Posts Tagged: apologetics

Samantha on “The Killjoy Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth   “‘Wee woo wee woo…’ “The terrifying sound blasted from the intimidating cop car, or what some think is the sound of God turning on His punishment sirens. “The ‘cosmic cop,’ the ‘punishment police,’ the ‘killjoy king’–whatever He is called, it isn’t true…. Read more »

Maddison on “The Killjoy Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth     “Is God a cosmic cop? Is He a police officer who never lets us have any fun? “God is a cosmic killjoy. The devil is just a guy who wanders the earth trying to make us have fun… All of… Read more »

5 Reasons You Should Get Apologetics Training

[Original Post by Sean McDowell] The purpose and nature of apologetics is often misunderstood. Some people think it’s about arguing for the faith. Others think it’s about apologizing.   In reality, apologetics simply refers to the defense of what you believe to be true. Tweet But isn’t apologetics someone else’s job? Isn’t it reserved for... Read more »

Victoria on “The Killjoy Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth   “‘The Killjoy Myth’ claims that God steals the joy out of a Christian life. “This is false. God IS our joy. “Satan is the one who steals our joy. 1 Peter 5:8 states that he is a roaring lion trying to… Read more »

Trace on “The Killjoy Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth   “‘The Killjoy Myth’ states that God is like the ‘Fun Police.’ He doesn’t allow us to have any fun. “We think ‘God just wants to spoil it for us,’ as Don’t Check Your Brains at the Door says. We see Satan as… Read more »

CJ on “The Father Christmas Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth   “‘The Vending Machine God’ myth is a myth that states God will give you anything you ask for. He is a Father Christmas sort of figure, and he will give you anything you ask for. But that’s a… Read more »

Elliott on “The Killjoy Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: The Cosmic Cop The Killjoy Myth “According to this myth, God is a ‘cosmic cop’ standing in the center of the universe punishing people. “People think that God is some authoritative figure striking people down with lightning if they do wrong. This myth is NOT true. “Sure, some parts… Read more »

Abbi on “The Father Christmas Myth”

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   The Vending Machine God The Father Christmas Myth   “‘The Vending Machine God’ is about people thinking that God will answer any question they have, or give them anything that they are wishing for. People believe if they try hard enough God will just get things for… Read more »

Gratefully Convinced

I came from a point of total disbelief that the Word of God was actual truth. But nearly thirty years ago a minister shared tapes with me from a conference you gave in Idaho. I listened intently as you went over evidence in your quest. Hours of tape and I went over and over and… Read more »

What are the Best Questions for Meaningful Spiritual Conversations?

[Original Post by Sean McDowell] I love having conversations with people about spiritual matters. If we treat people with kindness, charity, and show a genuine interest in how they see the world, most people are open to discussing religious matters. In fact, in my experience, many people are eager for such conversations. In his excellent… Read more »