Joel Osteen Archive

Q&A: Word of Faith, Marijuana, and the Watchers

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast Hank answers questions on the following topics: What is wrong with the Word of Faith teaching as proclaimed by Joel Osteen? What is the biblical view of faith? Why do you emphasize the legalization of marijuana as part of the moral decline of our nation, but not alcohol or […]

The Anointing of Believers, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank unpacks the common misnomer that certain leaders within the church are God’s anointed, and therefore are above criticism. Hank shows that according to the New Testament, all believers are anointed by God and no one’s teaching is above scrutiny, but must be […]

Watch Your Life and Doctrine, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank expresses the cause concept of the Christian Research Institute. Just as Paul told Timothy to watch his life and doctrine closely in order to save himself and his hearers, so we, are endeavoring to fulfill our mission to equip believers to understand […]

Q&A: The Coptic Church, Mormonism, and the inspiration of Scripture

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast Hank answers questions on the following topics: What can you tell me about the Coptic Orthodox Church? Who are they and what do they believe? Why do you criticize Joel Osteen instead of just teaching the truth? The sheep will follow the voice of their Shepherd. What does it […]

The Divorced Pastor, and Q&A

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank welcomes Dr. Mike Ross, Senior Pastor of Christ Covenant Church in Matthews, NC to discuss his article in the CHRISTIAN RESEARCH JOURNAL, “The Divorced Pastor: Is He the Husband of One Wife?” Dr. Ross gives biblical insight on marital fidelity, gender roles, and the redefinition of the family. […]

Resurrected Bodies, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank shares his thoughts on the resurrection of Jesus. In contradiction to Heaven is for Real, which claims that God has a physical body, as well as those who have died, Hank offers Scripture to prove God is spirit and we will not […]

Q&A: Christian Violence, Heaven is for Real, and Molinism

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank reads an encouraging letter in which a listener expresses gratitude for The Osteenification of American Christianity. Quoting from Abraham Kuyper, Hank gives the basis for writing this book. Questions and Answers: At what point do Christians have the responsibility to use violence […]

Is God a Moral Monster? with Paul Copan – Part 1

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank welcomes Dr. Paul Copan to discuss his book, Is God a Moral Monster?: Making Sense of the Old Testament God. Dr. Copan sheds light on some of the prevalent misconceptions regarding the nature of God and dispels the notion that God is somehow different in the Old Testament […]

Judging the Teaching of Leaders, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank quotes John 7:24, in which the Lord Jesus Christ says, Stop judging by mere appearances, but instead judge correctly. Using biblical examples, Hank exhorts us not to judge hypocritically, but to test the teachings of leaders in light of Scripture and hold […]

Q&A: Communion, Heaven is for Real, and Joel Osteen

On today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast, Hank answers questions on the following topics: If someone can eat and drink damnation upon themselves according to 1 Corinthians 11:29, doesn’t this mean you can lose your salvation? How should I respond to people who saw a pre-screening of the movie Heaven is for Real, and thought it […]