Christianity

Erick Erickson: The Truth

June 16, 2019

Around 1,986 years ago, Jesus was crucified on a cross. No major historian disputes this. Much about Jesus is disputed, but there really is no dispute that Jesus was a real person and that he was [...]

Erick Erickson: This Must Be Dealt With

June 2, 2019

American Christianity has a number of problems, many of which stem from shallow theology and churches focused on business operations instead of the Great Commission. But the last few weeks have [...]

Erick Erickson: Flat-Earth Christianity

May 26, 2019

As I do every year, I wrote my Holy Week column about Easter. Major historians, even atheists, recognize that the execution of a man named Jesus around A.D. 33 is one of the most — if not the [...]

Erick Erickson: Where Is God?

May 19, 2019

Editor’s Note: This article by Erick Erickson was written in March 2019, but its message is timeless. I have nothing left to say on the Mueller matter. While that news was breaking, something [...]

Erick Erickson: An Evidence-Based Faith

May 5, 2019

Editor’s Note: Erick Erickson authored the following article during the 2018 Christmas season. It’s well worth reading and sharing on this blessed Sunday. “Eighty and six years I [...]

Erick Erickson: Into the Quadragesima

March 19, 2019

In A.D. 324, Constantine became the undisputed ruler of the whole Roman Empire. Once secured in that position, Constantine demanded that persecution of Christians stop. Between the death of Christ [...]

Erick Erickson: I Believe These Things Are True

January 18, 2019

I worked during the Advent season to avoid writing my weekly column about politics. Instead, I tried to devote myself to focusing on Christianity, given the whole season exists due to the birth of [...]

Erick Erickson: Both Sides Are Doing It Wrong

October 19, 2018

A certain segment of the evangelical pastoral community has decided Christians should embrace social justice. More prominent evangelicals are pushing back, saying “No.” I think both sides [...]