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Trevor Blake: Worshiping the One True Scotsman

Part of a debate between Trevor Blake of OVO and Free Northerner. TEST ALL THINGS; HOLD FAST TO THAT WHICH IS GOOD. Poor form indeed to open with an admission of error, but here are a few words on my mistakes in the debate thus far, in the hope I can do better next time. […]

Trevor Blake: Your Faith is Futile and You Are Still in Your Sins

Part of a debate between Trevor Blake of OVO and Free Northerner. Free Northerner has quoted the Nicene Creed and several selections from the Bible in his opening statement on what it means to be a Christian. Free Northerner cites the Nicene Creed (325) but quotes the First Council of Constantinople (381).  It’s hard to […]

Trevor Blake: To Be a Christian

To be a Christian can be many things. To explain what it means to be a Christian it might be easier to begin by exclusion, casting out what is not Christianity and reducing the subject to a manageable size. For example… Jesus wasn’t an optical illusion. Jesus was not born a man who adopted God-hood […]

Trevor Blake and Free Northerner: To Be a Christian

A debate between Trevor Blake of OVO and Free Northerner. Links: Introduction (October 13, 2014). Trevor Blake: To Be a Christian (October 13, 2014). Free Northerner: Lightning Round -2014/10/15 (October 15, 2014). Free Northerner: To Be a Christian: Opening Statement (October 17, 2014). Trevor Blake: Your Faith is Futile and You Are Still in Your […]

Are We There Yet? Jonah Ogles Edition

Are We There Yet? is a series about changed minds. Jonah Ogles: As a teenager, I began sponsoring a poverty-stricken boy in the Caribbean. Twelve years and thousands of dollars later I flew down to meet him – and to learn if my efforts did any good at all. [...] Every month since the fall […]