All Rise: Does Nature’s Beauty Point to a Creator? With Xandra Grieme

The world is full of wonders, both mysterious and beautiful. Do we have reasons to believe that this beauty points to anything beyond itself? Our special guest, Xandra Grieme, says that when it comes to beauty, there may be more than meets the eye. Xandra Grieme is an apologist, speaker, and curator for the Museum […]

All Rise: The Toughest Question Abdu’s Been Asked? LIVE Q&A at UCF

After Abdu’s message at the University of Central Florida, several students came forward to ask their most pressing questions in a live Q&A. Listen in as Abdu fields questions on sexuality, slavery and gender in the Bible, the toughest question he’s ever received, and what it means to be a disciple.

All Rise: Is Christianity Dangerous and Delusional? LIVE at the University of Central Florida

The late physicist, philosopher, and atheist Victor Stenger once said, “Science flies you to the moon. Religion flies you into buildings.” This is a popular notion today, especially in the West, where Christianity and the Bible are often blamed for anti-scientific superstitions, terrorism, racism, and sexism, among other maladies. But is this correct? Abdu confronts […]

All Rise: J. Warner Wallace Returns for an Unexpected Conversation!

Abdu sits down with his friend, former homicide detective J. Warner Wallace, for a wide-ranging interview on the nature of evidence and persuasion, apologetics for children, the reticence of some Christians to accept apologetics, and so much more. Listen in on this masterclass as J. Warner and Abdu share much wisdom from their years of […]

All Rise: Rhett McLaughlin Expertly Appeals to Authority

Popular internet personality Rhett McLaughlin, of Rhett & Link’s Good Mythical Morning YouTube fame, has become famous for “deconstructing” his evangelical faith. In a recent Instagram Reel, he explains why: the experts! In this episode, Abdu and Derek look at Rhett’s appeals to authority and confront two thorny issues: Is expert consensus emerging or is […]

All Rise: “Twisted Logic”? Is Michael Shermer Right about the Cross!?

Michael Shermer is one of the world’s foremost public atheists and critics of religious belief. In a recent tag team of tweets, Shermer sought to put on display the “twisted logic” of the biblical account of atonement, the cross, and forgiveness. In this episode, Abdu addresses Michael’s objections and assumptions to see where the twisted […]

All Rise: Street Smarts for a Combative New World, with Greg Koukl

Greg Koukl is a man who needs no introduction. He’s got a new book out called Street Smarts, and it will revolutionize the way you think about engaging the culture today. Many evangelism tactics focus on harvesting, but Greg recommends gardening. Find out the key differences between the two and more on this episode of […]

All Rise: Does the Gospel of Thomas Prove the Church Suppressed the Truth?

Mystery gospels full of secret truths suppressed by the Church for centuries have finally been revealed! … Sounds intriguing, doesn’t it? According to the millions of people who have bought books, watched movies, and read news stories with such headlines, it certainly is! We all love a good “mystery has been revealed” story, but is […]