Can Science and Faith Both Be True?

Oh, the depth of the riches both of the wisdom and of the knowledge of God! How unsearchable his judgments and untraceable his ways! For who has known the mind of the Lord? Or who has been his counselor? Romans 11:33-34

If this series has been really encouraging to you, piqued your curiosity, and you’d like to keep studying, I’ve done my job. I knew Skeptic had no chance of giving you the final answer for all these questions. The reality is, only Jesus will do that at the end of time, but I hope this series may have sparked a curiosity to know more… because there is a lot more to learn.

If you want to keep learning about these questions and more, I want to give you a few great resources to start with:

  • Rightnow Media- This is the Netflix of Bible Study. If you’re not much of a reader, but you are a learner, this is an amazing free resource to you. Pastor Bill put together a playlist of some videos about Christianity’s biggest questions. If you don’t have access yet, let us know and we’ll get it to you!

  • The Case For Christianity Answer Book- These are quick answers. It won’t give all the details, but if you want a three page answer on “Can We Prove God Exists?” (And about 60 other topics), this is your book. Written by Lee Strobel, a Yale law student who wrote for the Chicago Tribune, it gives you quick biblical answers to tough questions.

  • Mere Christianity- This a classic apologetics book written by C.S. Lewis. They got a book and put all the best C.S. Lewis quotes in it! Just kidding! C.S. Lewis did more than produce random quotes. All those quotes came from great books. This is a classic and everyone should give it a read.

  • The Reason for God- A huge portion of this series was inspired and adapted from this book. It’s a great book by who many consider the C.S. Lewis of our time: Tim Keller. Warning, it’s hard to put down.

  • Reasonable Faith- this is a “popular level” work by the forefront Christian philosopher William Lane Craig. While it’s a bit closer to the deep end, he covers some great material. I highly recommend you check it out.

  • Confronting Christianity- This is the newest book on this list. It was written by Dr. Rebecca McLaughlin right across the river in Cambridge. It’s less philosophical than some of the others but leans heavily into the facts. Rebecca is a woman and same-sex attracted, so she hits some subjects that the other authors don’t touch like, “Doesn’t Christianity Denigrate Women?” and “Isn’t Christianity Homophobic?” A must read.

But the series isn’t over yet! We have one more message as we answer the question: Can science and faith both be true? Out of all the sermons, I’ve been most excited about this one. I hope you’ll join us tomorrow for the last week of Skeptic!

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