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Fine-Tuning is Unlikely, but Unlikely Things Happen All the Time

Yes, the fine-tuning of the universe for life is highly unlikely, but unlikely things happen all the time, right? Here's why this objection to the fine-tuning argument doesn't work.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | February 24, 2017

The Apology to the LGBT Community That Needs an Apology

Both Jesus and Paul modeled genuine love in the context of making a right judgment. We should do the same for the sake of others.

Blog Post | Christianity & Culture | Tim Barnett | February 2, 2017

What Made Eve “Suitable” for Adam?

What can we learn about the design of marriage from the word “suitable” in Genesis?

Blog Post | Ethics | Tim Barnett | October 14, 2016

What's Wrong with Religious Pluralism?

Many people think all religions are equally true, but this isn't possible. Here's why.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | September 29, 2016

Is the Biblical Stance against Homosexuality Necessarily Unloving?

What would you do if your homosexual friend or family member were to interpret your biblical stance against homosexual behavior as a lack of love towards them? Does believing that homosexual behavior is wrong automatically make you a hateful person? Can the Christian hold to the clear biblical teaching that homosexual behavior is sinful while remaining loving towards the homosexual?

Blog Post | Ethics | Tim Barnett | February 13, 2016

Is It Wrong to Claim a Religion Is True?

Here’s a challenge I received: No-one can “validate” his/her own religion. Likewise, no-one can “invalidate” any other religion. I believe in some type of god/gods, but I choose not to associate that belief with any specific religious teachings, because I've never felt qualified to refute the equally unprovable beliefs of other cultures. You can’t claim anyone’s beliefs to be “right” or “wrong” when it’s all based on conjecture.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | February 4, 2016

Can People Be Saved through Natural Revelation? (Video)

Is belief in God through natural revelation enough to be saved?  COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Philosophy | Tim Barnett | November 16, 2015

What Is the Christian's Role in Caring for Creation?

Tim explains how caring for creation and loving people are intertwined.  COMMENTS Read more posts

Video | Ethics | Tim Barnett | November 4, 2015

What Is the Christian's Role in Caring for Creation? (Video)

Tim explains how caring for creation and loving people are intertwined.  COMMENTS Read more posts

Blog Post | Ethics | Tim Barnett | November 2, 2015

Can We Escape the Law of Non-Contradiction?

A while back, I met with a local pastor to talk about apologetics—the defense of the Christian faith. During our friendly discussion, we got on to the subject of the nature of truth, at which time I made a case for the correspondence theory of truth. This particular pastor subscribed to a postmodern view of truth—that there is no objective truth and that truth is a social construction based on linguistic practices.

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | October 31, 2015