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The Contradictory Tone of Jesus vs. Paul

The Scriptural Difficulties of an Inerrant & Infallible Bible Please forgive the creepy back ground music.  This is a video I found on YouTube.  The thing I found the most interesting about the video, is that it recognizes the truth and … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Case for Christ By Lee Strobel

There are pretty much two books, that have been recommended to me over and over.  That’s Mere Christianity By C.S. Lewis and this book The Case for Christ By Lee Strobel.  I just ordered Mere Christianity so that book review … Continue reading

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Facing Death

In the Face of Death Jimmy Valvano gives a moving farewell speech at the ESPY Awards of ESPN.  Stricken with Cancer, he needed help just getting up the stairs.  He delivers an emotional sonnet on how precious life is and how precious … Continue reading

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What is God?

What is God? What is he made of?  This is an important question to some, because in many cases the attributes of God are described, but God himself is not defined. If “God” is immaterial, intangible, and invisible, how is … Continue reading

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Intelligent Design, Perfect Design, and Stupid Design

So in dealing with Creationism and Intelligent Design, I couldn’t help but notice that if God is perfect shouldn’t he be called the Perfect Designer.  And that creationism should be referred to as Perfect Design, not Intelligent Design. However in … Continue reading

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The draw of an Evangelistic service.

So for those who don’t know, I still go to church, that’s actually part of my peace-treaty with my wife to keep some of the peace at home.  It’s okay for now.  However there are times when it has its moments. … Continue reading

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The Ignosticism Position

Ignosticism is not a belief or a non-faith or a worldview.  It is really a principal position when entering into a discussion or debate about ‘What is God?’ and ‘Does God exist?’ I’ve actually seen several slightly differentiating definitions of this, on … Continue reading

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Answering the Well Spent Journey Atheist Questionnaire

So in all fairness to Matt of the Well Spent Journey Blog who took my Theist Challenge. I took his 12 Questions to ask an Atheist.  In addition he does have a very interesting summary post, on the different answers … Continue reading

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My De-Conversion on the ‘Matter of Doubt’ Podcast

The Matter of Doubt Podcast kindly did a podcast interview on me.  This podcast is a lot more personal in nature than I have been on my blog so check it out. Disclaimer:  Please forgive my annoying laugh, I was … Continue reading

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God on Trial

On Robert Nielson’s Blog he posted about a movie titled God On Trial.  It is the story of a group of Jews in a Nazi Concentration Camp during World War II.  While all cramped inside the bunker, some of the … Continue reading

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Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism…The Final Thought of Reason (Part 9)

Go to Main Menu or Start at the Introductory Page The Final Thought of Reason “Thinking begins only when we have come to know that reason, glorified for centuries, is the stiff-necked adversary of thought.”-Hannah Arendt quotes

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Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism…Deductive Reasoning (Part 7)

Go to Main Menu or Start at the Introductory Page Deductive Reasoning Deductive Reasoning is a subdivision of logic and critical thinking and a form of reasoning in which a conclusion follows logically from the stated premises or proposition.  Deduction is also a … Continue reading

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Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism…Inductive Reasoning (Part 6)

Go to Main Menu or Start at the Introductory Page Inductive Reasoning Inductive reasoning is a form of inference argumentation that uses analogies, examples, observations, and experiences to form conclusive propositions.  It is used mostly to explain properties and relations to … Continue reading

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Reasoning with Faith, Religion, and Atheism…Analogical Reasoning (Part 3)

Go to Main Menu or Start at the Introductory Page Analogical Reasoning Analogical reasoning is a method of processing information that compares the similarities between new & understood thoughts, and then uses those similarities to gain understanding of the new … Continue reading

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The Good News #Epic Fail

I first saw this video on Debunking Christianity, and I had to re-post it.  This video really show the backwards mercy and justice of God, of the conditions of heaven and hell.  (Especially as it applies to the Evangelical Christian.)

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Who is Bart Ehrman?

Who is Bart Ehrman?  And why am I making a post blog about this dude with the funny sounding last name. Well he is the world-renowned distinguished New Testament Historian at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Ehrmans … Continue reading

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Questions for the Christian

Questions for the Christian presented by Brenda from Left Christianity via Why Christianity? Why the Bible? A while back I put up a YouTube post about Ravi Zacharias talking about Why the Bible and Christianity were unique for belief.  And Brenda respond with a questionnaire that … Continue reading

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My BitterSweet Weekend -Part 2

Now one of my fears about the Youth Conference  we attended last weekend was that the sermons would be of complete disinterest to me.  I thought because of my unbelief I would no longer be interested in anything the preachers … Continue reading

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J.P. Moreland

J.P. Moreland on Logic and the Bible And in that in spite of all logic and reasoning, many Christians will still deny rationality for blind faith.  I support faith in Yahweh my God, but not if it requires me to dumb myself down. 

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Is Biblical Inerrancy, Biblical? Does Inspiration imply inerrancy?

Bible Difficulty #8 “Biblical inerrancy is not a doctrine that can be proven by an a posteriori deductive argument. It is a position that is accepted a priori, on faith, and not by reason. The many Biblical and historical references that support inerrancy are completely valid … Continue reading

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