Insights into Bible Miracles from Magician Uri Geller

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…]

How Reliable Is a Bridge Built on Faith?

Faith (belief led by the heart rather than the mind) can be comforting, but is it a reliable guide to the truth? [Read more…]

My Post on Faith Appears on Patheos Public Square

Patheos hosts conversations every month on a broad range of topics, and I was pleased to have been asked to submit something for this month’s topic, “Is Faith Rational, Irrational, or Arational?” [Read more…]

Faith, the Other F-Word

What does “faith” mean? Is it, like this sign says, a belief that ignores facts? And are there better definitions? [Read more…]

William Lane Craig Doesn’t Believe in Objective Moral Values

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…]

Is This Letter a Powerful Defense of Reason? Or Christian Hypocrisy?

Some Christians argue both sides of the reason issue. Is reason God’s greatest gift … or (as Martin Luther argued) is it Satan’s tool to deceive us? Here is the thinking from an experience pastor. [Read more…]

Counterintuitive Puzzles that Should Be Easy

Our brains are surprisingly imperfect, and a certain category of puzzles highlights that imperfection. They’re quick and easy—or so they seem. See how you do. [Read more…]

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Fat Chance: Why Pigs Will Fly Before Ray Comfort Writes an Honest Critique of Atheists (4 of 4)

A critique of Ray Comfort’s new Christian apologetics book, concluded. Here is a collection of some of Ray’s claims that are too crazy to let pass without a rebuttal. [Read more…]

Why We Disagree on Moral Issues

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…]

Bring Back Our Motto! (Speech at Rally in Olympia, WA)

Take a look at our national motto, “In God We Trust.” Not only does it disenfranchise non-Christians, it steps on the Constitution. When pressed, Christian supporters admit the problem. We must return to E Pluribus Unum. [Read more…]