And God is Not Good, Either

Christopher Hitchens

The world lost an eloquent voice with the untimely death of Christopher Hitchens. Inspired by his book “God is Not Great,” I’d like to continue with that thought: “And God is not good, either.” Let’s take a look at the slavery, genocide, and general barbarity the all-loving Creator of the universe apparently approves of. [Read more...]

How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? (A Response to Geisler and Turek, Part 2)

Sombrero Galaxy (from Hubble space telescope)

We move on to cosmological arguments in Geisler and Turek’s book “I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist.” Let’s see how they hold up. [Read more...]

How Much Faith to Be an Atheist? (A Response to Geisler and Turek)

One definition of faith

Geisler and Turek’s apologetics book, I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist, needs a response. Or a slap down. [Read more...]

Proposal For a Christian Rumspringa

Amish buggy

Conservative Christians are very confident in the truth of their supernatural beliefs. Fair enough—let’s put that to a test. Let’s encourage Christian youth to explore other worldviews. We even have a precedent to follow. [Read more...]

Video: Are the Gospels Eyewitness Accounts?


They tell us that the gospels were written by eyewitnesses, or at least that they are eyewitness testimony. But how do we know that? This video response shows that the evidence is pretty flimsy. [Read more...]

C. S. Lewis Gets it Wrong: Liar, Lunatic, Lord … or Legend?

Unicorn tapestry

C.S. Lewis is rightly famous for his impact on Christian apologetics. With this argument, however, he misses the elephant in the room. [Read more...]

How Could God Have Screwed Up Morality?

Ever consider how keyboards are put together?

Christians tell us that morality exists because God made it, but it doesn’t look that way. If humans can design things that are pretty much foolproof, why couldn’t God? [Read more...]

Josephus: Important Evidence for Jesus?

Josephus: “Antiquities of the Jews” (Latin manuscript from Poland, 1466)

Josephus was a Jewish historian whose first-century writings mention Jesus. Christian apologists eagerly point to two references in particular as extra-biblical evidence of the miraculous works of Jesus. We’ll investigate both to see if they hold up. [Read more...]

13 Reasons to Reject the Christian Naysayer Hypothesis (2 of 2)


Conclusion to why the popular Naysayer Hypothesis is useless. [Read more...]

13 Reasons to Reject the Christian Naysayer Hypothesis


We’re told that the gospel story must be true because, if it weren’t, eyewitnesses at the time would correct it. It doesn’t work that way. Here are 13 reasons why this naysayer hypothesis is nonsense. [Read more...]