The Summit Lecture Series: Making Sense of Your World with John Stonestreet, part 20

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to summit.orgSo, in light of all the different competing worldviews out there (Christianity, Islam, Secular Humanism, Marxism, Cosmic Humanism, and Postmodernism), I want to turn our attention to the question: How do we evaluate our own worldview?How can you understand the worldview and beliefs that you actually live out each day? In other words, how can we connect what we know is true with how we actually live, and how do … [Read more...]

Parent Like You Mean It 17: Give ‘Em H€&%!!

There is one thing in this world that may very well be the single most important thing we can give to our children. We can give them a safe home to live in, which would indeed offer them a firm foundation to build their futures on. Their natural needs would all be provided for: shelter, clothing, food & water. A safe home is a tremendous offering for any parent to give any child. Taking it to the next level, sharing healthy meals together can be considered paramount in the same vein, which … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Scientific Naturalism Worldview with JP Moreland, part 3

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.org.A Contingent Truth is a truth that could have been false.  So, if you want to understand a Contingent Truth, think of something that is true that God could have made false if He wanted to.For example, it’s a Contingent Truth that there is a clock in the room.  It’s evident and true that there is, in fact, a clock right there in the room.  But, that could have been false – it’s possible that a clock actually was … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Scientific Naturalism with JP Moreland, part 2

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgI was once invited to a dinner party where I was asked to give a presentation regarding truth, God and philosophy.  I was warned that there would be a gentleman attending who may cause me some problems.  Apparently, he had a Ph.D. in physics from Johns Hopkins, had been an engineer for 30 years, and really hated Christianity.So, right after exchanging pleasantries, before the meeting, he launched into me:  “I un … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Scientific Naturalism Worldview with JP Moreland, part 1

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgWe need to understand the very prominent worldview of Scientific Naturalism in order to grasp how people who hold this perspective think.  You see there are many different prevailing worldviews in our culture today, and the main conflict is not whether or not Christianity is true, but whether or not it can be known to be true.And Scientific Naturalism is one of the main culprits in the effort to convince our … [Read more...]

Loving God with Your Mind part 6 with JP Moreland

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.orgYou can know something without being sure that you’re right.This is due to the fact that you can have propositional knowledge: a true belief based on adequate or good reasons, not necessarily conclusive reasons.  In other words, you can know something, but still be able to admit that you may be wrong.I know that God is real.If someone were to ask me if it’s possible that He isn’t, I could admit, “yeah, i … [Read more...]