Posts Tagged: Religion

Is Science Opposed to Faith in God?

I remember quite vividly in class one day in the public school district when a substitute teacher came in to play a video. It was a film on the origin of the universe and the formation of life, with a naturalistic perspective. The video played the entire class period. We had to end it early so that... Read more »

Comparing Religions

Iskandar is a scientist and philosopher in the Middle East. He was comparing different religions and trying to find the only true religion. When he visited one of our staff, he received the More Than a Carpenter book. He studied it for a long time and he was surprised by the facts in the book that led... Read more »

Ten Areas Where Pastors Need to Be Trained for the 21st Century

The American culture has shifted dramatically in a relatively short period. From shifting social rules and cultural expectations to new, pervasive technologies, the pastors of today are facing a different world than their predecessors. Besides the obvious and always-necessary training in unchanging, Biblical truth, what tools and training do pastors need to minister to the… Read more »

What are the Best Questions for Meaningful Spiritual Conversations?

[Original Post by Sean McDowell] I love having conversations with people about spiritual matters. If we treat people with kindness, charity, and show a genuine interest in how they see the world, most people are open to discussing religious matters. In fact, in my experience, many people are eager for such conversations. In his excellent… Read more »

Book Review: The God Delusion (Part 2)

Last week, I began a book review of The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins, broken up into two parts. This book was a monumental work of atheist thought by arguably the best-known atheist of our time. The first part was written as an attempt to understand atheists at a deeper, closer level. If we want to reach… Read more »

Book Review: The God Delusion (Part 1)

Sean McDowell, Josh’s son and Christian apologist, has a popular talk he gives where he stands up in front of a church and puts on his “atheist glasses,” changing his worldview from Christian to atheist. Playing the role, Sean gives a short introduction of his life converting from a Christian to an atheist, and opens… Read more »