science

The Failure of the Idol of Science

In 1755, a 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Lisbon, Portugal, on All Saints’ Day, terrorizing the city of 250,000. Churches were full when the first tremor struck. Many perished in collapsing churches.

New ‘Every One His Witness’ context module offers response to scientism

The new resource will help Lutherans share the Gospel in a world where many people see science as a god.

Concerning the six-day creation

There will always be a struggle between faith and reason. In matters of clear teaching of the Bible, however, we must hold to the Scriptures.

Because It’s There

The Church is the only place where theoretical science still exists.

Why Do I Believe in Jesus?

My reason follows after, in the wake of faith, and convinces me that the universe is simply too ordered and too complex to exist by chance.

Religion vs. Reason

Our culture has convinced us we must choose between the likes of Neil deGrasse Tyson and our pastor to glean true wisdom.

Adam and . . . Lucy?

If Christ doesn’t return before, perhaps one day science will take the myth of Lucy as mother of us all and cast it on the pile of dead
fables together with the world’s standing on four pillars on the back of a giant tortoise.

Transhumanism: The Danger of Humans without Bodies

Transhumanism promotes uploading human personalities into robotic bodies so that people can live beyond death. But in view of the Gospel promise, the dream of humans without bodies, of our minds being uploaded into robots so as to live forever, seems less like a dream, and more like a nightmare.

Hope for People Like Us

To a crowd of supporters, James Watson said, “There are people who say [that] we’re playing God. I have a straight forward answer. If we don’t play God, who will?”

Can or Should?

We can become so preoccupied with whether or not we can, that we don’t stop to think if we should.

Breaking News: God not Fazed by Reports of Non-Existence

The Christian faith declares you a holy child known by God, redeemed at the price of Jesus’ own blood.

CTCR report addresses how science, theology intersect

The LCMS Commission on Theology and Church Relation’s report is mailed to all Synod congregations and rostered church workers and is available online.

St. Louis seminary receives science grant

The $93,600 grant is to help Concordia Seminary, St. Louis, “prepare pastors and other church leaders for well-informed thinking and conversations about science.”