In this video, I explain how a recent tweet from Frank Turek unfairly stigmatizes people who deconvert from Christianity as being motivated by a desire to justify a particular type of ‘sexual behavior’. ?
Every day, people leave Christianity because they have been taught that the religion… requires one to reject the reigning theory of origins in biology or that it requires one to accept that women should submit to men or that ‘wicked’ people should and will writhe in torment in a lake of fire or that you […]
Christian apologists have offered many bad arguments to explain how God commanded the genocidal slaughter of ancient peoples. In this video, I survey the ten worst. ?
William Lane Craig’s book “Reasonable Faith” is a very fine apologetic textbook for a Christian apologetic subculture that is interested in this set of questions. But in this video, I explain why it is less relevant to the average churchgoer. ?
Mark Dickinson. Canadian Primal: Poets, Places, and the Music of Meaning. McGill-Queens University Press, 2021. It was a rainy afternoon in February in the late 1990s and I was jogging by Fort Langley (east of Vancouver). The clouds had been socked in heavy and dark for days blocking out the spectacular, jagged peaks of the North Shore […]
For my first interview for Jesus Loves Canaanites, I was delighted to appear on Non-Alchemist’s YouTube channel. We had an engaging and wide-ranging conversation. ?
The heart and foundation of Christianity is belief in a God who is worthy of worship: in the words of Anselm, that being than which none greater can be conceived. And so, when the Bible depicts God as acting in a manner that appears to be less-than-perfect, this creates a challenge for the Christian reader. […]
In this video, I introduce my new book “Jesus Loves Canaanites” by outlining the problem of the biblical genocide and outlining a solution rooted in the radical life and teaching of Jesus Christ. You can get your own copy of the book here: https://amzn.to/3eptjs7 ?
“On December 22, 2020, I participated in a debate with atheist Dan Barker on the topic “Is the Christian God Worthy of Worship?” The debate was hosted by Cameron Bertuzzi of Capturing Christianity. In preparation for it, I mapped out several points I wanted to address, points which were the culmination of my thinking on […]
In this video, I have a discussion with four medical practitioners/caregivers in Canada about euthanasia, palliative care, and Canada’s MAID (Medical Assistance in Dying) legislation. To let your political representatives know about your concern with MAID, visit the website https://www.canadiansforconscience.ca/. ?
In this video, I consider how some atheists experience a dramatic, effectively religious conversion to atheism, one that leads them to adopt a strident, evangelistic attitude toward others which is remarkably similar to the fundamentalist Christian street preacher. ?