From time to time I hear from atheists or other doubters in the afterlife, that the idea of “eternal life” is abhorrent. “I can’t image not getting bored with endless life.” That kind of comment simply shows the poverty of both their imagination and the shallowness of their view of the beauty and holiness of … More Something Your God Can’t Do
The original post was only 318 words long but it sure has generated an interesting comment thread. Join the conversation and take a look at how to engage your atheist friends in respectful but firm ways as you defend the faith. For more see: Christianity is the Best Thing that Ever Happened to the World
Tuesday is for Thinking What do Sigmund Freud, Friedrich Nietzsche, Jean-Paul Sartre, French skeptic Voltaire, Madalyn Murray O’Hair, Joseph Stalin, Adolf Hitler, Chairman Mao all have in common? Beyond the obvious that they were all atheist and materialists, they all loathed and hated their fathers. The modern era’s most famous psychologist, Freud argued that the … More They All Loathed and Hated Their Fathers
I like the show Myth Busters. So, in honor of the show and in keeping with its spirit, here are the facts on a couple of myths often thrown at Christians. For more see: Now that is Myth-Busting! Wow!.
Saturday Reflections Some time ago a visitor to my BLOG said that Christians were among the most immoral people they know. It got me thinking. I asked the young interlocutor, “Do you really mean that? Or is this a piece of hyperbole thrown out in frustration?” Personally, I don’t get it. Yes, I know so-called Christians … More Christianity: Still the Worlds Best Hope
Thursday is for Apologetics They will philosophize. They will argue. They will throw sarcasm and scorn. They will seek to overwhelm you with volume, and anger, and vitriol, and stories about “how could a good God …” But the last thing any of them will do is open up a New Testament and read it … More He Scares Them: The Reason Radical Atheists Won’t Take Jesus Seriously
Well reasoned testimony of a former atheist’s long journey to faith in Christ. Long, but worth every second of your time. If you doubt your Bible, your faith, the coherance of your faith, this might be just what you need to gaze at the cross with renewed joy. If you have a friend who has … More Former atheist astrophysicist, Sarah Salviander, explains her journey to Christianity.
Wednesday is for Prayer I’m in a conversation with an atheist over on Twitter. He is asking me for a proof that God exists. “Give me your best proof,” he says. I told him I don’t believe because of “a” proof. I believe because of a compounding of various proofs and evidence and ultimately because … More An Atheist Helps Me Understand Why I Believe
Tuesday is for Preaching Read an atheist site that was grading church worship services and sermons based on the following criteria: Doing good to your fellow human. Being good doesn’t mean converting him or her to your religion. It means being nice, forgiving, reasonable, and tolerant. Religious leaders who include this theme in their sermon will … More Should Pastors Follow the Advice of Atheists?