Here’s an example of a misrepresentation of theistic arguments against atheism. First-Cause Argument The first-cause argument is not that “everything that exists needs a creator.” Although well-meaning lay people may… Continue Reading Good and Bad Arguments Against Atheism
You know how people abuse the word “awesome”? As in, “I bought popcorn for tonight’s game! Awesome!” or “I just won five bucks at the slot machine in Vegas. Awesome!”… Continue Reading Unbroken: When Saying Awesome Makes Sense
I already wrote a post about Christians marrying unbelievers. I’ve been asked, however, to provide further evidence from the Bible and from the writings of biblical scholars, since I seem… Continue Reading Unequally Yoked and Married. Is That Christian?
My brother-in-law’s grandmother passed away last week. Another funeral, less than a year after my father passed away. When I was young, I never thought about death. I took people for… Continue Reading Why Do People Die?
The doctrine, held by most Christians today, that God burns the wicked in hell forever bothers many (and rightly so, I would say). Usually, Christians reply to such concerns by… Continue Reading Does God Burn People in Hell Forever? Is That Fair?
The other day my wife found a book with lots of ideas for a father-daughter date. Here are our favorite ten. WRITE A STORY Start with location, characters, plot ideas,… Continue Reading 10 Great Ideas for a Father-Daughter Date
Once upon a time, I was sitting in my psychology class in college, and the professor was talking about the halo effect, the perfection-perception one feels about his or her… Continue Reading The Ten Commandments for a Happy Marriage