Quick Challenge Answer: Why Did God Create A System He Knew We Couldn’t Keep?

Perfection.  That’s the standard for getting into heaven.  If we’re honest with ourselves, we know that as good as we might think we are, we don’t meet a perfect standard.  This is a problem.  It’s bad news.  How could God do this?  Why did God create a system He knew we couldn’t keep? Why A Standard Of Perfection? God’s standard is Continue Reading

Quick Challenge Answer: Do Animals Have Souls?

Do animals have souls? I think that every parent has had to deal with their child losing a pet.  The question that naturally follows is “Is my pet in heaven now?”.  This is a difficult question to answer.  We want our children to be comforted, but not at the expense of truth. So, do animals have souls? Yes, I Continue Reading

Quick Challenge Answer: Does God Have A Gender?

Does God have a gender? Traditionally God has always been described with masculine pronouns.  God is referred to as “Father”.  “He” is used to address God in the Bible.  So is the use of masculine pronouns required, or is it just a byproduct of the patriarchal society that wrote the Bible? Is This For Real? It’s becoming increasingly popular Continue Reading

Quick Challenge Answer: Is The Transmission Of the Bible Like A Game Of Telephone?

Is The Transmission Of The Bible Like A Game Of Telephone?  I’m often challenged with this assertion when talking to skeptics.  The idea is that since the Bible was transmitted orally, it is just as unreliable as any other information relayed in the same way. If you’re not familiar with the game of telephone, this is how Continue Reading

Quick Challenge Answer: You Can’t Prove Miracles from History

Not only will skeptics claim the miracles to be legends added much later to the text, but they have begun to shift the view of miracles entirely. Men like Bart Ehrman will say things like, “A miracle is by definition the least likely event.

Quick Challenge Answer: You Can’t Legislate Morality

This week’s quick challenge answer deals with the objection “You Can’t Legislate Morality”.    Have you ever heard this?  Of course you have! I’d be surprised if someone HADN’T heard this uttered at some point or another.  So, what do we make of this objection?  Can you actually legislate morality? Morality Is The Only Thing You CAN Legislate! As Greg Continue Reading