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

Quick Challenge Answer: You Can’t Trust the Bible Because It Was Written By Biased Christians.

This week’s quick challenge question was: “You Can’t Trust The Bible Because It Was Written By Biased Christians”.   All authors have a bias. The reason they are writing in the first place is to convince you of something.  The question isn’t whether or not bias is present, it’s whether the information presented is accurate or not. If Continue Reading

Recognizing Design Entering Disneyland

I hope you all had a very Merry Christmas!  My family and I had the good fortune to celebrate Christmas day at Disneyland this year.  As always when we go to the park, we had a great time.  I cherish these moments with my family.    Walking through the front gates into Disneyland is magical. Everyone enjoys getting that Continue Reading

Tent Making Christianity Podcast #110: The Youth Exodus From The Church

In this episode, Drew and David discuss the underlying causes of the youth exodus from our Churches. Listen to our Weekly Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music or 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 directly from the side Continue Reading

Quick Challenge Question: I Just Believe in One Less God Than You

“I’m an Atheist, but so are you. You don’t believe in Zeus, Apollo or Horus. I just believe in one less God than you.” How would you respond to this common objection to Christianity?

Quick Challenge Answer: There Is No Evidence For God

Quick Challenge Answer: There Is No Evidence For God. If someone makes this claim, the first thing you need to do is establish some ground rules for your reply. What does the other person consider “evidence”?  What are they willing to accept as “evidence”?  Get clarification on this point prior to giving your argument for God.  Without this safeguard Continue Reading