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Biblical Marriage: Not a Pretty Picture

Do the Bible and the Church make a clear and unambiguous declaration that marriage is between a man and a woman? Nope. Let’s celebrate marriage, but let’s not delude ourselves about how recent our view of marriage is. [Read more...]

Word of the Day: Confirmation Bias

We all do it—we sift through the deluge of data that surrounds us and pick a tiny subset to pay attention to. The mind is tuned to select evidence that confirms our preconceptions, and this is confirmation bias. [Read more...]

Homosexuality v. Christianity

Christians like to argue that same-sex marriage requires a change in the definition of marriage. True, but it’s not like this definition has been constant. [Read more...]

“This is Guaranteed to Convert You!”

Imagine the claim, “I hold in my hand a pamphlet that will undercut your worldview!” How would a Christian and an atheist respond to this? The same way? Or would they respond differently? How would you respond? [Read more...]

Christianity Can’t be Deduced from Nature

Imagine a post-apocalyptic world with no evidence of Christianity. Could it be recreated? [Read more...]

Word of the Day: Theory and Law

Saying “Evolution is just a theory” is like saying “He only won the Nobel Peace Prize.” In science, a theory is as good as it gets. Evolution deniers in particular often get this wrong. Let’s review “theory,” “law,” and similar components of scientific conclusions to make sure they’re used correctly. [Read more...]

Don’t Like Abortion? Then Support Sex Education

An excellent infographic makes clear the problems caused by poor sex education. [Read more...]

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 Christian extremists make their nutty anti-science statements. Turns out that there’s a lot more harm to the Christian community than simply making fools of themselves. [Read more...]

1906 San Francisco Earthquake and Fire

The San Francisco earthquake was predicted by the Azusa Street church in Los Angeles. This remarkable event is true story that inspired my book, Cross Examined. [Read more...]

16 Arguments Against Abortion, Addendum

What do Christians say to these arguments? Here are yet more responses to the pro-choice position, with my rebuttals. [Read more...]


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