In a Jack Black movie called Nacho Libre, a character says: “I don’t believe in God, I believe in science.” It reveals an error in thought that some people have, as if you can’t believe in God if you “believe” in science. But the two are not opposites. This kind of statement usually comes from … Continue reading Science AND faith
At the church I pastor, I’m teaching a series about miracles. And one of the things I sometimes hear is this: “I don’t believe in miracles because science doesn’t allow them.” Makes sense, right? Wrong. According to Michael Ruse, a respected philosopher of science, science “deals only with the natural, the repeatable, that which is … Continue reading Are miracles anti-science?
Are we just here by chance, or by design? Are we the result of randomness, or is there an orchestrated intelligence to life on earth? A lot of people feel that chance and randomness are the order of the day. But are they sure? The question we need to ask is this: Where does the evidence … Continue reading The language of God?
Recently I was talking to someone who told me he was an atheist. “I’m just too rational to believe in God,” he said. “That’s interesting,” I replied. “I’m a really rational person too. That’s why I believe in God.” I felt it was important to say because there’s a myth out there that reason is … Continue reading Are faith and reason opposites?