When we apply that question of “where did this come from?” further back, we run into a bigger question. Where did the universe come from? Why is there something rather than nothing? Should anything exist at all?
This week’s quick challenge question was, “Atheists don’t need God to be moral. Any moral action you can do as a Christian, the atheist can do as well.” Handling this objection is a little bit different than most because it’s usually based on a misconception. One of the common arguments used by Christians for the Continue Reading
During college I took an Intercultural Communication course. The class was fairly unremarkable, but the text book gave no shortage of interesting material. One chapter in particular, written by one Professor Mary Fong, comparing Taoism and Christianity, taught me to be very careful how much stock to put in my text books when it comes Continue Reading
One night, after my college Algebra class finished, I needed to ask my professor a question about the homework. But I also had a different question. Earlier that night he made a casual comment about how he’s not religious. This wouldn’t be strange, except for the large cross tattooed across his forearm. Seeing a good Continue Reading
The challenge usually goes something like this. You Christians believe in the Bible, and that it’s the inerrant word of God. But you don’t even know where it came from. The Bible isn’t some divinely transmitted text to humanity. It’s just the book made when Emperor Constantine decided their religion needed a book. It only Continue Reading