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Always Ask What They Mean by “God”

When people tell me they don’t believe God exists, I have a specific question for them: What do you mean by “God”?

Blog Post | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | March 29, 2017

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

Four Problems with Evolutionary Morality

Many evolutionary naturalists attempt to ground morality in naturalistic evolution. This is fraught with serious difficulties that form an insurmountable case against evolution as the foundation of morality.

Article | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | January 9, 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

Why I Don’t Speak about Absolute Truth

I recently had the opportunity to speak to a group of youth at a homeschool conference. I am always impressed at the high level of questions I get from homeschoolers, and this event was no exception. After my talk titled “The Truth about Truth,” a young girl asked me why I didn’t use the term “absolute” when describing truth. How could I give a 45-minute talk on truth and not once use the word absolute?

Article | Apologetics | Tim Barnett | January 12, 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