Keeping It Simple: Whatever Happened to the Churches?
The earliest Christians met in beautiful simplicity, filled with love and charity. What happened?
The James Webb Space Telescope Images and the Mocking of Christians by Atheists
The James Webb Space Telescope's first images were certainly awe-inspiring, but some people have taken them as an opportunity to mock those with a different worldview from them. Let's put a stop to that behavior.
Missing the Point
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 […]
A Tale of Two Worldviews
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 […]
Bible Verse that Says God Will Never Give Us More Than We Can Handle
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.
Christianity Needs a Preacher
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, and […]
There and Back Again
I was once a fervent Christian til a moral crisis robbed me of my faith; years have passed, but I realize now that in my unbelief, God was always faithful, waiting patiently for me to return.
KJV 1611 vs. KJV 1769: The KJV-onlyist’s Looming Dilemma
“The only changes made since the 1611 translation of the KJV until now have been changes of spelling or printing only.” I’ve heard this often, usually from well-meaning people who wish to defend the King James Version’s pedigree as a “perfect” translation of the Bible. That statement, however, is incorrect; it is unfit for repetition by […]