A “Personal Relationship” With Jesus? Let’s Test That.

“I have a personal relationship with Jesus” comes easily to the lips of many Christians. But have you ever stopped to think what this would mean in practice? Let’s explore what a “personal relationship” with Jesus would actually look like. [Read more…]

Christians as Star Trek Fans

Christians and Star Trek fans (the kind who dress up like Vulcans and Klingons) share a lot more similarities than Christians may like. [Read more…]

Sh*t Christians Say

Christians have a shaky relationship with evidence. They embrace it—in fact, say they’re the rational ones. But look at what else they say. [Read more…]

WWJD? Don’t Expect a Consistent Answer

What Would Jesus Do? Ask different Christians, and you’ll get different answers. What good is this slogan? [Read more…]

10 Questions Christians Must Answer (2 of 2)

Here are the final five questions that thoughtful Christians must answer. [Read more…]

10 Questions Christians Must Answer

Here are ten tough questions every thoughtful Christian must answer. In fact, Christians can and do answer them, poorly. But there’s a far simpler answer that makes much more sense of the data. [Read more…]

Clues that Religion is False

The crazy guy with the tinfoil hat? Today, he’s concerned about the NSA. Decades past, it was telepathic intrusion. Religion also changes with the times and technology, and that doesn’t suggest that it’s built on much truth. [Read more…]

In Which I Learn From a Mistake

Seeing our own mistakes makes it easier to sympathize when others are wrong. But how do we encourage someone to get past a big mistake, like a flawed worldview? [Read more…]

More Pointless Parables

Some New Testament parables are pretty good. They make a useful point, and they add to our moral vocabulary. Unfortunately, modern apologetic parables don’t seem to be made to the same standard. [Read more…]

Is This a Powerful New Apologetic Argument?

A Christian blogger has a new argument for Jesus. It gets points for being novel, but take a look to see if it’s convincing. [Read more…]


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