Quick Challenge Answer: What Is Presuppositional Apologetics?

What is presuppositional apologetics?  We spend a lot of time here at Tent Making Christianity talking about making the case for Christianity.  We use several different lines of argument to make our case.   The fancy name for what we do is apologetics.  This is drawn from the Greek word “apologia” which means “speaking in defense”.  It is in essence the […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Is God the Greatest Abortionist?

In America alone, there are almost 3,000 abortions every single day. The numbers are hard to comprehend. However, those numbers are dwarfed by the number of unborn babies that die through natural causes. Is God responsible for those deaths since he could have prevented them?

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Quick Challenge Answer: Do Babies Go to Heaven?

What happens when we die? Christians believe in Heaven and Hell, and where we end up depends on whether or not we believed that Jesus died for our salvation. There is no third option for humans that we are told of. But that begs a follow up question: what happens to those not yet capable […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Was Jesus’ Resurrection Only Spiritual?

Was Jesus’ Resurrection Only Spiritual?  When followers of classical Christianity talk about Jesus’ resurrection, we understand it to be a physical one.  But there are many Christians that believe that when Jesus rose from the dead, that it was only in spirit, not physically.  How do they come to this conclusion? Spirit In The Sky The reasons for […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Is Soul Sleep Biblical?

Quick Challenge Answer: Are There Different Levels Of Heaven?

Are there different levels of heaven?  As Christians, we believe that entry into heaven is a free gift.  We do not “earn” our way into heaven.  We cannot get there by doing good works.  This is in fact, impossible. The only way to enter heaven is to accept Jesus’ sacrifice on the cross and His forgiveness of our sins.   […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Should Women Cover Their Heads in Church?

1 Corinthians 11 is a difficult passage to read with a 21st century lens. Paul issues a strong statement about the necessity of women covering their heads in church. Some have called this passage sexist, patriarchal, etc. Does this issue apply today?

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Quick Challenge Answer: Should Christians Be Pacifists?

Should Christians be Pacifists?  There are many cults of Christianity, and several denominations within Christianity that believe we should be pacifists.  This can mean something as simple as not hurting other people, or as strict as not wanting to harm any living thing.  But is this position justified, or even commanded by Scripture?  There are many reasons one […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Should the Apocrypha be in the Bible?

Quick Challenge Answer: Should Christians Celebrate Independence Day In Church?

            Should Christians celebrate Independence Day in Church? We’ve done many articles in our “Should Christians celebrate” series.  Most of these deal with objections to specific holidays based on their origins.  Christmas and Easter in particular are often objected to because they are believed to stem from pagan celebrations.  Independence Day in the United States is somewhat different.  The […]

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