Our history is deeply flawed. There have been many examples throughout the centuries of people coming in the name of sharing the gospel, but focused more on money, land, and power.
Did Jesus Exist? Oddly enough, the idea that Jesus actually existed in history is one of the things that moved me forward in my journey towards Christianity. I had always assumed that Jesus was like Zeus, Apollo, Osiris and other legendary gods. The idea that there was an actual, historical person that walked the earth named Jesus of Continue Reading
Quick Challenge Answer: Should Christians Celebrate Halloween? It seems every year Christians ask this question. Doesn’t the holiday have pagan roots? Are we promoting witchcraft and devil worship if we allow our kids to go trick-or-treating? Navigating this holiday can be tricky. We want to remain God honoring in our celebrations. But where is that line exactly? Where Did Halloween Come Continue Reading
Quick Challenge Answer: Was Jesus Married? I know, this seems like a silly question! David and I recorded a podcast earlier this week on the subject. We both expressed some doubt as to how serious of a challenge this actually was. But as we’ll see below, this objection actually goes way back in Christian history. Are There Any Continue Reading
Are Christians anti-science? This is a common objection to Christianity. The perception is that Christians will hide behind the Bible and refuse to acknowledge that science has proved that belief in God is unwarranted. As we say so often here at TMC, this attitude can be true of certain Christians. It would be foolish to argue the point. Rather Continue Reading
I recently had this question posed to me in a conversation. Christians believe in a God who wants to be worshiped. To most modern ears, that sounds arrogant, narcissistic, and even a little scary. What could be more self-absorbed than demanding worship? How are we supposed to think about and answer this? Is God a Continue Reading
Did Charles Darwin have a death bed conversion? There is a common internet myth that states that on his death bed, Charles Darwin renounced his theory of evolution and affirmed faith in Jesus. Many well-meaning Christians have repeated this story with the thought that “Even Darwin knew his theory was wrong”. But did this event actually happen? Did Darwin Continue Reading