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Word of the Day: Hoare’s Dictum

A computer science pioneer makes a point about simplicity in software that also applies to apologetics arguments: some arguments succeed because they’re plainly correct, but others succeed only because they’re confusing. [Read more...]

End of the World (Again)

I’ve enjoyed it, but this is the last day for this blog. That’s because this is the last day for everything. Yes, today is another in a long list of dates for the end of the world. But remember: celebrate sensibly! (Because tomorrow just might come after all …) [Read more...]

How Religious are Americans? Not as Much as You Think.

Americans are famously religious when compared to other countries in the West. But new studies have peeked behind the curtain to determine how religious Americans really are. It turns out that they’re not as religious as we thought, and that raises a new question. [Read more...]

Contradictions in the Resurrection Account

How many days did Jesus teach after his resurrection? Was it 40 days as Acts says or less than one as Luke says? Matthew writes about an earthquake that opened graves and sent reanimated corpses walking around Jerusalem. Why didn’t the other gospels write about this remarkable event? These and many more contradictions make us wonder if the gospel account is history or merely legend. [Read more...]

Atheist Toast

Even squinting, you can’t see anything special in this toast. [Read more...]

Televangelists Prove Prayer Is Useless

Televangelist TV is one long infomercial that always ends with a direct appeal in two parts: (1) please pray for us and (2) please send lots of cash. But why bother with the request for money? Who cares about donations when you can get help from the creator of the universe? [Read more...]

Lee Strobel’s Fragile Argument

Lee Strobel imagines that he takes a tough journalistic attitude to the Christian message and that evidence shows it to be correct. But a little investigation shows that his case is flimsy. [Read more...]

Stephen Hawking Speaks

Stephen Hawking inspired an excellent and approachable video that explains the Big Bang and why Science has no need for a Creator. [Read more...]

Escape from the Creation Conference (2 of 2)

I attended a local Creationism conference and made it out to tell the tale (part 2 of 2). [Read more...]

Faith Shows the Emperor has No Clothes

Defending an invisible God and celebrating faith is exactly what Christians would do if their religion were manmade. Faith is always the last resort. If there were convincing evidence, Christians would be celebrating that, not faith. [Read more...]


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