Content warning: This post contains a photograph from a Westboro Baptist protest which is used as an example of what not to do. It contains language which is offensive. Over a decade ago, while I yet called myself a Christian, I was onto something good: a realization that homophobic protests and otherwise aggressive "evangelism" were … Continue reading Missing the Point
Christianity is fascinating. The stories of the Bible, the miracles and teachings described throughout? It's endlessly curious, with more nuance than it is often given credit for, particularly among my fellow unbelievers. Far too often, unbelievers pick up on caricatures of Christianity -- shallow exaggerations or distortions that can be easily mocked in textbook examples … Continue reading A Tale of Two Worldviews
In responding to a user's search, I look to the Bible to determine whether God will ever give us more than we can handle.
Sometime in the past year or two, I was added to a Facebook group called The Black Sheep. I didn't think much of it, nor have I interacted much therein because I prefer interacting more in the public realm than within groups online for some reason. It seemed a peaceful place, though, and the conversations … Continue reading Wheaton’s Law
Working with the public, I see a lot of stupid shirts. Shirts with declarations of apathy and demotivation. Shirts with religious messages that completely butcher the message of the religion used. Shirts with profanity for profanity's sake. Nonsensical pink t-shirts on men that say, "Don't laugh; it's your girlfriend's shirt," as if that actually makes any … Continue reading God Chose the Strongest Women
I once wanted to become a preacher. I believed so fervently in the Bible that the thought couldn't escape me that the more I learned about it, the more I should share what I learn with others. It felt only natural. (Or supernatural, as it were.) My church gave me a few opportunities to preach, … Continue reading Christianity Needs a Preacher
Ken Ham describes what he considers to be attacks against Christianity, but are they really? What's really going on here?
Introducing a series of posts in which Ken Ham's book The Lie: Evolution will be examined critically.
The Bible tells of a simple, repeatable experiment designed to show whether God exists, but can it prove atheists exist instead?
It's often said that you cannot prove that God doesn't exist or that it takes faith to know he does exist. Would you believe both o these are lies? The Bible actually describes a repeatable test designed to show that God is real, and it's a test that can be done by just about anyone.