Given that I spent much of my high school years in competitive debate, and have already written a lot on the topic of abortion, I thought I would go through the debate and give a few of the takeaways I had from it.
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 Continue Reading
This week’s quick challenge question is, Are Christians Hypocrites? In a sense, yes, we are. We promote a morality that we know we are unable to keep ourselves. But this shouldn’t surprise us. We are told right away in the Bible that men are no longer capable of keeping God’s moral laws. God demands moral perfection from us, an Continue Reading
This week’s quick challenge question was, “Atheists don’t need God to be moral. Any moral action you can do as a Christian, the atheist can do as well.” Handling this objection is a little bit different than most because it’s usually based on a misconception. One of the common arguments used by Christians for the Continue Reading
During college I took an Intercultural Communication course. The class was fairly unremarkable, but the text book gave no shortage of interesting material. One chapter in particular, written by one Professor Mary Fong, comparing Taoism and Christianity, taught me to be very careful how much stock to put in my text books when it comes Continue Reading