Apologist Josh McDowell: Internet the Greatest Threat to Christians

According to him,
The Internet has given atheists, agnostics, skeptics, the people who like to destroy everything that you and I believe, the almost equal access to your kids as your youth pastor and you have... whether you like it or not.

Now here is the problem, going all the way back, when Al Gore invented the Internet [he said jokingly], I made the statement off and on for 10-11 years that the abundance of knowledge, the abundance of information, will not lead to certainty; it will lead to pervasive skepticism. And, folks, that's exactly what has happened. It's like this. How do you really know, there is so much out there... This abundance [of information] has led to skepticism. And then the Internet has leveled the playing field. Link
Why would he be so concerned? After all, does he or does he not think Christianity can win in the marketplace of ideas? The problem is that he just doesn't think this. And for good reason. It can't. I'm just so happy to be a part of it. Back in the 70's with his Evidence that Demands a Verdict books Christians didn't have to encounter our arguments if they didn't care to know the truth. Now if they Google something about Christianity they can and do come across my blog. Josh, man up. Either you can handle the arguments or you can't. You're just whinning because you can't. Whine away. Whine away. You will not see me whining about this at all. I like it. Bring it.

Hat tip: PZ Myers

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