Problems With Christianity? Read These 5 Books

“Spouting off before listening to the facts is both shameful and foolish.” (Proverbs 18:13, NLT)

Brian Tubbs
7 min readSep 3, 2022
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The Internet is full of people venting their frustrations and objections to Christianity and the Bible. Medium seems to be a particular hotspot for such griping and grousing. But…

It sure would be nice if people made an honest and serious effort to understand Christianity before turning away from it or denouncing it.

Don’t get me wrong. I’m well aware that the world of Christianity is full of sin, strife, and scandal. I know many people have been tragically and inexcusably scarred by churches, faith-based organizations, and everyday people who profess to believe in and follow Christ.

Those who abuse, mistreat, exploit, and violate others should be called out and held accountable. I want there to be no misunderstanding on that point.

No group should be above criticism or accountability. But when criticism of Christianity strays into the territory of hatred and bigotry, we all lose.

And there’s a lot of that hatred and bigotry on the Internet — and here on Medium.

Too often people confuse emotional discomfort or disappointment with actual hurt. And they…