It’s Unscientific to be Atheistic

Are science and religion enemies?  Many scientists obviously believe so.  Richard Dawkins, one of the famed “new atheists” views belief in God as a delusion (that’s right – you aren’t just wrong or old-fashioned to believe in God, you are deluded!).  It makes no more sense to believe in God than it does to believe […]

Why Are Our Youth and Young Adults in a Mental Health Crisis?

In a recent article posted at the Institute for Family Studies, Jean Twenge, a psychology professor form San Diego State University, outlines an extremely troubling crisis: the mental health of our youth and young adults. Despite skepticism from many researchers, Twenge demonstrates convincingly (citing scores of studies) the skyrocketing rates of several mental health concerns.  […]

New Adult Sunday school Offering: I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist

Faith is a big deal to us as Christians.  We believe certain truths.  But the term “faith” is often wrongly used against Christians as if to imply that we are somehow embracing faith contrary to reason.  Christians are seen as a bunch of dumb rubes who believe all sorts of nonsensical myths that no modern […]

Have a plan to Read the Bible in 2019?

Robert Murray M’Cheyne was a brilliant young Scottish pastor who died in 1843 at the age of 29.  One of the legacies of this remarkable servant of God was a Bible reading plan.  I’ve used a great many Bible reading plans over the course of my life, including a version of my own, but I […]

Good Tree, Good Fruit

A sermon series on the Fruit of the Spirit Fruit is good.  We all know from our education in nutrition – from the food pyramid to whatever it is that is used today – that we are supposed to eat fruit.  It produces health – “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.”  But not […]