Did The Census Described By Luke Actually Happen?

Did The Census Described By Luke Actually Happen? As we begin our look at the Christmas story as related by the Gospel of Luke, we’ll start in chapter 2. Luke begins his account of the birth of Jesus with the following lines: And it came to pass in those days that a decree went out from […]

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Should We Celebrate Jesus’ Birth On December 25th?

Should we celebrate Jesus’ birth on December 25th? In my last post, we looked at the evidence for the census described in Luke 2:1.  As we continue looking at the birth narrative in Luke this Christmas season, the next section deals directly with Jesus’ birth: 6 While they were there, the time came for her to deliver […]

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10 Gift Suggestions For Tent Making Christians 2020

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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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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Can The Wrong Tomb Theory Explain The Resurrection?

In this series, we have been discussing the Minimal Facts approach to the resurrection of Jesus. We began by explaining that certain facts about Jesus’ life and death by crucifixion were agreed upon by a majority of New Testament scholars. Even skeptical scholars who don’t believe that Jesus actually rose from the dead agree with these […]

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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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Quick Challenge Answer: Should Christians Be Pacifists?

Should Christians be Pacifists?  There are many cults of Christianity, and several denominations within Christianity that believe we should be pacifists.  This can mean something as simple as not hurting other people, or as strict as not wanting to harm any living thing.  But is this position justified, or even commanded by Scripture?  There are many reasons one […]

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Doubting Thomas Gets It Right

Doubting Thomas Gets It Right. I have an embarrassing confession. My favorite disciple has always been Thomas.  Yes, THAT Thomas.  The guy who refused to believe Jesus was alive until he saw it with his own eyes. We don’t get a lot of information about Thomas in the Gospels or anywhere else in scripture.  His claim […]

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The Tent Making Christianity Podcast #189: Have We Moved Past Rational Discourse?

In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity Podcast, Drew and David discuss a recent podcast by atheist Sam Harris, and whether or not society has moved past having rational discourse. Listen to our Weekly Quick Challenge Question Podcast on iTunes, Google Play Music or Stitcher.  New Episodes are released every Thursday. Don’t see your podcast listening platform?  Email […]

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