Knight & Rose Show

Christian apologists Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss apologetics, policy, culture, relationships, and more. Each episode equips you with evidence you can use to boldly engage anyone, anywhere. We train our listeners to become Christian secret agents. Action and adventure guaranteed. 30-45 minutes per episode. New episode every week.

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Episodes

Saturday Nov 12, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss how to find a partner to marry. We talk about God's design for marriage, and contrast that with society's view of marriage. We talk about how to measure a person's suitability for marriage. We contrast our strategies with a half-dozen rival strategies, using peer-reviewed research. We talk about compatibility and common areas of tension. And we recommend our favorite book about marriage. Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/11/12/knight-and-rose-show-episode-29-commitment-issues-searching-for-love-with-purpose

Saturday Oct 29, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss the definition of marriage. We talk about why government is interested in marriage. We discuss two different re-definitions of marriage. We explain how each re-definition of marriage affected society, culture and children. We answer objections to traditional marriage. We end the episode by talking about Jesus' definition of marriage. This episode contains mature subject matter. Listener discretion is advised. Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/10/29/knight-and-rose-show-episode-28-a-marriage-proposal-the-case-for-traditional-marriage  

Saturday Oct 22, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss how Christianity has impacted the world in many different areas. In this episode, we discuss science, arts and architecture, and justice. We start by talking about the beliefs and practices were dominant in pre-Christian society. We then explain what the Bible teaches, and what practices emerged from these beliefs. This is the third of a three-part series. Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/10/22/knight-and-rose-show-episode-27-christianitys-impact-on-the-world-part-3

Saturday Oct 15, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss how Christianity has impacted the world in many different areas. In this episode, we discuss labor, slavery and education. We start by talking about the beliefs and practices were dominant in pre-Christian society. We then explain what the Bible teaches, and what practices emerged from these beliefs. This is the second of a three-part series.  Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/10/15/knight-and-rose-show-episode-26-christianitys-impact-on-the-world-part-2

Saturday Oct 08, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss how Christianity has influenced society in many different areas. In this episode, we discuss the sanctity of life, health care, and the status of women. We start by talking about the beliefs and practices were dominant in pre-Christian culture. We then explain what the Bible teaches, and what practices emerged from these beliefs. This is the first of a three-part series.   Please subscribe, like, comment, and share.   Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/10/08/knight-and-rose-show-episode-25-christianitys-impact-on-the-world-part-1

Saturday Sep 24, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss how to avoid regret by making good decisions. We start by talking about what it means to make a wise decision. Then we offer advice to help you make wiser decisions in a wide range of areas: friendships, peer pressure, role models, mentors, education, vocation, finances, relationships, marriage, and parenting.  Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/09/24/knight-and-rose-show-episode-24-making-wise-decisions-a-life-without-regret

Saturday Sep 17, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss how to respond to common atheist objections to Christianity, in a minute or two. We cover these topics: Christianity as a crutch for the weak, goodness without God, intolerance by Christians, the Bible can be used to prove anything, if you were born in India you'd be a Hindu, why are there so many denominational divisions, why can't we just all love everyone, and being unhappy about friends and family in Hell. This is the third of a three-part series. Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/09/17/knight-and-rose-show-episode-23-quick-answers-to-common-atheist-objections-part-3  

Saturday Sep 10, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss how to respond to common atheist objections to Christianity, in a minute or two. We cover these topics: eternal punishment, Old Testament conquests, the appropriateness of worship, forcing beliefs on others, hypocrisy in the church, religious wars, and LGBT rights. This is the second of a three-part series. Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/09/10/knight-and-rose-show-episode-22-quick-answers-to-common-atheist-objections-part-2

Saturday Sep 03, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss how to respond to common atheist objections to Christianity, in a minute or two. We cover these topics: insufficient evidence, evolution, status of women, days of Genesis, copying from ancient myths, and forced labor. This is the first of a three-part series. Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/09/03/knight-and-rose-show-episode-21-quick-answers-to-common-atheist-objections-part-1

Saturday Aug 27, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss crime and self-defense. We're going to start by talking about why crime has become a more pressing problem lately. Then we'll talk about what role the police play in stopping crime. Then we'll talk about what the Bible says about self-defense. Finally, we'll talk about the real root cause of crime, and what Christians should do to address it. Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/08/27/knight-and-rose-show-episode-20-a-christian-view-of-crime-and-self-defense

Saturday Aug 20, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss several lines of evidence supporting the authenticity and trustworthiness of the four Gospels, for example: consistency with contemporary non-Christian sources, name disambiguation, undesigned coincidences, confirmation of historical details, etc. We also discuss whether miracles are possible. Finally, we recommend resources on Gospel reliability for all skill levels. Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/08/20/knight-and-rose-show-episode-19-the-historical-reliability-of-the-gospels

Saturday Aug 13, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss basic Christian beliefs from the book of Philippians in the Bible. We talk about the gospel, and what it means to partner for the gospel. We talk about loving God and loving other Christians. We talk about Jesus, and what virtues he demonstrates for us to imitate. We talk about how Christians focus on Heaven and eternal things, not the things in this world. Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/08/14/knight-and-rose-show-episode-18-basic-christian-beliefs-in-philippians

Saturday Aug 06, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss five common objections that Muslims raise against Christianity. We evaluate each objection using historical evidence, evidence from non-Christian New Testament scholars, and claims from the Qur'an itself. We also talk about how these arguments perform in scholarly debates. We recommend several of our favorite resources on the topic. We conclude with a story from Rose about an interaction she had with a Muslim friend when she responded to one of these common objections.  Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/08/07/knight-and-rose-show-episode-17-common-muslim-objections-to-christianity/

Saturday Jul 30, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose describe a logical argument for making baby ending illegal. We talk about the scientific evidence for the humanity of the unborn. We describe and answer a dozen arguments for legalized baby ending. We talk about whether unborn children should have human rights from birth or only after they achieve "personhood". We recommend pro-life resources. We talk about WK's heroic friend Kevin. Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/07/31/knight-and-rose-show-episode-16-a-case-for-life/

Friday Jul 22, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss 5 Bible passages that made Rose the woman she is today. Rose introduces each passage by explaining the context in her life where the passage became meaningful to her. Rose talks about her growth as a Christian. Wintery Knight comments on each of the passages as well. Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/07/23/knight-and-rose-show-episode-15-desert-roses-favorite-bible-passages    

Saturday Jul 16, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss 5 Bible passages that made WK the man he is today. WK introduces each passage by explaining the context in his life where the passage became meaningful to him. WK talks about his growth as a Christian. Desert Rose comments on each of the passages as well. Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/07/17/knight-and-rose-show-episode-14-wintery-knights-favorite-bible-passages

Saturday Jul 09, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose contrast Christianity and atheism to see which worldview makes it rational for humans to behave morally. We talk about cosmology, objective moral values, objective moral duties, and free will in each worldview. We talk about how humans discover moral values and duties in each worldview. We discuss the meaning and significance of behaving morally in the Christian worldview compared to the atheist worldview. We compare moral exemplars of Christianity and secular leftism. Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/07/10/knight-and-rose-show-episode-13-why-should-i-be-moral  

Saturday Jul 02, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss classical movies that offer wisdom for practical Christian living. The first movie is a war movie that offers insight to Christians about our motivation for serving the Lord at a time when serving is no longer easy or popular. The second movie is a classical romance movie, which offers a superb portrait of classical masculinity in action. The third movie is an adventure / romance movie that challenges us to put our duty to higher causes above our own suffering and disappointment. Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/07/03/knight-and-rose-show-episode-12-classical-movie-wisdom

Saturday Jun 25, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss her observations of how women live in several Islamic countries, specifically discussing honor killings, education, health care, polygamy, consent, "temporary marriages", domestic violence, etc. Rose explains the "excellent pattern of conduct" in Islam. We discuss Islam's views of women, sex and marriage, referencing their most authoritative texts. We contrast Islam's teachings with the teachings of Christianity. We discuss whether these teachings are still practiced today.   Please subscribe, like, comment, and share.   Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/06/26/knight-and-rose-show-episode-11-women-and-islam/

Sunday Jun 19, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss whether evil and suffering disprove God's existence. We distinguish between objective and subjective standards of good and evil. We distinguish between moral and natural evil. We talk about "morally sufficient reasons" why God might allow suffering, in order to obtain a greater good. We talk about whether humans can know why God allows evil or suffering, and whether God should tell us. We discuss specific Christian doctrines that are related to suffering and evil.    Please subscribe, like, comment, and share.   Show notes: https://winteryknight.com/2022/06/19/knight-and-rose-show-episode-10-do-evil-and-suffering-disprove-god

Saturday Jun 11, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss the Black Lives Matter movement, their grievances and proposed solutions. WK talks about his ethnic / family background, his immigration story, and how Christianity impacted his decision-making. We discussed police bias and defunding the police. We discussed fatherlessness, crime and educational outcomes. We discussed Marxism. We discussed the experiences of other non-white racial groups in America. We discussed what the Bible says about the problems raised by BLM.   Please subscribe, like, comment, and share.   Show notes: https://winteryknight.com/2022/06/12/knight-and-rose-show-episode-9-the-truth-about-black-lives-matter

Saturday Jun 04, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss how policies affect how Christians live. We compared free market economies and government monopoly economies. We discussed policies that affect fatherlessness. We discussed how health care, education and energy policy affect Christians. We compared government-run welfare spending vs private voluntary charity. We discussed how to evaluate political candidates. We discussed legislation pushed by the Biden administration that affects Christians and Christian priorities.   Please subscribe, like, comment, and share. Show notes: https://winteryknight.com/2022/06/05/knight-and-rose-show-episode-8-does-jesus-care-about-politics

Saturday May 28, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss marriage from a Christian perspective. We talked about what WK is looking for in a wife, and what he wants to achieve with marriage. We talked about traditional husband roles: protector, provider, moral, and spiritual leader. We discussed "servant leadership" and "male headship". Rose evaluated an email from a naïve proponent of male headship. We talked about what we learned from our engagement with a Christian feminist.   Please subscribe, like, comment, and share.   Show notes: https://winteryknight.com/2022/05/29/knight-and-rose-show-episode-7-a-marriage-fit-for-the-king

Saturday May 21, 2022

Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss male nature. We discuss Bible verses that describe masculine virtues and roles. We discuss how masculinity is portrayed in classical movies, classical literature, and military history. We talk about male strengths, and how men leverage their strengths to lead and equip others. We talk about which women are the most attractive to men who are on mission. We talk about whether men have to get married and have children in order to be masculine.   Please subscribe, like, comment, and share.   Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/05/22/knight-and-rose-show-episode-6-knighted-by-the-king-authentic-masculinity

Saturday May 14, 2022

Last week, Wintery Knight and Desert Rose started discussing strategies for building effective Christians. This episode completes the discussion. We talked about normal Christian life, especially about not always being "nice", and about expecting discomfort and opposition. We talked about having a mission. We talked about having integrity at school and at work. We talk about growing by watching debates and reading good books. We made fun of popular Christian books.   Please subscribe, like, comment, and share.   Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/05/15/knight-and-rose-show-episode-5-strategies-for-making-more-effective-christians-part-2    

Saturday May 07, 2022

Last week, Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discussed how the church is falling short in evangelism and discipleship. In this episode, we discuss strategies for improving mentoring and discipleship of young Christians. We talk about how to help Christians love God more. We talk about strategies for talking about Christianity to non-Christians. We talk about forming teams to advance the gospel. We talk about which areas of knowledge can help you become a stronger, more effective Christian.   Please subscribe, like, comment, and share.   Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/05/08/knight-and-rose-show-episode-4-strategies-for-making-more-effective-christians-part-1    

Sunday May 01, 2022

What does church look like for someone who wasn't raised in the church? Neither Wintery Knight nor Desert Rose were raised in Christian homes. In this episode, we explain what we found in campus ministries and churches in America. We look at how well churches are doing at producing Christians who accept the core beliefs of the Christian worldview. We take a look at the church's approaches to evangelism and discipleship. We also look at the history of evangelical Protestantism in America.    Please subscribe, like, comment, and share.   Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/05/01/knight-and-rose-show-episode-3-what-we-found-in-american-churches/    

Sunday Apr 24, 2022

How can you get started with discussing your faith? In this podcast, Wintery Knight and Desert Rose discuss best practices for defending your faith. We compare what the Bible teaches to the view of faith that is popular among Christians and churches. We explain the approach we’ve used in our workplaces. We describe who we think has done the best job of promoting Christianity in hostile environments, such as the university. Finally, we recommend two new apologetics resources.   Please subscribe, like, comment, and share.   Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/04/24/knight-and-rose-show-episode-2-becoming-bulletproof-on-the-battlefield    

Friday Apr 15, 2022

Did Jesus really rise from the dead? In this week's special Easter episode, Wintery Knight and Desert Rose equip you to have daring and exciting conversations about the resurrection of Jesus with your non-Christian family, friends, co-workers... even strangers. We will show you: 1) how historians evaluate ancient documents, 2) which New Testament reports pass historical tests, and 3) how to construct an argument for the resurrection that will challenge skeptics.   Please subscribe, like, comment, and share.   Show notes:https://winteryknight.com/2022/04/17/knight-and-rose-show-episode-1-the-minimal-facts-case-for-the-resurrection-of-jesus/    

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