Witnessing to Atheists

Blogos.org recently posted a two-parter on witnessing to atheists with some good tips. Among them: 4. USE LOGIC. Firm up your understanding of reasoning. Be aware of informal logical fallacies, so you can try to avoid them and recognize when others make them. I suggest a small book: The Ideas of the Great Philosophers by William S. and Mabel L. …

Evengelical Atheists

An atheist ad campaign hits New York. Man, I hope they don’t use the same ad agency as the Mormons, ’cause those people are good: The United Coalition of Reason says the New York ad campaign is intended to reach out to nontheists and let them know that they are not alone. At the same time, the organisation wants to …

Welcome InsideCatholic.com Readers!

Hey to everyone who’s visiting from InsideCatholic.com today. And for those of you who don’t know what I’m talking about (“Is it a web site about the Pope’s medical exams?”), InsideCatholic.com has graciously published a compilation of do’s and don’ts for talking to atheists that was compiled by Jen and me based on our Approaching Atheists series. I hope everybody …

Welcome to the Party, Pal

National Review Online is publishing a counter-punch to recent atheist publications in a series called “The Loser Letters,” which is described thusly: Christianity has been taking a beating for years now, with one tony atheist tome after another rolling off the presses — and still no end in sight. And so far — with the exception of a Michael Novak …

Approaching Atheists: Top 9 Do’s for Talking to Atheists

[“Approaching Atheists” is a series of posts on understanding atheists and atheism, and learning how to talk to atheists in your life. For more on the motivation behind these posts, see my intro here. You can find all the posts by clicking the “Approaching Atheists” tag.- j] Earlier, Jen (of ConversionDiary.com) and I put together a list of “don’ts” — …

Approaching Atheists: Top 9 Don’ts for Talking with Atheists

[“Approaching Atheists” is a series of posts on understanding atheists and atheism, and learning how to talk to atheists in your life. For more on the motivation behind these posts, see my intro here. You can find all the posts by clicking the “Approaching Atheists” tag.- j] Through the first two installments of the “Approaching Atheists” series, we’re seeing a …

Approaching Atheists: What Can Christians Do?

[“Approaching Atheists” is a series of posts on understanding atheists and atheism, and learning how to talk to atheists in your life. For more on the motivation behind these posts, see my intro here. – j] One of the main things I wanted to do with this “Approaching Atheists” tag team event was take the opportunity to ask a former …

Approaching Atheists: Getting to Know Your Friendly Neighborhood Atheist

[“Approaching Atheists” is a series of posts on understanding atheists and atheism, and learning how to talk to atheists in your life. For more on the motivation behind these posts, see my intro here. – j] Since the Christian kids and the atheist kids don’t often sit together at life’s lunchroom table, there are a lot of misconceptions between the …

Approaching Atheists

Christians, including yours truly, have a tendency to complain about the anti-religious state of the culture and the continual, creeping encroachment of secularism into every part of it. But the truth is that we still live in a society that is overwhelmingly positive towards Christians and Christianity. No matter how much I complain, which is a lot, I remain thankful …