The Summit Lecture Series: Making Sense of Your World with John Stonestreet, part 8

As Nancy Pearcey says in her book Total Truth,"A Worldview is not the same thing as a formal philosophy; otherwise, it would be only for professional philosophers. Even ordinary people have a set of convictions about how reality functions and how they should live..."Everybody has a worldview. Therefore, it’s not just some intellectual exercise that academics do. It’s a real thing that each of us possess in one shape or another.I’m reminded of one time when I was sitting next to a woma … [Read more...]

An Examined Life with Jeff Allen 54: Atheism, Humanism, Abortion and Christian Worldview with Nancy Pearcey, part 3

[display_podcast] Nancy Pearcey, author of books such as How Now Shall We Live and Total Truth and visiting scholar at Houston Baptist University, joins us on today’s show. Jeff Allen: So, what do you have on the horizon?Nancy Pearcey: Well, I’m currently working on a book on ethical issues, such as abortion, homosexuality, and euthanasia. Most books on this subject are either about what the Bible says or moral reasoning. I’m showing the worldview, the view of the human person. You cannot r … [Read more...]

Real Stuff My Dad Says 81: “Can We All Get Along?”

[display_podcast] I have two podcasts / blogs that each come from my perspective of a Christian parent of four boys and are aimed toward other Christ-following, Bible-believing people who have a spare ten minutes in their day to hear what I (and often my dad) have to say. But lately, judging by many of the comments that I have received, it appears that my audience has expanded to people whom I hadn’t originally intended. It seems like a lot of people who abhor the term “Evangelical”, people who … [Read more...]

Summit Lecture Series: Can We Be Moral Without God? With Frank Beckwith

To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org.There are many different ways to look at the question “Can we be moral without God?” One perspective is to wonder if atheists can be good. I believe that, of course atheists can be good. Without a doubt. I have known several atheists who loved their children, were deeply kind to others, and selflessly give of themselves to those in need. So, in that sense, of course atheists can be good.But, when we wonder if we … [Read more...]

An Examined Life with Jeff Allen 32: Searching for Meaning with Tommy Nelson

[display_podcast] From world-renown comedian Jeff Allen: I am honored to have one of my favorite people on the planet join the show this week:  Pastor Tommy Nelson of Denton Bible Church in Denton, TX (DentonBible.org).  Anyone familiar with my own story is familiar with Tommy.  God used tapes regarding the Book of Ecclesiastes to pull me to His kingdom. Speaking of Old Testament works, I believe that the Song of Solomon should be taught in every junior high school across our country.  Let the … [Read more...]

The Problem of Evil: Obstacles to Faith with Mark Mittelberg, Part 3

To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org.People who are in the midst of suffering and pain, dealing with evil (moral evil, natural evil, whatever has invaded their lives) will sometimes “mouth” this question and look at you with tears flowing down their cheeks, and ask, “Why would God allow my sister to be killed in this accident?” or “Why would God allow my son to be inflicted like this?” or “Why would God allow these people to suffer as they are?”Oft … [Read more...]


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