Tag: Christianity

Why did God do it?

If I was God, I’m just not sure I would have created humans, with all the pain and suffering that can lead to.

Where do you go when the argument’s over?

The very public argument between the “new atheists” and religion was big news a decade or two ago, but it seems to have faded away. So what has happened to the players on the two sides, and what has happened to the arguments? Are we any closer to the truth? A long look back In […]

Believing in Jesus through faith and doubt

In almost 60 years as a believer, I have had times of faith and times of doubt. So why do I keep on believing in Jesus and trying to follow his teachings?

Can we judge christianity by the harm or good it has done?

Can we judge a belief by how much it benefits or hurts the human race? If so, how does christianity measure up?

A new reality

Everyone likes a story with a happy ending. Here are brief accounts of 8 people who converted from atheism to christianity, and their life ended up better.

Why don’t I disbelieve in God?

How do I balance 12 reasons to believe in God and 6 reasons to disbelieve? I think the theistic arguments are stronger and more fundamental. There are good reasons to believe!

Can God become a baby?

Christmas is about a baby. A baby who was somehow also God. But can that idea make sense? How can we understand it?

Christians and conspiracy theories

These are fertile days for conspiracy theories. Who believes them and why? Are christians more prone to believe them?

Don’t blame Jesus for the wrongs of the church!

Christians are supposed to be following Jesus, but do their lives match up to his teachings?

Blowing in the wind

Race riots in the sixties drew a supportive response from young whites. Will it happen again? Will christians stand on the side of compassion and justice? Will it make a difference? The answer is blowing in the wind.