeds became central to defining the essential elements of the Christian faith and how important they are in establishing true from false beliefs.

Part 2 of 2

Sunday, January 19, 2020

The Need for a Creed — Knowing the Truth about God (Part 1)

The Need for a Creed — Knowing the Truth about God (Part 1)

What do we mean when we say we’re Christians? Is it enough to claim to follow Christ? Mormons and others who have radically different views of the nature of God, the nature of Jesus, and key matters of faith have also claimed to be Christian, but that doesn’t mean they are. In this key study, Lenny examines how creeds became central to defining the essential elements of the Christian faith and how important they are in establishing true from false beliefs.

Part 1 of 2

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