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Another Youth Study Reveals Similar Results

If you’ve been following us here at Tent Making Christianity the past few weeks, you know that we have been discussing the youth exodus from our churches.  Depending on which study you read, between 60-80% of youth who are involved in the church walk away after graduation.  Just recently released, yet another youth study reveals similar results.  When […]

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An Apologist’s Adventures in Critical Theory Class

Subtle Attacks From Nice Professors

What Do The Numbers Say? If you have been following Tent Making Christianity, you’re probably aware of why young people need apologetics training. Christian students are leaving their faith behind in massive numbers when they go to college. “Data from the Southern Baptist Convention indicates that they are currently losing 70-88% of their youth after […]

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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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