I don't have enough faith to be an atheist, the gay agenda, and abortion.
New: Another powerful book and documentary.
"Evolution's Achilles' Heels" exposes the fatal flaws of evolutionary thinking. Authored by nine Ph.D. scientists it produces a coherent, coordinated, powerful argument. The authors all received their doctorates from similar secular universities as their evolutionary counterparts. Each is a specialist in a field relevant to the subject written about: Origin of life, natural selection, genetics, geology, the fossil record, radiometric dating, cosmology, and ethics.
Official Trailer for Evolution's Achilles' Heels documentary
Frank Turek is the owner of that title which is on his book, his TV show, and videos.
This hub is not a hub you can skim over and gain anything from it. I could put into words the messages Frank Turek has presented in video but I think it is much better to offer you a smorgasbord of his video presentations so that you can, at your leisure, explore various topics, questions, discussions and debates he offers up on atheism and Christianity. Before going any further I think it would be advisable for one, no matter your beliefs, to open your mind up to the material presented in the video below before exploring the other videos and perhaps only view one at a time when you have the time to watch without interruptions. You can pick whatever topic is of interest - I think you will find Frank very intelligent, thorough and understanding as he addresses these topics. For more compelling presentations related to Truth, God, Miracles, and the Bible go to CrossExamined.org or watch Frank's show "I don't have enough faith to be an atheist" on Direct TV channel 378.
Below you will find video clips of Frank Turek from his I Don't Have Enough Faith to Be an Atheist TV program and different speaking appearances. You can also see more on Frank Turek's Tangle page.
IF YOU ARE A DISCIPLE OF RICHARD DAWKINS
and don't want to read anything else on this hub page at least skip to the Lennox video near the end of this hub page. After that debate with Dr. John Lennox of Oxford, Dawkins has refused to debate authentic Christians again. You don't need a degree from oxford to understand why.
Enough faith to be an atheist?
Only a 1 MINUTE video: What is Apologetics?
Absolute Truth: the claims of absolute truth vs. relative truth.
Frank Turek, author of "I Don't Have Enough Faith To Be An Atheist," explains why faith alone doesn't make something true.
Frank Turek shares how the New Testament cannot be a made-up fabrication or myth -- not with all those embarrassing details!
Can't Evolution Explain Morality?
A Girl Asks Frank Turek If She's Going to Hell
Dr. Frank Turek on Richard Dawkins' "The God Delusion"
Frank Turek, co-author of "I Don't Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist," and Christopher Hitchens, author of "god is not Great: How Religion Poisons Everything,"
Dr. Frank Turek, a well-known Apologist, discusses the Gay Agenda. This was recorded from Dr. Turek weekly program, "I Don't Have Enough Faith To Be An Atheist
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What about the "Gay agenda"?
If you are interested in the truth about this topic you really should watch all 6 of these videos by Frank Turek.
I'm going to insert a little of my own two cents here. We have heard of at least one study which concludes, according to Dr Michael Bailey, of Northwestern University, Illinois who col-led it, “Sexual orientation has nothing to do with choice. Our findings suggest there may be genes at play – we found evidence for two sets that affect whether a man is gay or straight...But it is not completely determinative; there are certainly other environmental factors involved.”
Reading his statement is baffling to me and I wonder how anyone can trust a study conducted by this man who reveals by his own statement how set he is on getting the preconceived conclusion which he states foremost "Sexual orientation has nothing to do with choice." and then after making a statement which is absolute he backs it up with study results that are "iffy", "Our findings 'suggest' there 'may be' genes at play". May be? He then goes on to say genes are not completely determinative. NOT COMPLETELY DETERMINATIVE must mean choice could have something to do with this. Additionally nothing in his study deals with the function of choice in relation to homosexuality, so he actually concluded something from his study that wasn't even studied in the study!!!
If homosexuality was completely genetic, one would expect that this sexuality would be the same over the course of a homosexual's life. However for females, over time sexual preference does seem to change. A 5-year study of lesbians found that over 1/4 of these women forsook their lesbian/bisexual identities during these 5 years: 1/2 reclaimed heterosexual identities and 1/2 gave up all identity labels. Other studies have confirmed that sexual orientation is not fixed in all individuals, but can change over time. For more on this go to Sexual preference or orientation? at this link,
Yet, the gay advocacy will run with Dr. Bailey's study and his obviously flawed conclusions and insist that homosexuality is solely determined by genes and they have no choice about this life style.
The problem with that reasoning, even if it were true, is that it can be applied to many genetic traits. Take for example alcoholism. Who would disagree that addicts or alcoholics don't choose to be such, they have a genetic predisposition to these sinful behaviors.
Is that any different than being genetically predisposed to homosexuality? Yet who would tell an addict, 'Hey man do it 'till your heart's content, you have no choice"?
In the final analysis, whether YOU believe what God says is sin is rooted in genes or your choice it doesn't change the fact that it is sin and God commands us not to sin.
Can you be Gay and Christian?
The great moral and spiritual issue of today is how does the church deal with homosexuality. How do Christians respond to LGBT people who tell us they love the Lord and that they experience God's power and love? What is our answer to them when they say that the law of love is our greatest law, and so love requires us to embrace them just as they are? What about the argument that the Old Testament laws (such as the prohibition against homosexuality and the dietary laws)? Does it no longer apply?
Dr.Brown answers these questions and more in his very important book based on sound scholarship, with compassion that causes the reader to wrestle with the issues to discover the biblical truth.
Do You Think Homosexuality Is Wrong?
Dr. Brown Shares Important Details about His Latest Book Can You Be Gay And Christian?
Dr. Brown, a Pentecostal, has a confession to make.
- Gullibility, the Great Sin of the Charismatic Church
It is high time for this nonsense to stop, beginning with each of us reading this article (me included) searching our own hearts and lives.
The CrossExamined Solution
Through seminars, television programs, podcasts, and this site, Frank Turek and the CrossExamined team help young people understand why the Christian faith is true and reasonable and train them to defend that view.
Can't get enough of Frank Turek?
Just Search YouTube for Frank Turek for more insight on a cornucopia of subjects! Dr. Frank Turek is a dynamic speaker and award-winning author or coauthor of four books: Stealing from God: Why Atheists Need God to make their Case, I Don’t Have Enough Faith to be an Atheist, Correct, Not Politically Correct and Legislating Morality.
Dr. Zacharias has spoken all over the world for 42 years in scores of universities, notably Harvard, Dartmouth, Johns Hopkins, and Oxford University.
Head of Human DNA project converts to Christianity
Scientific study backs intelligent design
This new peer-reviewed scientific study shows that in the human genome so-called “redundant” units actually have highly specialized functions.Casey Luskin, an attorney with graduate degrees in both science and law says, “It’s this sort of sophisticated, information-rich control that is expected by intelligent design, in contrast to Darwinian biology, which fails to anticipate it.”
Not God's Type: A Rational Academic Finds a Radical Faith
Holly Ordway, PhD...
... a hard-core atheist who thought Christianity was a complete joke. Openly hostile towards Christianity & believing Christians were super- stitious idiots, she was a fan of Richard Dawkins. When challenged as a college academic and scholar to look into Christianity her life took a surprise turn as she realized how intellectually defensible Christianity is. Listen to what she says.
An atheist who doesn't believe in the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature
Prominent Atheist Thomas Nagel has a problem with the modern scientific worldview.
Mind and Cosmos: Why the Materialist Neo-Darwinian Conception of Nature Is Almost Certainly False is a 2012 book by Thomas Nagel, Atheist Professor of Philosophy at New York University. Mr. Nagel presents a sweeping critique of the modern scientific worldview, which he calls a “heroic triumph of ideological theory over common sense.” He argues that moral value, consciousness, and meaning aren’t just incidental features of earthly life, but fundamental features of the universe. Rather than random evolution Mr. Nagel envisions the unfolding of a cosmic predisposition.
Just search You Tube for "Atheist scientist becomes Christian." See how many there are! Listen to their testimonies.
So if you have gotten this far
and are one of those lost souls who has been brainwashed to believe, or is lying to yourself, that a fetus is not a human being, I challenge you to sit through a viewing of these next two videos BELOW. The first one is only 2 minutes long, so try to at least make it through that one. If that doesn't tweak your thinking you will never make it through the second video (53 minutes) so don't even try. And Jews, here is a new show you can watch on TV -------->
If you do however manage to watch the two videos below, share them with others along with the link in the next sentence. You just might save the mortal lives of fellow innocent human beings (<link) who will then also, like you, have the opportunity to be eternally grateful.
On the anniversary of Roe v Wade this video clip sums abortion up nicely...
but here is an explosive abortion documentary with no holds barred. Marcus Pittman has incorporated seasoned pastors, activists, and theologians into this video
- Our Amazing Bodies: Starting in the Womb
Our bodies are so amazing! It is fascinating to take a look, beginning in the womb, at just how amazing our bodies really are indeed. Come along with me on this journey discovering our amazing bodies.
“God, not governments and legislatures, gives persons these inherent natural rights."
Friday, April 18, 2014
Alabama Supreme Court Opinion Rules
“God, not governments and legislatures, gives persons these inherent natural rights."
- Alabama Supreme Court Rules that Child Includes Unborn Child
The 8-1 decision affirmed the position adopted by the court a year ago. In that case, Ankrom v. State, the court ruled the term “child” includes the “unborn child.”
- Abortion: Is It Really a Matter of Life and Death?
Life begins at fertilization, and all human life is precious and made in the image of God.
So what else does science have to offer atheists?
After touching on the subjects of homosexuality and abortion, lets visit atheism once again from recent scientific perspectives. .
After his debate with Dr. John Lennox of Oxford, Dawkins has refused to debate authentic Christians again. Wonder why? Watch this clip of the debate.
Professor of Mathematics in the University of Oxford, Fellow in Mathematics & Philosophy of Science, & Pastoral Advisor at Green Templeton College, Oxford.
- About | John Lennox
An Adjunct Lecturer at Wycliffe Hall, Oxford University & at the Oxford Centre for Christian Apologetics & a Senior Fellow of the Trinity Forum & teaches for the Oxford Strategic Leadership Programme at the Executive Education Centre.
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Seven Days That Divide the World: The Beginning According to Genesis and Science
What did the writer of Genesis mean by ‘the first day’? Is it a literal week or a series of time periods? If I believe that the earth is 4.5 billion years old, am I denying the authority of Scripture? In response to the continuing controversy over the interpretation of the creation narrative in Genesis, John Lennox proposes a succinct method of reading and interpreting the first chapters of Genesis without discounting either science or Scripture. With examples from history, a brief but thorough exploration of the major interpretations, and a look into the particular significance of the creation of human beings, Lennox suggests that Christians can heed modern scientific knowledge while staying faithful to the biblical narrative.
To say creation scientists don't have respectable degrees, don't publish in peer-reviewed scientific journals & don't do real research is FALSE.
Go down on that link to [You can finish reading the rest of this article at Answers in Genesis. Click here.] and look at #7 for a list of Prominent Young-earth Creation Scientists.
There are literally thousands of MS and PhD scientists all over the world (numbers which keep growing) who believe based on scientific evidence that the earth is only about 6,000 years old, as the Bible teaches.
Often called the ‘high priest’ of atheism, tweets it is immoral to let DS babies be born.
Speaking of Dawkins: Turek gives his lecture on the Old Testament God as described by Richard Dawkins in his book and the New Testament God. Anger vrs. Love
Science. operating as it should, doesn’t spend time just making claims of truth about the world, nor does it question subject experience validity!
- Real Clear Science - What Do We Mean by 'Scientific Truth?
"Subjective truths and scientific truths are different creatures... their offspring are not always fertile. So next time you are talking about truth...someone says 'but whose truths', tell them a hard one: it’s not all about them."
A scientific breakthrough (could be the discovery of the century) that one does not want to report … What is that all about?
- Scientist made the discovery of the century … and did not want to tell anyone!
Mary Schweitzer's discovery of soft tissue in fossilized dinosaur bones plus the abandonment of embryonic recapitulation shows the unreliability of historical science.
Still believe science opposes the existence of God or an afterlife? Consider a theory where biology & life are central to being, reality & the cosmos.
- Robert Lanza, M.D.; BIOCENTRISM
Biocentrism, a new “Theory of Everything” proposed by American scientist Robert Lanza. Biocentrism declares that present theories of the physical world don't work, and can't ever be made to work, until they fully account for consciousness & life.
Or consider what cognitive scientists say about your fundamental beliefs.
- Scientists discover that atheists might not exist, and that’s not a joke
Cognitive scientists are becoming increasingly aware that a metaphysical outlook may be so deeply ingrained in human thought processes that it cannot be expunged.Your fundamental beliefs are decided by much deeper levels of consciousness.
Unlocking the Mysteries of Genesis ~~~~ Trailer ~~~~
Or, how about an informed discussion about creation science with defensible answers to some of the most controversial questions of faith and science.
- Unlocking the Mysteries of Genesis | A 12-Part Series on the Science of Creation
Unlocking the Mysteries of Genesis is a groundbreaking 12-episode DVD series that explores scientific evidence that confirms the biblical account of creation.
Are you an unbeliever?
If you are I would like to leave you with this thought. I believe it is not by chance you have been led to this hub page.
You my friend are being wooed by the Lord Jesus Christ who says, "Here I am! I stand at the door and knock. If anyone hears my voice and opens the door, I will come in and eat with that person, and they with me."
Throughout Scripture you will find this truth, that God uses people to answer prayer and to fulfill His plans. They can be people we least expect. From Genesis to Revelation, ordinary people were used of the Lord to meet needs and were used as His instruments to bring leadership, provision, or deliverance.
This is not the first time Jesus has "knocked on your door". Pray it is not the last for Jesus also said
..."But whoever denies Me before men, I will also deny him before My Father who is in heaven."
Is that a risk you are willing to take simply because in error you think or have been led to believe that atheism makes sense?
Atheism:The Moral Reason
I'll tell you what does make perfect sense.
What makes sense is: If there is a holy, just, loving, omniscient and omnipresent infinite creator of the universe (and of mankind), his ways would not be our ways and after sin separated us from him he would provide mankind with the knowledge of creation, of who he is, who we are, how to live on earth, his will for humanity and mercifully a way to be saved from our sin. That provision exists right under your nose! It is His word, the Bible. Accept it for what it is and His word will open your eyes to the truth. Not to do so just doesn't make any sense.
Why trade the hope of eternal bliss for a belief that when you die there is nothing. If your belief in atheism is the truth, what would you lose by accepting Jesus, nothingness? But if it isn't and God is real, you will have lost an eternal life with him and gained eternity in hell.
Even in your unbelief you can't deny that last sentence (although not THE reason to accept Christ as your savior) does make perfect sense, and guess what - the Bible, specifically Jesus, put it this way,
"What good is it for someone to gain the whole world, yet forfeit their soul?"
Ravi Zacharias Q & A: How Do We Know the Bible is True?
Don't wonder - read - it is true!
Over 20 relevant issues are discussed including:
Is the Bible totally without error?
Did the resurrection really happen?
How do we know that the 66 books of the Bible are from God?
Does the Bible contradict itself?
How were people saved before Jesus came?
What is the purpose and meaning of life?
Did miracles really happen?
Was Genesis derived from ancient myths?
How should we interpret the Bible; should Genesis be literal?
Do you have to believe in a young earth to be saved?
Within these pages you will find responses to those honest questions of faith. These powerful biblical insights are soundly presented by more than a dozen respected defenders of the faith, including Ken Ham, John MacArthur, Terry Mortenson, Jason Lisle, Brian Edwards, Tommy Mitchell, Jobe Martin, Georgia Purdom, Bodie Hodge, and Roger Patterson.
How Do We Know the Bible is True?
- How Do We Know the Bible is True? Is it Really the Word of God?
Many critics of Christianity attack the Bible’s truthfulness. Many don’t believe it because they say it was written by man. Is the Bible really God speaking to man? Is the Bible of human origin or a direct revelation from God?
- How Do I know the Bible is REALLY from God? - Come Reason Ministries
Many times people will raise an objection to a Christian''s belief in the Bible as being the infallible word of God. How can we know that the Bible really does come from God?
- How do you know that the Bible is true? Isn't it just a bunch of fables? - Faith Facts
There are many evidences that confirm that the Bible is reliable. First, history and archeology confirm the biblical record. Over 25,000 sites have now been discovered that pertain to the Bible.
- Top 10 Reasons the Bible is True | The Essential Bible Blog
- 101 Scientific Facts & Foreknowledge
Science means knowledge, & true science always agrees with observable evidence. Scientific research unfolds the mysteries and wonders of our universe. Interestingly, there is one book that has anticipated many of these scientific facts.
Atheism, a religion? OH YEAH!
Atheism is a non-theistic religion
Atheism, a non-theistic religion, attempts to explain everything in our world, including how the universe came about and how one should relate to all humans. As such, it is a belief system, a comprehensive, naturalistic worldview (in contrast to a supernatural worldview) and is called secular humanism. In government funded schools generations of America's youth have been educated in the religious view of naturalism, which in reality is atheism.
I suppose this is just a series of coincidences?
Of course there is no such thing as HELL.
Actually there is but guess what,
there is no such thing as an atheist.