Category Archives: Worldview

One Year as a Dad

I became a dad for the first time on January 10, 2009.  It did not take long to find out that being a dad is hard work.  The hardest part is realizing that there are no vacation days for at … Continue reading

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Feel free to mix your religions. It’s the American way.

An interesting article appeared in Reuters today.  It shows some eye-opening statistics concerning American religious belief.  Have a read and then let me know what you think. DALLAS (Reuters Life!) – Although most Americans are Christian and many are devout … Continue reading

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Is Christianity in America Changing?

Last month, Newsweek published a cover story titled “The End of Christianity in America.”  In the article, Jon Meacham cites recent statistics that show a decline in the number of people who are self-professed Christians.  It seems that in 1990, … Continue reading

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Why Torture is Always Wrong

With the recent release of the “Torture Memos” there has been an enormous amount of discussion centered on the treatment of wartime prisoners.  If you have missed the discussion, just turn on Fox News or CNN.  You will soon find … Continue reading

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A. N. Wilson: Christian turned Atheist turned Christian

Writer A. N. Wilson has published an article in the New Statesman explaining why he has turned from atheism to Christianity.  Wilson, who was an atheist for 20 years discusses why he left Christianity to begin with and what led … Continue reading

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Does Satan Exist? ABC Nightline Debate

ABC Nightline hosted a debate concerning the existence of Satan.  The debate featured well-known pastor Mark Driscoll of Mars Hill Church and Annie Lobert against philosopher Deepak Chopra and Bishop Carlton Pearson.  You can watch the debate at the link below: … Continue reading

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Why do “pious” fight death the hardest?

It turns out that those defined as “religious” have a greater desire to prolong life when death seems imminent.  A study that examined 345 patients with terminal cancer found that a religious person was three times more likely to have … Continue reading

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Only 9% of American Adults Possess a True Biblical Worldview

A study from Barna Research reveals that only 9% of adults in the U.S. have a biblical worldview.  In the study, a biblical worldview was defined as: …believing that absolute moral truth exists; the Bible is totally accurate in all … Continue reading

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Fewer Americans Say They are “Religious”

An American Religious Identification Survey has found that fewer Americans claim religious affiliation today than in 2001.  The survey found that 15% of respondents said they had no religion.  This is an increase from 14.2% in 2001 and from 8.2% … Continue reading

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Morality and God

I have been conversing with two young self-proclaimed atheists about the relationship between belief in God and morality.  I thought some of you might be interested in this conversation.  The article is found on their blog at http://livingthemystery.wordpress.com/2009/03/09/morality-and-religion-inseparable/ . This post … Continue reading

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