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...]

An Examined Life with Jeff Allen: Christian Worldview with Nancy Pearcey, part 2

[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: You have stated before that you were a skeptic and at one point slipped into a period of nihilism. Could you explain this period? Nancy Pearcey: When I was 19, I went to L’Abri and they knew the questions I had better than I did. As Christians, they had studied worldviews enough that they understood secular tho … [Read more...]

An Examined Life with Jeff Allen: Christian Worldview with Nancy Pearcey, part 1

[display_podcast]Today, we welcome one of my favorite authors. I fell in love with her 2000 Gold Medallion Award winning book How Now Shall We Live? which she wrote with the late, great Chuck Coleson. Another of my favorites she wrote is Total Truth: Liberating Christianity from Its Cultural Captivity. This amazing author, educator, and Christian worldview expert is a professor at Houston Baptist University, and just an amazing woman – Nancy Pearcey.But, Nancy hasn’t always been the per … [Read more...]

Church for Men 28: Why Informality Is Suddenly OK

[display_podcast] (Author’s note: This post originally appeared in January 2013. It was part of a series about the huge changes that are rocking Western society – and their impact on men and the church. I am not advocating these changes; I’m simply trying to explain why they’re happening, to help believers respond with greater understanding to those they may disagree with.) I’m one of the millions of viewers enchanted by one of TV’s hottest show – Downton Abbey. It’s the story of an aristocrati … [Read more...]

Summit Lecture Series: The Case for the Pro-Life Position with Scott Klusendorf, part 6

To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org. There are third-world countries that have unbelievable child mortality rates. All across Africa, India and other poverty-stricken nations around the globe, there are populations where a majority of the children born die before they reach their one-month-birthday, typically from malnutrition and disease. ONE MONTH! But, does it follow that those children who die within a month are less human than those of us who live … [Read more...]

Summit Lecture Series: The Case for the Pro-Life Position with Scott Klusendorf, part 5

To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, visit summit.org. People too often confuse “construction” with “development”. In Bowling Green, KY, you can visit the Corvette Assembly Plant and if you hang around long enough, you can actually watch a Corvette, from the time the first two metal plates are put together to the point it rolls of the assembly line at the end of the plant. Would we think, as we watch the construction process of the ‘Vette, that we had a Corvette at the … [Read more...]


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