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June 6, 2013

This Week on Probe Radio:
"Pornography" by Kerby Anderson
Featured Event:
Save Your Kid's Faith: Mind Games Summer Camp

New Online
Probe Staff Member Blog Posts:

• Why Didn't God Prevent the Boston Bombings? [Sue Bohlin]
When Ex-Gays Return to a Gay Identity [Sue Bohlin]
Permission Givers [Sue Bohlin]

Probeblog.org Posts:

• Abortion is Murder: A Biblical View [Sue Bohlin]
• Is It Wrong to Kill in War? [Sue Bohlin]
• Suicide, Mental Illness and a Stubborn Stigma [Sue Bohlin]
• Are We Alone in the Universe? A Biblical View of Aliens [Dr. Ray Bohlin]

Answers to Email:

"Are Dreadlocks OK for a Christian?"
September 17, 2012 This Week on Probe Radio:
What God Says About Sex

Featured Resource:
"What's Your Take on Fifty Shades of Grey?": Porn Lit

Probe Staff Member Blog Posts:

• Does God Have a Sense of Humor? [Sue Bohlin]
• "What's My Purpose in Life?" [Sue Bohlin]
• Luke, I Am Not Your Father [Sue Bohlin]

Answers to Email:

"I Feel So Guilty That My Baby Was Born with a Birth Defect After I Had an Abortion"
August 16, 2012 This Week on Probe Radio:
Capitalism and Socialism

Featured Resource:
Obama's Out on Scouts' "Gay Marriage" Ruling

Answers to Email:

"I Doubt the Existence of a Good God Who Allows a Baby to Suffer and Die"
July 12, 2012 This Week on Probe Radio:
What is Technology?

Featured Resource:
Prometheus, God & Film: 10 Science Fiction Movies with a Theological Theme

New Online:
Who Wrote the New Testament?


Probe Staff Member Blog Posts:

The Stink of Self-Pity [Sue Bohlin]
Private Sin Impacts Society [Kerby Anderson]
Just Say the Magic Words [Sue Bohlin]
Permission Givers [Sue Bohlin]

Answers to Email:

"What's Your Take on Fifty Shades of Grey?"
"How Could a Holy God Make Prophets Lie?"
May 28, 2012 This Week on Probe Radio:
The Closing of the American Heart

Featured Resource:
Mind Games Student Conference: Changing Young Lives

New Online:
Responding To President Obama's Same-Sex Approval

Probe Staff Member Blog Posts:

The Keys to Emotional Healing - Part 2 [Sue Bohlin]
• This Too Shall Pass [Sue Bohlin]

Answers to Email:

• "How Do You Answer a Person Who Says You Can't Take the Bible Literally Because It Promotes Killing Homosexuals?"
• "Is It Fair That People Born Into a Christian Home Become Christians and Everybody Else is Doomed to Hell?"
"If Jesus Was God, Why Did He Cry Out 'My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me'?"
April 20, 2012 This Week on Probe Radio:
The Lives of Mohammad and Jesus

Featured Resources:
The Hunger Games:
a hunger, a game or a careful viewing option for Christians?

• Redeeming the Hunger Games

Probe Staff Member Blog Posts:

• Forgive Myself? [Sue Bohlin]
• Giving Thanks in a Hard Place [Sue Bohlin]
• The Keys to Emotional Healing - Part 1 [Sue Bohlin]
March 3, 2012
This Week on Probe Radio:
Poverty and Wealth

Featured Resource:
Glee and Gay Theology

New Online:
 
• Will Everyone Be Saved? A Look at Universalism
• News Release: Probe's Barna Research
• Emerging Adults: A Closer Look

Probe Staff Member Blog Posts:

What Does Grace Look Like? [Sue Bohlin]
• Leaky Buckets [Sue Bohlin]
• Watching Dr. Phil Through a Discernment Filter [Sue Bohlin]
 
Answers to Email:
 
• "Can You Recommend Apologetics Resources on Different Levels?"
• "Is It Wrong to Baptize in the Name of Jesus?"
January 6, 2012 This Week on Probe Radio:
The Importance of Parents in the Faith of Emerging Adults

Featured Resource:
2012: Doomsday All Over Again

Probe Staff Member Blog Posts:

• Don't Wish Me Luck [Sue Bohlin]
• On the Death of a God-Hater [Sue Bohlin]
• The Happiest Place on Earth? [Sue Bohlin]

Answers to Email:

• "Can You Recommend Resources for Sharing Christ in a Secular Society?"
• "There is No Proof Your Pathetic Manmade God Ever Lived"
November 19, 2011

This Week on Probe Radio:
Making Moral Choices
Featured Resource:
Occupy Wall Street: Discern Don't Dismiss

New Online:
Christianity, Zen and the Martial Arts

Probe Staff Member Blog Posts:

• DWTS and the T in GLBT [Sue Bohlin Sept. 28]
• Young Christians Leaving Church [Kerby Anderson Oct. 25]
• When to Break a Promise [Sue Bohlin Oct. 25]
• It's Not Rubbing the Genie's Magic Lamp [" " " "]
• Knowing the End of the Story [Sue Bohlin Nov 8]

September 29, 2011 This Week on Probe Radio:
The Just War Tradition in the Present Crisis

Featured Resource:
Telling the Truth: The Gospel as Comedy, Tragedy & Fairy Tale

New Online:

• God Wins: A Critique of Rob Bell's Love Wins
• Christians in the World
• Why Study Church History?

Probe Staff Member Blog Posts:

Contemplative Prayer [Renea McKenzie]
• If Christ isn’t in the name, how will I know it’s Christian? [Renea McKenzie]
• Engage, Maverick! [Renea McKenzie]
• Is Public School to Blame? [Renea McKenzie]
• the unfit ones [Renea McKenzie]
• The Pharisee and the Publican [Renea McKenzie]
• Bitter 20-Somethings [Renea McKenzie]
• When the Church Is More Cultural than Christian [Renea McKenzie]
• Interracial Dating [Renea McKenzie]
• Men with Bibles [Kerby Anderson]
• Muslim Conversion [Kerby Anderson]
• Already Gone [Kerby Anderson]
Air Force Suspends Ethics Class [Kerby Anderson]
• In the Scope of Eternity. . . [Sue Bohlin]
• Is It Time to Change Your Filter? [Sue Bohlin]
• Ah, Sweet Mystery of Life. Like It or Not. [Sue Bohlin]
• Helping Homosexuals Change? Yeah, Right. [Sue Bohlin]
• What the Dallas Mavericks Show Us About Worship [Sue Bohlin]
• On Gender and Refusing to Disclose It [Sue Bohlin]

August 18, 2011

This Week on Probe Radio:
Complete in Christ and Captive to Empty Deception

Featured Resource:
The Monkeys Shall Inherit the Earth

New Online:

The All-Powerful God
Human Enhancement and Christianity

Answers to Email:

"How Strong Does My Belief Need to be for Me to be Saved?"
"What Do You Do When Your Pastor Preaches Other People's Sermons?"
"What Can We Know about Enoch?"

July 7, 2011

This Week on Probe Radio:
Causes of War

Featured Resource:
Martial Arts & Just War Theory

New Online:
 
Probe Staff Member Blog Posts:
What a Biblical Worldview Looks Like
American Cultural Captivity
 
May 29, 2011 This Week on Probe Radio: The Pagan Connection: Did Christianity Borrow from the Mystery Religions?
Featured Resource: Bringing the Truth of Christ to Your Generation

Probe Staff Member Blog Posts:

• Sue Bohlin: Funeral Myths
• Sue Bohlin: Why We Love Celebrity
• Sue Bohlin: Dangerous Worldviews
• Kerby Anderson: Shadow Scholar
• Kerby Anderson: Liberated Women and their Daughters
• Kerby Anderson: Psalm 8
• Kerby Anderson: Ominous Ruling from the UK

Answers to Email:

• "I Can't Recommend Probe Because of Your View of Creation"
• "Why Are Bikinis and Short Skirts Immoral?"
• "Do Non-Christians Have Spiritual Gifts?"
• "Can You Have Multiple Besetting Sins and Still Be a Christian?"
• "Is Laminin All That Louie Giglio Says It Is?"
• "How Does the Bible Support Your View That God Intends for Males to Grow into Masculinity and Females to Grow into Femininity?"
• "I'm 15 and I'm Afraid I'm Gay"
• "Why Doesn't God Answers Prayers to Take Away Gay Feelings?"
• "Why Does God Create People Born Blind, Deaf, Etc.?"
• "What's the Difference Between God's Will and Man's Will in Salvation?"
• "If God is Immaterial, What is He Made Of?"

April 4, 2011 This Week on Probe Radio: Can the Just Succeed?
Featured Resource: (Ir)Responsible Critique: The Rob Bell Affair
The Purpose of Life
Putting Beliefs Into Practice Revisited: Twenty-somethings and Faithful LIving
The Millennial Generation
Verbal Abuse
Tactics for an Ambassador
 

Probe Staff Member Blog Posts:

Sue Bohlin: Praying for Japan
Sue Bohlin: Prayer Notch-Bumpers
Sue Bohlin: Dangerous Worldviews
Renea McKenzie: Those are sexy worldview glasses you've got there.
Sue Bohlin: Pods, Aliens, and the Incarnation
Kerby Anderson: Is the Internet Affecting How You Think?
• Kerby Anderson: Millennials and Media
• Kerby Anderson: unChristian 
February 3, 2011 This Week on Probe Radio: Answering the New Atheists
Featured Resource: Tron Legacy: A 21st Century Frankenstein
Boy Scouts and the ACLU: A War of Worldviews
Satan
God and the Canaanites
Yahweh War and the Conquest of Canaan
New! Probe Staff Member Blog Posts

Answers to Email:

• "How Do I Answer the Argument for Satan Because All Positives Have a Negative?"
• "How Many Bethlehem Children Were Killed by Herod?"
• "What's the Difference Between Reiki and the Biblical Practice of Laying On of Hands?"
• "Why Did the Jews Not Say God's Name Aloud When He Never Said Not To?"
• "Should a Husband Divorce His Unfaithful Wife?"
• "Does One Have to Believe in the Trinity to be Saved?" 
December 24, 2010 This Week on Probe Radio: Are You Listening? Do You Hear What I Hear?
Featured Resource: Into the Void: the Coming Transhuman Transformation
Emerging Adults Part 2: Distinctly Different Faiths
The All-Present God
From Probe.org Archives: Christmas Film Favorites

Answers to Email:

• "What Do You Know About Landmark Forum?" 
November 15, 2010 This Week on Probe Radio: The All-Present God
Featured Resource: Gay Teen Suicide: A Christian Response
Privacy 2010
Probe Staff Blogs

Answers to Email:

"You Shouldn't Dis the Mormons Unless You're a Member"
September 27, 2010 This Week on Probe Radio: Hayek and The Road to Serfdom
Featured Resource: What the Heck, Mr. Beck?
Emerging Adults and the Future of Faith in America
A Trial in Athens
The Professor: Why Are You a Christian?

Answers to Email:

• "You Should Improve Your Article 'A Short Look at Six World Religions'"
• "Islamic History Says Abraham Spoke Arabic"
• "Does the Bible Talk About Reincarnation?"
• "How Can Masons Be Prominent Leaders in the Church?"
• "Am I Judging When I Recognize Sin in a Friend's Life?"
• "God Forbids Fornication, But Webster's Definition Is Limited. Other Sex Okay Then?"
• "Is Shopping at Goodwill Thrift Store For the Poor Only?"
• "Are There Really Three Archangels in the Bible?"
• "If Those Who Can't Choose God Go to Heaven, Why Give Us a Choice?"
• "I Don't Feel God's Love or Presence"
• "Is Clairvoyance Wrong?"
August 24, 2010 This Week on Probe Radio: Lifting the Spell
Featured Resource:
Christian Perspective on ...(shhh)... Masturbation

New Online:
American Education: The Hundred Years War
A Fine-Tuned Universe

Answers to Email:

• "Aren't All Religions Man-Made?"
• "I Need a Response to The God Delusion"
July 6, 2010 This Week on Probe Radio: The Gospel of Thomas
Featured Resource: The Darkness of Twilight
New Online:
Avatar and the Longing for Eden
June 7, 2010 This Week on Probe Radio: The Emerging Generation
Featured Resource: Creating Life in the Lab

New Online:
Secularization and the Church in Europe
In His H.A.N.D.S.: How We Can Know that Jesus is God
New Media and Society

Answers to Email:

• "I Am Offended by Your Biased Article About Islam"
• "What Can You Tell Me About the Infancy Gospel of James?"
• "Are the Gifts and Calling of God 'Irrevocable' or 'Without Repentance'? Which One is Right?"
• "What Is the Relationship Between Worldview and Salvation?"
• "Male Gynecologists Are WRONG!"
• "Can't God Use Reiki to Heal?"
• "How Do I Talk To My Brother About Taoism?"
• "Can't God Use Reiki to Heal?"
• "Marijuana is a GOOD Thing!"
May 6, 2010 This Week on Probe Radio: What Does God Say About Sex?
Ash Plumes and the Sovereignty of God

New Online: "What Do You Make of the Announcement That Noah's Ark Has Been Found?"
Examing Our Cultural Captivity

Answers to Email:

• "What Does Circumcision as a 'Seal' Mean?"
• "Is Reiki Just Another Means to Medicine?"
• "When Does a Fetus Receive a Soul?"
March 19, 2010 This Week on Probe Radio: Your Work Matters to God
Teaching at Word of Life in Romania & Hungary
Classics From the Archives: Jesus: Political Martyr or Atoning God?

Answers to Email:

• "We Need Encouragement After Repeated Miscarriages"
• "Is It a Sin to Mistreat Animals?"
• "At What Stage of Pregnancy is a Fetus Able to Be Genetically Engineered?"
February 13, 2010 This Week on Probe Radio: Facing Facebook: Social Networking and Worldview
humanitarian aid (a worldview poem)
Challenging the New Atheists
Classics From the Archives: Slavery in America

Answers to Email:

• "You've Got Islam Wrong"
• "You Should Come to Hinduism"
• "Could God Have Ordained the Holocaust?"
January 16, 2010 This Week on Probe Radio: Capitalism and Socialism
Avatar: New Technology, Old Message
The Apologetics of Peter

Answers to Email:

• "My Besetting Sin Makes Me Doubt My Salvation"
• "What's the Difference Between a Prophet and a Clairvoyant?"
• "Did Christianity Come From the Pagan Story of Nimrod and Ishtar?"
December 18, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: The Christmas Story: Does It Really Matter?
Health Care Concern: Government Utilitarianism & the Hippocratic Oath

2012: Is the Sky Really Falling?
Classics from the Archives: Probe Christmas Articles
November 25, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: Ten Commandments in America
The Time of Our Lives

Answers to Email:

• "Were Those Who Fell Away Ever Saved or Did They Lose Salvation?"
• "How Can I Have a Better Relationship With Angels?"
November 3, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: The Self-Understanding of Jesus
Probe Moves Into The Hope Center, New Multi-Ministry Headquarters
The Closing of the American Heart
Kingdom Singleness
C.S. Lewis, the BBC, and Mere Christianity
Are We Significant in This Vast Universe?
Apologetics and the Age of the Universe
Theology vs. Science or Theology Plus Science?
September 30, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: George Washington and Religion
Lessons From Camp Quest
A Pilgrim's Progress: Suffering in the Life of John Bunyan

Answers to Email:

• "I Need Help Resolving Past Stuff In My Life?"
• "Did God Really Want Abraham to Sacrifice Isaac?"
• "How Can Elijah and Enoch Be Killed in Glorified Bodies?"
• "Is 'I Am Second' Okay?"
 
September 14, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: What Do We Make of the Stem Cell Debate?
Faith Like Potatoes

Classics From the Archives:

Where Was God on Sept. 11?
American Government & Christianity

Answers to Email:

• "Isn't It Egotistical of God to Command Our Worship?"
• "Should the Church Give Showers to Unwed Mothers?"
 
August 26, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: Spiritual Disciplines and the Modern World
Was Darwin a Racist?
Buy new book co-authored by Dr. Ray Bohlin: Darwin's Racists

Answers to Email:

• "My Daughter's School Wants Us to Welcome a Transgendered Student"
• "What About Abortion in Case of Rape or Incest?"
• "I Believe Every Bad Thing I Hear"
• "It's Not Fair for God to Judge People For Sins They Didn't Know Were Wrong"
• "Is It OK for a Pastor to Hit His Adult Daughter?"
• "Should My Husband Get Baptized If He Still Wants to Get Drunk?"
• "Why Do Asians Not Accept Evidential Apologetics?"
• "I Need a Response to The God Delusion"
• "How Do I Get My Parents and Pastor to Understand Not All SDAs Are Alike?"  
August 3, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: Race and Racial Issues
Animal/Human Hybrids

Answers to Email:

• "You Condemn All Other Religions"
• "If Jealousy is a Sin, Why is God a Jealous God?"
• "How Can Elijah and Enoch Be Killed in Glorified Bodies?"
• "Is 'I Am Second' Okay?"
 
July 14, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: Exponential Times
Redeeming Tolerance: Equipping Believers to Stand Up for the Truth
unChristian: Is Christianity's Image Hurting Christ's Image?
The Lives of Muhammad and Jesus

Answers to Email:

• "Homosexuals Are Going to Hell!"
• "Is Dark Matter Another Attack on God?"
 
June 23, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: Poverty and Wealth
"Christianity Is Getting Creamed by Islam Apologetics!"
The Effect of Origins on Society
Consumerism

Answers to Email:

• "Are There Biblical Solutions to the Issues Self-Help Gurus Address?"
• "Does God Love Us All Differently?"
June 3, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: Truth: What It Is and Why We Can Know It?
Great Gift Book for Grads: Welcome to College
Rome and America
Is "Ida" a Missing Link?
Islam Day in Hawaii

Answers to Email:
• "You Anti-Abortion Doctor Killers Are Hypocrites!"
• "How Do I Talk to My Friend About Her Son's Homosexuality?"
• "What About the Hindus' Claim that Hinduism is the Oldest Religion?"
• "How Do I Know the Bible is True?"
May 9, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: Education Myths
Frasier Worldview Check
Christ and the Human Condition
Gems from the Archives:
Boys Are From Mars, Girls Are From Venus: Raising Gender-Healthy Children
"Aren't You Embarrassed to Say The Most Important Part of Your Life is Your Domestication and Motherhood?"

Answers to Email:

• "Why Is God Allowing Me to Suffer?"
• "How Can I Teach Pluralism Wisely?"
• "What About Ghosts in a Haunted House?"
• "Christianity Teaches Four Gods, Right?"
• "Is Hypnosis Spiritually Safe for Childbirth Pain Control?"
April 17, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: Student Mind Games Conference (transcript)
Tough Economic Times
Four Views of Revelation
Probe Testifies, New Standards for Texas Schools Adopted

Answers to Email:
• Couldn't Jesus' Disciples Have Just Fabricated Fulfilled Prophecy Claims?
March 30, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: Seeing Through News Media Bias: Exposing Deception and Proclaiming Truth in an Age of Misinformation
The Apologetics of Jesus
Dr. Ray Bohlin Engages in Embryonic Stem Cell Debate

Answers to Email:
• What About People Who Live Longer than 120 Years?
• Where Does the Bible Say Jesus is 100% Man and 100% God?
• How Do We Know Eyewitnesses to Jesus' Ministry Ever Existed?
March 9, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: A President's Economic Choice
Previous Week on Probe Radio: Mind, Soul and Neuroethics Blessings and Judgment
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February 11, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: The Myth of Happily Ever After
Darwin Day
Divine Fingerprints: New Scientific Evidence for the Existence of God
The Impotence of Darwinism
Darwinism and Truth
February 3, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: President Kennedy's Speeches
On Engaging Culture
Apologetics of Jesus: Interview with Author Patrick Zukeran
The Texas State Board of Education and Public School Content
Human Embryonic Stem Cells Go to Human Trials

Answers to Email:
• How Do You Witness to an Ex-Christian?
• Shouldn't the Statistical Improbability of Evolution Convince Open-Minded Evolutionists?
• Can I Divorce My Bi-Polar Wife for Cheating Unawares?

Hawaii Apologetics Conference
January 19, 2009 This Week on Probe Radio: American Indians in American History
Personhood and Origins
American Bank Bailout
Hawaii Apologetics Conference
December 15, 2008 This Week on Probe Radio: The Star of Bethlehem
Cross Cultural Apologetics in Uganda
Procrastination: Conquering the Time Killer

Answers to Email:
• "Why do more educated people tend to deny the existence of God?"
• Conflicting Genealogies of Christ?
November 26, 2008 This Week on Probe Radio: Deism and America's Founders
Darwinists' Anti-Intelligent Design Arguments Are Illogical, Misleading
Challenges to Religious Liberty
Turning Thanksgiving Inside Out
The Complex Realities Behind Global Warming
Deism and America's Founders
Jesus: The Divine Xerox

Answers to Email:
• Did Abraham Speak Hebrew?
• Shouldn't the Statistical Improbability of Evolution Convince Open-Minded Evolutionists?
• Why Did Jesus Have to be Baptized?
October 31, 2008 This Week on Probe Radio: Challenges to Religious Liberty
Probe's Responses to The Shack
A Probe Mom Looks at Halloween
Voting and Christian Citizenship
Candidates and Character
2008 Voting and Election Resources
Challenges to Religious Liberty
October 17, 2008 This Week on Probe Radio: Reasonable Faith
Is America Going Broke?
Expelled DVD Giveaway
Reasonable Faith

Answers to Email:
• What Does The Bible Say About Pregnancy Resulting from Premarital Sex?
• What is the Role of the Church in Women Battering?
• Your Comments About Eating Animals Are Unintelligent and Illogical
• Is Reiki Occultic?