Parler And The Echo Chamber

Parler and the echo chamber.  I recently joined the new social media platform Parler.  I already have active Facebook, Twitter and Instagram accounts.  So why add another platform to my already long list of social media platforms?   What Is Parler? Parler was the brainchild of John Matze, and the platform launched in August of 2018.  It’s meant to compete Continue Reading

Why Sincere Belief Is Not Enough

Why Sincere Belief Is Not Enough. I mentioned in a previous article that I had been in a conversation with another Christian that didn’t believe that there was evidence for certain aspects of the Bible.  He made the following statement to me on a post:  History relies on certain proofs like artifacts and written documents from Continue Reading

The 5 Myths Of Christmas Day 4

The 5 myths of Christmas Day 4.  In this series we’ve been looking at the 5 common myths about Christmas that pop up every year.   The First Three Myths On day one we saw how early Christians calculated the date of Jesus’ birth.  They believed that Jesus conceived, born and died on the 25th of different months.  We also Continue Reading

Why Colin Kaepernick’s Protest Points to a Divine Creator

Why Colin Kaepernick’s Protest Points to a Divine Creator. Colin Kaepernick is back in the news. After a few quite years, Mr. Kaepernick is attempting to get an NFL team to sign him . A few weeks ago, he held a private work out in hopes of attracting the interest of a team. To this Continue Reading

Do The Moral Failings Of Christians Prove Christianity Is False?

Do the moral failings of Christians prove that Christianity is false?  As I write this, another Christian celebrity is being accused of sexual impropriety.  To their credit, they have acknowledged wrong doing and have accepted responsibility.  This doesn’t excuse the behaviors by any means.  But at least the victims do not have to live through the anguish of having 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

Evolution Produces False Beliefs

If evolution is true, then it is singularly responsible for life on earth.  We are just material beings, nothing else.  In fact, we don’t have free will, or the ability to make choices.  We are just moist robots.  But I think this Evolution produces false beliefs.  I’d never thought about this idea much until I heard MaryJo Sharp addressing the Continue Reading

Is Apologetics Enough?

Is apologetics enough?  As you can probably imagine, I hold the study of apologetics in high regards.  So much so that I started my own blog, website and podcast.  I spend a good portion of my free time offering evidence for the Christian worldview.   But as I’ve traveled down this path of learning and teaching apologetics, I’ve become Continue Reading

Of Elk And Men

Of elk and men.  The late comedian George Carlin used to have a portion of his act titled “Things you never hear people say”.  He would then rattle off several ironic or silly statements.  My favorite saying he would utter was “Do what you want to the girl, but leave me alone!” The thing that made this so Continue Reading

Believing Doesn’t Make It True

Believing Doesn’t make it true.  When I first became a Christian, I had no idea what I had just gotten myself into.  While I had become convinced of the truth of Christianity, I didn’t know what it meant to be a Christian.  I also had several misconceptions about what Christians ought to think or believe. And I was Continue Reading