Your Weekend Worldview Reader

ERE’S your Weekend Worldview Reader with links to articles, essays, reviews, and videos that I consider to be interesting or important from a biblical worldview perspective. Any work that I point to is not an endorsement, but rather an invitation for you to think deeply about your faith and the world around you.

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Was C.S. Lewis the Grinch?

OST Christians consider C.S. Lewis to be a warm symbol of the holiday season, expecially since he included “Father Christmas” in his first Narnia story. Yet, a deeper lookin in his diary, letters, and essays shows Lewis was more of the Grinch. What do you think?

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Charles Darwin’s Letter to Billy Graham

HARLES  Darwin once wrote a letter to Billy Graham. Not the one you’re thinking of. The American evangelist was born thirty-six years after the British scientist’s death. The Graham to whom Darwin wrote was a Victorian philosopher and mathematician who challenged the scientific outlook of Darwin and others as a sort of religious conviction. In his 1881 book, Graham described Darwin’s view as The Creed of Science.

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Your Weekend Worldview Reader

ERE’S your Weekend Worldview Reader with links to articles, essays, reviews, and videos that I consider to be interesting or important from a biblical worldview perspective. Any work that I point to is not an endorsement, but rather an invitation for you to think deeply about your faith and the world around you.

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Why Mere Christianity Won’t Go Out of Style

t’s the book that crushed a political hatchet man, led a world-renowned scientist to faith, and robbed a prideful entrepreneur of billions of dollars. The politician was Chuck Colson of the famed Watergate scandal; the scientist was Francis Collins, nominated by President Obama as director of the National Institutes of Health; and the businessman was Thomas Monaghan, founder of Domino’s Pizza.

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The Inevitable Christian Impulse of Thanksgiving

K. Chesterton once said the worst moment for an atheist is when they are really thankful but have no one to thank. I don’t know about that, as I’m sure a secular person could easily find someone to whom to direct gratitude. But in an ultimate sense, yes, I think Chesterton is on to something. There is an inevitable Christian impulse to Thanksgiving.

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A More Excellent Way

couple of weeks ago I preached a sermon on the Apostle Paul’s description of how we should use our gifts in love to build one another up. What I thought would be an easy passage to preach, quickly confronted my own uncharitable attitudes and ambitions. Without love, we are nothing, we gain nothing, we waste our lives. Here’s the full video.

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Your Weekend Worldview Reader

ERE’S your Weekend Worldview Reader with links to articles, essays, reviews, and videos that I consider to be interesting or important from a biblical worldview perspective. Any work that I point to is not an endorsement, but rather an invitation for you to think deeply about your faith and the world around you.

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C.S. Lewis on Making Sense of the Human Experience

OW are we to make sense of humanity in our day. Neuroscientists often reduce humans to brains, leaving no room for personhood. Philosophers regularly deny the will, rejecting the idea that humans can make real, meaningful decisions, and thus have moral accountability. Scientists often discount immaterial human values and regard them as illusions.

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