OK, Smart Guy—YOU Tell Us What Happened

Is the gospel story true? That’s far too big a claim with far too little evidence to support it. But instead of attacking the Christian claims, I’ll be in the host seat this time and will propose a hypothesis to explain the facts. [Read more…]

Correcting Misinformation While Minimizing the Backfire Effect

The Backfire Effect causes someone to double down on their position when attacked. Here are ways to correct the misinformation without triggering the Backfire Effect. [Read more…]

The Backfire Effect: When Accurate Information Is a Miscalculation

When someone has a false belief, what do you do? You try to correct it, right? Be careful—your efforts may backfire. [Read more…]

The Evolving Jesus Story

The gospel story grew with time, and the New Testament books themselves record this evolution. [Read more…]

Responding to “10 Myths About God” (3 of 3)

Let’s wrap up our critique of a Christian series of videos that reject ten myths about God. [Read more…]

“Does God Exist?” Debate: Rand Wagner vs. Bob Seidensticker

Here’s the video of my recent debate on the question, “Does God exist?” [Read more…]

The Perfect Gift for the Christian or Atheist on Your List

If I might be so bold, I’d like to suggest my own books as gifts this year. [Read more…]

’Tis the Season!

It’s Christmas time! Here are a few Christmas-themed posts from the vault. [Read more…]

Responding to “10 Myths About God” (2 of 3)

Let’s continue our critique of a Christian series of videos that reject ten myths about God. It’s surprising that educated Christians get so much wrong. [Read more…]

Responding to “10 Myths About God”

A Christian ministry has made a series of short videos that reject ten myths about God. In some places, they make good points. In others … not so much. [Read more…]

The Curious Tale of the Angel of Mons

The stories of William Tell, King Arthur, and Robin Hood might have legendary elements. These stories happened long ago, so it’s hard to tell. But don’t think that the supernatural can’t corrupt modern history as well. [Read more…]

8 Reasons to Reject C. S. Lewis’s Argument from Desire

The Argument from Desire is easy to understand and has an intuitive feel. Let’s look at it skeptically to see if it holds up. [Read more…]


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