I always enjoy anytime I get to have a conversation with Sean McDowell, who teaches at Biola/Talbot and has a very engaging and helpful YouTube channel on apologetics. Sean and I did another Q&A on Heaven recently, with some different questions and answers.
How did your belief in Heaven frame your loss of your wife? (1:00)
How do you deal with doubt? (3:31)
What gives you hope? (6:02)
Is Heaven real? (8:26)
How will Heaven be exciting if there’s no risk? (13:25)
Are there animals in Heaven? (16:40)
How about our pets? (20:15)
How can we enjoy Heaven if some of our loved ones are not there? (22:53)
Can people sin in Heaven? (26:53)
Will there be external temptation? (29:50)
Are there sports in Heaven? (34:12)
Will we eat and drink in Heaven? (38:00)
Will we be able to fly? (41:02)
How will our bodies be similar/different in the eternal Heaven? (45:06)
How old will we be in Heaven? (48:30)
How do eternal rewards work? (51:12)
Sean kindly mentioned my book The Promise of the New Earth, which combines teaching about Heaven, with beautiful photography. It’s available from our online store and from Amazon.
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