Why would God allow such an evil and dangerous being to exist in the first place, knowing the problems he would cause? Why did God create Satan?Continue Reading
Quick Challenge Answer: Religion is the Cause of All Wars
It’s not hard to look back in history and find a violent war caused by religion. Skeptics like to bring these up to show that Christianity and all religions are dangerous. From the crusades to 9/11, how many countless people have died? Some will go as far as saying that religion is the cause of […]Continue Reading
Back to Basics: Why Does God Allow Suffering?
The problem of evil is one of the most common and basic objections to Christianity. Theologians have spent thousands of years addressing it. Let’s all step back, take a deep breath, and go back to basics on why does God allow suffering?Continue Reading
What Will The Church Look Like After COVID-19?
What will the Church look like after COVID-19? There is so much uncertainty about every aspect of life right now. I don’t think anyone could have predicted the world would look like it does a few weeks ago. We’ve seen disasters in the recent past. Y2K, 911, the Swine flu and the economic crash of the late 2000’s […]Continue Reading
How Do We Handle the Aftermath of Suicide?
The pain of loss does not go away after a few weeks and a funeral. Time helps, but all too often we assume people recover faster than they do.Continue Reading
My Suicide Story
This post will be a bit more personal and heavy than we usually get here at Tent Making Christianity, but I think it’s finally time to talk about this here. We just passed the 2nd anniversary of the death of my father, who committed suicide. This is my suicide story. Suicide is already a difficult […]Continue Reading
What Is A Whole Human Being?
What is a whole human being? Are all human beings equal, or are some more equal than others? What is the thing that gives us value? Is it physical? Is it something non-material like sentience or intelligence? Whatever it is, it must be something we share in equally. We are continuing our series on Disabilities and the […]Continue Reading
What Message Does Abortion Send The Disabled?
What message does abortion send the disabled? We are continuing our series on the Church and its relationship with the disabled. In our last post, we talked about the false idea that aborting the disabled reduces pain and suffering. In this post, we’ll look at the underlying message that is sent to people with disabilities when people advocate […]Continue Reading
Does Aborting The Disabled Reduce Suffering?
Does Aborting the disabled reduce suffering? We are continuing our series on the church and disabilities. One of the most fundamental questions we face is whether or not people with disabilities should even be among us. When phrased that way, many people will probably recoil in horror. But as we’ll see, this is position is not only […]Continue Reading