Author: Adam Harrison

Are we made in God’s image?

I regularly jog past a Planned Parenthood center on my running route. Unless it’s raining (I guess “baby killing” is ok on rainy days) there is always a handful of protesters out-front, typically the same 4-5 older people. This week, however, as I ran by I saw a much bigger crowd, maybe 15-20 protestors. They seemed more spun up and motivated than usual. I slowed down and asked a lady on the...

Christian time travel

It dawned on me this morning that most Christians believe in a form of time travel. Either that, or they don’t truly believe in the concept of free will. Somehow, in the theology of almost all Christian churches, there’s room for a sort of quasi-eternalist philosophical view of time and the concept of free will to coexist. A simple Google search of either shows the impossibility of this. Mormonism...

Hardened Hearts

Paul wrote in his epistle to the Ephesians in chapter 4 verse 18 “They are darkened in their understanding, alienated from the life of God because of the ignorance that is in them, due to their hardness of heart.” I was recently accused of having a “hard heart” toward God. To clarify before I go on, I have no anger or hate toward something I don’t believe exists. This would be like saying I’m mad ...

Moving On

My Journey into Atheism Who is God? No one knows, but everyone has an idea. Go to any congregation of any religion and poll the people—you’ll get is as many different versions of God as people taking the poll. Some days he’s my father, my loyal friend out to help and guide me. Other days he’s a vengeful deity that allows school shootings and tornados to punish his wicked children. He both created ...