Why we should question Christianity

by R.W. Johnson

As a follower of Christ and someone who engages in apologetics regularly, I am always open to questions about why Christianity is true and so forth. I think there are many people who genuinely seek truth and answers but nonetheless they do have some intellectual hurdles to get by. I was one of those people. I didn’t have a Damascus road experience, I had a slow, gradual movement into Christianity that was through what I think was logic, reason and a lot of questions. Because of how I was brought into Christianity, I want to help other people who are like me, or were like me, in that I can possibly answer questions and by the grace of God, help people into the Christian faith, it’s where I feel I’ve been called to be.

One thing that I do witness in my encounters with Christians and even to a certain extent non-believers is that we are far more likely to scrutinize other views rather than our own. Now this may seem like common knowledge but even if that’s the case, the fact that it is so simple says a lot about who we are. This is because even though we know we ought to question all views equally we don’t do it. We have a massive prejudice against other views and we are comfortable picking apart their view, while leaving our view in the back seat—trying to hide it from criticism…


Why we should Question Christianity – Apologetics 105