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May 07, 2012
What do Churches Have to Hide?
U.S. nonprofit organizations are required to disclose their financial information to the public. It’s a...
May 03, 2012
National Day of Actually DOING Something
Prayer is easy. Doing something is hard. Let’s be adults and realize that prayer does...
April 30, 2012
More Pointless Parables
Some of the New Testament parables are pretty good. They make a useful point, and...
April 24, 2012
The Bible’s Dark Ages
What happened during the Bible’s Dark Ages, the period from the original documents to our...
April 19, 2012
What Did the Original Books of the Bible Say? (Part 2)
What do we do with the contradictory passages in our thousands of copies of New...
April 17, 2012
What Did the Original Books of the Bible Say?
Take a trip back in time to see the hurdles we have in seeing the...
April 15, 2012
Jesus: Just One More Dying and Rising Savior
Mythology has many precedents to the story of the resurrection of Jesus. Let’s look at...
April 11, 2012
Is Christian Heaven More Real than any Other?
You’re comfortable with the concepts you’ve grown up with, but that doesn’t mean that there’s...
April 09, 2012
Contradictions in the Resurrection Account
How many days did Jesus teach after his resurrection? Was it 40 days as Acts...
April 08, 2012
Women at the Tomb? Weak Evidence for the Resurrection.
Apologists love to bring up the women at the tomb. Women weren’t reliable witnesses in...
April 06, 2012
10 Reasons the Crucifixion Story Makes No Sense
The story of the crucifixion of Jesus? Not that big a deal. Here are 10...
April 04, 2012
Shroud of Turin: An Easter Miracle?
What are we to make of the Shroud of Turin? Is it a miracle or...
March 26, 2012
Homosexuality in Nature
Is homosexuality in humans an aberration? Just another deviation from nature? No, humans have a...
March 23, 2012
Marriage—Designed for Procreation?
Marriage, many Christians want us to believe, is for procreation. Nope—not companionship, not love, not...
March 17, 2012
Humor: Religion in Other Species
Religion in other species? What would that look like?
March 16, 2012
What Does the New Testament Say about Homosexuality?
Several passages from the New Testament are often cited to condemn homosexuality, but these sources...
March 14, 2012
I’m Off to the Reason Rally
The Reason Rally is expected to be the world’s largest secular gathering … and I’ll...
March 12, 2012
Does the Old Testament Condemn Homosexuality? (2 of 2)
This post concludes our look at homosexuality in the Old Testament with some passages from...
March 09, 2012
Does the Old Testament Condemn Homosexuality?
This is the first of two posts about homosexuality in the Old Testament and focuses...
March 05, 2012
Biblical Marriage: Not a Pretty Picture
Do the Bible and the Church make a clear and unambiguous declaration that marriage is...
March 02, 2012
Homosexuality v. Christianity
Christians like to argue that same-sex marriage requires a change in the definition of marriage....
February 29, 2012
“This is Guaranteed to Convert You!”
Imagine the claim, “I hold in my hand a pamphlet that will undercut your worldview!”...
February 27, 2012
Christianity Can’t be Deduced from Nature
Imagine a post-apocalyptic world with no evidence of Christianity. Could it be recreated?
February 24, 2012
Don’t Like Abortion? Then Support Sex Education
An excellent infographic makes clear the problems caused by poor sex education.
February 22, 2012
It’s Funny Until Someone Gets Hurt, then it’s Hilarious
There is a bit of malicious joy in sitting at the sidelines watching the nutty...
February 20, 2012
16 Arguments Against Abortion, Addendum
What do Christians say to these arguments? Here are yet more responses to the pro-choice...
February 18, 2012
Word of the Day: Haggard’s Law
Rev. Ted Haggard preached loudly against homosexuality but was discovered to be gay himself. This...
February 17, 2012
Prayer Doesn’t Work as Advertised
Here’s an excerpt from my book where two characters discuss prayer and whether it is...
February 15, 2012
F**kin’ Magnets—How do They Work?
This popular meme from 2010 comes from a song that celebrates wonder at the universe...
February 13, 2012
Ray Comfort’s Anti-Abortion Video “180”
Ray Comfort’s “180” documentary spends surprisingly little time arguing against abortion, and no time making...
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