Playing 40 questions

When it comes to hobby horse subjects, we really don’t want answers to our objections; we want acquiescence.

Saturday, July 4th, 2015

Thoughts on the science/religion rift

The deeper cause for the rift is trying to use either science or religion as a skeleton key to unlock the answers to both practical and more existential questions.

Monday, December 3rd, 2012

A video chat with “Hellbound?” director Kevin Miller

This week on the [ad hoc] Christianity Podcast we were privileged to chat with filmmaker Kevin Miller about his movie “Hellbound?”, which questions eternal hell.

Friday, October 5th, 2012

The sin of mere belief

Faith is not belief, but a commitment to a belief (at least in its dullest form: for the Christian it should be a commitment to the Truth himself). Reason is for believing; faith is for living.

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Kids draw the Darwinest things

My four-year-old was given a worksheet in Sunday School posing the first question in the Westminster Shorter Catechism for Children. She colored it…creatively. There could be some sticky questions!

Sunday, August 19th, 2012

Jesus the Tanakh-thumper?

Would Jesus agree that the Bible should be our “infallible rule of faith and practice”?

Wednesday, August 15th, 2012

The Bible’s “Word of God” isn’t the Protestant’s “Word of God”

We’ve got to be careful when selecting the verses we’re going to allow as prooftexts that Jesus thought of the Bible (or the part of it that was available at the time) as “the Word of God” in the popular Protestant understanding of that term. One passage frequently brought up to demonstrate Jesus’ biblicism is […]

Tuesday, August 7th, 2012