Challenges Facing Young Christians

The Solution: Questions and Answers Last time I went over one of the major problems facing Christian students heading for college.  If you’re now thinking, “College can change my views, practically brainwashing me out of Christianity, and I won’t even know it? What am I supposed to do, just never go to college?” Thankfully, it’s Continue Reading

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

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

The Flaw In Christian’s Explanation For The Resurrection.

In this series we’ve been looking at alternate explanations for the Resurrection of Jesus.  We started the series by looking at the 12 minimal facts of the resurrection.  These are facts that are agreed upon by the majority of new testament scholars.  These same scholars may not necessarily believe the resurrection actually occurred.  They do however concede that our Continue Reading

Was Jesus A Legend?

We’ve been looking at the resurrection of Jesus in our last few posts.  We introduced the minimal facts approach to Jesus’ resurrection.  I then explained the minimal facts we would be using as we looked at alternate explanations for the resurrection.  We explained why facts 1-4, 5-8 and 9-12 are accepted by nearly all scholars in the field Continue Reading

Minimal Facts 5-8 Explained

In this series, we have been discussing the minimal facts argument for the resurrection of Jesus.  In my first post in the series, I laid out the 12 minimal facts we will using in our argument.  Minimal facts are those facts about the resurrection account that the majority of scholars, even skeptical ones, believe to be true.  While Continue Reading

Tent Making Christianity Podcast #113: Resources For Parents

In this episode, Drew and David discuss resources for parents of students that might be considering walking away from their beliefs. Links Mentioned in the show: The Bible Answer Book Vol 1 & 2 One Minute Answers To Skeptics Christian Mom Thoughts Blog I Don’t Have Enough Faith To Be An Atheist On Guard What Continue Reading

7 Reasons You Don’t Believe In Evolution Part 1

In a 2013 article in Mother Jones magazine by scientific journalist Chris Mooney, the author gives 7 reasons you don’t believe in evolution.  Mooney claims that there are several scientific reasons why 150 years after Darwin first introduced his theory of neo-Darwinian evolution; only 4 in 10 Americans believe it to be true.  What’s going on here?  Evolution Continue Reading