Faith Objections

A nativity figure of baby Jesus

If Jesus was “Begotten”, How Can He Be Eternal?

A viewer left a question on one of our YouTube clips about the Trinity that I thought deserved a more...
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  • Scott Stein
A young man looks down at an open Bible in his hands

Can I Trust and Understand the Bible?

The Bible was put together hundreds of years after Jesus lived.

What good can a two-thousand-year-old book be for todays world?Thats...
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  • Mike McGarry
A woman wearing a cross necklace

Countering Pluralism: Jesus Says I Am THE Way to God

In a world with so many religions, each with a host of faithful followers, are the days of Christianitys presumption...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
Dark clouds hide the sun

How Can a Loving God Send People to Hell?

if your God is loving one second and cruel the next, if your God will punish people for all eternity...
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  • Scott Stein
A classical painting of Jesus Christ

Jesus: God or Just a Really Good Guy?

In Dan Browns best-selling The DaVinci Code, the main character, Robert Langdon, gets schooled by Professor Teabing on the most...
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  • Scott Stein, Shawn Walker
Someone points at a verse in a Bible as another person holds out their hand in disagreement

Don’t Be a “That’s Just Your Interpretation” Christian 

Theres a kind of mental relativism impacting Christians today, especially those among Generation Z (i.e. those born between 1997 and...
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  • Scott Stein
A cloud of dust after an explosion

How We Are Living Under the Wrath of God

No one likes to talk about the wrath of God. The idea conjures up all kinds of horrible images, mostly...
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  • Scott Stein
A Christian points at a specific verse in the Holy Bible

Are Christians Too Concerned With Morality?

Is the Bible just a book of moral rules? Is God just interested in us following his commandments? Some people…
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  • Scott Stein
A church with a steeple stands against a blue sky

Do We Really Still Need Churches?

For decades now, church attendance has been in decline. And after two years of COVID, even with lockdowns…
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  • Scott Stein
A single trail runs through the mountains

How Can Christianity Claim to Be the Only Way to God?

Is Christianity the only true religion? How can Christians claim to have the only way to God? Isn't that intolerant?
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  • Scott Stein
Many people each make the shape of a heart with their hands

Is Being Loving More Important Than Being Right?

Can't people just believe what they want? It's about being loving and not just about beliefs!
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  • Scott Stein
A broken coffee mug lies on the table in pieces

Is Talking About Sin Harmful?

In the process of deconstruction, how should we understand sin? And how do we talk about it to others in a way that helps and doesn't hinder?
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  • Scott Stein
Jesus Christ hands a woman a piece of bread

Isn’t Living Like Jesus More Important Than Worshipping Jesus?

Is living like Jesus more important than believing the right things? How is this relevant to faith deconstruction?
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  • Scott Stein
A young woman looks thoughtful

Deconstructing Faith: Series Introduction

What is faith deconstruction? How does it differ from deconversion? What are the essentials of the faith vs progressive Christianity?
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  • Scott Stein
A Holy Bible sits on a table beside an hourglass

Has God's Word Been Lost Over Time?

Are there mistakes in the Bible? Is it inerrant? More skeptics today cast doubts on the Bible’s trustworthiness.
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  • Scott Stein
A road sign pointing in many directions

Do All Religions Basically Teach the Same Thing?

Don't all religions lead to God? How can Christians say their religion is the only true way? Aren't all religions equally true?
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  • Scott Stein
Two children pray with their mother as they read the Bible together as a family

You’re a Christian Only Because You Were Born in a Christian Family!

Are people who grew up in a Christian home too biased and incapable of proving that Christianity is true over other religions?
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  • Scott Stein
A scientist looks at a sample under a microscope

Can We Honestly Say There’s No Evidence That God Exists?

How do you convince someone that it's rational to believe in the existence of God? What reasons are there that God exists?
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  • Scott Stein
Two people sit on a park bench and talk

Sharing Your Faith When You Don’t Have all the Answers

How do you share your faith without getting defensive when facing tough questions that you don't have answers to?
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  • Scott Stein
A man walks away with a packed bag

How Should Christians React to Deconversions?

In 2015, Pew Research reported that for every individual who becomes a Christian, four leave. (1)More recently, there have been...
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  • Scott Stein
What to Say When Christianity is Blamed for Residential Schools

What to Say When Christianity is Blamed for Residential Schools

What if someone approached you and asked, "How can Christianity be good? Look at the oppression committed by Christianity in...
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  • Scott Stein
A woman holds up her hand in rejection

Why is There a Determined Effort to Dismiss Christianity?

Why does it seem like the prevailing narrative in our culture unkindly portrays Christianity as a problem? What's the cause...
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  • Scott Stein
Two shadows of people are cast onto a grassy field

Why Are So Many Christians Deconverting?

In 2015, The Pew Research Center reported that for every individual who becomes a Christian, four leave.(source)More recently a chain...
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  • Scott Stein
A hand holds a couple of cherries hanging off a cherry tree

Do Christians Cherry-Pick Bible Commands?

Christians can sometimes be accused of cherry picking the Bible, especially from among Old Testament laws and commands. For example,...
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  • Scott Stein
One end of a rusty chain is chained to the cement ground, the other end runs off into the distance

Does the Bible Condone Slavery?

If Christians were honest, there are some commands in the Old Testament that we wish werent there. This is especially...
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  • Scott Stein
A pair of shoes. One shoe is shiny and polished, while the other shoe looks tattered and worn.

Why Do Bad People Prosper and Good People Suffer? Insights from St. Augustine in The City of God

This week I learned of the tragic loss of a Christian family within my own church community. The automatic response...
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  • Scott Stein
A man walks around in public with a Bible in his hand

When Sharing the Gospel, Never Forget This!

This video excerpt is from a live presentation by Scott Stein.Many times we share the gospel with others, and wonder...
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  • Scott Stein
A young woman looks at a shrine

All Religions Lead to God!...What Do You Say?

This video excerpt is from a live presentation by Scott Stein.Note: This is Part 2 of 2 dealing with the...
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  • Scott Stein
A line of people statues in a Buddhist temple fold their hands as if in prayer

Do All Religions Lead to God?

This video excerpt is from a live presentation by Scott Stein.Note: This is Part 1 of 2 dealing with the...
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  • Scott Stein
An old painting of the nativity scene, with Mary and angels gazing down at baby Jesus

Is The Christmas Story Historical?

Is the Christmas story historically reliable?Its often presented with an almost mythic quality, as the above painting reflects. Its no...
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  • Scott Stein