OMEONE wise once said, “Pray like it’s up to you. Work like it’s up to God.” This is a fitting Christian philosophy. That’s why in a time of a crisis when medical experts and scientists are hustling to find solutions, it was entirely appropriate for Christians to participate in the national day of prayer called by President Trump for Sunday, March 15th. These activities were not, are not, mutually exclusive.
CIENCE is a wonderful thing. It’s a tool to explore the physical world. But when people use the tool of science, they bring a set of assumptions to both the way they use it and to the kind of conclusions they form based on their use of it. Often, what is called science is much more than just the set of tools to study the physical world, but a total worldview that includes assumptions that are outside of the reach of science and are far better described as religious beliefs.
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OROTHY SAYERS was one of the most prophetic voices of the twentieth century. She warned Christians who were bored with biblical teaching that the dogma is the real drama, the meaning of life, the creed keeping us from the chaos. The following excerpt is from “The Greatest Drama Ever Staged”
OLKIEN was no stranger to suffering. Tolkien lost both parents as a child. He served in War War I as a young man. His real life experiences gave him a framework for his stories with the beauties of the Shire contrasted with the evils of Gollum, Goblins, Smaug, and the Eye of Sauron.
NYTIME there is national or international turmoil we rightly revaluate our priorities. How should we consider education when other matters loom large? C.S. Lewis responded to this question in a sermon he preached in 1939 in the early stages of War World II.
.K. CHESTERTON once said, “the tendency of recent culture has been to tolerate the smile but discourage the laugh.” It’s not that G.K.C didn’t like smiling, he simply didn’t prefer it over laughter. Here’s why.