Questions about whether we will have individual preferences (i.e., things we don’t like) in Heaven and when it’s okay in apologetics to simply say, “I don’t know, but the Bible teaches it.” 
  • Will we have individual preferences (i.e., things we don’t like) in Heaven?
  • When is it okay in apologetics to say, “I don’t know, but the Bible teaches it”?
Questions about how to steer the conversation in a Bible study towards discussing the text in context and whether there are things Greg and Amy wish they had known about apologetics work before getting into it.
  • Do you have tips on how to humbly steer the conversation in a Bible study towards properly discussing the text in context?
  • Are there things you wish you had known about apologetics work (or becoming a published author) before getting into it? 
Questions about God wanting all to be saved, taking seriously a profession of faith from a child, whether it’s better to be in a church with good doctrine that lacks community or vice versa, and whether Christians should be looking for the signs in the stars mentioned in the Bible.
  • If God wants all to be saved, how does this square with Hell or annihilationism, and does his perfect justice prevent him from getting what he most desires?
  • When do you take seriously a profession of faith from a child?
  • All else being equal, is it better to be at a church where you agree with every single doctrine, but the community isn’t close-knit, or a church where the community is terrific, but you disagree on some non-essentials?
  • Are the signs from the stars (mentioned in Genesis 1:14, Jeremiah 10:2, and Luke 21:25) ever specified, and should we as Christians be looking for them?
Questions about whether God told Abraham to sin when he told him to sacrifice Isaac and how so many angels could fall if God is so loving and Heaven so great.
  • Did God tell Abraham to sin when he told Abraham to commit child sacrifice?
  • If God is so loving and Heaven so great, how is it possible that so many angels fell from Heaven to follow Satan? 
Question about how to respond to the Kafka trap claim that denying you’re racist proves you’re a racist.
  • How would you respond to a “social justice warrior’s” Kafka trap claim that “any white man denying he’s racist just proves he’s a racist”? 
Questions about how the “fat and happy” American church should prepare itself for persecution, whether the fact that Jesus only appeared to his followers renders their testimony suspicious, and whether it’s a sin to work for a Christian publisher that’s printing heretical books.
  • In what practical ways should the “fat and happy” American church prepare itself for the level of persecution spoken of in the book of Revelation?
  • If Jesus only appeared to his followers after his resurrection, isn’t their testimony suspicious?
  • Is it a sin for me to continue to work for a Christian publisher that has been printing heretical books, mixing spiritism with Christianity and promoting sin? 
Questions about whether Christ’s work of salvation is supposed to give us spiritual, physical, financial (etc.) health and how to defend the idea of Heaven and Hell using only the Torah.
  • Is it biblically accurate to say the Father’s will for believers is to become whole and healthy in every area of life (spiritually, physically, financially, etc.) as part of Christ’s work of salvation on the cross?
  • How do I respond to a Jewish friend who says he doesn’t believe there’s an afterlife because there’s no mention of Heaven or Hell in the Torah? 
Questions about whether every decision we make is part of God’s will and what people in Hell will do.
  • Is every decision we make part of God’s will, or does his will only apply to things that will impact eternity?
  • Will people in Hell be able to do things like commune with or prey on one another, build cities, etc.? 
Questions about how there can be real love in Heaven if the possibility of evil is necessary for real love and whether God could have created a universe where no one would desire to sin and be lost to Hell.
  • If the possibility of evil is necessary for real love, then how will there be real love in Heaven?
  • Couldn’t God have created a universe where no one would desire to sin and be lost to Hell? 
Questions about whether someone should talk to their ministry’s leadership about their practice of “hearing from God” in meetings and how we should label someone who believes the basic facts of the gospel but no other Christian doctrine.
  • Should I talk to the leadership of the ministry I work for about their practice of taking time in meetings to ask people to “hear from God” and then relay what they heard?
  • If someone believes Jesus is the Son of God who takes away the sin of the world, was crucified, buried, and raised on the third day, a free gift of grace to those who repent and believe, but he doesn’t believe any other Christian doctrine, what is he?

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