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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

  • Challenging Conversations Is the Bible Pro-Life? Play in Edifi Player

    Is the Bible Pro-Life?

    In a time when our society finds itself deeply divided on the issue of abortion, it is more important than ever to approach this subject with respect and well-reasoned arguments. In this episode, Jason and Scott Klusendorf, author of “The Case for Life,” work through many of the immense challenges that come with the pro-life and abortion debate. **Click here to order Jason's New Book: Parenting Gen Z: Guiding Your Child through a Hostile Culture** **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * …

  • Challenging Conversations Is it a Sin for Christians to Cuss? Play in Edifi Player

    Is it a Sin for Christians to Cuss?

    Is using profanity simply a matter of cultural taboo, or is it considered a sin? There are Christians who hold the belief that using profanity is not inherently wrong. Tune in and be prepared to challenge your assumptions about what it means to communicate as a Christian in today's world. **Click here to order Jason's New Book: Parenting Gen Z: Guiding Your Child through a Hostile Culture** **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow …

  • Challenging Conversations The ‘Head Covering’ Debate in 1 Corinthians 11 Play in Edifi Player

    The ‘Head Covering’ Debate in 1 Corinthians 11

    Have you ever wondered if the Bible mandates women to wear head coverings? The answer lies in the often-debated passage of 1 Corinthians 11, which discusses head coverings and leadership. In this episode, Jason Jimenez provides a thoughtful interpretation of 1 Corinthians 11:2-6. He examines the historical context during Paul's time while emphasizing key principles about how husbands and wives should behave within their marital and church communities. **Click here to order Jason's New Book: …

  • Challenging Conversations To Attend or Not: The Christian Dilemma Over Gay Weddings Play in Edifi Player

    To Attend or Not: The Christian Dilemma Over Gay Weddings

    What would you do if your friend or loved one invited you to their same-sex wedding? Do you go or say no? In this episode, Jason shares four foundational biblical beliefs that can help in addressing this dilemma. **Click here to order Jason's New Book: Parenting Gen Z: Guiding Your Child through a Hostile Culture** **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram * Subscribe to Jason Jimenez on YouTube **Additional …

  • Challenging Conversations How to Combat the Moral Decline in Our Churches Play in Edifi Player

    How to Combat the Moral Decline in Our Churches

    Why are so many churches compromising in the teaching of God’s Word and what can we do about it? In this episode, Jason calls out three areas of moral decline happening in our churches today and speaks to how God’s people can combat against them. **Click here to order Jason's New Book: Parenting Gen Z: Guiding Your Child through a Hostile Culture** **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram * Subscribe to Jason …

  • Challenging Conversations Is Sex Outside Marriage a Sin? Play in Edifi Player

    Is Sex Outside Marriage a Sin?

    Do you have a loved one who claims to be a Christian yet is sleeping around? In this episode, Jason gives a straightforward take on the sexual ethic clearly laid out in the Bible, and presents three tactics you can use to help Christians find grace and forgiveness in Jesus. **Click here to order Jason's New Book: Parenting Gen Z: Guiding Your Child through a Hostile Culture** **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram …

  • Challenging Conversations Is Doubting My Faith the Same as Unbelief? Play in Edifi Player

    Is Doubting My Faith the Same as Unbelief?

    In this episode, Jason talks with Dr. Travis Dickinson, a professor of philosophy about his new book, “Wandering Toward God: Finding Faith amid Doubts and Big Questions." We discuss how we, as Christians, can face our doubts and learn to conquer them as we seek to live a rewarding life filled with joy and certainty in Jesus Christ. **Get the "Wandering Toward God" Book!** **Click here to order Jason's New Book: Parenting Gen Z: Guiding Your Child through a Hostile Culture** **Jason …

  • Challenging Conversations Why is Jesus Such a Fascinating Figure? Play in Edifi Player

    Why is Jesus Such a Fascinating Figure?

    No matter where you go in the world, you will certainly run into someone of a different language, belief, and culture who will have something to say about Jesus. Why is that? How is it that Jesus, a Jewish rabbi who lived over two thousand years ago, continues to captivate people worldwide and is still the most fascinating figure of all time? In this episode, I will be talking with Jim Wallace, a former cold-case detective and renowned Christian case-maker, to gain insight into the enduring …

  • Challenging Conversations Could the Gospel of Thomas Unlock the Mystery of Jesus? Play in Edifi Player

    Could the Gospel of Thomas Unlock the Mystery of Jesus?

    A Progressive Christian loves to quote from the Gospel of Thomas as a reliable source of who Jesus really is. But is this “gospel” a historical document that should be placed on par with the canonical Gospels? In this episode, Jason offers up five responses you can use to refute progressive Christianity and show the false view of Jesus in the Gospel of Thomas. **Click here to order Jason's New Book: Parenting Gen Z: Guiding Your Child through a Hostile Culture** **Jason Jimenez on …

  • Challenging Conversations Exposing the Hazards of New Age Spirituality Play in Edifi Player

    Exposing the Hazards of New Age Spirituality

    We're diving into a thought-provoking topic with popular YouTuber Melissa Dougherty, exploring the risks and pitfalls associated with the movement of new age spirituality and pointers on how to engage a new ager. **Click here to order Jason's New Book: Parenting Gen Z: Guiding Your Child through a Hostile Culture** **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram * Subscribe to Jason Jimenez on YouTube **Additional …

  • Challenging Conversations Is Israel Guilty of War Crimes? Play in Edifi Player

    Is Israel Guilty of War Crimes?

    Many outlets are disseminating false information about the IDF and what is taking place in Gaza. In this episode, Jason investigates these alleged “war crimes” and offers you three responses to consider. **Click here to order Jason's New Book: Parenting Gen Z: Guiding Your Child through a Hostile Culture** ** ** **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter * Follow @JasonPJiminez on Instagram * Subscribe to Jason Jimenez on YouTube **Additional …

  • Challenging Conversations Israel's Four Prophecies Being Fulfilled Today Play in Edifi Player

    Israel's Four Prophecies Being Fulfilled Today

    As the conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza continues, one might wonder if there are any relevant biblical references. In this episode, Jason shares four incredible prophetic passages that highlight God's divine intervention in Israel and the inevitable consequences for those who oppose her in the end times. **Click here to order Jason's New Book: Parenting Gen Z: Guiding Your Child through a Hostile Culture** **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter …

  • Challenging Conversations Demonic Activity within the New Apostolic Reformation Play in Edifi Player

    Demonic Activity within the New Apostolic Reformation

    Are there really apostles still alive today who have the power to call down the judgments of God in the book of Revelation? Join Jason and Holly Pivec as they uncover elements of NAR's unique spiritual warfare doctrine, drawing attention to contentious beliefs around demonic activity and the casting out of demons. **Click here to order Jason's New Book: Parenting Gen Z: Guiding Your Child through a Hostile Culture** **Jason Jimenez on Social Media** * Follow @JasonPJimenez on Twitter …

  • Challenging Conversations How to Be More ‘Street Smart’ When Sharing Your Faith Play in Edifi Player

    How to Be More ‘Street Smart’ When Sharing Your Faith

    Ever wish you had access to someone who can help improve your conversational skills so that you’re not always walking around in fear? Well, look no further. Jason talks with accomplished author and founder of Stand to Reason, Greg Koukl, about his new book “Street Smarts,” which focuses on question- based dialogue guaranteed to confidently enhance your conversational skills. **Click here to order Jason's New Book: Parenting Gen Z: Guiding Your Child through a Hostile Culture** **Links …