Three times in the las week I’ve heard or read comments about how “Christmas is the day we celebrate the birth of a man whom really (or probably, when they were feeling charitable) didn’t even exist”. I’ve covered in previous posts the historical evidence that has lead all but a very, very, very few credible […]
Materialism is the world view that nothing exists other than what is contained in the material or physical universe. This can be quickly refuted by the following: Logic is immaterial. Logic exists, as evidenced by this logical argument. Therefore, The belief that the immaterial does not exist is false.
I lost count decades ago on how many times I’ve heard variations of the “I can’t believe in Christianity because most Christians are a bunch of hypocrites” argument against Christianity… and it still mystifies me how many people view it not as an emotinal objection, but a logically valid argument! As an observation, “Many (perhaps most) self-described Christians […]
I was rather surprised that the question of who is authorized to perform baptism came up twice in a matter of a few days recently. It is a question that I’ve never been asked before! So, briefly, here’s my answer. Although many denominations restrict ‘baptizers’ to clergy, in Scripture that isn’t the case. Baptisms are […]
Quick thoughts are not full apologetics. They are short questions or statements designed to get you to think about the subject, and hopefully do a bit of research on your own. Today’s quick thought was precipitated by an off-hand remark that I heard on a podcast yesterday. The speaker said that there were many Suras […]
It’s that time of year again, when the ‘Easter is a pagan holiday and Christians shouldn’t celebrate it’ crowd goes all out to convince everyone that they are somehow going to be completely out of God’s favor if they dare to call the holiday Easter instead of Ressurection Day. Poppycock and balderdash. Here’s a good […]