Tag Archives: Religion

Essential to your walk with God

Salvation is what God did for me by His grace, not what I do to try to keep myself worthy of His grace. Continue reading

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Why I am not religious

I do not believe in religion. Religion is a human attempt to find the way to God. It’s an empty and hopeless pursuit of something God already did for us. ____________________________________________ The gospel is good news about God’s loving pursuit … Continue reading

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Confusing faith and science

When teachers suggest that the science of evolution leads to the philosophy of naturalism, they give students the misleading impression that the science of evolution offers more than it is capable of telling us. Continue reading

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Our only hope and those who receive it

Watching and reading the daily news gives the feeling that things are not getting better on the planet we call home.  Current conditions make me want to offer a simple prayer, “Dear God, things are not so good down here. I … Continue reading

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Blaming Religion for violence

Old myths die slowly. Such is the case with the notion that religion is the primary cause of violence and oppression. Atheistic like Richard Dawkins and Sam Harris are well-known for promoting this myth. After 9/11, a British reporter echoed the … Continue reading

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