James Dobson Needs My Money (and an Education)

In a fundraising letter, James Dobson makes clear the social problems he sees with the country and how making ourselves right with God would set everything right. It’s irresistible to pass up the opportunity to point out just a few errors. [Read more…]

Frank Turek’s Criminally Bad C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument: Fine Tuning

Frank Turek argues that the fine tuning of the cosmological constants argues in favor of theism. Let’s take a look. [Read more…]

Frank Turek’s C.R.I.M.E.S. Argument for Theism is Criminal

Frank Turek summarized his main arguments in favor of Christianity in a recent debate. Let’s examine them one by one. (Spoiler alert: I wasn’t impressed.) [Read more…]

Epitaph

My father would have been 84 today. [Read more…]

Religion: Billions Into a Black Hole

Religion sucks up $100 billion in the U.S. every year. Where does that money go? Let’s compare the money flow to a similarly-sized company to see if we’re getting our money’s worth. [Read more…]

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

Are you interested in what the Bible says about homosexuality? First, let’s be clear about what little it actually does say. Next, be consistent. Given the Bible’s concern about the sin of lending with interest is, THAT is where the Christian’s focus should be. [Read more…]

Objective Truth: Does the Bible Speak Plainly 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…]

Can Christian Scholars be Objective?

Christian scholar Michael Licona made one small challenge to the inerrancy of scripture, and that intellectual honest cost him his job. This shows what can happen if a Christian scholar follows the facts where they lead. More importantly, it means that anything written by Christian scholars bound by their university’s statement of faith, is suspect. [Read more…]

Christianity Needs Promotion, Like Soft Drinks

Would you spend unpaid time helping a soda company increase its market share? If not, why do it for a religion? [Read more…]

Bible Interpretation Works Like the Paul-is-Dead Rumor

Have you heard of the clues in the Abbey Road album about Paul McCartney being dead? They weren’t put there by the Beatles themselves; they were invented by imaginative fans. What ideas were similarly invented (or ignored) by eager fans of the Bible? [Read more…]


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