The Summit Lecture Series: Making Sense of Your World with John Stonestreet, Part 14

Charles Darwin wrote On the Origin of Species in 1857. By 1870, it was the dominant understanding of how biological life came to be. I find this interesting, partly because Darwin wasn’t the first to propose this idea that all living things came from a common ancestor. However, Darwin was writing at a particular point in our world’s cultural history when ideological doors were more open than ever and it really caught on.This is partially why Darwinism is known as the “last nail in the coffin … [Read more...]

The Summit Lecture Series: Making Sense of Your World with John Stonestreet, Part 12

To purchase the entire Summit Lecture Series, Vol. 1 on DVD, go to: summit.org.Ideas really matter.Ideas have consequences.Ideas have stories.There are actually a handful of different stories (or worldviews) that are all vying for our hearts and minds they are:Secular Humanism Christianity Marxism Leninism Postmodernism Cosmic Humanism IslamIdeas have feet.And finally, ideas have families.What I mean by this is that ideas often stem from other ideas, … [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...]

I Don’t Have Enough Faith To Be An Atheist, part 6 with Frank Turek

To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, vista summit.org.Not only is the universe fine-tuned from the beginning, but there is also a habitability argument for our solar system. Our actual solar system is perfectly fine tuned in order to sustain life here on Earth – the third rock from the sun. For starters, if we were just a fraction closer or a fraction further away from the sun than what Earth’s orbit is today, life wouldn’t exist here. We are in what scientists call, “ … [Read more...]

I Don’t Have Enough Faith To Be An Atheist, part 5 with Frank Turek

To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, vista summit.org.Arno Penzias, Nobel laureate in physics who is credited with one of the foundational discoveries for the Big Bang theory said this: "The best data we have (concerning the Big Bang) are exactly what I would have predicted had I had nothing to go on but the five books of Moses, the Psalms and the Bible as a whole.” His colleague, Robert Wilson said: “Certainly there was something that set it all off. I can’t think … [Read more...]

I Don’t Have Enough Faith To Be An Atheist, part 4 with Frank Turek

To purchase the entire DVD set of the Summit Lecture Series, vista summit.org.Let’s start with the cosmological argument from the very beginning of the universe - this is the argument that many say points to the Big Bang.  I just know who banged it!  In fact, the evidence for the Big Bang is quite good.  You even have atheists like Steven Hawking admitting that the universe and time itself had a beginning at the Big Bang.  Now, Hawking tries to give another explanation for the origin of the u … [Read more...]


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