Part of both evangelism and apologetics is engaging people and the culture. Let’s be honest, we spend a lot of time on movies, TV, video games, music, etc. The ideas in them will have an impact on our society with or without us, so we may as well use them to our advantage.
I started Tent Making Christianity with a specific purpose in mind. My goal was to help average, everyday Christians to better understand and defend their Christian convictions. Many of you are like me in this respect. You want to be a better ambassador for Christ. I am always looking for ways to help people be better Tent Making Christians. Continue Reading
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
One night, after my college Algebra class finished, I needed to ask my professor a question about the homework. But I also had a different question. Earlier that night he made a casual comment about how he’s not religious. This wouldn’t be strange, except for the large cross tattooed across his forearm. Seeing a good Continue Reading
The challenge usually goes something like this. You Christians believe in the Bible, and that it’s the inerrant word of God. But you don’t even know where it came from. The Bible isn’t some divinely transmitted text to humanity. It’s just the book made when Emperor Constantine decided their religion needed a book. It only Continue Reading
Christmas 2018 Hello, and Merry Christmas from everyone at Tent Making Christianity! I just wanted to take a few minutes and thank each and every one of you that has read our blogs, listened to our podcasts and commented on our Facebook page over the last two months. I could never have anticipated the warm welcome this Continue Reading
Put aside Devine inspiration for a moment. All books are written by humans. Does this mean they are untrustworthy? No, it doesn’t. Science books are also written by men. And while a science book may have an error in it that the original author did not intend, we do not consider the book unreliable because we find a spelling Continue Reading
We’d like to welcome a new contributor to the Tent Making Christianity team today. David Johansen is joining us as a regular member of the team. Sit back and enjoy his first article with us! What Do The Numbers Say? If you have been following Tent Making Christianity, you’re probably aware of why young people Continue Reading