Do you struggle with knowing what to say and how to say it when a controversial topic arises? “Challenging Conversations,” hosted by best-selling author and worldview expert Jason Jimenez, is a conversational podcast designed to help Christians overcome their fears and learn to engage people of a different view or belief system respectfully. You will gain insight as Jason and his guests get into deep conversations about the Christian faith and discuss how Christians ought to be defending the gospel as they speak the truth in love to those around them.
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Discernment in the Midst of Scandal
**Have you ever had to go through a church scandal? Not fun, is it? On today’s show, Jason continues his conversation with investigative journalist Warren Cole Smith. Together, they confront the messiness brought out by scandals and share much-needed advice on how to get through the unwanted pain.** **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram * Subscribe to Jason Jimenez on YouTube **Our Guest, Warren Cole Smith** * …
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How Should We Deal With Scandals in the Church?
It seems like every time you jump online or scroll through your social media feeds, you read about another church scandal. Why is that? And how should Christians respond? On today’s show, Jason discusses this sensitive topic with investigative journalist Warren Cole Smith, who has covered major scandals in his ministry career.
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From Marvel to Star Wars: How Your Favorite Hollywood Heroes Reveal God
Did you know an effective tactic when engaging people of a different worldview is using movies and famous characters? On today’s show, Jason brings on world- renowned apologist Dr. Frank Turek to help Christians better understand the hidden messages in box office hits like Marvel and Star Wars and offer practical ways to share the gospel.
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Piecing Together the Resurrection Story
Do you really know what happened on Easter Sunday? In this episode, Jason pieces together one harmonious storyline represented by nine key events that unfolded on the day Jesus rose from the dead.
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Why Are So Many Christians Losing Their Minds?
Are you aware that less than 4 percent of Bible-believing Christians can provide a compelling case for the Christian faith? As a result, Christians are losing their influence in the culture and losing their minds. On today’s podcast show, Jason talks with Dr. Travis Dickinson about the need to equip Christians with truth and logic, so they can give reasonable answers to those who challenge or question what they believe.
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What Threat Does Iran Pose to the World?
Things are heating up in the Middle East. Iran, the world’s leading state sponsor of terrorism, is advancing nuclear weapons and deepening its alliance with Russia. But what does this all mean? In this episode, Jason talks about the existential threat of Iran and provides insight into how things are shaping up for future world conflict.
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Fix Your Eyes on Israel
Even though Israel is one of the smallest nations in the world, it is, however, the most important. But, why? Why is Israel so important, and why should Christians care what happens to her? In this episode, Jason explores the Scriptures and cites historical events that shed light on the significance of Israel and why Christians should fix their eyes on the holy land.
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The Future Destruction of Russia in Bible Prophecy
Is Russia mentioned in the Bible? Will Russia lead an army against Israel in the future? In this episode, Jason smooths out some difficulties Christians have about the looming crisis with Russia and provides measured responses that reveal the role the Russian military plays in biblical prophecy.
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Former Gay Agnostic Now Christian Professor Responds to LGBT Beliefs
What’s the best way to respond to a friend who says that being gay is genetic? Or how would you answer someone who says, "People can determine their gender?" This week, Jason poses these and other LGBT dilemmas to Dr. Christopher Yuan so that you will know how to lovingly and biblically respond the next time you find yourself in a challenging conversation.
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A Biblical Perspective of Sexuality and Same-Sex Attraction
We live in a time when there is so much confusion and questioning of one’s sexual orientation or gender identity that we, as Christians, need to be better equipped to know God’s divine design and how to address these pressing issues with truth and love. Join Jason and his guest, Dr. Christopher Yuan, as they offer a biblical perspective on sexuality and same-sex attractions.
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Seeing Jesus Through New Eyes
As one might expect, there’s a great deal of speculation and false narratives about Jesus Christ. But how can we know Jesus’s true identity? In this episode, Jason and author, Tom Gilson, work through some false claims about Jesus and bring biblical clarity to his uniqueness as the Son of God
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Let's Talk About Mental Health Issues
Did you know that over 25% of adults and 20% of young people have a mental illness? On today’s show, Jason talks with Dr. Danny Huerta, a professional counselor, about what we can do to address this stigma and provide the appropriate support for those suffering in silence.
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The SBC and Social Justice
Are you aware that the social justice movement is gaining considerable influence in the Southern Baptist Convention? What does that mean for the SBC and you? Dr. Josh Buice, founder of G3 Ministries, talks with Jason about the prevalence of the social justice movement in churches today and what Christians can do to confront these doctrinal concerns.
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Is Being an Anti-Racist Biblical?
What would you say to a friend who says that anti-racism is taught in the Bible? On today’s show, Jason and Neil Shenvi break down the true meaning of anti-racism and shed light on some alarming features that Christians need to become aware of before it’s too late.