The Most Amazing Idea Ever?

“The Word Became Flesh.”  In the beginning of his Gospel, John describes Jesus, the Eternal Son of God and Second Person of the Trinity, as the Word.  “In the beginning was the Word, and the Word was with God, and the Word was God.” (Jn 1:1)  “In the beginning” conjures up the first line of Genesis, which describes the beginning of creation.  But the beginning of creation is not what John has in mind. 

 What Can Baseball Teach Us About the Universe?

There was a very moving moment during Baseball’s All-Star game this year.  It came when one of the starting players, Freddie Freeman, was miked for half an inning while he was playing first base. 

Can You Believe It's Been Twenty Years?

Can you believe it’s been twenty years since 9-11?  In a few days, we will commemorate the Twentieth Anniversary of that awful day.  In anticipation of this commemoration, the National Geographic Channel has put together a new documentary featuring recent interviews from survivors of the attack.  As they recall their experiences and as the timeline and images from that day are replayed, the emotions come flooding back.  I was surprised to hear a good number of stories about that day that I wasn’t aware of.  They are every bit as powerful and heart wrenching as any I have heard before.

Why Do Some Believe and Others Don't?

Francis Collins and Richard Dawkins are two of the World’s leading scientists.  One of them, Collins, is a Christian, an ardent believer.  The other, Dawkins, isn’t.  He’s an avowed atheist.  Both are experts in the same discipline of science, evolutionary biology.  Both look at the same evidence.  Based on the same science, however, one believes in Jesus and the other doesn’t.  How can this be?  If there is a God, if Jesus is God incarnate, shouldn’t the evidence make this clear to anyone who examines it?

Why Would A Scientist Believe?

Why would a scientist believe in Jesus?  Last week, I dispelled the huge but relentless myth that says you can’t believe in Jesus if you follow the science by sharing some examples of today’s leading scientists who do believe in Jesus.  They see no contradiction between their science and their faith.  In fact, for a number of them, it was following the science that led them to faith.  And for all of them, following what the science says continues to deepen their faith and make them more and more certain about Jesus. 

With Jesus, Can You Follow the Science?

There is a huge myth out there that I want to challenge.  I know I’ve challenged it before.  But I keep hearing it repeated.  It keeps getting told, unchallenged, over and over again.  And it’s deceiving millions.  What is this myth?  It’s that if you can follow the science, you can’t believe in Jesus.   

About Me

E.J. Sweeney is a true skeptic. He needs to see to believe. Hard Evidence. Compelling Proof. Solid Logic. This is what he believes in. In college, he encountered questions that the superficial faith he was raised on couldn’t handle. So he began a quest for Truth, a quest for the answers to life’s ultimate questions.

EJ Sweeney

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