Pascal Revised

In the study of worldviews it is undeniable the influence Blasé Pascal has had on probability theory and how it relates to religion. For this piece I am going to be looking at a slightly expanded version of Pascal’s wager and making the claim that this is still valid and relevant today more than ever. […]

What’s so Funny?

It is with greatest irony that I look at atheism these days. I spent months reading Dawkins and watching Hitchens and Harris in debates. This was something I felt was important for growing my faith. I had to know if what they believed was true. In the end I found that I hadn’t slid away […]

Basics of Bible Study

  Why do a post on the basics of Bible study? The simple truth is despite living in a largely Christian culture I encounter many Christian’s who could be put to shame by the biblical knowledge many atheists have. For claiming to believe the Bible is true many foolishly lack, not only knowledge, of the […]

Questionable:“American” Christianity

“He’s the farmer’s barren fields The force the army wields The expression on the faces of the starving millions The power of the man He’s the fuel that drives the Klan He’s the motive and conscience of the murderer He’s the preacher on T.V. The false sincerity …Yeah, we’ve got the American Jesus” (from “American […]

Is Jesus God? Part 3

In Part 1 we covered extra-biblical evidence for Jesus existing and some well accounted historical events surrounding his life and death. In Part 2 we looked at some hard questions that had to be addressed before considering explanations. In this 3rd and final blog on this topic we are going to look at the possible implications for the claim of the […]

Is Jesus God? Part 2

In Part 1 we looked at some evidence for Jesus existing and at piece of readily accepted information we have to consider when looking at the historical Jesus. Now, let’s explore Jesus’s death and possible resurrection. All I ask for is for an open mind. What evidence would you require from a friend? By this […]

Is Jesus God? Part 1

The challenge was raised recently by a friend to provide evidence for Jesus being God. I think this is an excellent place to start since it is central to Christianity and I’m always more than happy to oblige a friends’s request. But before we get down to the actually question let’s look at the evidence(we […]