The New Psychology of Atheism

Andy Tix, from “Psychology Today” writes on the non-intellectual factors that are taken into consideration by non-religious people. It is often said by atheists that Christians just believe for emotional/psychological reasons. What we are finding out is that no matter what you believe, there are strong psychological forces at play. However, none of this tellsContinue reading “The New Psychology of Atheism”

How to Shield Your Kids from Toxic Internet Atheism

There’s a lot of trash on the internet. My critics are thinking, “Like your website.” Touché. Imagine being a young Christian that hasn’t had their faith challenged and you stumble across an internet atheist article where the author is condescending and mocking. “Religious people are idiots and deserve to be mocked.” This was the anthemContinue reading “How to Shield Your Kids from Toxic Internet Atheism”

5 Tips for Talking with Skeptics

Talking with someone who is objecting to your Christian beliefs can be intimidating. We fear that we won’t be able to adequately answer the person’s objections and will look like a fool. The intimidation and fear that a Christian feels is not unique. It is not as if Christians alone feel this way. Anyone whoseContinue reading “5 Tips for Talking with Skeptics”

The Gospel of ‘Meh’: The Danger of Apatheism

Erik Manning describes how a large number of people are apathetic to the question of God, or religion. They just don’t care. In my own experience, I believe this is true. How do we motivate people that simply don’t care? The Gospel of ‘Meh’: Why apatheism is more dangerous to the Christian faith than atheismContinue reading “The Gospel of ‘Meh’: The Danger of Apatheism”

Bart Ehrman and the Scapegoat of Intellectual Objections

Last week I interviewed Austin Gentry for the Help Me Believe Podcast about his new book “10 Things Every Christian Should Know for College.” We discussed many relevant and important topics, but one stood out to me. Austin tells the story of how he went to UNC Chapel Hill where famous New Testament critic, Bart Ehrman,Continue reading “Bart Ehrman and the Scapegoat of Intellectual Objections”

“5 Reasons I Admire Atheists” by a Christian

In the process of engaging skeptics with the evidence for Christian theism, I have met, spoken with, and learned from many wonderful people with whom I disagree with in a fundamental way. The political atmosphere of the United States has created such a divided and polarized country, one wonders if there is any room forContinue reading ““5 Reasons I Admire Atheists” by a Christian”

Ep 13 Barnabas Piper: Help My Unbelief – Why Doubt is Not the Enemy of Faith

Barnabas Piper joins the show today answering questions about his book, “Help My Unbelief: Why Doubt is Not the Enemy of Faith”. We discussed the nature of faith, doubt, works, and how all of these things play out in the life of the believer. To watch the bonus section, where I ask Barnabas annoying questionsContinue reading “Ep 13 Barnabas Piper: Help My Unbelief – Why Doubt is Not the Enemy of Faith”

One Game-Changing Tip for Responding to Skeptics

Timothy Fox explains a tactical approach to responding to skeptics’ objections. Why go on the defense when you can go on the offense? “One Game-Changing Tip for Responding to Skeptics” – Timothy Fox Support Help Me Believe

The God Who Answers Skeptics

I am scheduled to preach a sermon at the end of July and I have been studying Exodus chapters three and four in preparation. I love the story of Exodus and often turn there when asked to preach. In chapter three, we see our protagonist, Moses, admit some of his own flaws and express hisContinue reading “The God Who Answers Skeptics”