Entries by Frank Turek

10 Things Every Christian Should Know For College

In this episode, Frank interviews author Austin Gentry about his book titled: 10 Things Every Christian Should Know For College: A Student’s Guide on Doubt, Community, & Identity. This book stands at the intersection of the Christian faith and the college life. 10 Things Every Christian Should Know For College is a replete guide for […]

Is the Bible all you need?

Frank responds to an email from a person who actually believes the earth is flat and the sun goes around the earth based on his “interpretation” of the scriptures. During this episode, Frank lovingly refutes this position and shares some great tools to interpret the Bible properly. He points out that you need to know […]

Should God have done it differently?

Should God have done things differently? Many people say things like “I can’t believe in God because if he really existed things would be a lot different” or “the bible is too complicated and contradictory, and God hides from us, so he probably doesn’t even exist.” Or the classic “God’s design is too imperfect, so […]

Why Would God Make Me a Lesbian?

Could there be any more sensitive and provocative question in our culture today?  (Since we posted this video on YouTube two days ago it has averaged nearly 2,000 views per hour.)  A student posed the question at Towson State University.  Here is our four-minute discussion: The video ends abruptly because the young lady went on […]

Hate Crimes, Transgenderism, and other big questions

Some very interesting things have happened in the last few days, including Jussie Smollet “hate crime” hoax and a panel hosted by the Heritage Foundation where four feminist activists argued that sex IS fundamentally BIOLOGICAL, and not socially constructed. That’s an interesting development coming from the same LGBTQ community. Frank doesn’t waste any time and […]

The Clash of Christianity and Culture

Detective and apologist J. Warner Wallace hosts this episode of the Cross Examined Official Podcast. During this episode he discusses the following topics: How Media Consumption Threatens the Future of Christianity (It’s Not What You Think). Why Young Ex-Christians Are Ex-Christians, According to the Latest Research. Three Reasons Why All Americans Should Want Their Politicians […]

Objections to the Resurrection with Gary Habermas

Frank raises some significant objections to the resurrection of Christ, but his guest is none other than the foremost expert in the topic, Dr. Gary Habermas. Listen to Gary’s answer to the following questions: • Anything is more possible than a resurrection • Extraordinary claims require extraordinary evidence • Hallucinations! • Don’t all religions have […]

How old is the universe and other big questions?

How old is the universe? Is it illogical for God to Create out of nothing? Did the law of cause and effect apply to the beginning of the universe? Frank answers more questions from YOU, our amazing audience. Want your questions answered during our podcast. Email Frank at Hello@CrossExamined.org Keep Frank busy by sending your […]

The Trinity in the Old Testament

It is often assumed that the doctrine of the Trinity – the idea that there is one being of God that is comprised of three eternal and co-equal divine persons (Father, Son, and Holy Spirit) – is something that is revealed only in the New Testament. While it is certainly true that the expression of […]

The Right to all Other Rights

If you don’t have this right, you don’t have any other rights… thank God you are alive and able to read this podcast description which means you are enjoying the right to life. Unfortunately, hundreds of thousands are denied that right every year and millions have been murder in the womb due to the human […]

Why Everyone Believes in Borders

Do you have locks on your doors? How about on your car? Got a fence so your kids can play safely? The truth is everyone believes in secure borders. In fact, life would be impossible without them. As long as human nature is what it is—bent toward evil—borders will be necessary. Frank skillfully discuss this […]

Does Religion Really Matter in America?

  The latest Gallup poll shows a continuing decline of religious influence in America. A dramatic shift has taken place in America related to the way we view religious beliefs. Hidden in the data from the Gallup research lies a clue to the reason for this change in public opinion. Why do fewer Americans think […]

True for you but not for me? Plus More Q&A!

  Frank continues to answer questions from you, our amazing audience! He got the following question via email “Yesterday, I had a discussion with a friend who is a postmodernist. He believes in the statement, “it’s true for you, but not for me.” I pulled up the CrossExamined app and showed him the example of […]

Are Christmas Traditions Really Christian?

Now, this is an episode you CANNOT miss! A Christmas episode about Christmas traditions with the brilliant William J. Federer. Frank and Bill talk about, Santa Claus (the real one), why the use of Xmas instead of Christmas, why celebrating Christ birth on December 25th, the Christmas tree and many more great insights. Then he […]

Why is there evidence for anything?

Frank is back answering your questions after three weeks of great interviews on the Cross Examined Official Podcast. Many people claim that there’s no evidence for God… but “Why is there evidence for anything?” Frank unpacks this and answers a couple more questions he got from you, our great audience, via email. He talks about […]

Who were the Neanderthals?

  Frank interviews Dr. Fazale Rana the vice president of research and apologetics at Reason to Believe, a brilliant biochemist on the question “Who were the Neanderthals?.” They also talk about common descent, homology, DNA and the “God of the gaps objection. Don’t miss this fascinating program loaded with insightful scientific details.  

The Most Destructive Idea

PODCAST Rigid adherence to scientism—as opposed to a healthy respect for science—is all too prevalent in our world today. Rather than leading to a deeper understanding of our universe, this worldview actually undermines real science and marginalizes morality and religion. In this interview, celebrated philosopher J. P. Moreland exposes the self-defeating nature of scientism and […]

Everything is Connected

Join Frank on a fascinating survey of history from 1453 to the Pilgrims to Thanksgiving with none other than historian Bill Federer. This episode for the CrossExamined podcast is packed with surprising historical data. Don’t miss it! Visit Bill’s website here: https://americanminute.com/

Exclusion in the Name of Inclusion

Decades ago the free speech movement was born in the campus of UC Berkeley. Today the story is the complete opposite. Only a few weeks ago a student senator by the name of Isabella Chow abstained from a vote supporting “transgender rights” and even though she gave a well-reasoned explanation now more than 1,000 people […]