John Loftus’s Outsider Test of Faith

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This post was originally published at Mount Carmel Apologetics on October 15, 2018. Loftus introduces the Outsider Test of Faith (OTF) with a quote from Mark Twain: “The easy confidence with which I know another man’s religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.”[i] (As a side note, it is interesting that Twain should say this, …

The Human Project for Kids

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“You are stardust. Every tiny atom in your body came from a star that exploded long before you were born.” These words begin a children’s book called “You Are Stardust” that goes on to describe people, plants and animals as being simply made from the dust of dying stars. No more. No less. Nothing distinguishing humans from insects or flowers …

Apologetics Canada Conference 2018 Promo

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This year’s Apologetics Canada Conference is fast approaching. This year, we will be featuring a dialogue between Andy Bannister and Justin Trottier on Foundations for Human Rights: A Christian and a Humanist in Conversation. When: March 2 & 3, 2018 Where: Northview Community Church

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Andy Steiger Articles, Parents, Youth 5 Comments

n 1885, the King of Belgium, Leopold II, was granted sole ownership of the Congo Free State. He immediately enslaved the people and plundered the Congo of its natural resources. By the end of his rule, Leopold was responsible for the death of more than 10 million Congolese. That death toll is on par with the Holocaust. How can people …

Book Review: Forensic Faith

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number of years ago, a study came out showing that Canadian young people are leaving the Church in droves. In it, several key contributing factors were identified. One such factor is that many youth and young adults feel that their intellectual questions are not being taken seriously by the Church. Often, their questions are met – usually when the person …

Was Hitler a Christian?

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From time to time on social media, you may come across the claim that Adolf Hitler was a Christian. There’s some truth in that, namely that he was a member of the Roman Catholic Church to his dying day. But things aren’t as simple as some critics of Christianity would have us believe. For more on this topic, check out …

Becoming a Student 2

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What does apologetics look like where the rubber meets the road? The standalone Session 6 of the Thinking Series is now available on YouTube to the public: Story video Teaching video