Christianity Can Rot Your Brain

Religious violence

God commands a lot of genocide in the Bible. Apparently feeling compelled to justify the savagery of his favorite deity, apologist William Lane Craig actually argues that the slaughter was justified and righteous. [Read more...]

Magician Uri Geller Teaches Much About Bible Miracles

Spoon bending—paranormal gift or parlor trick?

Those who make paranormal claims have a lot to teach us about the Bible and its supernatural claims. The apologetics from both camps are surprisingly similar. [Read more...]

William Lane Craig Doesn’t Believe in Objective Moral Values

Guest post by avalon

William Lane Craig has linked the existence of God to the existence of objective moral values. He’s also given us a definition for those values, but is that definition objectively true? Let’s put it to the test … [Read more...]

A Powerful Defense of Reason … or Maybe Not

I received a letter

Some Christians argue both sides of the reason issue. Is it God’s greatest gift or is it the devil’s whore as Martin Luther argued? Here is the thinking from an experience pastor. [Read more...]

Post #333!


Wow—that’s a lot of posts! Let’s pause for a moment and take stock of what we’ve all accomplished. [Read more...]

Why We Disagree on Moral Issues

Boy who lost hand in Darfur

Back and forth we go, arguing about who’s right on moral issues. I know of no easy solution to that problem, but I can offer insights into WHY liberals and conservatives differ. The key is seeing the individual components of morality. [Read more...]

Predictions for the End of the World

End of the world predictions

How common are end-times predictions? Perhaps more common than you think. “The end is nigh!” is a prediction with much backpedaling. [Read more...]

A Defense of Boy Scouts

Eagle Scout medal

Boy Scouts of America has gotten a lot of pushback against its new policy to allow gay Scouts. Let’s critique one of those attacks. The Boy Scouts’ own principles undermine it. [Read more...]

Response to Attack on My Naysayer Argument

The Sistene Chapel image without God looks better

I got a response to my argument against the naysayer hypothesis. Let’s take a look to see if it holds up. [Read more...]

Happy Anniversary of the World Not Ending

The end is (was) nigh!

You may not realize how lucky you are to be reading this. The world was supposed to have ended two days ago … but I guess it didn’t. Again. (And do you know what today is the anniversary of?) [Read more...]