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    “I thought Christianity was a crutch”

    Have you ever doubted God’s existence? What about the Bible? Do you believe that it’s the inspired Word of God that Christ’s followers believe it to be? Well, Jodi put her faith in the big bang theory and Russell believed faith was for the weak. Learn how they both discovered a God who loved them before they ever […]

    A fool says in his heart, “There is no God” – Ghislaine’s Story & Dawna’s Story

    Ghislaine (Guh-lane) considered believing in God akin to believing in leprechauns until her husband rededicated his life to Christ and her perspective began to change. Raised in a Jewish family, Dawna considered the claims of Christianity absurd until a friend showed her in the Scriptures how Yeshua—Jesus—was the promised Messiah. Find hope for your own unbelieving loved ones as you hear the amazing ways God breaks down barriers to reach hearts.

    You’ve got to be kidding me!–Elliott’s Story and Jim’s Story

    They say that an angry atheist is often closer to God than a happy one. That was certainly the case for both Jim and Elliott. Their bitterness toward God was well known by each of their friends who persisted in sharing their faith anyway.  Hear these formerly ardent atheists describe how God turned their doubt into belief….

    Those knuckle-dragging troglodytes!–Jim’s Story

    For many, proof of God’s existence can be found in majestic mountains or breathtaking sunsets. While Jim loved creation, just the thought of a Creator filled him with frustration and anger. Learn how God revealed His love to Jim during a potentially deadly mountain hike. Find out more of what the Bible says about “What If…

    From a convinced atheist to a convicted believer of Christ – Ghislaine’s Story

    Ghislaine firmly believed that God didn’t exist. But when her husband rededicated his life to Christ, Ghislaine’s entire perspective slowly began to change. Don’t miss hearing how God can reach even the most stubborn hearts.

    Haters Of God

    Recently, I listened to an audiobook by a militant advocate for atheism. As the author himself read his own work with spiteful sarcasm and contempt, it made me wonder why he was so angry.

    The Bible tells us that a rejection of God can actually lead to a more hateful attitude toward Him: “Even as they did not like to retain God in their knowledge, God gave them over to a debased mind . . . [to become] haters of God” (Rom. 1:28-30).

    The Hope That Banishes Hopelessness

    When atheistic communism was a world-menacing power, it proclaimed that there is no God and that faith in any future life is a deceptive illusion. Leonid Brezhnev had been the Soviet dictator, the embodiment of Marxist unbelief. But something happened at his funeral that contradicted atheism. George H. W. Bush, then vice president of the US, was the country’s official representative at the solemn, formal ceremony.

    He reported that while the casket was still open, Brezhnev’s widow stared motionless at her husband’s body. And just before the soldiers were about to close the lid, she reached inside and made the sign of the cross over his chest. What a desperate and significant gesture! That widow evidently hoped that what her husband had vehemently denied might somehow be true.

    The Difference Faith Makes

    What if we didn’t have faith in God but accepted instead the God-denying theory of evolution? Suppose we had an atheistic view of life. Cornell University biologist William Provine declared in a public debate that if you’re a consistent Darwinian, you realize there’s no life after death, no ultimate foundation for ethics, no ultimate meaning for our existence, no free will. Life would be empty.


    Most people profess belief in God, meaning they are theists. True atheism is a rarity.

    Recently, however, it has been suggested that we need a new term for the multitude who are theists but are indifferent to God in daily living. They ought to be called apatheists. That word is built on the noun apathy, which means “indifference,” a sort of sluggish unconcern. And sadly, whatever belief an individual professes, he may be living as an apatheist. His faith may make only a minimal difference in his behavior.

    September 2019: Christian Living

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