Quick Challenge Answer: Do Christians Get to be Jerks?

Quick Challenge Answer: Will God Give You More Than You Can Handle?

Will God give you more than you can handle?  There are certain phrases in Christianity that are known as “Pastorisms”.  A pastorism is a saying that conveys a simplified version of a theological point that may or may not be precisely sound.  The phrase “God won’t give you more than you can handle” is one of these pastorisms. […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Are Christians Anti-Education?

Ignatius, a student of the apostle John, instructed parents to “bring up your children in the nurture and admonition of the Lord; and teach them the holy scriptures, and also trades that they may not indulge in idleness.” Yes, teach the Bible, but teach everything else too.

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Quick Challenge Answer: Can Christians Be Demon-Possessed?

Can Christians be demon-possessed?  The Christian worldview by nature is a supernatural worldview.  We believe in supernatural beings.  God, angels, and yes, even demons, are all taught in Scripture.  Demons are mentioned in both the New and the Old Testaments. And demon possession is also clearly described as well.   We see many instances of demon possession in the New […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Can Christians Receive the Mark of the Beast?

Quick Challenge Answer: Can Christians Lose Their Salvation?

Can Christians lose their salvation?  This is a scary topic for many.  The thought that we might lose something as precious as our salvation can be terrifying.  Are there certain sins that God will not forgive?  Can I do something so terrible I can be disqualified from God’s Kingdom? The truth is, there is a simple answer to this […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Why Should I Go to Church?

“I can worship just fine at home or even better out in nature. All I get from going to church is judgmental hypocrites who care more about offering plates and internal church politics than living like Jesus.”
Have you ever had that conversation? Is gathering as a church essential to being a Christian?

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Quick Challenge Answer: Was Jesus Wrong In Matthew 24:34?

Was Jesus wrong in Matthew 24:34?  One of the many pieces of evidence that shows Jesus is divine is He correctly predicting future events, such as the fall of the Temple in Jerusalem.  If Jesus was in fact God, then he would naturally share the attributes of God.  One of the key attributes of God is His […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Why Didn’t God Create A World Without Suffering?

Why didn’t God create a world without suffering?  Perhaps one of the greatest challenges to God and Christianity is the problem of evil.  While we touched on this subject in other articles and podcasts, some people still find this argument against God powerful.   We tend to look at problems through human eyes.  And in doing so, we miss […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Does God Change His Mind?

Does God change his mind?  There are several passages, especially in the Old Testament, in which God appears to change his mind.  God says He’s going to destroy Nineveh and then does not.  God regrets creating humanity and wipes out everyone except for one family.  And finally, God relents from His anger at the Israelites and does not destroy […]

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