Kenneth Ortiz

281: Did Jesus Really Exist?

Was Jesus a real person? Did he actually exist? Is there evidence that Jesus was a real historical person? Yes, Jesus was indeed a real person. And, yes, there is plenty of evidence for this. In fact, the evidences for this is overwhelming. Jesus being a real historical person has not ever been in question …

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280: Do We Need Scholars to Really Understand the Bible?

There have been moments when some well-meaning evangelicals have challenged certain scholars merely on the basis that those scholars just so happen to be scholars, as if scholarship itself is bad. Sometimes certain Christians act as if scholars are all bad, or that scholarship is somehow the enemy of quality spiritual experience. The reason why …

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279: Is God in Hell?

In this episode Kenny answers a question from a listener about the omnipresence of God, and whether or not God is in hell. Sometimes modern evangelicals frequently use the term “separated” from God to explain the state of those in hell, but herein Kenny explains that God is actually indeed in hell and that the …

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278: Was Platt Wrong to Pray for President Trump? [Part 2]

U.S. President Donald Trump appeared at McLean Bible Church in Vienna, Virginia on June 2, 2019 where prominent pastor and author David Platt serves as the  primary teaching pastor. Eventually President Trump was invited on to the stage to be prayed for by Pastor David Platt. Within hours there was plenty of backlash on social …

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277: Was Platt Wrong to Pray for President Trump? [Part 1]

On Sunday June 2, 2019, U.S. President Donald Trump made an impromptu visit to McLean Bible Church in Vienna, Virginia. President Trump was there to honor the lives of those individuals that were killed in a shooting at the municipal center in Virginia Beach on Friday May 31. Eventually Trump founds himself on stage being prayed for by …

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276: Should We Value All Opinions?

In this episode, Kenny answers the question, “Should we value all opinions?” Another way to answer this question is to say, “Are all opinions created equal?” or “Should we give credence to all positions and assessments?” Kenny seeks to be diplomatic and gracious, but he gives some clear and bold thoughts about why not all …

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275: Living in an Age of Cynicism with Jason Duesing

We live in an age where cynicism runs rampant. How are Christians to live in such difficult times? Unique of all people, Christians are called to embrace a hopeful outlook on life. In this episode Kenny interviews Dr. Jason Duesing about his most recent book Mere Hope which offers the core, Christ-centered perspective that all …

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274: How to Determine Who Are the False Teachers?

This episode is a follow-up to the previous episode wherein Kenny talked about how to handle false teachers, even when we have been somehow benefited by those preachers’ teachings or writings. There is a lot of controversy in our modern Christian context about how we ought to our approach the topic of heresies and false …

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273: Can People Grow By Listening to False Teachers?

There is a lot of controversy in Evangelical circles about our approach to heresies, false teaching, and erroneous teachers. In this episode Kenny answers the question “Can people still grow in their faith even though they are listening to false teachers or being influenced by some heresies?” Kenny seeks to be diplomatic and gracious in this …

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