Big Questions

Ken Schultz

The Consequences of a World Without God

There are many reasons to believe there is a God out there. Others can give you some of the reasons for that belief. But, have you ever asked yourself what goes away if there is no God? What if natural selection is truth and only the strong do, in fact,

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Don Barkley

Why Doesn’t God Stop the Horrible Things That Happen?

“In some ways as I read the Bible for the first time, it seems that God is not a very good Father. Is that disrespectful?” “No, it’s a sincere question.  Thanks for your honesty.” “Like, why doesn’t God stop the horrible things that happen in the world?  There’s the killing

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Don Barkley

Is There Any Archaeological Evidence for Jesus?

“Don, is there any archaeological evidence that Jesus ever walked this earth?” “Great question!  I think the best evidence consists of early written accounts about Jesus.” “I guess I was thinking more like old buildings where he lived, or ruins, or his possessions…” “You mean actual things that were clearly

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Don Barkley

Wasn’t the New Testament Written in the 2nd Century?

“Don, I’ve read that the New Testament was written years, even generations, after the first century, and that it couldn’t have been written by Jesus’ disciples.” “I’ve read that too.  And that’s what I remember being taught by a pastor when I was a teenager.” “So is that what you

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Don Barkley

“Which is true: the Bible or the Big Bang?”

“I love this question.  I love to talk about the Big Bang.” “Why?” “It is wonderful, and it fits beautifully with what the Bible says.  Why?  Because of what the Big Bang model says: There was nothing…then there was everything.” “But there were some atoms and molecules before the explosion.”

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Don Barkley

Does Everything Happen for a Reason, Really?

“Don, I have a problem with the statement religious people make…. When bad things happen, I hear them say ‘Everything happens for a reason.’  I wonder about that. A child is molested, or a person dies in a wreck, and the Christian says, ‘You have to remember: Everything happens for

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