Category Archives: Atheism

He is Patient

A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to minister to some at-risk youths. My church visited a shelter for homeless teens and runaways. Many of the teens had either suffered through tragic circumstances or had been victims of abuse. The plan … Continue reading

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Religion Versus Science: Can Science Support Religious Belief?

Sometimes our culture seems to suggest that science and religious belief are opposed to one another. It’s as if you can only believe in one. Some people assume that being a scientist or having a technical background leads people away … Continue reading

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Too Many Gods To Believe In Any

A few weeks ago I was speaking with a young adult in my church; we’ll call her Betty. Betty had just begun her first semester in college and discovered that one of her professors was very vocal about his atheism. Betty … Continue reading

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Could Suicide Be Rational?

Today, millions of people are mourning because of the death of comedian and actor Robin Williams. Williams was an amazingly talented person. He was a recipient of numerous awards, including an Oscar for his role in “Good Will Hunting.” My … Continue reading

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Bad Religion

I few months back I happened to be talking to somebody and the topic of religion came up. We were discussing the hundreds of Nigerian girls that were kidnapped by the Islamic terrorists, Boko Haram. The person said, “That’s why … Continue reading

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Are Morals Merely a Result of Evolution?

If you’ve ever had the experience of free-falling while in a dream, what happens when you wake up? I’m sure you didn’t continue reaching out for something to hold on to when you realized that what you thought was real … Continue reading

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Why Materialism is False

Materialism is more than an American lifestyle. Materialism is the belief that only physical or material things exist in our universe. Something is defined as material or physical in that it exists in physical space, is made of matter or … Continue reading

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Why Does God Matter? Part II

In the last installment I discussed how theism offers purpose and ultimate meaning to human existence whereas atheism does not. I think another benefit of theism is insurance. Think about it, why are we required by law to maintain car … Continue reading

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Why Does God Matter? Part I

I had an interesting conversation with someone today and one of the questions that came up was: “Why does God matter?” In essence, the person was perfectly content with life and wanted some kind of tangible or practical advantage to … Continue reading

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Faith versus Logic: Are they mutually exclusive or can they coexist?

I was having a conversation recently and the person claimed that faith is not logical. This is something I hear unbelievers say all the time. With an air of smugness they claim that their rational mind doesn’t allow them to … Continue reading

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