As we approach Easter, join us to hear an apologetic argument for the validity of the Gospel accounts of Jesus’ death and resurrection. Our guest, a physician, will use his medical expertise to examine the medical aspects of Jesus’ death and as well as the "hallucination hypothesis" which attempts to discount Jesus' resurrection. Learn the history, significance and trustworthiness of the Gospels as a reliable eyewitness testimony.
Christians are increasingly seen as outdated, restrictive and judgmental when it comes to sex before marriage, cohabitation, homosexuality, gender identity or transgender rights. In fact for many people, this issue is one of the biggest barriers for them considering Christianity. Our guest today sets out God’s good design for the expression of human sexuality, showing that God himself is love and that only he can satisfy our deepest desires.
Dr. Joseph Bergeron, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Indianapolis, IN and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from Saint Louis University School of Medicine in 1993 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation. . Dr. Bergeron authored a peer reviewed medical journal article on Jesus’ cause of death for the Journal of Forensic and Legal Medicine. He also co-authored an article with Gary Habermas, Ph.D. for the Irish Theological Quarterly examining the “Hallucination Hypotheses” that seek to explain away the disciples’ belief that Jesus had risen from the dead to bodily life again. Dr. Bergeron’s book, The Crucifixion of Jesus: A Medical Doctor Examines the Death and Resurrection of Christ offers expanded discussion of his prior works plus includes detailed descriptions of the historical context, archeological evidence, the politics, the conspiracy to kill Jesus, and Roman crucifixion practices.
Sam Allberry is a pastor, regular conference speaker, global speaker for Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, editor for the Gospel Coalition, and visiting professor at Cedarville University. He is the author of a number of books, including Is God Anti-Gay?; Why Bother with Church?; and 7 Myths about Singleness. He has written extensively for numerous organizations, including The Gospel Coalition, Desiring God, Ravi Zacharias International Ministries, and Living Out.