Eric Metaxas – I Am Second


Length: 12 minutes

Eric Metaxas shares his story on “I am second”

Eric Metaxas (born 1963) is an American author, speaker, and radio host. He is known for three biographies, Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery about William Wilberforce [2013] and Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy about Dietrich Bonhoeffer [2011]. “Martin Luther: The Man Who Rediscovered God and Changed the World” about Martin Luther [2017]. He has also written humor, children’s books, and scripts for VeggieTales. Metaxas is the founder and host of the NYC-based event series, “Socrates in the City: Conversations on the Examined Life” and the host of the nationally syndicated radio program, The Eric Metaxas Show.

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Is There Any Point In God? Russell Brand interviews Alister McGrath

Alister Edgar McGrath (born 23 January 1953) is a Northern Irish theologian, priest, intellectual historian, scientist, Christian apologist and public intellectual. He currently holds the Andreas Idreos Professorship in Science and Religion in the Faculty of Theology and Religion at the University of Oxford, and is Professor of Divinity at Gresham College. He was previously Professor of Theology, Ministry, and Education at King’s College London and Head of the Centre for Theology, Religion and Culture, Professor of Historical Theology at the University of Oxford, and was principal of Wycliffe Hall, Oxford, until 2005. He is an Anglican priest.

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N.T. Wright – What is the Gospel?


In this short video N.T. Wright answers questions about what he thinks the Gospel is?
Length: 13 minutes

Nicholas Thomas Wright (born 1 December 1948) is a leading British New Testament scholar, Pauline theologian, and retired Anglican bishop. In academia, he is published as N. T. Wright, but is otherwise known as Tom Wright. Between 2003 and his retirement in 2010, he was the Bishop of Durham. He then became Research Professor of New Testament and Early Christianity at St Mary’s College in the University of St Andrews in Scotland.

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C.S. Lewis about why he believes in Christianity

I believe in Christianity as I believe that the sun has risen: not only because I see it, but because by it I see everything else.

Ich glaube an das Christentum, so wie ich daran glaube, dass die Sonne aufgegangen ist: nicht nur, weil ich sie sehe, sondern weil ich durch sie alles andere sehe.

― C.S. Lewis

Christianity Today Article: Wesley So | world’s elite chess player

On the small planet where elite chess players dwell, very few people worship Jesus Christ. If anyone discovers that you’re one of those “superstitious,” “narrow-minded idiots,” you’re likely to see nasty comments accumulate on your Facebook fan page. On a regular basis, I receive emails from strangers lecturing me about the dangers of following Jesus. Out of pity or disgust, they wonder how I, the world’s second-ranked chess player, can be so “weak-minded.”

_Wesley So

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Christianity Today Article: I’m a Rare Breed: An Elite Chess Player Who’s Open About His Faith

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Judgement

Don’t judge people because they sin differently than you do.

Urteile nicht über Menschen, weil diese anders sündigen als Du.

― Author unknown