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Challenging Conversations

Challenging Conversations

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.

Episodes

  • Understanding TransGenderism and TransActivism Understanding TransGenderism and TransActivism Play in Edifi Player

    Understanding TransGenderism and TransActivism

    You hear the term “transgenderism” used all the time but what does it actually mean? In this episode, Jason explains what transgenderism means and makes an important distinction with the movement known as “transactivism.” **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram * Subscribe to Jason Jimenez on YouTube **Additional Resources** * Challenging Conversations book on Amazon * Stand Strong Ministries Website * Stand …

  • How Can I Teach My Kids Christianity is True? How Can I Teach My Kids Christianity is True? Play in Edifi Player

    How Can I Teach My Kids Christianity is True?

    Are you finding it hard to teach your kids a clear case for why Christianity is true? Well, not to worry. In this episode, Jason talks with Jonathan Morrow, author and Director of Cultural Engagement and Student Discipleship at Impact 360 Institute, about a simple four-word framework that is a surefire way to encourage your kids in their faith and to share it with others. **Links to Jonathan Morrow** * Impact 360 * Jonathan’s Website **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow …

  • 10 Traits to Grow This Generation 10 Traits to Grow This Generation Play in Edifi Player

    10 Traits to Grow This Generation

    What are you doing to grow and inspire young people to be the men and women God has called them to be? No doubt this generation of little to no faith is desperate for godly examples. In this episode, Jason lays out 10 traits to help you focus in on to build up your family, your church, and the next generation. **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram * Subscribe to Jason Jimenez on YouTube **Additional Resources** * …

  • Shining Light on Deconversions Shining Light on Deconversions Play in Edifi Player

    Shining Light on Deconversions

    A troubling trend is deconversions. Chances are you know someone who has walked away from the Christian faith. In this episode, Jason and Christian apologist, Tim Barnett have a candid discussion about deconversions and talk about ways Christians can respond to their loved ones who no longer believe. **Links to Tim Barnett** * Tim on Stand to Reason * Tim Barnett on Twitter **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram * …

  • The Challenge of Raising Resilient Kids The Challenge of Raising Resilient Kids Play in Edifi Player

    The Challenge of Raising Resilient Kids

    Our children will face hardships and disappointments. So how are you preparing them to learn how to be resilient? Today, Dr. Kathy Koch joins the show to discuss ways parents can be more thoughtful and intentional in building resilience in their kids’ lives. **Dr. Kathy Koch** * Celebrate Kids Website * Dr. Kathy Koch on Twitter **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram * Subscribe to Jason Jimenez on YouTube …

  • Defending the Virgin Birth Defending the Virgin Birth Play in Edifi Player

    Defending the Virgin Birth

    Where do you stand on the virgin birth? In this episode, Jason gives three critical pieces of evidence to defend the Virginal Conception and helps you understand the significance of Jesus’s miracle birth to Christianity. **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram * Subscribe to Jason Jimenez on YouTube **Additional Resources** * Challenging Conversations book on Amazon * Stand Strong Ministries Website * Stand …

  • The Dangers of New Apostolic Reformation The Dangers of New Apostolic Reformation Play in Edifi Player

    The Dangers of New Apostolic Reformation

    Today, we have an extremely controversial topic that we, as Christians, need to confront because of its harmful influence on the church. It has to do with the New Apostolic Reformation. The NAR is a fast-growing movement that can be found in pretty much every market in America. **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram * Subscribe to Jason Jimenez on YouTube **Additional Resources** * Challenging Conversations book …

  • Answering Your Questions Answering Your Questions Play in Edifi Player

    Answering Your Questions

    Isn’t it a great feeling to get answers to your questions? In today’s show, Jason answers three questions submitted from listeners who were having challenging conversations with family and friends: (1) is wokeness a Christian virtue, (2) are miracles a violation of laws of nature, and (3) is Christianity intolerant. **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram * Subscribe to Jason Jimenez on YouTube **Additional Resources** …

  • Do You Avoid Having Challenging Conversations with Your Kids? Do You Avoid Having Challenging Conversations with Your Kids? Play in Edifi Player

    Do You Avoid Having Challenging Conversations with Your Kids?

    When was the last time you had a hard talk with your kid about a controversial topic? How did it go? In today’s episode, Jason shares with parents the importance of engaging with their kids in faith and not in fear. **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram * Subscribe to Jason Jimenez on YouTube **Additional Resources** * Challenging Conversations book on Amazon * Stand Strong Ministries Website * Stand Strong …

  • Are You a Bad Christian if You ‘Celebrate’ Halloween? Are You a Bad Christian if You ‘Celebrate’ Halloween? Play in Edifi Player

    Are You a Bad Christian if You ‘Celebrate’ Halloween?

    Some say any involvement with Halloween is opening the door to Satan. In contrast, other Christian parents believe that knocking on doors with their kids in the neighborhood is just good family fun. So, which is it? In this episode, Jason gives the difference between celebrating and participating and gives Christians some insight into the historical context of Halloween, and a few things to consider before dressing up your kid and strolling your neighborhood. **Jason Jimenez on Social …

  • Speaking the ‘Truth’ Against Other ‘truths’ Speaking the ‘Truth’ Against Other ‘truths’ Play in Edifi Player

    Speaking the ‘Truth’ Against Other ‘truths’

    America has passed a tipping point. More Americans are embracing the lie that they determine their own truth. On today’s podcast, Jason talks with Jeff Myers, president of Summit Ministries, about how absolute truth changes everything and how to give a response to those who believe in speaking their own truth. **Links to Summit Ministries** * Summit Websites * Follow on Facebook * Follow on Instagram * Follow on Twitter **Links to Crossmap** * Crossmap Website * Crossmap …

  • How Can Christians Doubt Out Loud? How Can Christians Doubt Out Loud? Play in Edifi Player

    How Can Christians Doubt Out Loud?

    Are you dealing with your doubts, or are your doubts dealing with you? Hopefully, whatever you are going through in your faith, this episode (with special guest Bobby Conway) will bring you much-needed comfort as you face your doubts and overcome them. **Link to One Minute Apologist** * YouTube * Twitter * Facebook **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram * Subscribe to Jason Jimenez on YouTube **Additional …

  • Did Jesus Perform Miracles? Did Jesus Perform Miracles? Play in Edifi Player

    Did Jesus Perform Miracles?

    Some progressive Christians go so far as to reject the miraculous claims of Jesus. What would that mean if Jesus didn’t perform miracles? Dr. Craig Keener joins the show to teach Christians the importance of miracles to the historic Christian faith. **Links to Dr. Craig Keener** * Dr. Keener's Website * Dr. Keener's YouTube * Dr. Keener on Twitter * Dr. Keener on Facebook **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram …

  • Should Christians Be Deconstructing Their Faith? Should Christians Be Deconstructing Their Faith? Play in Edifi Player

    Should Christians Be Deconstructing Their Faith?

    Many people in the Evangelical-faith space say it’s necessary to deconstruct your faith so that you can “reconstruct” it into an even stronger version than before. But is that really an essential step to growing your faith? Jason poses some hard-hitting questions on today's show to Maven founder and apologist, Brett Kunkle. **Links to Brett Kunkle** * Maven Truth Website * Maven Truth on YouTube * Maven Truth on Instagram * Maven Truth on Facebook **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** …