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Why I Believe

Straight Answers to Honest Questions about God, the Bible, and Christianity

When asked why you believe what you believe, how do you respond? Do you wish you’d paid more attention in Sunday school? Are you able to engage in thoughtful conversation, or do you become defensive? Why I Believe is a series designed to equip you with a simple, winsome approach to explaining why you believe what you believe about issues like: Jesus’ resurrection, the authenticity of the Bible, life after death, the reality of heaven and hell, the validity of creation vs. evolution, and the God of the Bible, being the one and only, true God. Chip explains we can actually know the truth, and we can communicate the truth in a way that engages people rather than putting them off. There’s solid evidence to satisfy the heart and mind of anyone honestly seeking answers. If you or someone you know has genuine questions about issues at the core of human existence, Why I Believe is an excellent resource. ACSI approved

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Rethinking Apologetics for the 21st Century, Part 1

Are you concerned about your kids and grand kids as the world becomes increasingly hostile to Christianity? Did you know a high percentage of youth who grow up in the Church are leaving the faith after high school? And do you increasingly wonder: What do we do? In this program, Chip brings real hope and real answers for anyone concerned about these disturbing trends.

Rethinking Apologetics for the 21st Century, Part 2

The current moral decline and theological compromise among Christians is no longer concerning – it’s alarming. We see division and false teaching, even in the Church itself. What can those who care do? In this program, Chip explains how can we stand for biblical truth and winsomely communicate, even regarding controversial issues, with love and integrity - just like Jesus did.

Why I Believe in the Resurrection, Part 1

In this program, Chip tells us the integrity of the Christian message hinges on the resurrection of Jesus. If Jesus didn’t rise from death to life, none of the other tenets of the faith matter. Well, you gotta live before you can die. So, Chip begins with a look at the proofs of Christ’s life in Israel, and what the historical record says.

Why I Believe in the Resurrection, Part 2

In this program, Chip tells us the integrity of the Christian message hinges on the resurrection of Jesus. He continues his look, that began in our previous program, at the proofs that Jesus is who He said He is…that He’s God, that He rose from the dead, and is alive today.

Why I Believe in the Bible, Part 1

In this program, Chip asks: Is it intellectually feasible to believe that a collection of sixty-six manuscripts, by forty different authors, written in three languages, over a period of fifteen hundred years could actually be the very words of God? If you’ve ever struggled with questions about the authenticity and integrity of the Bible, what Chip shares will be a great encouragement.

Why I Believe in the Bible, Part 2

If you’ve ever wondered if the Bible is true – this program is for you. Chip puts the Bible on trial and lays out a case for the authenticity of scripture. He presents evidence that the Bible, as we have it today, IS reliable. And is the true, Word of God - just as meaningful to us, as it was to its first readers.

Why I Believe in Life After Death, Part 1

When you breathe your last breath and close your eyes one final time, what happens next? People are fascinated by that question. Is there life after death? Is it just lifeless, nothingness? Or is there evidence to say once we die, we’re actually alive somewhere, somehow, in some other way? Chip gives 7 specific evidences for life after death.

Why I Believe in Life After Death, Part 2

Do you believe in heaven and hell? Are they specific places or just concepts? Is there any real evidence that points to a literal heaven and a literal hell? Chip explains what the Bible actually teaches about hell. And answers the serious question: How could a loving God send people to hell? Chip brings clarity and helpful insight.

Why I Believe in Creation, Part 1

Did you know that some of the most severe critics of evolution are not Christians, not creationists, but leading scholars…non-believing, scholars who say the scientific evidence simply doesn’t support evolution? Chip explains that the premise that science and faith are mutually exclusive is patently false!

Why I Believe in Creation, Part 2

Creation versus evolution: the never-ending debate, right? So many want us to believe that science and faith are incompatible. But what if they’re not? What if science actually supports faith and what if faith actually informs science? Chip provides helpful insight to the current debate, in a time when the disagreements are more intense than ever.

Why I Believe in the God of the Bible, Part 1

Have you ever been told, “All roads lead to heaven”? Or had someone tell you, “As long as you’re SINCERE about what you believe, it doesn’t really matter WHAT you believe”? If you hold to one of those positions or you’d like some insight about how to respond to those viewpoints, what Chip has to share will be super helpful.

Why I Believe in the God of the Bible, Part 2

Chip explains why it’s intellectually honest to believe that the God of the Bible is actually the one, true God. As narrow as that may sound, there’s compelling evidence that it’s true and that you can not only confidently believe in God, but explain to others why they don’t have to throw their brains in the trash to believe it too.