Is It Child Abuse To Teach Children About Hell?

Is it child abuse to teach children about hell?  Richard Dawkins has often repeated this claim about Christianity.  How can parents subject their children to the horror stories about hell?  Isn’t this just psychological manipulation to get them to behave?  Here is one quote from Dawkins on the subject: “”It was a very unpleasant and embarrassing experience, but the Continue Reading

The Tent Making Christianity Podcast #145: Claiming Jesus In The Culture.

In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity Podcast, Drew and David Discuss the trend of claiming Jesus in the culture. Listen to our Weekly Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Musicor Stitcher.  Look for new Episodes every Tuesday. Don’t see your podcast listening platform?  Email us and we will add them to our distribution list.  You can also listen 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.

Did God Require A Women To Marry Her Rapist?

Did God require a woman to marry her rapist?  The Old Testament can be challenging reading.  Many of the passages seem odd and outdated to modern sensibilities. The moral code given to the nation of Israel in the Mosaic covenant can seem particularly cruel and harsh at first glance.  It’s only by looking at their historical and cultural context Continue Reading

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

Reflections On Defections

Reflections on Defections. I had intended to write this post last week after the announcement by Joshua Harris that he had left Christianity. Before I could even begin, the announcement that another high-profile Christian was walking away hit the news. Marty Sampson of Hillsong United announced on social media that he too was done with Christianity.   Since the Continue Reading

The Tent Making Christianity Podcast #141: The Pope Changes The Lord’s Prayer

In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity Podcast, Drew and David discuss the Pope changing the wording of the Lord’s Prayer. Listen to our Weekly Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Musicor Stitcher.  Look for new Episodes every Tuesday. Don’t see your podcast listening platform?  Email us and we will add them to our distribution list.  You can also Continue Reading

What You Should Know About The Caiaphas Ossuary

As a new Christian I was hungry for more information about the Bible and Jesus.  I attended every Bible study and lecture I could attend.  One of the first lectures I attended was that of Dr. Paul Maier.  It was at this lecture that I first heard about the Caiaphas Ossuary.  Hearing about the Ossuary for the first time, Continue Reading

The Tent Making Christianity Podcast #140: Ancient African Religions

In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity Podcast, Drew and David discuss the movement towards ancient African religions. Link mentioned in the show: Jude3project.com Listen to our Weekly Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Musicor Stitcher.  Look for new Episodes every Tuesday. Don’t see your podcast listening platform?  Email us and we will add them to our distribution list. Continue Reading

Time Well Spent

Time Well Spent.  I’ve recently taken up wet shaving with a double edge safety razor.  I had always used a cartridge razor in the past.  I read an article on shaving with a DE safety razor and decided to give it a whirl.   Why Exactly? The original appeal was to save money on razor blades.  While I was happy Continue Reading