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…]

MS-DOS and Objective Truth

IBM-compatible MS-DOS PCs used to start up displaying a C-prompt (the “C:>” with a blinking cursor). We don’t conclude anything transcendent from this. Similarly, most humans have an innate sense of morality, but we can’t conclude anything transcendent from this either. [Read more…]

Innovative Responses to the Fine-Tuning Argument

Here are four rebuttals to the fine-tuning argument that don’t get enough attention. [Read more…]