Theology

How Ken Ham’s Religion Pushes Our Children Towards Atheism

13K SharesShare13KTweetPin6Share+1Reddit7EmailKen Ham and his followers may think they’re defending Christianity and ensuring that our faith will be passed along to future generations, but the reality is they’re putting our children and grandchildren at risk of rejecting the faith entirely. I think what’s particularly tragic is that it doesn’t have to be this way; what …

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Biblical Salvation: How It’s Possible To Be A Christian And Still Not Be “Saved”

2K SharesShare2KTweetPin6Share+1RedditEmailGrowing up evangelical, one of the primary questions we were taught to ask strangers was: “Are you saved?” Or, better yet: “If you died tonight do you know where you’d go?” The concept of being saved was pretty simple, really: You’re a sinner headed for hell, Jesus died to take your punishment, and if …

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When Bad Theology Tricks You Into Praying To A Toy (Should We Pray To Saints?)

240 SharesShare239TweetPin1Share+1RedditEmailOnce in a while you see a story and you have a hard time deciding if it’s funny or sad. Such is the case with Gabriela Brandão’s grandmother in Brazil. Gabriela’s grandmother had spent years praying to “St. Anthony,” only to be informed by her granddaughter that she hadn’t been praying to St. Anthony at all. …

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The Most Comforting Words In The English Language (When God Feels So Far Away)

376 SharesShare375TweetPin1Share+1RedditEmail The other day I was driving in the car with my 14 year old, when she asked me, “Dad, why does God feel so far away sometimes? It feels like he’s really far away from me.” I didn’t really have an answer for her. The best answer I could come up with is, …

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For The People Who Say, “But Jesus Didn’t Abolish The Law”

9K SharesShare9KTweetPin20Share+1Reddit5Email The Old Testament is tricky ground. It always has been. In it, you will find something that’s often referred to as “The Law” (insert dramatic theme music). The Law, attributed to Moses, contains 613 rules and regulations that Israel used to keep order in their society during ancient times. You’ll find some nice …

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