Joel Osteen Archive

Real Questions for a Real Faith, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank lists several important questions for the Christian faith as delineated in the book Christianity on Trial by Mark Lanier. Highlighting the genius of applying the methods of a trial lawyer to Christianity, Hank affirms this to be an excellent way to determine […]

The Fine Tuning of the Universe, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank points to the fine tuning of the universe as a powerful proof for a sovereign Creator. Using the example of gravity, Hank affirms that only the infinite mind of God could fine tune the universe so perfectly. Questions and Answers: I was […]

Determinism, Free Will, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank discusses the determinism of B. F. Skinner as detailed in a chapter of Mark Lanier’s book Christianity on Trial, in which he counters Skinner’s determinism by stating that common sense and human experience point to the reality of free will. Questions and […]

The Life of Christ Within, and Q&A

Today’s Bible Answer Man broadcast includes the following topics:   Hank’s Prologue: Hank conveys the importance of sound doctrine, but also the importance of recognizing that as believers we are indwelt by the Holy Spirit and can experience the very life of Christ within us empowering us to live for Him. In the second segment […]

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 […]