When My Rules Trump Yours

I’ve had a little experience with nonprofits that fund projects in the developing world. Here are a couple of the culture clashes we’ve had and how they parallel clashes between the Christian church and reality. [Read more…]

Proposal For a Christian Rumspringa

Conservative Christians are very confident in the truth of their supernatural beliefs. Fair enough—let’s put that to a test. Let’s encourage Christian youth to explore other worldviews. We even have a precedent to follow. [Read more…]

Video: Are the Gospels Eyewitness Accounts?

They tell us that the gospels were written by eyewitnesses, or at least that they are eyewitness testimony. But how do we know that? This video response shows that the evidence is pretty flimsy. [Read more…]

A Call for Civil Disobedience: Remove the “God”

It’s a rare good cause that encourages civil disobedience. If you object to “In God We Trust” on U.S. currency, do something about it. [Read more…]

12 Reasons Why Jesus Is a Legend (3 of 3)

Is the Jesus story a legend? Christians don’t think so. Here are some reasons they give for rejecting the legend hypothesis, with rebuttals (part 3). [Read more…]

12 Reasons Why Jesus Is a Legend (2 of 3)

Is the Jesus story a legend? Christians don’t think so. Here are some reasons they give for rejecting the legend hypothesis, with rebuttals (part 2). [Read more…]

12 Reasons Why Jesus Is a Legend

Is the Jesus story a legend? C. S. Lewis didn’t think so. Here are some reasons Christians give for rejecting the legend hypothesis, with rebuttals. [Read more…]

C. S. Lewis Gets it Wrong: Liar, Lunatic, Lord … or Legend?

C.S. Lewis is rightly famous for his impact on Christian apologetics. With this argument, however, he misses the elephant in the room. [Read more…]

Street Preacher Cage Match, Part 2

Here’s the other side of the banner I’ve taken out in public in response to street preachers [Read more…]

Street Preacher Cage Match

After reaching my limit with sign-carrying street preachers, I decided to get into the fight myself. [Read more…]

10 Tips for Dealing with Creationists

Creationists say the craziest things. Let’s look at some of the higher-level errors they make. Consider this a dose of Creationist vaccine. [Read more…]

Gospels vs. the Perfect Miracle Claim

We can argue back and forth for hours about the quality of the evidence in the gospels, but let’s make this easier. Just invent the perfect miracle claim. If it’s not compelling, why image that the gospels are? [Read more…]