A recipe for making atheists. 

How to make a Christian become an Atheist: By John Byrne.  1. Teach them bad theology. 2. Don’t teach apologetics. 3. Teach that faith is believing without evidence. 4. Teach them that God is like a Genie in a bottle who will give you whatever you ask for. 5. Teach them suffering only comes to those who don’t have enough faith. 6. Teach some kind of veiled works based doctrine. 7. Emphasize love, mercy, and acceptance while ignoring God as holy, just, and righteous. 8. Teach moralistic therapeutic deism (to borrow from Christian Smith). 9. Pretend you don’t need forgiveness … Continue reading A recipe for making atheists. 

My Statement of Faith

Doctrinal Statement of Faith The following statement of faith is what I, Colin Burgess, wholeheartedly affirm as a Christian. The following outlines the sine qua non articles of the Christian faith. In other words, without these components,  one no longer is in possession of Christianity as their faith, but something else. (SINE QUA NON = That which is NOT without). 1. There is only one God who is tri-personal, the Father, Son, and Holy Spirit being distinct, divine persons. 2. Jesus Christ is truly God and truly human, the unique, sure, and sufficient revelation of the very being, character, and … Continue reading My Statement of Faith