This test sets the tone for the rest of the book’s narrative. By all accounts, Christianity should not still be here. This religion should have died out numerous times, and I shouldn’t still be here writing about it 2,000 years later.Continue Reading
Quick Challenge Answer: Can Christians Receive the Mark of the Beast?
The mark has been a hot topic this past year in the fallout of COVID-19. Many Christians fear they could make a mistake and lose their salvation. Can Christians receive the mark of the beast?Continue Reading
Quick Challenge Answer: Why Should I Go to Church?
“I can worship just fine at home or even better out in nature. All I get from going to church is judgmental hypocrites who care more about offering plates and internal church politics than living like Jesus.”
Have you ever had that conversation? Is gathering as a church essential to being a Christian?
Does Jesus Still Matter? Person of Interest by J. Warner Wallace
We often hear messages like, “You do you. Don’t let religion tell you how to live.” Or “We would all be better off if people stopped believing in fairy tales from the Bible.” In his new book, Person of Interest, J. Warner Wallace explains why Jesus still matters in a world that rejects the Bible.Continue Reading
Quick Challenge Answer: Are Tattoos Sinful?
Leviticus 19:28 says “‘Do not cut your bodies for the dead or put tattoo marks on yourselves. I am the Lord.” Is this a straightforward condemnation of tattoos? Are tattoos sinful and something Christians must avoid?Continue Reading
The Solas Part 2: Defending Sola Gratia
In a sense, sola gratia is a step behind sola fide. Yes, you are saved only by faith and not your works, but where did that faith come from? Are we expected to discover or develop it ourselves? This was significant in the protestant reformation for much the same reason as sola fide. Reformers like Martin Luther argued that scripture is clear. Our salvation does not come by works, and no pope or indulgence will change that. It is only by the grace of God and his gift of faith that we can be saved.Continue Reading
Quick Answers: How Can You Believe in Something You Can’t See?
It’s an age-old challenge to Christianity. We’re all just irrational people who believe in imaginary beings we can’t see, touch, hear, or scientifically test. Where is the evidence? It’s an oldie, but how can you believe in something you can’t see?Continue Reading
Quick Challenge Answer: Does God Still Give Spiritual Gifts
Prophecy, miracles, speaking in tongues, etc. Do they still happen? Does God still give spiritual gifts, or only to the original apostles?Continue Reading
The Tent Making Christianity Podcast #382: Solus Christus
In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity Podcast, we conclude our series on the 5 Sola of the protestant reformation. This week we discuss Solus Christus, in Christ alone. 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 […]Continue Reading
CCM Artists Respond to Deconstruction
However, not everyone is leaving traditional Christianity. In a recent conversation hosted by Alisa Childers, a handful of contemporary Christian music, or CCM, artists respond to deconstruction and discuss why they still believe.Continue Reading