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“MOM, I DON’T BELIEVE IN JESUS ANYMORE.” NEW POLL: 40% THINK JESUS NEVER EXISTED

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“MOM, I DON’T BELIEVE IN JESUS ANYMORE.” NEW POLL: 40% THINK JESUS NEVER EXISTED

A new poll in the UK shows that 40% of people think Jesus was a mythical figure and did not really exist. Based on polling data of 3000 people the article says: “More than a third of people (39%) thought Jesus was a mythical figure, rather than actually existing in history. This was particularly the case

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THIS IS A TEST On God

COMMON CHRISTIAN BELIEFS YOU WON’T FIND IN THE BIBLE COMMON CHRISTIAN BELIEFS YOU WON’T FIND IN THE BIBLE

Christians will often ask questions like, “Where’s that in the Bible?” or “Where does the Bible say [whatever]?” There is nothing wrong with the question itself but often times there is a problem with the motivation behind it. You see, a lot of people who ask this question do so assuming that if a belief or

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WHY “THE GOSPELS WERE WRITTEN CENTURIES AFTER JESUS” IS COMPLETE NONSENSE WHY “THE GOSPELS WERE WRITTEN CENTURIES AFTER JESUS” IS COMPLETE NONSENSE

Have you ever heard someone say “The Gospels were written centuries after Jesus”? I hear this all the time. And of course the conclusion we are supposed to draw from this claim is that therefore the Gospels cannot be trusted to give us accurate information about the life of Jesus. But there is one small

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WHO DID JESUS REALLY THINK HE WAS? WHO DID JESUS REALLY THINK HE WAS?

Who did Jesus think he was? The modern critic says Jesus never thought nor claimed that he was God, and that all of that “God stuff” was just made up by later Christians. But the historical evidence says otherwise. There are in fact, three good reasons to think that Jesus had a divine self-understanding. Here’s

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COMMON CHRISTIAN BELIEFS YOU WON’T FIND IN THE BIBLE COMMON CHRISTIAN BELIEFS YOU WON’T FIND IN THE BIBLE

Christians will often ask questions like, “Where’s that in the Bible?” or “Where does the Bible say [whatever]?” There is nothing wrong with the question itself but often times there is a problem with the motivation behind it. You see, a lot of people who ask this question do so assuming that if a belief or

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WHY “THE GOSPELS WERE WRITTEN CENTURIES AFTER JESUS” IS COMPLETE NONSENSE WHY “THE GOSPELS WERE WRITTEN CENTURIES AFTER JESUS” IS COMPLETE NONSENSE

Have you ever heard someone say “The Gospels were written centuries after Jesus”? I hear this all the time. And of course the conclusion we are supposed to draw from this claim is that therefore the Gospels cannot be trusted to give us accurate information about the life of Jesus. But there is one small

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WHO DID JESUS REALLY THINK HE WAS? WHO DID JESUS REALLY THINK HE WAS?

Who did Jesus think he was? The modern critic says Jesus never thought nor claimed that he was God, and that all of that “God stuff” was just made up by later Christians. But the historical evidence says otherwise. There are in fact, three good reasons to think that Jesus had a divine self-understanding. Here’s

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WHY UNBELIEVERS CAN CHOOSE TO BELIEVE IN GOD WHY UNBELIEVERS CAN CHOOSE TO BELIEVE IN GOD

Some unbelievers claim that it is impossible for them to choose to believe something that they don’t think is true. After all, how can you just “will” yourself to believe something you don’t? Can you “will” yourself to believe in Santa Claus? They say they really don’t believe in God, and so they can’t “make

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HOW TO GIVE A SIMPLE ARGUMENT FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD HOW TO GIVE A SIMPLE ARGUMENT FOR THE EXISTENCE OF GOD

Too many people today assume there are no good reasons to think that  God exists. These sorts of people think all “god talk” is based on blind faith. But anyone who knows the history of Western thought knows that this is not true. The history of philosophy is full of reasoned arguments that conclude a

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WHY THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION IS NOT A LATER INVENTION WHY THE CHRISTIAN RELIGION IS NOT A LATER INVENTION

The standard critical academic response to the central claims of Christianity is that the Jesus of history was not the Christ of faith. In other words, the Christian faith is something that was made up by a later “Christian community” who had no real contact with the historical Jesus. This means, to put it mildly,

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HOW ONE PHILOSOPHY CLASS CAN CHANGE A PERSON’S MIND ABOUT GOD HOW ONE PHILOSOPHY CLASS CAN CHANGE A PERSON’S MIND ABOUT GOD

A lot of people think that philosophy is just a bunch of abstract talk that doesn’t have any real practical value. But actually that’s not true. Philosophy can change your whole view of the world. And in that sense, it can have a tremendous impact on how you live your life. It is even the

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WHY IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO “HATE RELIGION BUT LOVE JESUS” WHY IT IS IMPOSSIBLE TO “HATE RELIGION BUT LOVE JESUS”

A lot of times Christians will say things like “I hate religion but I love Jesus.” But this statement is very confusing. The first problem is a common one, a failure to define one’s terms. But when we look at what the term “religion” typically means in the West, we see that Jesus himself not

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WHY WE CANNOT COMPLETELY EXPLAIN THE WORLD WITHOUT INVOKING GOD WHY WE CANNOT COMPLETELY EXPLAIN THE WORLD WITHOUT INVOKING GOD

A lot of times atheists and other skeptics will assert that we can completely explain the world without invoking God. God, they conclude, is therefore not needed to explain anything. But the problem with this assertion is that it is completely false.   Want To Learn How To Answer The 10 Most Common Atheist Arguments?

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3 SIMPLE REASONS WHY THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS IS NOT A COPIED PAGAN MYTH 3 SIMPLE REASONS WHY THE RESURRECTION OF JESUS IS NOT A COPIED PAGAN MYTH

If you spend any time at all talking about Jesus to unbelievers, you will certainly run in to the objection that the story of Jesus is just a rehashed version of pagan mythology. Therefore, they will conclude,  Jesus is not a historical person. In fact, in my experience, this is one of the most common objections

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