Why take such a firm stance as scripture alone? First, if the Bible truly is God’s inspired word, nothing can reasonably take priority over that. What could a man say that would be a higher authority than God? Second, having an authority set in stone can be a great source of peace and stability.Continue Reading
Quick Challenge Answer: Can Christians Receive the Mark of the Beast?
The mark has been a hot topic this past year in the fallout of COVID-19. Many Christians fear they could make a mistake and lose their salvation. Can Christians receive the mark of the beast?Continue Reading
The Solas Part 2: Defending Sola Gratia
In a sense, sola gratia is a step behind sola fide. Yes, you are saved only by faith and not your works, but where did that faith come from? Are we expected to discover or develop it ourselves? This was significant in the protestant reformation for much the same reason as sola fide. Reformers like Martin Luther argued that scripture is clear. Our salvation does not come by works, and no pope or indulgence will change that. It is only by the grace of God and his gift of faith that we can be saved.Continue Reading
3 Signs You Are Treating the Bible like a Horoscope
. People outside of the church see the Bible as no more legitimate or useful than astrology. Within the church, we have Christians who mishandle the word of God and treat it like their daily horoscope.Continue Reading
Quick Challenge Answer: Should the Book of Hebrews be in the Bible?
Can we include Hebrews in the Bible if we are not sure who wrote it? Despite the uncertainty, we can still confidently include Hebrews within the biblical canon for a few reasons.Continue Reading
The Tent Making Christianity QCQ Podcast #336: How Can We Trust The Bible If It Was Written By Men?
In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity QCQ Podcast, the team answers the question “How can we trust the Bible if it was written by men?”. Listen to our Weekly Quick Challenge Question Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music or Stitcher. New Episodes are released every Thursday. Don’t see your podcast listening platform? Email us and we will add […]Continue Reading
What Christians Need To Know About The Gospel Of Mary.
In this series, we are looking at the non-canonical gospel accounts of Jesus’ life. While not considered scripture, they can give us a look at what different early Christians taught and believed about Jesus. The Gospel of Mary Overview: The gospel of Mary is a book of teachings or “sayings” of Jesus. It is not a “Gospel” […]Continue Reading
Tent Making Christianity’s Top 5 Podcasts Of 2020
Tent Making Christianity’s top 5 podcasts of 2020. A few days ago we released our top 5 blog posts of 2020. I mentioned in that article that we had experienced a 25% growth in readership and web site hits this year. Considering everything that happened this year, that was a wonderful surprise. Well, our podcast took an even […]Continue Reading
The New Testament Authors Were Correct In The Names They Used.
As Tent Making Christians, we are often put in situations where we are forced to defend Scripture against critics. We are seen as backwards thinking because we hold the Bible up as the Word of God. How can you believe this is true? Don’t you know that the Bible is just a bunch of made up stories? Christians […]Continue Reading
What Christians Need To Know About The Gospel Of Thomas.
In this series, we are looking at the non-canonical gospel accounts of Jesus’ life. While not considered scripture, they can give us a look at what different early Christians taught and believed about Jesus. The Gospel of Thomas Overview: The gospel of Thomas was first discovered in 1945 with a large group of gnostic papyri near […]Continue Reading