Faith Objections

How We Are Living Under the Wrath of God

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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Do We Really Still Need Churches?

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

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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Is Being Loving More Important Than Being Right?

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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Is It Judgmental to Point Out Sin?

Is It Judgmental to Point Out Sin?

Christians are so judgmental! Should they even be pointing out other people's sin? Isn't that hypocritical?
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Is Talking About Sin Harmful?

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

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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Deconstructing Faith: Series Introduction

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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Has God's Word Been Lost Over Time?

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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All Religions Basically Teach the Same Thing!

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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There Is No Evidence That God Exists!

There Is 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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How Should Christians React to Deconversions?

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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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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Why is There a Determined Effort to Dismiss Christianity?

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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Why Are So Many Christians Deconverting?

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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Do Christians Cherry-Pick Bible Commands?

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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Does the Bible Condone Slavery?

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

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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When Sharing the Gospel, Never Forget This!

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

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
Do All Religions Lead to God?

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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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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Why Does God Allow Bad Things to Happen to Me?

Why Does God Allow Bad Things to Happen to Me?

Why does God let bad things happen to me?This is a really big question and volumes have been written on...
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Dealing With Objections to the Bible: Interpreting the Bible

Dealing With Objections to the Bible: Interpreting the Bible

How do we know which parts of the Bible to follow? And how do we answer critics on this issue?Christians...
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Does the Bible Contain Mistakes?

Does the Bible Contain Mistakes?

Is the Bible true? I dont mean, Does it contain truth? I mean, Does every word in the Bible reveal...
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Christian Views of Sexuality Not Welcome! Now What Do You Do?

Christian Views of Sexuality Not Welcome! Now What Do You Do?

A Christian parent was describing to me a discussion they had with their teen about the Bibles teaching on human...
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Why Isn't Life Fair?

Why Isn't Life Fair?

Sometimes life seems really unfair. Some are born with beauty; others are not. Some have strong, athletic bodies; others weak...
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What Do You Do When People Aren't Interested In Hearing About Jesus?

What Do You Do When People Aren't Interested In Hearing About Jesus?

Do you find sharing the gospel hard? So do I. And it’s not because I'm embarrased or don’t know what...
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Let's Make Sure We're Criticized for the Right Reason

Let's Make Sure We're Criticized for the Right Reason

One of my wife's colleagues put me on to this editorial from Phil Zuckerman in the LA Time yesterday entitled:...
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Thinking About Proof for God

Thinking About Proof for God

One of the most common objections from questioners about God is that belief seems irrational because there is no 'proof'...
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