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5 Episodes

Critical Thinking Scan with Patricia Engler can help you process any faith-challenging message and reach a biblical, logical conclusion yourself.

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  • What Is Critical Thinking?

    Episode 1

    Whether online, in classrooms, or on the media, we’re bombarded by persuasive messages that contradict Scripture. No matter how many responses we memorize, we’re always bound to have new questions, because there will always be new information. Critical thinking can help you process any faith-chal...

  • Critical Thinking Rule #1: Don’t Panic

    Episode 2

    When you first encounter an argument against the Bible you’ve never heard before, it can be easy to panic, doubt or question your beliefs. But that’s the time to take a deep breath and remind yourself what you know: God’s word is true, so anything contradictory is false. Here are practical tips t...

  • Critical Thinking Rule #2: Break it Down

    Episode 3

    With a framework called the 7 Checks of Critical Thinking, you can break down almost any message that challenges your faith and reach a biblical, logical conclusion yourself. Developed through real-world experience in evolutionary university classes, this critical thinking tool is relevant for an...

  • Critical Thinking Rule #3: Follow Up

    Episode 4

    Sometimes, even after applying all the critical thinking steps you know, you may still have some unresolved questions left over. The trouble doesn’t start when we begin asking questions; it starts when we stop seeking answers. By seeking answers from three types of trusted sources, you may find t...

  • Critical Thinking Check #1: Check Scripture

    Episode 5

    You can always detect a lie by comparing it to the truth. Scripture is the ultimate authority for truth, because God is the only one who’s always been around, knows everything, and cannot lie. So, the quickest way to test the truth of any messages—including the messages we tell ourselves—is to co...