Posts Tagged: Christianity

Spiritual but not Religious?

The spiritual landscape of America is changing. New Age Spirituality, also known as the “Spiritual but not Religious” movement (SBNR), has grown tremendously in North America. As a lot of Christians have focused heavily on rationalized, modernistic approaches to evangelism, there is a new voice emerging which is simply asking “Why?” Why all this doctrine… Read more »

Is Christianity Intolerant?

This is one of the most loaded questions you could ever ask! Typically when the issue is brought forth, it comes bearing the pain of a hot-button issue such as homosexuality, the fair treatment of women, the exclusion of other religions, or something similar. Each of these important issues deserve their own discussion. But in… Read more »

Clearing the Fog: “Christianity Doesn’t Need Evidence Because Faith is Blind”

(Original post by Sean McDowell can be found here.) Many atheist critiques of Christianity claim that faith is blind, irrational, stupid. In his book The God Delusion, leading atheist Richard Dawkins asserts that faith opposes reason, and calls faith a “delusion,” which he describes as “persistent false belief held in the face of strong contradictory evidence” (p…. Read more »

Book Review: Growing Young

  [Original post by Sean McDowell found here.] We have all heard the grim news: Church attendance is declining across denominations and young people are disengaging the church.[1] In an effort to address this problem, the team at Fuller Youth Institute has released a new book: Growing Young: 6 Essential Strategies to Help Young People… Read more »

Jaden on God’s Best Tool for Us

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses: One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth   The myth in this chapter is that the Holy Bible is just another great book among many. The Bible is the greatest book of all. One of many incredible ways to prove the Bible’s uniqueness is how the Bible was composed throughout… Read more »

Abigail: Bible Written With God’s Help

Mrs. Clark’s 7th Grade Bible Class Discusses:   One Among Many The Just-Another-Great-Book Myth People say the Bible is a great book that was written by just another author. Some think that it is a book of guessing of what is to come. But the Bible is a book of overwhelming miracles and prophecies that have… Read more »

Truth is a Person—Not Simply An Idea

[Original Post by Sean McDowell] Truth matters. And in our moments of honesty, we all know this. Minimally, we all live as if truth matters. It’s unavoidable. Truth matters in religious matters too. All religions (including atheism) claim to present a true depiction of reality. And this includes Christianity. But there is a key fact… 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 »