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 […]
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Dr. Frank Turek is a dynamic speaker and award-winning author or coauthor of four books: Stealing from God: Why Atheists Need God to make their Case, I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist, Correct, Not Politically Correct and Legislating Morality. As the President of CrossExamined.org, Frank presents powerful and entertaining evidence for Christianity at churches, high schools and at secular college campuses that often begin hostile to his message. He has also debated several prominent atheists including Christopher Hitchens and David Silverman, president of American Atheists.
Frank hosts an hour-long TV program each week called I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist that is broadcast Wednesday nights on DirecTV Channel 378 (the NRB Network). His radio program called CrossExamined with Frank Turek airs on 186 stations every Saturday morning at 10 a.m. eastern and is available continuously on the free CrossExamined App.
Frank is widely featured guest in the media as a leading apologetics expert and cultural commentator. He has appeared on hundreds of radio programs and many top TV programs including: The O’Reilly Factor, Hannity and Colmes, Faith Under Fire, and Politically Incorrect. He also writes a column for Townhall.com and several other sites.
A former aviator in the US Navy, Frank has a master’s degree from the George Washington University and a doctorate from Southern Evangelical Seminary. He and his wife, Stephanie, are blessed with three grown sons.
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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 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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? 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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
¿Temes esas incómodas cenas familiares en esta temporada navideña? ¿No estás seguro de cómo recordar con delicadeza la verdadera razón de la Navidad? Tengo más que un vídeo corto esta semana. Estas son las diez mejores formas de promover el evangelio en las cenas navideñas: Ora: comienza a orar ahora mismo por oportunidades y por […]
Dreading those awkward family dinners this Christmas season? Unsure about how to tactfully bring up the real reason for Christmas? Here are the Top Ten ways to advance the Gospel at Holiday Dinners: Pray: Start praying now for opportunities and for hearts to be open. Then volunteer to pray before the meal (No one will […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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/
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 […]