February 17, 2012

Here’s an excerpt from my book where two characters discuss prayer and whether it is effective. Read more

February 15, 2012

This popular meme from 2010 comes from a song that celebrates wonder at the universe but also celebrates ignorance. Christians sometimes wallow in a similar ignorance when it suits them. Magnets are pretty well understood, as is much of the rest of reality, thanks to science. Read more

February 13, 2012

Ray Comfort’s “180” documentary spends surprisingly little time arguing against abortion, and no time making coherent, intellectual arguments against abortion. What it does talk about is predictable. Read more

February 11, 2012

In honor of Charles Darwin’s birthday on February 12, let’s look at some concepts that tie together religion and evolution. Read more

February 10, 2012

Many Christians like to point to the word “Creator” in the Declaration, but that word doesn’t mean what they think it does. In fact, the Declaration of Independence makes quite clear where the government’s power comes from, and it’s not God. Read more

February 7, 2012

Tim Tebow and 316—his 316 yards pass completion in his come-from-behind victory over the Steelers clearly points to John 3:16. Let’s apply that same logic to Eli Manning’s 296 yard Super Bowl win on Sunday. Read more

February 6, 2012

Muslim traditional clothing requirements for women are often in the news. Let’s get the names straight for the different elements of clothing and look at some of their consequences. Read more

February 4, 2012

Why would I want to improve the stance of the pro-life position? Because there’s actually a lot of common ground, and we’re missing the chance to work together. Read more

February 2, 2012

Do Christians really care about the poor? Millions do, of course. But prosperity-gospel preachers and many conservative politicians seem to have lost touch with this constituency. TV host Stephen Colbert has a stinging response. Read more

February 1, 2012

Groundhog Day (February 2) is a day when we can celebrate some old wives’ tale about groundhogs seeing their shadow, but few people know about the religious foundation of this day. Read more

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