Greg and Amy chat about Greg’s new book, Street Smarts: Using Questions to Answer Christianity’s Toughest Challenges, discussing the goal of the book, how this new material differs from and adds to the original Tactics book, how using tactics will help you have clearer, more personalized conversations with others about what they believe, and more.
How to Use Questions to Answer Christianity’s Toughest Challenges
September 21, 2023 • Amy Hall, Greg Koukl
Does Jeremiah 10:1–5 Speak against Having a Christmas Tree?
December 4, 2023 • Amy Hall, Greg Koukl
Does Jeremiah 10:1–5 speak against having a Christmas tree? Is celebrating Christmas and Easter extra-biblical? Are Christians grafted into Israel and should therefore be celebrating the Israelite feasts and festivals? Why was Zechariah disciplined and made mute for questioning the angel’s message about his wife conceiving due to her age, but Mary wasn’t disciplined for questioning her pregnancy due to her virginity?
How Would Persecuted Christians Have Understood Psalms Promising Protection and Rescue?
November 30, 2023 • Amy Hall, Greg Koukl
How would Christians under persecution (such as those in Rome) have understood verses like Psalm 34:19–20 that promise protection and rescue by God for righteous people? Is it a contradiction for Jesus to say both that some will be put to death and that not a hair of your head will perish (Luke 21:16–19)? Is there evidence that would contradict my coworker’s claim that the Bible has been added to throughout the years?
My Teenage Daughter Walked Away from God Because He Didn’t Answer Her Prayers for Help
November 27, 2023 • Amy Hall, Greg Koukl
How should I respond to my teenage daughter who walked away from God because she cried out to him for years and he didn’t answer, and because she didn’t feel any different after accepting Christ as her Savior?