Quick Challenge Answer: There Is No Evidence For God

Quick Challenge Answer: There Is No Evidence For God. If someone makes this claim, the first thing you need to do is establish some ground rules for your reply. What does the other person consider “evidence”?  What are they willing to accept as “evidence”?  Get clarification on this point prior to giving your argument for God.  Without this safeguard […]

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The Tent Making Christianity QCQ Podcast #338: There Is No Evidence For God

In this episode of The Tent Making Christianity QCQ Podcast, the team answers the challenge that “There is no evidence for God”. 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 distribution list. […]

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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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Quick Challenge Answer: Did Jesus Claim to be God?

If it is such an essential part of Christianity, why didn’t Jesus ever explicitly declare that he was God? It is true that Jesus never said the words “I am God,” but he might as well have. This challenge is pretty easy to resolve if you simply know your Bible.

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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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God: The Artist or the Engineer?

We tend to think of God as one of two things. Either God is the wise engineer who perfectly designs everything to be the most optimal and efficient they can be, or, God is the creative artist, less concerned about efficiency than beauty. What I observe though is that God is both, and we need to read both into all of creation to truly understand it.

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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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Quick Challenge Answer: What is Molinism?