Quick Challenge Answer: What Is The Mark Of The Beast?

What is the mark of the beast? This is a question that has been on the mind of Christians since the beginning of the movement.  Is it the number 666? What about social security numbers?  In recent times, even barcodes have been suggested as possibly being the mark of the beast. Even the COVID-19 vaccine has been […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: The Trinity Is Never Mentioned In the Bible

This objection is popular with missionaries of certain cults and off shoots of Christianity.  The notion that the Bible does not mention the Trinity is one that can easily trip up a unprepared Christian.  So does the Bible ever mention the Trinity? The answer is yes, and no. God never explicitly states in the Bible “I, the Lord […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: We Should Doubt Everything.

I’ve heard many people including pastors use this argument in the past to dismiss ideas that they don’t agree with.  Being skeptical is good, therefore we should always doubt everything we believe. This statement is self-defeating, however.  Should I doubt that I should doubt everything?  Because if I doubt everything, then I should doubt my […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Who Created God?

Who created God?  This is a common objection thrown out by popular atheists in response to the Kalam Cosmological Argument.  It is meant to show a flaw in not only the KCA, but in the nature of God Himself.  Kalam Cosmological Argument.  The Kalam Cosmological Argument was first postulated by the 11th century Muslim theologian and philosopher named Al-Ghazali. […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: You Can Only Know Things By Science

You can only know things through science.  This is one of the most common claims in our modern society.  “Follow the science” and ” We must make assessments using science” are heard everywhere. But is this really true? Can we only know things through science? A Self Defeating Argument This is what’s know as a […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: You’re Only a Christian Because You Were Born in America

Quick Challenge Answer: What Is Calvinism?

What is Calvinism?  “I’m a three-point Calvinist”.  In my early days of becoming a Christian, I would hear people make statements like this, and have no idea what they meant.  Was this some weird code that I needed to understand? How many “points” do I need to become a good Calvinist? And what exactly is Calvinism anyway?  What […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Can Morality be Explained by Human Wellness?