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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Three Reasons God Might Allow Evil

We’ve been exploring the Problem of Evil over the last few posts. We’ve examined the problem of evil itself and described what evil actually is (a lack of good).  We have seen that there is no logical problem with both God and evil existing together. As much as these arguments might make sense, they probably […]

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“Why Are You a Christian” How Will You answer?

This question does not get asked every day, especially by non-Christians. Don’t waste it. This question is essentially an invitation to share the gospel, handed to us on a silver platter. What gospel will you share?

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4 Reasons Apologetics Benefits You

If you’ve ever tried to share your convictions with someone (and if you’re a Christian, I would hope that you had!), you know how intimidating it can be.   I’ve been there.  We don’t want to be the one getting tongue tied and fumbling for words. Getting a conversation started is usually the hardest part of […]

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Was Jesus A Legend?

We’ve been looking at the resurrection of Jesus in our last few posts.  We introduced the minimal facts approach to Jesus’ resurrection.  I then explained the minimal facts we would be using as we looked at alternate explanations for the resurrection.  We explained why facts 1-4, 5-8 and 9-12 are accepted by nearly all scholars in the field […]

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Quick Challenge Answer: Should Christians Say “Happy Holidays?”

Do Christians Need to Watch Their Language?

Here’s a topic that is all around us, but is rarely given a serious thought. Like many parents, mine could be pretty strict with the language that came out of our mouths. Swear words were never really allowed to become a regular part of my vocabulary growing up. I would often be that kid who […]

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10 Gift Suggestions For Tent Making Christians

Need a gift for the Tent Making Christian in your life?  With Christmas fast approaching, I thought I would put together my 10 Gifts Suggestions For Tent Making Christians.  One word of caution as you look through this list.  If you are buying a book hoping your non-believing friend or relative will read it, you are […]

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The Cultural Myth Called Moral Relativism

In my last post I wrote about what’s known as a “Cultural Myth”.  These are ideas that cultures hold without really thinking about them. The myth I’m going to discuss in this post is called moral relativism.  This is the prevailing world view in America today.  Almost everyone holds this view.  Moral Relativism states that all morals are products of one’s environment, upbringing, culture or […]

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Was Jesus Just a Myth?

As I mentioned in my podcast earlier this week, one of the first things to make me seriously consider Christianity was the discovery that Jesus actually existed in history. This came as a complete shock to me. I had always assumed that Jesus was a myth just like Zeus, Apollo, Osiris, Mithras and a host […]

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