Newsletters: Challenged Faith, Burden of Proof, and Fine-Tuning

The guys have some interesting newsletters for the month of February. Don’t miss them!

  • Four Things You Can Do When Someone Challenges Your Faith by Greg Koukl: “Have you ever felt ‘the big chill’? It’s the term I use for the cold shiver that runs up your spine when you’re confronted with what seems at first glance to be a persuasive challenge to your Christian convictions, that terrible suspicion that begins to settle in your bones that the challenger has a point. And it seems convincing. And it shakes you. I have those moments, too, and they’re not fun. Over the years, though, I’ve learned a simple, practical system to deal with the ‘chill’ and I want to pass it on to you.” (Read more.)
  • Atheism’s Burden of Proof by Alan Shlemon: “While it’s true that atheists don’t have to prove the absence of God, they’re hardly off the hook when it comes to making sense of their position. If they don’t believe in God, their view entails at least three incredible assertions that require a lot of explaining.” (Read more.)
  • We Live in a Very Fortunate Universe by Tim Barnett: “This book provides the most up-to-date scientific evidence for the fine-tuning of the universe for life. But what is truly unique about this book is that it presents the data at a popular level so that the material is accessible to anyone interested in this topic. As I read the book, I was awestruck by the finely-tuned constants and conditions that had to be just right to get a universe that would permit life. I’d like to give you a taste of some of this evidence.” (Read more.)

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Amy K. Hall