5 Reasons Protestants Don’t Include the Apocrypha

Any one of these points on their own may not be enough to fully discredit and understand why protestants don’t include the Apocrypha. When the arguments are all laid out together, the books simply do not stand up. The Apocrypha is not scripture.

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

Is the Bible a Product of Its Culture?

Are we being truly objective in our thinking? Why is the Bible merely a product of its culture, while we are simply right? We read these texts with our skewed 21st century lens and assume that we know what is right.

Quick Challenge Answer: What Are the Types of Bible Translations

3 Times Jesus Responded to Doubt

One would think that after everything John had said and experienced, he would be the last person to doubt Jesus. Shouldn’t the guy who baptized Jesus and witnessed the spirit descending and heard the voice of the father have all doubts removed?

Is It Child Abuse To Teach Children About Hell?

Is it child abuse to teach children about hell?  Richard Dawkins has often repeated this claim about Christianity.  How can parents subject their children to the horror stories about hell?  Isn’t this just psychological manipulation to get them to behave?  Here is one quote from Dawkins on the subject: “”It was a very unpleasant and embarrassing experience, but the Continue Reading

The Archeological Evidence For King David

The archeological evidence for Kind David.  I once had a Facebook exchange with another Christian that claimed the Bible was just a book of faith.  His claims were similar to the ones I often hear from Christians and non-Christians alike: “History relies on certain proofs like artifacts and written documents from the time. The Bible has very Continue Reading

What Is The Enneagram?

What Is The Enneagram?  I have to admit, until very recently I wasn’t aware of the Enneagram.  I knew there was some controversy about using it in the Church.  But I had never taken the time to dive into it.  Now that I have, I’m not comfortable with it.  I’d like to take a few posts to talk about this Continue Reading

Was Reincarnation Originally in the Bible?

During college I took an Intercultural Communication course. The class was fairly unremarkable, but the text book gave no shortage of interesting material. One chapter in particular, written by one Professor Mary Fong, comparing Taoism and Christianity, taught me to be very careful how much stock to put in my text books when it comes Continue Reading

Did Bart Ehrman Change His Mind About God?

Did Bart Ehrman change his mind about God?  A recent blog post by Dr. Ehrman had many Christians excited that he had changed his tune on belief in God. Or at least moved the needle in that direction.  So what did he say that got people so worked up? Who Is Bart Ehrman? If you’re not familiar with Dr. Continue Reading