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Truth Unbound with host Walter Swaim

Truth Unbound with host Walter Swaim

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Truth Unbound, led by founder and host Dr. Walter Swaim, exists to to defend the truth of God especially in relation to cultural and theological issues of the day, provide the local church with resources for discipleship in Jesus, and support Christian pastors & missionaries. hv9fc6nh Email Walt at : info@TruthUnbound.org ** Our website is TruthUnbound.org ** To buy copies of Walt's latest book "To Be Clear: Proclaiming the Gospel in a Post-truth World go to ToBeClearBook.com or go to Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08LMN6856/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_TH7HYYB4WCPZR8KND43M
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Should Churches Require Vaccine Passports?
Should Churches Require Vaccine Passports? Vaccine passports are being seriously considered worldwide but is also being met with great resistance for very good reasons. Yet churches in Canada and the USA are starting to require vaccine passports - or negative tests - for those wanting to enter in the building for worship services. The overwhelming scriptural evidence points to a very clear answer to this question and Walt Swaim guides us through them.     The church in Calgary: https://calgaryherald.com/opinion/columnists/should-churches-require-vaccine-passports The churches in Atlanta: https://www.ajc.com/news/atlanta-church-requiring-proof-of-vaccination-to-worship-in-person/XQ4RGKOFCFCIFFYWNBEI24INM4/ https://www.instagram.com/p/CS-UAvVJeer/?utm_medium=share_sheet To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org   The websites for this ministry and his new book:  The web:  https://truthunbound.org/ The book: https://tobeclearbook.com/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
16:33
August 27, 2021
The Afghanistan Debacle and Why the US Is Not Mentioned in Bible Prophecy
In the embarrassing debacle of the US withdrawal in August of 2021 we find a clue as to why the US is not mentioned directly in Bible prophecy. In this different and spontaneous "Short-Cast" Walt Swaim gives a brief explanation of this that gives both a warning and an encouraging word.   TruthUnbound.org  ToBeClearBook.com  info@TruthUnbound.org
05:11
August 20, 2021
Is Wearing a Mask an Act of Christian Love?
"If you love others, you'll wear your mask."  This is heard a lot but is it biblically true?  Walt Swaim walks us through the Scriptures this popular idea is based on.  We'll discover what those verses truly say and how to apply them to this often heated issue between believers.   info@TruthUnbound.org  https://truthunbound.org/ https://tobeclearbook.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
18:14
August 19, 2021
Josh Harris & the Deconstruction Starter Kit: Something's Off
Joshua Harris, former Christian author & pastor declared himself no longer a Christian and deconstructing the faith he left. Now he's providing a Starter Kit to help others tear their faith down and rebuild a new something. Is something a little off about this? What do we do when we - or others - have doubts about the Christian faith? In this "Short-Cast" (audio only) Dr. Walt Swaim gives some initial guidance from God's Word on a response to those who doubt and those who lead others to doubt. See Josh Harris' video course kit: https://reframeyourstory.net (as of 8/17/2021 Josh Harris, due to the heavy backlash from the public like in this podcast, has removed the course which he explains in the same website address) info@TruthUnbound.org    https://truthunbound.org The book: https://tobeclearbook.com/  Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966p
13:08
August 12, 2021
¿Es la Homosexualidad en la Biblia y qué es la Teología Queer?
¿Es la homosexualidad aceptada por Dios en la Biblia?  ¿Son bien traducidas las palabras relevantes a esto en la Biblia?  Dr. Walter Swaim desenreda algunos de estos versículos y de donde vienen las críticas de sus traducciones. Velo ahora en YouTube en:  https://youtu.be/CWzNGU_Ri30 TruthUnbound.org ToBeClearBook.com info@truthunbound.org
17:22
August 10, 2021
Clobbered?? Homosexuality, the Bible, & Queer Theology
[warning: mature themes discussed] Is homosexuality condoned in the Bible? Dr. Walt Swaim will unravel and clarify the true interpretation of a few of the verses called "clobber" verses about homosexuality, revealing the queer theology that is behind changing their meanings.      To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org   The websites for this ministry and his new book:  The web:  https://truthunbound.org/ The book: https://tobeclearbook.com/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
16:52
August 7, 2021
Ashamed? Brian Tome's Apology for the Transgender Sermon
On July 18, 2021 David Mahan, policy director of the Center for Christian Virtue, was invited by Pastor Brian Tome to come to Crossroads Church and address the issue of transgenderism among today’s youth.  Beyond the topic itself, Dr. Walt Swaim shows the biblical reasons how the shocking response afterwards by Pastor Tome is alarming and damages the church’s role as a salt and light and weakens the work of the Gospel. Links to the sources of info and ministries mentioned in the video: (The video of the sermon in question is located here but the visual quality is extremely poor, yet the audio is good - the church had removed it and this YouTubers had it and reposted it) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rGatf0IBDmE&t=2166s https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzkNeTrKCvI https://fb.watch/70AImNrz_s/ https://www.facebook.com/briandtome/posts/361753671978852 https://www.ccv.org/news/statement-on-crossroads-church-and-the-sterilization-of-children https://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/hamilton-county/cincinnati/oakley/controversial-comments-during-ser mon-at-crossroads-church-angers-lgbtqia-community https://www.ccv.org/ https://www.cincinnati.com/story/news/2021/07/25/anti-transphobia-protest-held-outside-crossroads-church-o akley-sunday/8086250002/ https://www.christianpost.com/news/megachurch-apologizes-after-speaker-criticizes-hormone-blockers.html https://churchleaders.com/news/402064-david-mahan-homophobic-transphobic-sermon-series.html/2     To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org The websites for this ministry and his new book: The web:  https://truthunbound.org/ The book: https://tobeclearbook.com/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
20:24
July 28, 2021
Beth Moore, Horned Toads, and Critical Race Theory
Beth Moore’s Tweet on July 21, 2021 about a witch hunt for those teaching and supporting Critical Race Theory (unlike horned toads) not only reveals her inability to grasp what is actually going in the SBC and evangelical Christianity, it reveals the fact that many are indeed deceived or unwilling to challenge this dangerous false teaching.  Dr. Walt Swaim clarifies what is truth from error in this ongoing battle against the ideology that is dividing the country and the church.   For the book “To Be Clear: Preaching the Gospel In A Post-Truth World” go to ToBeClearBook.com or Amazon. Website: TruthUnbound.org  Facebook: Truth Unbound    Links referred to in the podcast and more: https://twitter.com/BethMooreLPM/status/1417848740770197507 https://reformationcharlotte.org/2019/04/25/farewell-southeastern-baptist-theological-seminary/  https://capstonereport.com/2019/06/16/bombshell-professor-admits-some-in-sbc-promoting-tools-of-identity-politics/32630/  https://enemieswithinthechurch.com/2019/08/30/critical-race-theory-promoted-by-three-professors-at-flagship-southern-baptist-seminary/?fbclid=IwAR3tU5Xwq0bRYa9sDTkQr5e4pTCkfhzEoPcXCYGKyM1KBO5ZLBzy55dDqo0 https://www.worldviewconversation.com/walter-stricklands-gospel-2/ https://www.worldviewconversation.com/breaking-al-mohler-fires-conservative-wing-at-southern-seminary/  https://capstonereport.com/2020/11/10/baptist-seminary-head-downplays-risk-of-socialism-critical-race-theory-intersectionality/35168/  https://enemieswithinthechurch.com/2020/04/22/breaking-al-mohler-fires-conservatives-at-southern/  https://capstonereport.com/2021/04/02/whistleblower-sebts-teaches-critical-race-theory/35733/ https://www.baptistpress.com/resource-library/news/seminary-presidents-reaffirm-bfm-declare-crt-incompatible/  To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org   The web:  https://truthunbound.org/ The book: https://tobeclearbook.com/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
16:59
July 24, 2021
¿Debe Ser Siempre Simpático el Cristiano?
Se enseña al seguidor de Jesús (especialmente al hombre creyente) que deba ser amable, simpático y apacible en todo momento y con todas personas. Pero ¿es cierto?  ¿En dónde se enseña eso en la Biblia?  ¿Era Jesús así con todos, aún con los que se le oponían?  En este podcast, Dr. Walter Swaim nos muestra de la Biblia lo que Dios queire que demostremos en la actualidad en nuestras vidas. Facebook:  Verdad Sin Limites  Web:  https://truthunbound.org/verdad-sin-limites  Email:  info@truthunbound.org
20:42
July 22, 2021
Are Christians Supposed To Be Nice?
Are Christians Supposed To Be Nice?  Are we supposed to be smiling all the time, never confronting something wrong or - of all things - never, ever say or do anything that might offend anyone?  If not, are we supposed to be mean and offensive to others?  Walt takes us through the understanding of what "nice" is and isn't - and what God really wants us to be. To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org   The websites for this ministry and his new book:  The web:  https://truthunbound.org The book: https://tobeclearbook.co Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
22:31
July 15, 2021
From Sexual Brokenness To A New-Man: Michael Newman Interview
Walter Swaim interviews Founder and Director Michael Newman of the Christian Coalition for Reconciliation in Houston, Texas.  Michael lived with sexual confusion and brokenness for years until he was changed by Jesus and the Gospel.  An ordained minister now, Michael describes later struggles and victory over those, and how he now helps others with the same brokenness and struggles in their lives.   https://www.ccrhouston.org/ Christian Coalition for Reconciliation PO Box 420437 Houston, TX 77242-0437  Phone:  281 507 9019  Email: ccrhoutx@att.net   To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org  The websites for this ministry and his new book: The web:  https://truthunbound.org/The book: https://tobeclearbook.com/Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
52:30
July 8, 2021
¿Qué Es Un Fundamentalista?
¿Qué es el fundamentalismo or un fundamentalista?  Hoy en día, la palabra "fundamentalista" se utiliza para describir a cualquier persona, desde un cristiano típico hasta un islamista, y a cualquiera que se encuentre en el medio.  Hoy el Dr. Walt Swaim nos guía a través de la historia del término, su verdadero significado y en qué se ha transformado hoy. Puede que incluso descubras si eres un fundamentalista como cristiano.    Para enviar preguntas y comentarios por correo electrónico al Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org   Los sitios web de este ministerio y de su nuevo libro:  Internet: https://truthunbound.org/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
19:50
July 7, 2021
What Is a Fundamentalist?
Today the word "fundamentalist" is used to describe anyone from a typical Christian to an Islamist - and anyone in between.  Today Dr. Walt Swaim walks us through the history of the term, it's true meaning, and what it has morphed into today. You might even discover if you are a fundamentalist as a Christian.  To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org  The websites for this ministry and his new book:  The web:  https://truthunbound.org/ The book: https://tobeclearbook.com/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
18:23
June 30, 2021
Cómo Pensar Críticamente y Bíblicamente
¿En qué estaban pensando?  Lo decimos mucho cuando observamos que algunas personas hacen lo que no tiene sentido.  Es aún más difícil ver cuando los seguidores de Jesús hacen lo mismo - nos comportamos como pensamos y creemos.  Escuche este podcast (audio sólo) para aprender cómo Dios nos muestra la forma de  pensar críticamente de una manera bíblica.   Para enviar preguntas y comentarios por correo electrónico al Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org   Las páginas web de este ministerio y de su nuevo libro:  La web: https://truthunbound.org/ El libro: https://tobeclearbook.com/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
21:58
June 27, 2021
How to Think Critically and Biblically
What were the thinking??!!  We say that a lot as we observe some people doing what doesn't make sense.  It's even more difficult to see when followers of Jesus do the same - we do behave as we think and believe.  Listen in to learn how God shows us how to think critically in a biblical way.
23:16
June 23, 2021
What Is Progressive Christianity and Is It Dangerous?
What Is Progressive Christianity and Is It Dangerous?  There is another wave of influence in the church in America and it is dangerous and destructive to biblical Christianity. Dr. Walt Swaim takes us through the ways it is hurting the church, the Gospel and its mission.  This is crucial for your faith as a follower of Jesus - listen close to be prepared to defend against it and shine the true light of Jesus to the world!   Sean McDowell interviews Progressive Christianity leader Colby Martin: https://youtu.be/BXjWhEHpxP0  Alissa Childers book on the topic is available on Amazon: “Another Gospel?: A Lifelong Christian Seeks Truth in Response to Progressive Christianity” and she addresses this and other topics on her YouTube channel and audio podcast of the same.   To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org   The websites for this ministry and his new book:  The web:  https://truthunbound.org/ The book: https://tobeclearbook.com/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
28:57
June 19, 2021
Creation: Literal Days or Millions of Years?
Creation: Literal Days or Millions of Years?   This is a heated discussion among many Christians - and it matters greatly how the biblical answer is understood.  Dr. Walt Swaim walks us through this and other passages of Scripture to finally get some clarity on what the Bible really says about it.   To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org   The websites for this ministry and his new book:  The web:  https://truthunbound.org/The book: https://tobeclearbook.com/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
18:41
June 9, 2021
La creación: ¿6 días o millones de años?
La creación: ¿6 días o millones de años?  Dios hizo todo en seis días de 24 horas cada uno?  O es que esos días en la ctualidad son de millones de años y por eso Dios utilizó el proceso evolutivo? El Dr. Walter Swaim nos muestra cómo la Biblia define esto en la realidad y enfatiza la importancia de esta doctrina para el creyente.  https://truthunbound.org/verdad-sin-limites https://www.facebook.com/Verdad-Sin-Limites-100838805366578 https://anchor.fm/truth-unboundEmail: info@TruthUnbound.org
23:56
June 9, 2021
What Is Christian Nationalism - and Why It's Important To Know
What is Christian Nationalism?  Just how Christian is Christian Nationalism?  Why does it matter?  What did Jesus tell us is the true responsibility of the follower of Jesus in both civic and daily life?     To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org   The websites for this ministry and his new book:  The web:  https://truthunbound.org/ The book: https://tobeclearbook.com/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
11:43
June 4, 2021
Post-Covid: Christian, It's Ok To Go Back To Church
After this period of over a year with lockdowns and restrictions, even on houses of worship, it is proving to be difficult for many believers to go back to faithfully attending and serving in their home church's life and mission.  Walt Swaim shows us from a key verse in the Bible what it means to be a part of a church family and why it's time to re-engage life in your church again and even more than before. To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org  The websites for this ministry and his new book: The web:  https://truthunbound.org/The book: https://tobeclearbook.com/Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
23:24
May 29, 2021
Should A Christian Carry a Gun?
Can the Christian own a Gun?  Should they carry a gun to defend themselves?  Or does Jesus want His followers to avoid guns altogether? Dr. Walt Swaim walks us through key verses in the Bible that are used for explaining this dilemma with a biblically sound response.   To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim:   info@TruthUnbound.org   The websites for this ministry and his new book:  The web:  https://truthunbound.org/ The book: https://tobeclearbook.com/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
21:52
May 20, 2021
Is Climate Change in the Bible?
Does the Bible speak about climate change?  Is global warming in the Bible?  Does caring for the environment even matter to God - and to us as followers of Jesus?  Walt Swaim, Ph.D., takes us into God's Word with this major issue today and breaks it down for us.  He also shows how to discern truth from error in public discourse on climate change and how the Christian is to respond biblically to the issue.   Sources used in this video: AOC and climate change - https://youtu.be/reARCLvdcdM  Sermon including videos on politicians and climate change: https://youtu.be/reARCLvdcdM  Greta Thornburg:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVlRompc1yE&t=13s  Obama speech oceans receding, planet healing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u2pZSvq9bto   Additional resources with a biblical perspective on global warming: resources:  https://www.gotquestions.org/climate-change.html  https://www.gotquestions.org/global-warming.html   Website: TruthUnbound.org                   ToBeClearBook.com
25:03
May 18, 2021
Did the Disciples Make Up the Resurrection Story Part 2
In this first of two videos, Walt brings us to the hard question: did the disciples make up the story of the resurrection of Jesus?  What proof is there that they did - or didn't?  Get your notes out to write down these major points that answer the question.   To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org   The websites for this ministry and his new book: TruthUnbound.org  ToBeClearBook.com
07:15
May 17, 2021
Did the Disciples Make Up the Resurrection Story Part 1
In this first of two podcasts, Walt brings us to the hard question: did the disciples make up the story of the resurrection of Jesus?  What proof is there that they did - or didn't?  Get your notes out to write down these major points that answer the question.   To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org   The websites for this ministry and his new book: TruthUnbound.org  ToBeClearBook.com
08:21
May 17, 2021
Post-truth It's Everywhere and How to Defend Against It and Overcome It!
What is the prevailing thinking and motivation that is driving the radical changes in society - and even the church?  The church's theology and even the definition of the Gospel is being challenged due to what is called post-truth.  Listen to this introduction to what post-truth thinking is and how the follower of Jesus can defend against it and overcome it.   To order a signed copy of Walt's new book "To Be Clear: Proclaiming the Gospel in a Post-Truth World" you can go to https://tobeclearbook.com/  or go to Amazon at https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08LMN6856/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_apa_AGAEK49DNH6FGGVYQW80   Our website: TruthUnbound.org   Email: Info@TruthUnbound.org   Facebook: search Truth Unbound
11:08
May 17, 2021
Gaslighting the Christian
Gaslighting the Christian?  Gaslighting is a term you hear everywhere but there also is a gaslighting of Christians. Walter Swaim takes us through how the gaslighting of Christians is happening, and how the believer has a successful way of not succumbing to it.   Top Spinner cut by iOWLfilms: https://youtu.be/sNrdx52SoEs To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org   The websites for this ministry and his new book: TruthUnbound.org  ToBeClearBook.com
08:37
May 17, 2021
God Help Me To Hate White People?
In a recent best-selling devotional a Christian minister calls for God to help her hate others because of skin color.  Is this the biblical and truly Christian attitude toward others in the church - or in the world?  Walter Swaim, Ph.D., calls it out and reminds us of Jesus' true commands.   Monique Duson on Reverse Racism: https://www.centerforbiblicalunity.com/post/the-myth-of-reverse-racism   TruthUnbound.org ToBeClearBook.com
11:08
May 17, 2021
Is Social Justice in the Bible?
Walter Swaim, M.Div.,Ph.D. takes us into understanding what social justice is today and what the Gospel is.  Is today's social justice a part of the historic Gospel Jesus gave us?  or is it THE whole Gospel itself?  Watch with an open mind and heart to find that answer from God's Word.  References to the video an additional resources:   Social Justice is the Gsoepl: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=El_aoQzXN7s   To Be Clear book by Walter Swaim: https://tobeclearbook.com/ https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08LMN6856/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_114AT9GDFF2PDBX0CA55   Social Justice Is Not Biblical Justice: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B08HW2CPTL/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_2WVXFV1JP8A65PTR6N6W   Social Justice Goes To Church: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1649600801/ref=cm_sw_em_r_mt_dp_PHNPPX2Z5TAB8AXT6J5J   https://truthunbound.org/ https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
17:33
May 17, 2021
Why Do Most Evangelicals Support Israel?
Violent attacks on Israel, violent clashes between Israeli soldiers and Palestinians, war is looming once again.  Why do evangelicals support Israel so faithfully and strongly?  Dr. Walt Swaim leads us through a brief summary from God's Word as to why.     To email questions and comments to Dr. Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org   The websites for this ministry and his new book:  The web:  https://truthunbound.org/The book: https://tobeclearbook.com/ Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
16:59
May 14, 2021
Woke Goes To Christian School - Part 2
Is woke-ism, critical race theory, social justice and intersectionality getting into Christian schools?  Is it part of a Christian worldview based on biblical teaching?  If it is in your Christian school, what do you do about it?  Walter Swaim brings up some evidence it has already begun to permeate Christian schools and what can be done about it.  Share this with fellow Christian school parents, administrators and teachers.   On YouTube at: https://youtu.be/vOkFTJHAV2w To email questions and comments to Walter Swaim: Info@TruthUnbound.org   The websites for this ministry and his new book: The web:  https://truthunbound.org/The book: https://tobeclearbook.com/Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
25:38
May 12, 2021
Are Some Christian Schools Going Woke? Part 1
Are Some Christian Schools Going Woke? Is woke-ism, critical race theory, social justice and intersectionality getting into Christian schools?  Is it part of a Christian worldview based on biblical teaching?  If it is in your Christian school, what do you do about it?  Walter Swaim brings up some evidence it has already begun to permeate Christian schools and what can be done about it.  Share this with fellow Christian school parents, administrators and teachers.  For Jon Harris' (Conversations That Matter)  fact sheet on ACSI's response:  https://www.youtube.com/redirect?event=video_description&redir_token=QUFFLUhqbTY4RV93cWRNZGlOU0F2dmRTalRobmxTSEsyd3xBQ3Jtc0tuMlZ3RlFPcXFLNktIcm9MVlRmYm0wcDd0cHNUaDk1dllBbXBGbEJQblRySXpxZDd4S0JsbmdIV2lHQk1rYXRNRHMtMzBmb2R1dklKX2tvZl9rLUJjcUN4bDJxcFk4ZU4xSXdqYUJDTmdKY0c3ektoVQ&q=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.patreon.com%2Ffile%3Fh%3D49840317%26i%3D7790912 To email questions and comments to Walter Swaim: info@TruthUnbound.org  The websites for this ministry and his new book: The web:  https://truthunbound.org/The book: https://tobeclearbook.com/Facebook:  https://www.facebook.com/Truth-Unbound-102454018533966
25:54
May 3, 2021
Truth Unbound Begins!
Truth Unbound, hosted by its founder Walter Swaim, is a ministry of apologetics and support to the local church and its disciple-makers. In this episode we are introducing everyone to the host and its purpose.   TruthUnbound.org
08:16
April 28, 2021