2017 has been a wild ride, hasn’t it? Today we’re looking back on the top 5 most popular posts from our blog (based on views) and feeling pretty grateful for the chance to see what 2018 will bring. Thank you and Happy New Year, friends!
#5: HUMANISM FOR KIDS! DARWIN THE DOG HAS PROBLEMS
This post was a guest contribution that beautifully pinpointed what was foul with Darwin the Dog. A definite personal favorite for me! Would it be lame if I said “Like and Share to convince Matthew Cook to write another post?” Like and Share to convince Matthew Cook to write another post. Read it here.
#4: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN WE DIE?
After an officer-related shooting death occurred a few miles from our home, our boys were asking with refreshed interest “What happens when we die?” The popularity of this post reflects that this is a question that EVERYONE asks, regardless of age. Read it here.
Last month, we released a new Picture Book Apologetics book about Heaven and the New Earth called Pooch and the Pearly Gates that answers this very question!
#3: WHY CAN’T WE BE FRIENDS? THE AGE OF THE EARTH
This may have been the most “discussed” post we created this year, published on the heels of Is Genesis History? hitting American theaters. Though I strive to be even-handed in all online interactions regarding the age of the earth, that didn’t stop folks from interpreting my stance as clearly young or old and then arguing about it. I’m not telling, no need for yelling… Read it here.
#2: RESURRECTION CHAT: MINIMAL FACTS WITH KIDS
This is an oldie but a goodie, published in January of 2017. The minimal facts approach to defending the resurrection is a great tool, and we think it’s perfect for kids, too. Read it here.
#1: SCIENCE VS. HISTORY: THE GREAT GERVAIS BOOK BURNING
After a certain conversation occurred on Stephen Colbert’s late night show, responses abounded online. Ours happened to be one of them, and I hope that the response helped shut down the spread of this faulty thought process. Maybe that’s just my New Year’s optimism shining through. Read it here.