Was Pontus Pilate Scared Of The Jews?

Was Pontus Pilate scared of the Jews?  This question is one that has taken on new life in recent years.  The common assumption is that a Roman Prefect would not bend to the whims of local leadership of a province they governed. Roman authority was absolute.  And Roman leaders surely would not have gotten involved in a theological squabble Continue Reading

The Tent Making Christianity QCQ Podcast #264: Can We Know The Date Of Jesus’ Crucifixion?

In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity QCQ Podcast, Drew and David answer the question “Can We Know The Date Of Jesus’ Crucifixion?”. 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 us and we will add them to our Continue Reading

The Tent Making Christianity Podcast #176: What Will Easter 2020 Look Like?

In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity Podcast, Drew and David discuss what Easter 2020 will look like with the COVID-19 restrictions in place. 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. Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

Just The Facts On Jesus’ Resurrection

It seems like Christmas has just passed, and already we are just weeks away from celebrating Easter. I always marvel at the quick turnaround from celebrating Jesus’ birth to the somber remembrance of his death on the cross. The days from Advent to Christmas, and Lent to Easter fly by rapidly.   Is the Resurrection Important? Continue Reading

Resources To Help You Better Understand Jesus’ Resurrection.

The Monday after Easter always feels like a letdown to me.  I’d say it was similar to the day after Christmas.  But seeing as how the 26thof December is MY birthday, the closest thing I can compare it to is the day after the day after Christmas!  Holy week takes us on an emotional journey starting with Continue Reading

Minimal Facts 1-4 Explained

In my previous post, I explained what the “Minimal Facts” of the resurrection of Jesus were.  In that post, I listed 12 facts that are widely accepted by even skeptical New Testament Scholars.  Before we look at alternate theories that try and explain the resurrection, lets first examine the facts themselves.  Here are Minimal Facts 1-4 Explained. Fact Continue Reading