4 Early Non-Christian Sources For Jesus

In my last post, I made the case that Jesus was a real, living human being and not a myth like other ancient gods.  I used the early dating of the New Testament documents to show that there was not enough time between when the events of Jesus life were recorded and when they actually Continue Reading

Three Reasons God Might Allow Evil

We’ve been exploring the Problem of Evil over the last few posts. We’ve examined the problem of evil itself and described what evil actually is (a lack of good).  We have seen that there is no logical problem with both God and evil existing together. As much as these arguments might make sense, they probably Continue Reading

Was Reincarnation Originally in the Bible?

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

Quick Challenge Question: How Can I Trust The Bible If It Was Written By Men?

This weeks quick challenge question is: “How can I trust the Bible if it was written by men, and men make errors?” Post your thoughts for this post on our Facebook Group here.  Don’t forget to listen to our podcast on Tuesday to hear my response or look for my written response next Thursday.

Living Life Without Hurting Anyone

I love being busy.  It’s just in my makeup.  I tend to overextend myself, and my days fill up pretty quickly.  As a result, I don’t have much time to follow what is happening in the news, or much time to follow current T.V. programs.  I am always busy on the nights that any particular Continue Reading

Quick Challenge Question: You Should Doubt Everything!

  You should doubt everything! How would you respond to this statement?  Post your thoughts in the comments below, or on our Facebook page under this post.  Don’t forget to listen to our podcast on Tuesday to hear my response or look for my written response next Thursday.

Quick Challenge Answer: Who Made God

Quick Challenge Answer: Who Made God? Who Made God is the challenge often offered to theists when they assert that that the universe must have a cause because it came into being.  This is standard Big Bang cosmology.  If, the claim goes, everything must have a cause, then what caused God? Understand that science and Continue Reading

Truth or Consequences

Some of you may remember the game show, “Truth or Consequences”.  The program began on radio in 1940.  In 1957, the show made the jump to television where it was hosted by, among others, Bob Barker.  On the program, contestants were given roughly two seconds to answer a trivia question correctly (usually an off-the-wall question Continue Reading

Should We Celebrate Jesus’ Birth On December 25th?

Should we celebrate Jesus’ birth on December 25th? In my last post, we looked at the evidence for the census described in Luke 2:1.  As we continue looking at the birth narrative in Luke this Christmas season, the next section deals directly with Jesus’ birth: 6 While they were there, the time came for her to deliver Continue Reading