Back to Basics: Why Study Apologetics?

How do I explain why apologetics is essential to someone unfamiliar with the subject? Why am I so hyper-focused on this one area of Christian teaching, rather than others? It made me realize that it is a good idea to occasionally zoom out and go back to the basics.

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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 […]

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The 3-Word Question At the Heart of the Youth Exodus

College: Are We Preparing Kids for the Wrong Fight

The majority of those students leaving their faith in college are not jumping into the church of atheism or attending reason rallies. Most of them are simply stepping away from religion as something not worth caring about.

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Going Viral

Going viral.  It finally happened.  One of my posts on Facebook “went viral”.  I’ve had a few articles we’ve posted here do pretty well in the past.  Some have been shared in other countries, and viewed by thousands of people. But nothing has taken off like a simple meme I shared last week.  As of this writing, it has been […]

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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 […]

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The Tent Making Christianity Podcast #150: The ReThink Apologetics Conference Part 1.

In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity Podcast, Drew and David Discuss their recent trip to the ReThink Apologetics Conference in Orange County, CA. Listen to our Weekly Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music or 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. […]

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Looking Back on reTHINK 2019

A Different De-Conversion Story

A Different de-conversion story.  Today I was looking through my feed on Facebook and ran across a de-conversion story I found intriguing on many different levels.  We’ve shared several of these in recent weeks.  From Joshua Harris to Marty Sampson, it seems there’s been a string of people leaving the faith.  A Story With A Twist The post […]

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The Tent Making Christianity Podcast #139: The Flying Spaghetti Monster

In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity Podcast, Drew and David discuss the Flying Spaghetti Monster. Links Mentioned in the show: William Lane Craig on the Flying Spaghetti Monster 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 […]

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