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Quick Challenge Answer: Does James Chapter 2 Teach Salvation By Works?

Does James Chapter 2 teach salvation by works?  Reading the Bible can be challenging.  Sometimes we find verses that seem to contradict what we see in other spots in the Bible.  James chapter 2 seems to be one of these verses.  The message contained in it seems to argue that one can be saved by doing good works.  Several Continue Reading

Quick Challenge Answer: Should Christians Celebrate Christmas?

Should Christians celebrate Christmas?  This seems rather obvious doesn’t it?  Of course, Christians should celebrate Christmas! It’s the celebration of the birth of Christ.  What could be more Christian than that?  If you’re like me however, each year at this time you start seeing meme’s popping up in your social media feeds.  Meme’s about how Christmas is actually a Continue Reading

Quick Challenge Answer: Are Catholics Christians?

Are Catholics Christians?  This was a great source of confusion for me after I converted.  As I have said previously, I had never given Christianity much thought.  I had always assumed that Catholic and Christianity were the same thing.  As I found out with many of my assumptions about Christianity, I was wrong on this point.   Is There A Continue Reading

What Happened To Judas Iscariot?

What happened to Judas Iscariot?  I was listening to an episode of “The Big Conversation” the other day, and this issued was raised by Bart Ehrman.  Ehrman insists that the accounts of Judas’ death are an example of a clear contradiction in the Bible.  I’m actually somewhat surprised that Ehrman chose this particular example.  I think there are much Continue Reading

Faith Alone, In What?

Faith alone in what?  Sola Fide.  Faith alone.  It’s one of the five “Solas” of the protestant reformation. It communicates the idea that it’s our trust in Christ that saves us, and nothing else.  But what exactly does that mean? They Have Faith, But In What? I was doing research recently on another group that claims to be connected Continue Reading

Take Your Students To ReThink!

Take your student to ReThink!  Earlier this week, David gave you his impressions on the 7th annual Stand To Reason Rethink Apologetics conference in Orange County, CA.  This conference is near and dear to my heart.  I attended the kickoff luncheon for the very first conference back in 2012.  Unfortunately, prior commitments kept me from attending that first year, but Continue Reading

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 Tent Making Christianity Podcast #145: Claiming Jesus In The Culture.

In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity Podcast, Drew and David Discuss the trend of claiming Jesus in the culture. Listen to our Weekly Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Musicor Stitcher.  Look for new Episodes every Tuesday. Don’t see your podcast listening platform?  Email us and we will add them to our distribution list.  You can also listen Continue Reading

The Voice of God or a False Teacher?

For thousands of years there have been people claiming to hear the voice of God, but are abusing that idea in the pursuit of wealth, fame, or power. We as Christians need to be very careful, and always be checking whether we are hearing the voice of God or a false teacher.