You have to have faith, or so I’m told. People who don’t have faith are somehow deficient, missing out on all that life has to offer, and maybe even morally suspect. Why is that? What’s so great about faith? What do you get from being faithful that you don’t get from being skeptical? There are …
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Sep 01 2013
Jul 25 2013
A random thought while driving home: The trouble about worshipping an invisible God is that if He gets fed up with you and just leaves, you don’t have any way of noticing that He’s missing.
May 07 2013
Took me longer to finish this than I had hoped, but here it is: Life After Jesus: Superstition from Deacon Duncan on Vimeo.
Feb 17 2013
For this week’s installment of Pastor Feinstein’s presuppositional apologetics, I actually find a point the Pastor got right. Only one, though—the rest of the time his reasoning is more like a man trying to do battle using a sword with no hilt.
Jan 24 2013
Just a quick note about the billboard contest I announced at the beginning of the month. Only two people submitted any actual artwork, and one of those was ineligible due to licensing issues, so I’ve decided to cancel the contest. Some of you might enjoy browsing the entries submitted by Sam D., though, so I’ve …
Nov 25 2012
Over at Evangelical Realism we’re starting our analysis of Pastor Stephen Feinstein’s second post in his debate with Russell Glasser on the subject of presuppositional apologetics, and this week’s topics deal largely with the subject of the intelligibility of the universe, and the prerequisites for that intelligibility. Thanks again to Russell for setting up this …
Apr 22 2012
This week at Evangelical Realism I give away the plot behind William Lane Craig’s argument for Christian exclusivism, and begin to look at the argument he uses to try and explain why an all-powerful God has no power to save most of His own children from Hell. Craig packs so much fail into such a …
Feb 23 2012
Now here’s an interesting quote. [Presidential candidate Rick] Santorum told the audience that “what’s taught in our school system as a result of liberal academia, is evolution is an incontrovertible fact. There is no suspicion of it. It is decided science that cannot be questioned. There cannot be any doubts about it. If you have …
Dec 15 2011
Back in my evangelical Christian days, I took an interest in what my fellow believers and I called “the cults”—chiefly Mormonism, Christian Science, the Jehovah’s Witnesses, Hare Krishnas, Moonies, and so on. My favorite radio show was “The Bible Answer Man,” with Walter Martin, and I devoured his book, The Kingdom of the Cults. But …
Oct 21 2011
What, it’s the end of the world already? I was so busy I didn’t even notice.