Quick Challenge Answer: Why Is Jesus The Only Way To Heaven?

Why is Jesus the only way to heaven?  Christians are often dismissed as intolerant or bigoted for claiming that there is only one way to enter heaven.  After all, isn’t It arrogant to assume that only your interpretation of God is the right one?  The reason Christians believe that Jesus is the only way to heaven is Continue Reading

The Voice of God or a False Teacher?

For thousands of years there have been people claiming to hear the voice of God, but are abusing that idea in the pursuit of wealth, fame, or power. We as Christians need to be very careful, and always be checking whether we are hearing the voice of God or a false teacher.

Hearing the Voice of God at the Gas Station

There’s a pretty common mentality among modern Christians that God is constantly sending us mysterious signs and signals that we must interpret. We’ll look for signs of whether God wants us to marry this person by looking at swirls in our coffee.

Are Jehovah’s Witnesses Christians?

“Oh, we’re Christians too!”. This is the phrase I often here from Jehovah’s Witnesses when I engage them in conversation.  “We believe in Jesus too!” is another claim that is often made.  This makes it sound as if Jehovah’s Witnesses are just another denomination of Christianity. But are Jehovah’s Witnesses Christians?  I’ve had many missionaries come to my Continue Reading

Is God’s Jealousy A Fault?

Is God’s Jealousy a fault? In his book “The God Delusion”, atheist Richard Dawkins describes God this way: “The God of the Old Testament is arguably the most unpleasant character in all fiction: jealous and proud of it; a petty, unjust, unforgiving control-freak; a vindictive, bloodthirsty ethnic cleanser; a misogynistic, homophobic, racist, infanticidal, genocidal, filicidal, pestilential, Continue Reading

Gandhi In Hell?

Is Gandhi In Hell? It’s been a while since I took a reader’s email to answer.  I found this challenge particularly interesting and wanted to share it with you.  I received permission to share the story provided I kept the sender anonymous.  The Dinner Conversation “I was with some people the other night and the topic of Continue Reading

Does God’s Omniscience Eliminate Free Will?

Does God’s Omniscience Eliminate Free Will? I hear this challenge often.  How can Christians claim that they have free will if God already knows the outcome of the events?  Wouldn’t this make the events pre-determined, and therefore out of our control?  Is God just a Divine puppet master? And if we are not in making free will decisions, Continue Reading