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

Just The Facts On Jesus’ Resurrection

It seems like Christmas has just passed, and already we are just weeks away from celebrating Easter. I always marvel at the quick turnaround from celebrating Jesus’ birth to the somber remembrance of his death on the cross. The days from Advent to Christmas, and Lent to Easter fly by rapidly.   Is the Resurrection Important? Continue Reading

Quick Challenge Answer: Should Christians Celebrate Christmas?

Should Christians celebrate Christmas?  This seems rather obvious doesn’t it?  Of course, Christians should celebrate Christmas! It’s the celebration of the birth of Christ.  What could be more Christian than that?  If you’re like me however, each year at this time you start seeing meme’s popping up in your social media feeds.  Meme’s about how Christmas is actually a Continue Reading

Going Viral

Going viral.  It finally happened.  One of my posts on Facebook “went viral”.  I’ve had a few articles we’ve posted here do pretty well in the past.  Some have been shared in other countries, and viewed by thousands of people. But nothing has taken off like a simple meme I shared last week.  As of this writing, it has been Continue Reading

What Happened To Judas Iscariot?

What happened to Judas Iscariot?  I was listening to an episode of “The Big Conversation” the other day, and this issued was raised by Bart Ehrman.  Ehrman insists that the accounts of Judas’ death are an example of a clear contradiction in the Bible.  I’m actually somewhat surprised that Ehrman chose this particular example.  I think there are much Continue Reading

Was Jesus Just a Myth?

As I mentioned in my podcast earlier this week, one of the first things to make me seriously consider Christianity was the discovery that Jesus actually existed in history. This came as a complete shock to me. I had always assumed that Jesus was a myth just like Zeus, Apollo, Osiris, Mithras and a host Continue Reading

The Tent Making Christianity QCQ Podcast #241: Did Jesus Exist?

In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity QCQ Podcast, Drew and David discuss the challenge that Jesus never existed. Listen to our Weekly Quick Challenge Question Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music or Stitcher.  New Episodes are released every Thursday. Don’t see your podcast listening platform?  Email us and we will add them to our distribution list.  You can Continue Reading

Quick Challenge Answer: Why Is Jesus The Only Way To Heaven?

Why is Jesus the only way to heaven?  Christians are often dismissed as intolerant or bigoted for claiming that there is only one way to enter heaven.  After all, isn’t It arrogant to assume that only your interpretation of God is the right one?  The reason Christians believe that Jesus is the only way to heaven is Continue Reading

The Tent Making Christianity Podcast #145: Claiming Jesus In The Culture.

In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity Podcast, Drew and David Discuss the trend of claiming Jesus in the culture. Listen to our Weekly Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Musicor 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 Continue Reading

Reflections On Defections

Reflections on Defections. I had intended to write this post last week after the announcement by Joshua Harris that he had left Christianity. Before I could even begin, the announcement that another high-profile Christian was walking away hit the news. Marty Sampson of Hillsong United announced on social media that he too was done with Christianity.   Since the Continue Reading