Presuppositional apologetics, also known as presuppositionalism, has become a popular way to defend the Christian faith. However, it has not been wrought without its criticisms, one of which is that it is circular. So, is presuppositional apologetics circular? The short answer is yes, but it doesn't have to be. Before we get into the specifics… Continue reading Is Presuppositional Apologetics Circular?
The essentials of Christianity can all be summed up in what is called the Gospel: the good news of Jesus Christ. That's pretty much what it comes down to. Heck, we could even boil it down further and say simply, Christ, and we'd still be correct. Although it's simple, it's utterly profound, and we'll see… Continue reading What Are the Essentials of Christianity?
Whether you're a Christian or not, it's important you know the real facts about Christianity. In this post, I share a few of those facts, and give you an idea of what I think to be the best explanation of those facts. Let's dig in. Jesus ExistedFirst of all, it needs to be said that… Continue reading Real Facts About Christianity
Is sex important for Christians? Well, since God invented it, I'd say it's pretty important . . . God Created Sex “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them. God blessed them and said to them, “Be fruitful and increase in… Continue reading Importance of Sex in Christian Marriage
Some people think that Christianity is deterministic. That is to say, that Christians don't actually have free will. Most Christians disagree with this, although some think it's true. I, however, think both groups of people have equally fallacious reasons for concluding that Christianity is deterministic. When free will deniers argue that Christianity is deterministic, it… Continue reading Is Christianity Deterministic?
Many Christians seem to think that the church today is under some sort of obligation to tithe, but where did that understanding come from? When you read the New Testament, tithing isn't really mentioned, much less prescribed, but let's explore this issue a little further. What Is a Tithe?A tithe is simply "one tenth" of… Continue reading What Does the Bible Say About Tithing in the New Testament?
So, you heard Adam and Eve were vegetarians, huh? Well, if you're looking for a biblical approach to diet and weight loss, I certainly wouldn't recommend vegetarian. Here's why . . . Adam and Eve "The Lord God took the man and put him in the Garden of Eden to work it and take care… Continue reading Biblical Approach to Weight Loss – Just Eat Meat!
I remember talking to a co-worker one day who told me that he didn't drink alcohol because he was a Christian . . . But that got me thinking, "Is drinking alcohol a sin in Christianity? . . . But didn't Jesus drink alcohol?" It turns out that drinking alcohol is not a sin, and… Continue reading Is Drinking Alcohol a Sin in Christianity?
Why would God allow natural disasters? Whether you're a Christian or not, I think we've all wondered about this question . . . at least once in our lives. Unfortunately, some have concluded that an all-loving and all-powerful God would not allow such things to happen, and therefore cannot exist. But is this conclusion reasonable?… Continue reading Why Would God Allow Natural Disasters?
The book of Revelation is perhaps the most difficult book in the Bible to understand, and for good reason, I think: it's apocalyptic literature! This type of literature commonly uses symbolism, imagery, and metaphors to convey absolute truths, making it difficult to understand sometimes. This has led to much confusion, resulting in many different interpretations.… Continue reading The Beast in Revelation – 666 Revealed!