Atheist Monument Critique: Founding Father Freethinkers

A Christian contrarian is unhappy with a new atheist monument on public property. See how well his attack stands up to quotes from three founding fathers: Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin. [Read more…]

Church/State Separation—Where Is the Line?

What is the attraction of putting Christian propaganda on public property? in response to a six-ton Ten Commandments on government property, an atheist group put up its own monument. Who could be surprised when some Christians weren’t pleased? [Read more…]

Explanation for Objective Morality? Another Fail.

In my never-ending quest to find a reasonable defense for the Christian claim of objective morality, I consider the argument of another apologist. [Read more…]

Election 2016: One Small Christian Conclusion Has Sweeping Political Consequences

Pro-life Christians, think about the consequences of your conclusions. One small idea, which sounds noble by itself, leads millions down a questionable political path. [Read more…]

Jack Chick Has Gone to Glory (and Good Riddance)

Jack Chick, the twisted mastermind behind hundreds of millions of Chick tracts, has gone to his maker. Let’s explore one of his tracts to see how well it matches with reality. [Read more…]

Who Cares What the Bible Says About Gays? Look What It Says About Banks!

Do you follow what the Bible says about homosexuality? Be consistent. Given the Bible’s concern about the sin of lending with interest, THAT is where the Christian’s focus should be. [Read more…]

Does the Bible Reveal Objective Truth About Homosexuality?

I’m a bit surprised that I wind up agreeing with apologist Greg Koukl on a matter of biblical interpretation. Nevertheless, that doesn’t put his argument against homosexuality in a very good light. [Read more…]

Why a Single Human Cell is Not a Baby

Many pro-life advocates say that it’s a “baby” or “person” from newborn all the way back in time to the single cell that it started as nine months earlier. A simple illustration shows the flaw in the argument. [Read more…]

Religion in Public Schools: What Does the First Amendment Allow?

What do you do when faced with a law that seems to be ignorant of the First Amendment? Here is a brief primer on how religious freedom applies in public schools. [Read more…]

Bible Reading in Schools: Still Illegal After Half a Century

Bible reading in public schools was declared illegal 50 years ago, but we can’t rest on our laurels. Consider just one ongoing attack, a new Mississippi law that permits religious speech in schools. [Read more…]