Should We be Skeptical of Paul’s Conversion Story?

Quick Challenge Answer: Was Jesus Immoral For Casting Demons Into Pigs In Mark 5?

Was Jesus Immoral for casting demons into pigs in Mark 5?  Jesus of Nazareth is widely and rightly regarded as one of the greatest moral teachers in history. Even people who do not recognize Him as God, do concede that his teaching on moral issues is unparalleled.  If you don’t believe me, look at any social media […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Was Jesus Racist In Mark Chapter 7?

Was Jesus racist in Mark Chapter 7?  Popular progressive pastor Brandan Robertson recently made a short video in which he made that exact charge. I’m sure many people watched this video simply due to the shock factor.  After all, when you think of Jesus, “racist” usually isn’t a word that gets associated with Him.  So is the Reverend […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Why did God Create Satan?

Quick Challenge Answer: Is There A Contradiction In Paul’s Conversion Story?

Is there a contradiction in Paul’s conversion story?  Critics of the Bible have often pointed to Paul’s conversion story as an example of a Bible contradiction.  In different telling’s of the event, it seems people hear or see different things. How can both these accounts be accurate?  If the Bible is inerrant, then shouldn’t the stories match exactly?  […]

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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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