The Intelligent Designer

Throughout my life, much of what I have read indicates that many people seem to think Christianity and science are in opposition to each other. However, many big-picture scientific findings have strengthened my faith immeasurably. With Question Evolution Day (QED, on February 12, which is Charles Darwin’s birthday) almost here, I’ve been thinking about intelligentContinue reading “The Intelligent Designer”

Is There Such a Thing As Deconversion?

A couple of years ago, someone recommended a book to me called The Anatomy of Deconversion by John Marriott. A deconvert is defined as a person who used to be a Christian. Marriott’s book is based on extensive interviews with 24 deconverts, ranging in age from early 20s to mid-50s. 15 of them are men,Continue reading “Is There Such a Thing As Deconversion?”

Is Evolution a Viable Theory?

“Darwin made it possible to be an intellectually fulfilled atheist.” So said Richard Dawkins back in 1986 in reference to Charles Darwin, the originator of the theory of evolution in 1859. I learned about evolution when I was a teen, and although I wasn’t an atheist, I wasn’t a Christian yet, either. One thing IContinue reading “Is Evolution a Viable Theory?”

How Does Your Worldview Answer Four Big Questions?

I first encountered the word “worldview” in 1989 in books by Charles Colson.  He defined it as “the sum total of our beliefs about the world, the ‘big picture’ that directs our daily decisions and actions.”  There are different ways to classify worldviews, but I recently discovered a helpful chart that classifies all views ofContinue reading “How Does Your Worldview Answer Four Big Questions?”